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Mike Ball Dive Expeditions
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Indicative Rate* $1776.00 to $5099.00 Tour - All Inclusive

07 4053 0500
0407 146 834
resv@mikeball.com
www.mikeball.com

Description

Mike Ball Dive Expeditions are proud of their reputation for exceptional diving and extraordinary service. It is their attention to detail that sets them apart. Spoilsport's specially designed itineraries provide more diving and more relaxed diving. Quickly you will notice there is no rush or limit placed on your dive time. You benefit from the industry's best trained and qualified staff. Seven of the 11 person crew are dive masters or instructors.

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The three night 'Fly Dive Cod Hole' expedition departs Cairns every Monday and offers prime Ribbon Reef dive sites which suit every type of diver. The four night 'Fly Dive Coral Sea' expedition departs Cairns every Thursday and is geared towards the more adventurous diver and offers great diving in the remote Coral Sea. Both departures include a spectacular low-level reef flight just 180 metres above the Great Barrier Reef. The seven night 'Coral Sea Safari' expedition provides a combination of both three and four night expeditions and offers you the best Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea diving with no repeat dive sites except the world famous Cod Hole.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Checkin Desk
    Checkin Desk
  • Crewed charter
    Crewed charter
  • Guide
    Guide

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Cruising
    Cruising
  • Lessons/Tutorials
    Lessons/Tutorials
  • Scuba-Diving
    Scuba-Diving
  • Snorkelling
    Snorkelling
  • Swimming
    Swimming

Other Information

Children:
Minimum age is eight; divers under 18 have to dive with a parent or a guardian. Allocation of one family with children per trip. Non diving Children aged eight to 14 receive 25 per cent discount.

Disabled:
Can carry passengers with a disability; however the boat is not designed for guests with a disability - steep stairs on vessel. Contact Mike Ball Dive Expeditions for more information.

Child Guest Information

Minimum child age is eight years. Parent/s or Guardian/s travelling with children are responsible for childminding. Allocation of one family with children per trip only.

General Comments

Luggage restrictions apply to 'Spoilsport' Fly/Dive expeditions. Maximum permitted is 20 kilograms.

Further information is available on their web site.

How To Get There

Mike Ball Dive Expeditions is located at 143 Lake Street which is in the city centre of Cairns. Taxi and bus services run on a regular basis from both airports and bus terminals.

Please review check-in procedures and luggage restrictions (fly/dive itineraries only) provided on your booking confirmation.

The Mike Ball Dive Expeditions web site contains great information for guests including: travel tips, a destination guide, packing guide and diving information.


Fly Dive Coral Sea

Shark feed scuba dive Australia

Get spoilt onboard Spoilsport, a custom designed twin hulled liveaboard with spacious sundeck, al fresco deck, saloon and large fully equipped dive deck. Begin your adventure by swimming with diver size fish at the Code Hole. Overnight you venture 75 miles beyond the Great Barrier Reef to the crystal clear waters and plummeting walls in the Coral Sea. The 'Amphitheatre' is a spectacular big fish and shark dive. Enjoy the luxurious motor yacht atmosphere and the attentive crew topped off by a spectacular low-level reef flight from Lizard Island to Cairns. Experience needed: Advanced divers comfortable on deep walls in the remote Coral Sea.

Tour Information


4 days
Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2015
- 11:00am
6:00pm -
Tour departs Thursday at 0600.

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$1900.00$2700.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive


Other Information

Children: Minimum age for children is eight years. Parent/s or guardian/s travelling with children are responsible for childminding. Allocation of only one family with children per tour.

Disabled: Can carry passengers with a disability; however the boat is not designed for guests with a disability - steep stairs on vessel.



Fly Dive Cod Hole

Mike Ball Dive Expeditions

You start with an incredible 250 kilometre low level scenic reef flight to Lizard Island, gliding just above the reefs you'll be diving. Soon you are swimming with diver size fish at the Cod Hole before exploring the exquisite Ribbon Reef sites north of Cooktown. Here you see the best concentrations of pristine corals, colourful tropical fish and fantastic Minke whale encounters June/July. Enjoy comfortable cruising within sheltered waters aboard Spoilsport where space, comfort and stability are unmatched. Suitable for: novices: mad keen photographers and snorkellers.

Tour Information


3 days
Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2015
7:00am -
Tours depart Monday at 0700 weekly.

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$1776.00$2500.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive


Other Information

Children: Minimum age for children is eight years. Parent/s or guardian/s travelling with children are responsible for childminding. Allocation of only one family with children per tour.

Disabled: Can carry passengers with a disability; however the boat is not designed for guests with a disability - steep stairs on vessel.



Coral Sea Safari

Mike Ball Dive Expeditions

All diving is conducted 100 miles north of Cooktown at the sites most likely to encounter big fish action, reef sharks, whaler sharks and hammerheads as well as manta rays and minke whale (June/July). You begin by swimming with diver size fish at the world famous Cod Hole. Overnight you venture out to the crystal clear waters and plummeting walls in the Coral Sea. Witness the exciting shark feed, you can photograph these sleek high order predators at close-range or not so close! The second half of this expedition is within the sheltered waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Here, you see the best concentrations of pristine corals, colourful tropical fish and rare critters.

Tour Information


7 days
Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Mar 2014 - 31 Mar 2015
- 8:00am
6:00pm -

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$3483.00$5099.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive (Single)


Other Information

Children: Minimum age for children is eight years. Parent/s or guardian/s travelling with children are responsible for childminding. Allocation of only one family with children per tour.

Disabled: Can carry passengers with a disability; however the boat is not designed for guests with a disability - steep stairs on vessel.



* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.

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