Mike Ball Dive - Fly Dive Coral Sea - 4 nights

Imagine yourself as a feeling of excitement arises as you cruise north in the shelter of the Great Barrier Reef. Your choice of hot beverage delivered to your cabin begins the next day in a civilized way. On deck you are greeted by the fabulous turquoise waters of the Ribbon Reefs. To port is historic Cooktown to starboard is the vastness of the Coral Sea.

Thursday: Check-in and Departure
Prior to 4:00pm check-in luggage.
6:00pm our crew meet you and escort you to Spoilsport.
Cruise overnight to the magnificent Ribbon Reefs, the first stop on your 700km dive odyssey.

Friday: Ribbon Reef #9 - Pixie Gardens, Cod Hole
Buddy up with diver size fish that dive with you at the Cod Hole! Swim with giant potato cod, napoleon wrasse, moray eels, tuna and barracuda. Enjoy close encounters with huge Maori wrasse. Anticipate spectacular coral gardens, spotted rays, reef sharks and green turtle sightings. Night dive where decorator crabs, egg cowry shells, moray eels and crayfish are just a few of the creatures you can find.

Saturday & Sunday: Coral Sea - Osprey Reef
Cruise 100 miles overnight to Osprey Reef in the Coral Sea.
Enjoy 40 meter (132ft) visibility with spectacular walls disappearing to 1000metres. Witness the resident shark population including grey whalers, whitetip reef sharks, silvertips and hammerheads. Search for the commonly seen green and loggerhead turtles. Find the caves, overhangs and spectacular walls adorned with huge soft coral trees and gorgonian fans.
Night dive.

Monday - "Like the astronauts witness the Great Barrier Reef as the eighth wonder of the world!�
Breakfast on board and transfer to Lizard Island.
Spectacular low level Great Barrier Reef flight to Cairns. 150 miles, altitude 600-1000ft - saves 12 hours travel time.
Return at approximately 11:00am for courtesy transfer to city hotels.

Prime dives sites - GUARANTEED!

This itinerary has been designed to include the �prime� Ribbon Reef and Coral Sea dive sites. If weather forces an itinerary change our surety of access to the prime Ribbon Reef sites is your guarantee of the best diving available. Spoilsport�s outstanding stability minimises disruption to your itinerary and your diving experience.

Accommodation options:
Premium Cabin: Queen or Double bed, private ensuite and ocean views.
Standard Cabin: Two Single beds, private ensuite and ocean views.
Club Cabin: Two Single bunk beds and private bathroom.
Budget Cabin: Two Single bunk beds and shared bathroom facilities.


  • Return Transfers from/to Mike Ball Office in Cairns
  • Sensational low level Great Barrier Reef charter flight
  • Minke whale encounters (May-August)
  • Complimentary Reef Ecology Program
  • Complimentary U/W Photo Competition on every expedition
  • 2 large inflatables for personalised dive service
  • Underwater photography and video services
  • Nitrox $10/fill or $20/day for entire expedition
  • PADI instruction: Advanced
  • Nitrox
  • Naturalist and Photo/Video
  • Aussie BBQ and party night
  • Wave skis
  • Videos and library
  • Warm towel provided after each dive
  • Solo diving as per Mike Ball Safe Solo System

Rates & Availability

Period Adults Children Families Option
Budget Cabin
1 Apr 2017 – 31 Mar 2018 $2135.00 $2135.00 N/A
Prices Including Additional Charges: $6.50* $2141.50 $2141.50 N/A
Club Cabin
1 Apr 2017 – 31 Mar 2018 $2455.00 $2455.00 N/A
Prices Including Additional Charges: $6.50* $2461.50 $2461.50 N/A
Standard Cabin
1 Apr 2017 – 31 Mar 2018 $2720.00 $2720.00 N/A
Prices Including Additional Charges: $6.50* $2726.50 $2726.50 N/A
Premium Cabin
1 Apr 2017 – 31 Mar 2018 $2984.00 $2984.00 N/A
Prices Including Additional Charges: $6.50* $2990.50 $2990.50 N/A
*Additional Charges: $6.50 per person per day Reef Levy and is payable on the first day of travel. Scuba equipment hire available for hire on board.
Optional Extras: Scuba equipment hire available for hire on board
Prices are shown in Australian dollars and include GST. Prices are subject to change without notice.

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