The Latest News from the Quicksilver Group

  • Great Adventures Green Island Ocean Swim, Sunday 11 September 2016
    Posted by Quicksilver on September 12, 2016 at 2:18 am

    Blue skies and crystal clear waters greeted competitors and spectators for our annual Great Adventures Green Island Ocean Swim on the Great Barrier Reef on Sunday 11 September. This year, 119 swimmers competed in the 1.5km and 3km swims, and also […]

  • Pro Dive Cairns Achieves an Australian First
    Posted by Quicksilver on June 21, 2016 at 5:32 am

    150,000th PADI Certified Diver In an Australian first, leading Cairns dive operator, Pro Dive Cairns, has achieved the unique status of 150,000 PADI certifications on Monday 20 June 2016.  With 22 people on board representing seven countries […]

  • Quicksilver Ups Investment in Port Douglas
    Posted by Quicksilver on June 20, 2016 at 2:02 am

    The Quicksilver Group is investing in Port Douglas and ensuring the company continues to grow with the destination. The Quicksilver Group has announced the purchase of the Closehaven Marina one of the last prime waterfront properties in Port […]

  • Reef Adventure to join the Great Adventures Fleet
    Posted by Quicksilver on May 20, 2016 at 1:00 am

    Highlighting significant and exciting new investment into the Cairns tourism industry, the Quicksilver Group is pleased to announce the purchase of a new vessel for the Great Adventures operation.  Named by the Great Adventures staff, Reef […]

  • Quicksilver supports Paws and Claws
    Posted by Web Support on May 12, 2016 at 6:52 am

    Many furry four-legged friends at Paws and Claws will benefit from the Quicksilver 16th annual 500 card game with a donation of $1,316.  With thanks to 64 enthusiastic players from the tourism industry and friends of tourism having a day of fun […]

  • Who Am I
    Posted by Quicksilver on May 5, 2016 at 11:27 pm

    I have stayed for 21 years at my home, I have seen over 7,665 sunrises and sunsets, seen the calmness of the ocean and survived Mother Nature’s extremes and cyclones. I am home to and provide protection for an amazing array of sea life, I am […]

  • Happy Birthday Quicksilver VIII
    Posted by Quicksilver on April 29, 2016 at 5:39 am

    Happy Birthday Quicksilver VIII! We are excited to see our flagship vessel 45 metre Quicksilver VIII arrive in Cairns to undergo a 10 week extensive internal refurbishment along with her annual maintenance service. Built in Cairns and launched in […]

  • When Harry met Silverswift… 2 years, 3 months and 11 days ago
    Posted by Quicksilver on January 25, 2016 at 3:58 am

    Harry the Hawksbill Turtle is one lucky turtle! After a very lengthy rehabilitation, he’s now back home on the Great Barrier Reef thanks to the crew aboard our dive & snorkel catamaran, Silverswift, and the wonderful work of the Cairns […]

  • The Season for giving – 12th Annual Quicksilver Group Christmas Appeal
    Posted by Web Support on December 11, 2015 at 6:29 am

    The Quicksilver Group sincerely thanks all staff, industry colleagues, suppliers and friends who donated to our annual Quicksilver Group Christmas Appeal, helping to bring a brighter Christmas to those in need. This year, St Vincent’s de Paul, […]

  • A very Green Island Christmas
    Posted by Web Support on November 19, 2015 at 12:47 am

    Christmas Day on a tropical island on the Great Barrier Reef is certainly a special way to celebrate! To top it off, Green Island Resort’s executive Chef Shuki Salem has created a mouth-watering buffet lunch full of fresh seasonal produce and […]


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