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Coral Sea & Cod Hole Expedition


5 Night Package

Departs from Cairns

group Trip

Limited Availability - Please enquire
REF: 25862

5 Night Package

Departs from Cairns

group Trip

REF: 25862

5 Night Package

Departs from Cairns


Package Details

Limited Availability - Please enquire
Dive Highlights Include : Coral Sea: The azure and fathomless water of the Coral Sea is the playground for sharks and big fish action in exceptional visibility. Huge soft coral trees and sea fans will impress. | Ribbon Reefs: The potato cod grouper at the Cod Hole are a highlight, however it is the rich biodiversity of fish species and coral that make this section of the Great Barrier Reef so incredible.
Departs October 28, 2021
Returns November 2, 2021


5 Nights twin share accommodation ( Club Cabin - Bunk Bed - private bathroom ) with daily cabin service aboard Spoilsport - Mike Ball Dive Expeditions
Up to 18 dives with tanks, weights and dive guide. Reef ecology program, Dive computer workshop
Delicious meals & snacks, soft drink or wine with evening meal
Courtesy transfers are provided from the vessel to the Mike Ball office, inner city hotel locations and the Cairns Domestic and International Airports


  • ● The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority requires all visitors to pay an Environmental Management Charge of $7.00 per day ( Capped at 3 days) spent on the Great Barrier Reef
  • ● Domestic airfares to and from Cairns
  • ● Scuba Gear rental
  • ● Nitrox
  • ● Drinks & other personal expenses
  • ● Travel Insurance

  • Sample Itinerary

    Thu 28 October 2021
    Embarkation : 8:30 am and 4:00 pm: Check in at Mike Ball Dive Expeditions office
    4:30 pm: Make your own way to Hemingway’s Brewery Cairns Wharf (200m from MBDE office) to meet your fellow passengers.  Please note that dinner is not provided on the first evening so you may wish to eat before boarding.
    5:50pm: Mike Ball crew will lead you from Hemingway’s Brewery Cairns Wharf to board Spoilsport. Enjoy a glass of champagne and light snacks while your Trip Director provides a full briefing.
    6:00 pm:  Spoilsport departs Cairns.
    Time to organise any rental equipment and put your dive gear together on the dive deck.

    Fri 29 October 2021 to Sun 31 October 2021  
    This is a sample of a typical day, however this may vary to optimise the prevailing weather conditions on the day.

    6:30 am: Wake up call, light breakfast available in dining room
    7:00 am: Dive brief & diving commences
    9:00 am: Full cooked Breakfast
    10:30 am: Dive brief & diving. “Open decks” accommodate 1-2 dives either am or pm
    2:00 pm: Lunch
    3:30 pm: Dive brief & diving
    4:30 pm: Afternoon Tea
    6:30 pm: Night dive brief & dive
    8:00 pm: Dinner

    Mon 1 November 2021 

    4 dives - all diving is finished by 5pm.

    As the sun sets we pour the champagne, lay out the nibbles and get ready for an Aussie BBQ party night. Don’t forget to wear your loudest tropical shirt or dress and sing along to music played by our talented crew.

    Overnight cruise to Cairns

    Tue 2 November 2021 

    Disembarkation : 7:00 am:  Light breakfast
    8:00 am:  Disembark and courtesy transfer to Cairns inner city hotels, the airport or MBDE office where your luggage can be stored until 5pm if you have a later flight.


  • ● Upgrade to Standard Cabin : Twin share $288 pp
  • ● Upgrade to Premium Cabin : Double share $574
  • ● Nitrox Fills $25 per day
  • Terms and Conditions

    "Booking conditions and requirements: To secure your place on this trip, please complete an online booking form and return it together with a non-refundable deposit amount of $500. Package subject to change at any time without notice due to supplier rate changes. See other terms and conditions as per the Dive Adventures " .
    Valid for travel from October 28, 2021.
    Valid for travel until November 2, 2021.
    Only available for sale until September 30, 2021.

    Subject to availability and COVID-19 conditions – please contact your Dive Adventures travel specialist.

    Destination Information


    Queensland is full of exciting areas to explore, where you can have new adventures and make lasting memories. Bask in the sun along the seemingly endless coastline, go trekking through the vast expanse of the outback, and go for a hike through the luscious rainforest that sweeps along the coast.

    Dive and snorkel along the biggest coral reef in the world, the Great Barrier Reef, and take time out to explore the tropical islands that dot this natural wonder. You won’t be short of things to do in this glorious state.

    Mike Ball Dive Expeditions

    Experience world-class scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef and the Coral Sea on Australia’s most awarded liveaboard, Spoilsport.

    Leading the way in the Australian dive industry since 1969 Mike Ball Dive Expeditions operates exciting 3, 4 and 7-night liveaboard scuba diving expeditions. Departing from Cairns, explore some of the best dive sites on the Great Barrier Reef and the Coral Sea. Enjoy spectacular biodiversity on the northern Great Barrier Reef including the world-famous Cod Hole. You can also venture out into the remote Coral Sea for exciting big fish action, shark encounters and excellent visibility.

    Spoilsport is Australia’s most awarded dive liveaboard, custom-built for diving and with a twin-hull design that maximises space, stability, and comfort. Plus our procedures allow greater freedom for divers with an ‘open dive deck’ policy resulting in no restrictions on bottom time.

    Great diving, just as you like it.



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