Silverswift - 3 Sites in 1 Day Info


Silverswift is the only Cairns based vessel to visit 3 sites in one day. Get ready to be whisked away for a day of adventure on the Great Barrier Reef.  

Silverswift is a luxury 29m catamaran designed with everything you need to experience an underwater world of colourful marine life and coral formations. 

What makes it great?

  • Ultra-modern Catamaran
  • Visit 3 of the best reef locations
  • FREE Wi-Fi
  • FREE Guided snorkel tour
  • Features unique ride control
  • 5 hours of actual reef time
  • Small numbers, Max 80 Passengers


Daily from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal at 8:30am, boarding from 7:45am. Returns 4:30pm.

Spend a leisurely 5 hours at the Outer Barrier Reef exploring 3 different reef sites at Flynn, Pellowe, Miln and / or Thetford Reefs.  Locations vary with the day's conditions however each site is chosen for visual impact, ecological diversity and the challenge of discovery!

Trip Inclusions:

  • Scrumptious breakfast including focaccias and muffin/cakes on boarding
  • Afternoon tea cakes, cheese & biscuits
  • Hot and cold tropical buffet lunch including prawns
  • Reef Interpretation
  • Snorkelling equipment  (mask, snorkel and fins)
  • FREE Guided Snorkel Tour
  • Snorkel brief at each site
  • Qualified lifeguard supervision
  • Lycra/stinger suits
  • Equipment for divers provided, including wetsuit
  • Prescription masks available at no additional cost
  • Hot freshwater showers

Additional Costs: 

  • Intro or Cert Scuba Diving
  • Transfers within Cairns City / Northern Beaches (Trinity Beach, Palm Cove)
  • Underwater digital cameras available for hire.
  • Professional underwater photo and video service on-board

Introductory Divers:
First time divers can take the plunge in complete confidence with an experienced dive instructor by your side. Enjoy up to 2 dives.

Certified Divers:
Enjoy up to 3 dives. All dives are guided to maximise your experience.


  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving. For advice contact our office.
  • Minimum age for scuba diving is 12 years.
  • Flying after scuba diving: A wait of 12 hours is recommended but preferably 24 hours, if doing multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.
  • Certified divers must posses an internationally recognized SCUBA certificate card.

Your Day: 

  • 07:45am:  Check-in commences at the Reef Fleet Terminal
  • 8.15am:  Vessel boarding. Complimentary tea / coffee and  a gourmet breakfast including focaccias, muffins and cakes is served in the saloon
  • 08:30am:  Depart Marlin Wharf for the trip to the Outer Barrier Reef. On the way, detailed certified and introductory dive briefings are given.
  • 9:50am: Arrive at the first site. Divers gear up, while snorkelers listen to a site briefing by the snorkelling advisor. 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 their second dive. Snorkelers are once again briefed as to the best areas to snorkel.
  • 12:30pm: After the water activities, enjoy a tropical hot and cold lunch served in the air conditioned cabin. The lunch includes fresh prawns, pasta, meats, salads and fruit. There are bar facilities available where you can purchase drinks.
  • 1:40pm: Silverswift departs for third reef location. Snorkelers are once again briefed as to the best areas to snorkel. Option for Certified Divers to do their third dive OR second introductory dive. 
  • 2.15pm: Afternoon tea is served
  • 2.45pm: All passengers to board vessel for head count
  • 3:00pm: Silverswift commences return to Cairns
  • 4:30pm: Silverswift arrives at Cairns marina

Please Note: 

  • Children are welcome to travel on this trip however it is recommended that children be confident in the water. 
  • Subject to variations according to conditions and reef sites visited

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