Travel 2 Australia & New Zealand 2018/19

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QUICKSILVER OUTER REEF & SCENIC HELICOPTER FLIGHT Departures & Duration: 7-8 hrs, Daily from Port Douglas See this iconic natural wonder from above and below when you cruise to Quicksilver’s spacious activity platform at Agincourt Reef on the very edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Snorkel and dive, or stay dry and explore this stunning reef from the semi-sub or underwater observatory. An exciting 10 minute scenic helicopter flight will be a highlight as you soar above vast coral formations and opal blue reef lagoon at the reef’s outer edge. WAVEDANCER - LOW ISLES CRUISE Departures & Duration: 7-8 hours, Daily from Port Douglas Set sail in luxury aboard Quicksilver’s 30-metre sailing catamaran, Wavedancer, for an idyllic island experience on the Great Barrier Reef. Sail from Port Douglas marina and from the moment Wavedancer moors in the picturesque Low Isles Lagoon, a host of reef activities await. Enjoy snorkelling, exploring the island with a marine biologist, viewing coral gardens from a glass-bottom boat or just relax under a thatched umbrella on the beach. Prices from: Adult £257, Child £175, including lunch. Departing from Cairns or Palm Cove enjoy an afternoon rafting through the dramatic scenery and World Heritage rainforest of the Barron Gorge. Highly- experienced professional staff will give you all the tuition and guidance needed to safely manoeuvre your raft through the grade 2 and 3 rapids while providing an informative commentary of the history and surrounds of this spectacular setting. Only 20 minutes from Cairns and Palm Cove this tour is ideal for first timers as no experience is necessary, just a sense of adventure! Rafting levyofAU$30perperson ispayable locally.Minimumraftingage is 13yrs. DAINTREE DREAMING ABORIGINAL TOUR Departures & Duration: 11 hours, Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri Experience the region’s rich Aboriginal history and culture on this exclusive day tour departing from Cairns or Port Douglas. Just north of Port Douglas is beautiful Cooya Beach, traditional fishing grounds of the Kuku Yalanji people. Your guide will show you how to throw a spear and learn traditional hunting and gathering techniques as you search for fish, crabs and mussels. Enjoy a refresher and sample what you have caught before Prices from £98 per person half-day Barron River Prices from: Adult £121, Child £60, including lunch. WHITE WATER RAFTING Departures & Duration: Half-day, Daily except 01 Jan

QUICKSILVER - OUTER BARRIER REEF Departures & Duration: 7-8 hours, Daily from Port Douglas Quicksilver takes you to experience the renowned Agincourt Reef, a jewel-like ribbon reef with spectacular coral formations, myriad marine life and clear outer reef waters. From the spacious activity platform there are activities for swimmers and non-swimmers to enjoy this stunning reef world. Snorkel and dive or stay dry on the semi-sub and watch colourful fish dart and play from the underwater observatory. QUICKSILVER - SILVER SERIES Departures & Duration: 8 hours, Daily from Cairns or Port Douglas This exciting day has been designed for adventure minded people to revel in the thrill of diving and snorkelling on the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Explore 3 different and stunning reef locations in superb style aboard Silversonic which departs from Port Douglas, or travel to alternative sites with Silverswift from Cairns. Enjoy unlimited snorkelling, an introductory dive for novices or up to 3 certified dives for the more experienced. Prices from: Adult £174, Child £86, including lunch.

Prices from: Adult £155, Child £110, from Cairns, including lunch.

QUICKSILVER OPENWATER DIVE COURSE Departures & Duration: Daily

There is no better place in the world to learn to dive than the Great Barrier Reef! Water temperatures range from 22°C to 30°C allowing comfortable diving all year round. Our PADI 4 day Open Water dive certification course is ideal for adventure seekers looking to take the next step. Quicksilver Dive operates Port Douglas’ only purpose built, PADI 5 Star, dive facility. With heated pool, experienced instructors and small classes sizes, your dive certification will be safe, professional and most importantly fun. Refresher courses are also available for certified divers looking to get their skills up to speed before their next dive.

travelling to Mossman Gorge Centre where you are greeted with a traditional smoking ceremony conducted by Aboriginal people with specialised cultural knowledge to welcome you to their land. Enjoy a guided rainforest walk and lunch at Mossman Gorge Centre. Prices from: Adult £152, Child £143, including lunch.

Prices from £468 per person

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