• 80 - Pax
  • 5 - Hours
  • 3 - Dives

For current discounts and standby rates contact us for details.

Trip runs daily apart from Wednesdays and Sundays

Silverswift allows up to 80 guests to spend 5 hours at 3 different locations. A 29m high speed luxury catamaran whose prices includes transfers, all equipment, morning and afternoon tea and buffet lunch.

5 hours of actual reef time and 3 different sites! SILVERSWIFT is ready to whisk you away for a day of adventure. Silverswift is a luxury 29m catamaran designed with everything you need to experience an underwater world of colourful marine life in safety and comfort. Takes up to 80 passengers.

Visit 3 sites at the Outer Barrier Reef and spend a leisurely 5 hours at play. Certified divers can enjoy up to 3 dives, with introductory divers able to do a second dive. Adventure snorkellers can explore spectacular coral formations and underwater gardens awash with vibrantly coloured marine creatures.

Locations vary with the conditions however each site is chosen for visual impact, ecological diversity and the challenge of discovery. Reefs visited include Milln, Flynn & Thetford.

Onboard, your crew will encourage you to relax and enjoy the comfort of Silverswift with its full bar facilities, fresh water showers, air conditioning and a delicious lunch for hungry adventurers.

There’s morning and afternoon tea as well and the spacious deck areas are just ideal for sharing a cold drink and tales of your adventure.


Daily from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, check in 0730 at Great Adventures desk. Coach transfers from Cairns and Northern Beaches are available.


From 7.30am Check-in at the Silverswift Counter inside the Reef Fleet Terminal for your boarding passes.

8:15am Vessel boarding. Complimentary morning tea/breakfast served.
8:30am Depart Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal for the Outer Reef.
On the outward journey, certified and introductory dive   briefings begin.

9:50am Arrive at first reef location
Divers gear up, while snorkellers’ site briefing begins.
Get ready to view the beauty of this natural wonder!

11:15am Silverswift departs for second reef location.
Option for introductory divers and certified divers to do a second dive.
Snorkellers site briefing.

12:30am Tropical hot and cold buffet lunch served in the air conditioned cabin.
1:40pm Silverswift departs for third reef location.
Snorkellers are once again briefed as to the best areas to snorkel.
Guided Snorkel Tour
Option for certified divers to do a third dive or second introductory dive.

2:15pm Afternoon tea served
3:00pm All passengers board vessel for final passenger count
3:15pm Silverswift commences return journey to Cairns
4:30pm Silverswift arrives at Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal
4:55pm Coaches depart for accommodation

Silverswift - Rates + Bookings

Snorkelling Adult $252.00
Snorkelling Child $188.00
Introductory SCUBA - 1 dive $336.00
Introductory SCUBA - 2 dives $410.00
Certified Diver (inc gear) + 1 dive $315.00
Certified Diver (inc gear) + 2 dives $342.00
Certified Diver (inc gear) + 3 dives $362.00
Certified Diver (tanks & weights only) + 1 dive $315.00
Certified Diver (tanks & weights only) + 2 dives $330.00
Certified Diver (tanks & weights only) + 3 dives $350.00
Date of Travel

Above Prices Include: Dive and snorkel equipment, morning and afternoon teas and a tropical smorgasbord lunch.

Reef Taxes of $7.00 per person are included.

Prices valid until March 31st 2023

For prices before April 1st 2022 click here

For guests staying in Cairns or the Northern Beaches, a coach transfer is available for $28 (City) and $34 (Northern Beaches). Please advise your accommodation details when booking and a transfer time will be provided.


  • Dive and snorkel equipment
  • Morning and afternoon teas and tropical buffet lunch
  • Qualified Instructor as a guide on every dive
  • Qualified lifeguard supervision
  • Dive equipment inc wet suit and Prescription masks
  • Snorkel tour with a Reef Guide at one location
  • Snorkel brief at each site
  • Hot freshwater showers
  • Prescription masks available at no additional cost
  • Lycra suits included


The Environmental Management Charge of $7.00 is currently waived.

For guests staying in Cairns or the Northern Beaches, a coach transfer is available for $28.