4-night Coral Sea/Cod Hole Dive/Fly Trip
Mike Ball Dive Expeditions
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This trip is aboard Spoilsport, a 100 foot Catamaran with a maximum of 28 divers. It is for 5 days, 4 nights, and allows 12 dives, plus 2 night dives.
Departure is from Mike Ball Dive offices, 2/3 Abbott St, Cairns, Cairns at 4:00 PM Thursdays, return time 11:00 AM.
This trip gives you access to some of the best diving the Barrier Reef and Coral Sea has to offer on a short-term liveaboard trip. You will make the trip to North to Cod Hole aboard the Supersport, and return after your diving to Cairns by taking a low altitude plane flight, which will give you great views of the reef and the region's tropical coastline.
On the Great Barrier Reef you will visit some of the outstanding world class dive sites, including Challenger Bay, Cod Hole, and other sites on the Ribbon Reefs. Out in the Coral Sea you will experience the amazing vizibility, big fish action, and stunning drop offs on Osprey and North Horn Reefs. All told you will make up to 14 dives on this trip.
Please note that this trip extends across 5 days, from Thursday evening through to Monday morning, as you plan your itinerary. There are three full dive days on this trip.
Please also keep in mind that diving on the Coral Sea can be technical, Mike Ball Dive requires divers have a minimum of 12 logged dives before doing this trip.
For a detailed trip itinerary, click here.
Spoilsport is an extremely well furnished stable boat that makes for comfortable living and easy diving. At 100 feet in length with a 36-foot beam, this powerful twin hull boat makes for a stable and fast dive platform. There is plenty of space for 28 guests, including both air conditioned lounges, open air sun and shade decks, and well-appointed cabins. All rooms and cabins are air-conditioned. Twelve crewmembers supervise the dive, and care for the cabins daily.
For more info about this boat, see the floorplan.
tanks, weight belt, dive computer (with Dive price only)
transfer to your hotel or airport at trip's return
celicious meals and snacks
scenic flight between Lizard Island and Cairns
2 guided dives per day (if you wish to be guided) (with Dive price only)
1st Intro. Scuba dive (with Snorkel price only)
mask, Snorkel, Fins
reef ecology talk
caily cabin service
About Mike Ball Dive Expeditions
Mike Ball Dive Expeditions is one of the very few premier liveaboard operators on the Great Barrier Reef. This owner-operated company has been taking divers onto the reef since 1969. They are well-known on the international dive scene, and have won numerous awards for their environmental stewardship, food, and for their overall operations.