Scuba dive the Cod Hole and Coral Sea with Mike Ball Dive Expeditions

Mike Ball Dive Expeditions

Spoil Sport Mike Ball Dive Expedition custom built scuba diving boat

Important Information

Cod Hole Adventures

3 nights –12 dives
Location: 
Ribbon Reefs and Great Barrier Reef.
Embarks: Monday 7am – Cairns Colonial Club. Transfer to Airport.
Disembarks: Thursday 8am – Trinity Wharf, Cairns.

Coral Sea Adventure

4 nights – 14 dives
Location: Coral Sea and Great Barrier Reef.
Embark: Thursday 7pm – Trinity Wharf, Cairns .
Disembark: Monday 11am – Cairns. (courtesy city hotel transfers)

7 Day Cod Hole & Coral Sea Adventure

7 nights – 24 dives
Location: Coral Sea and Great Barrier Reef.
Embark: Thursday 7pm – Trinity Wharf, Cairns.
Disembark: Thursday 8am – Trinity Wharf, Cairns.

 

Hotel Transfers

Transfers to and from Cairns accommodation and from the Northern Beaches, are available at an additional charge.

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Mike Ball Dive Expeditions

Mike Ball Dive Expeditions are proud of our world wide reputation for diving Australia, the exceptional diving provided on our liveaboard Cairns based dive service to the great barrier reef and the coral sea. It is our attention to detail that sets us apart.

3 Day/3 Night  Cod Hole Adventure – Departs Mondays

The 3 Night Fly/Dive Cod Hole expeditions begin with an incredible 250 kilometre low level reef flight. You glide over your dive sites along the outer Great Barrier Reef to Lizard Island. 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). Includes the amazing Acropolis (the best coral reef site we have ever dived). Enjoy comfortable cruising within sheltered waters aboard Spoilsport where space, comfort and stability are unmatched.

Trip Inclusions:

  • Low level scenic flight Cairns to Lizard Island.
  • Prime Ribbon Reef sites
  • The world famous Cod Hole
  • All dives sites north of Cooktown
  • Guaranteed access to restricted dive sites
  • Minke whales (Jun/Jul)
  • 3 nights / 3 dive days
  • 12 dives – Includes 2 night dives

4 Day Coral Sea Adventure – Departs Thursdays

Get spoilt on-board Spoilsport, a custom designed twin hulled live-aboard with spacious sundeck, al fresco deck, saloon and dive deck with photography and re-breather workstations. 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 attentive crew topped off by a spectacular low-level reef flight from Lizard Island to Cairns.

Trip Inclusions:

  • 40 meter visibility and 1000 meter plummeting walls,
  • Exciting shark action in the Coral Sea ,
  • Schooling trevally and barracuda in the Coral Sea,
  • All dives sites located north of Cooktown,
  • Guaranteed access to restricted dive sites,
  • Superior vessel stability in adverse weather conditions,
  • Spectacular 250km scenic flight from Lizard Island.
  • 4 nights / 3 dive days
  • 14 dives including 2 night dives

7 Day Cod Hole & Coral Sea Adventure – Departs Mondays & Thursdays

This 7 day scuba dive expedition will show you the best diving that Australia has to offer. As well as the world famous ‘Cod Hole’, this trip vists the northern ‘ribbon reefs’, ‘Lizard island’ and ‘Osprey Reef’ in the Coral Sea. Exploratory and Minke Whale Expeditions sometimes deviate from the itinerary.

Trip Inclusions:

  • Prime Ribbon Reef sites
  • The world famous Cod Hole
  • All dives sites north of Cooktown
  • Unspoilt Osprey Reef
  • Guaranteed access to restricted dive sites
  • Minke whales (Jun/Jul)
  • Fly Dive Cod Hole – Southbound
  • 7 nights / 6 dive days
  • 24 dives including 4 night dives

Rates & Tariffs

2017/2018 Season – 1st Apr 2017 to 31st Mar 2018

3 Day Code Hole Adventure from $1882.00 per person Book Now
4 Day Coral Sea Adventure from $2135.00 per person Book Now
7 Day Coral Sea Adventure from $3704.00 per person Book Now