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Cairns and Port Douglas Snorkelling

CAIRNS DIVE & SNORKEL SITES

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Dive & Snorkel Sites from Cairns

Silverswift takes you to many exclusive dive sites on some of the very best Outer Great Barrier Reef locations at Flynn, Pellowe, Milln and/or Thetford Reefs. These sites are chosen for their magnificent coral formations, varied marine life and underwater visibility. They have superb bay-like dive and snorkel sites providing spectacular underwater sand dunes and remote steppingstone-like coral bommie systems. These sites are also renowned for their congregating schools of large pelagic fish.

Flynn Reef

CoralFlynn reef is one of our most popular reefs to dive and will offer the novice to the very experienced diver plenty of memorable dives. We have moorings at a number of the well known dive sites at Flynn reef such as Tracy’s Bommie, Gordon’s Mooring, Tennis Court and the Coral Gardens...
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Milln Reef

Clown fishMilln Reef offers a number of exciting dive sites such as Whale Bommie, Petaj Mooring, Swimming Pools I, Swimming Pools II and the Three Sisters to name a few. Some of the walls are full of sleeping parrot fish in their mucus sacks, turtles and barracudas and the occasional bull ray.... More Info

Thetford reef

Maori WrasseThetford reef is made up of numerous coral bommies where you can experience some very exciting wall dives and many swim throughs. This reef is home to many soft and hard corals like staghorn and plate coral and an abundance of marine life. Look for the giant clams, butterfly fish, damsels... More Info

Pellowe reef

Pellowe ReefPellowe reef is a very exciting dive site! A small isolated reef located close to the edge of the continental shelf. For this reason access to the reef is very weather and tidal dependent. The reef drops away very quickly at places to 30 metres and stronger currents can be present as well....
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Map

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01. Whale Bommie Milln Reef
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02. Petaj Mooring Milln Reef
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03. Pools 1 & 2 Milln Reef
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04. Fish Town Milln Reef
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05. Around the Bend Milln Reef
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06. Wild Side Milln Reef
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07. Tracy’s Bommie Flynn Reef
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08. Gordon’s Mooring Flynn Reef
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09. Ski Slope Flynn Reef
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10. Boulders Flynn Reef
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11. Coral Gardens Flynn Reef
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12. Cathedral Thetford
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13. Blue Lagoon Thetford
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14. The Flats Flynn
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15. Tennis Courts Flynn
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16. Lost [Table Tops] Millin
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17. Stepping Stones Thetford
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18. Roscos Thetford
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19. Cucumber Alley Pellowe
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20. Darth Vader Pellowe
01. Harry  Bommie 02. Three Sisters 03. The Chapel 04. The Point 05. Garys Gut 07. Turtle Bommie 08. Two Rocks 06. The Gap 09. Wreck 10. Phils Reef 11. Point Break 12. The Gardens 13. Barracuda Bommie 14. Horse Shoe 15. Turtle Bay 16. West End 17. Nursery Bommie 18. Triggerfish City 19. Castle Rock

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PHOTO & VIDEO GALLERY

We choose our dive sites for the diversity and abundance of marine life, you never know what you might see! Check out our Gallery for pictures and videos from the Silver Series dive sites.

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SWIMMING WITH THE MINKES

Silversonic has one of the few permits available from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority that allows our guests to swim with dwarf minke whales if encountered.

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DESIGNED FOR COMFORT

Our magnificent sisterships are the perfect balance of comfort, style and function. Travelling at up to 32 knots, we spend less time getting there which means more time at the reef for you.

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