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Dive Review of Quicksilver Group in
Australia/Coral Sea

Quicksilver Group: "Good day down under", Feb, 2017,

by JOHN L SMITH, CA, US ( 1 report). Report 9924.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Marshall Islands, Hawaii, the Caymans, Cozumel and California
Closest Airport Cairns Getting There You can fly to Sydney, or Brisbane from LAX, then hop to Cairns. Bus to Port Author

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 75 to 78 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 50 to 70 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions You were led on the first dive - no deeper than 35 feet.
I didn't do the second in order to snorkel with my spouse.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments You dive off a platform, rigged for maximum snorkeling, with a surface "submarine ride" and facilities for scuba. My non-diving spouse had a great time snorkeling while took a scuba dive.
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