SpoilsportCairns


ANNUAL MAINTENANCE: 08 February - 06 March 2019
Mike Ball - the best name in Australian Diving!
Spoilsport offers exciting 3, 4 and 7 night expeditions to the Ribbon Reefs, Cod Hole and Osprey Reef in the Coral Sea from their base in Cairns. The short itineraries include a scenic flight between Cairns and Lizard Island which give you unforgettable views of the Great Barrier Reef. Spoilsport is certainly one the most comfortable luxury dive vessels in Australia.
Spoilsport cruises to the Ribbon Reefs and the Osprey Reef and includes the best dive sites in Australia on their schedules. Sharks at Osprey and the fantastic diversity of the marine life on the Ribbon Reefs will not fail to excite you.
Vessel
The Spoilsport has an excellent reputation among Australian dive cruises and she has earned it. Food, accommodation and dive deck organization satisfies even the most demanding divers. Spoilsport takes a maximum of 29 divers on board.

There is plenty of space for everybody on this spacious three-story luxury catamaran.
Accommodation
Spoilsport has cabins in different price categories in either twin or double configuration.
The best cabins are the "Premium" cabins with double bed and private ensuites. There are large "Standard" twin cabins with big windows and their own private bathrooms, and "Club" twin cabins (over and under bunk beds) with private bathrooms and the "Budget" cabin with shared bathroom facilities.
PREMIUM CABIN: 4 cabins with double bed, private bathroom and a window. They are the nicest and most spacious cabins on board. They are the only cabins with double beds.

STANDARD CABIN: 4 twin bedded cabins (one bed on each wall, L-shaped set up) with private bathroom and large windows.

CLUB CABIN: 4 twin cabins (with over and under bunk beds) and no window. Each cabin has its own private bathroom.

BUDGET CABIN: 2 twin cabins (with over and under bunk beds), no window and shared bathroom facilities.
Dive Services
On a full day on board you will be offered 4 to 5 dives per day (including 1 night dive after dinner).

* PADI Instructor on board, no beginner courses (openwater referral courses on the 3 night Fly Dive Cod Hole Expedition possible)
* PADI Advanced courses are offered for an extra charge
* Safe Solo Diving program
* Daily Marine biology presentation
* Digital underwater cameras are available for hire
* Photography courses offered by onboard photo-pro
* Excursion DVD and Photo CD available for purchase at the end of the trip
* Spoilsport offers Nitrox diving. Nitrox EAN 32 is available at extra cost.
* SDI Easy Nitrox and PADI Nitrox courses are offered on board at extra cost.
* Non-divers/Snorkelers are welcome on board and receive a 10% discount on excursion fee.
Equipment
* Nautilus Lifeline - All divers are required to use a Nautilus Lifeline GPS.
* Dive Tanks - There are 42 tanks onboard 50% Air and 50% Nitrox; two thirds average 10.3L (80 cuft) and one third average 11.3L (88 cuft).
* Four 15L steel tanks are available for hire.
* Tank Valves – Air and Nitrox cylinder valves are compatible with US yoke regulators (UK A clamp).
* DIN Fitting Regulators – There are 16 cylinder valves with a removable plug which will accommodate European DIN style regulators.
Staying Connected
Due to the remoteness of the trips, WiFi is not available on board. Mike Ball Dive Expeditions has made an informed decision to give you the time of your life. No distractions; no work emails; no Facebook. Just enjoy the deep blue of the ocean.

We think ...
For getting the best dive adventures in Australia, Spoilsport is the ship to choose. Spoilsport offers all comforts one can wish for and the crew and service is outstanding.
All prices per person
Inquiry & Booking
 01 Apr 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
3 NIGHTS FLY DIVE COD HOLE & RIBBON REEFS (MONDAY)
Premium Double Cabin 2,780.00  AUD
Standard Twin Cabin 2,539.00  AUD
Club Twin Cabin 2,249.00  AUD
Budget Twin Cabin 1,939.00  AUD
 
4 NIGHTS FLY DIVE CORAL SEA & RIBBON REEFS (THURSDAY)
Premium Double Cabin 3,073.00  AUD
Standard Twin Cabin 2,802.00  AUD
Club Twin Cabin 2,529.00  AUD
Budget Twin Cabin 2,199.00  AUD
 
7 NIGHTS CORAL SEA & RIBBON REEFS (THURSDAY)
Premium Double Cabin 5,578.00  AUD
Standard Twin Cabin 5,124.00  AUD
Club Twin Cabin 4,476.00  AUD
Budget Twin Cabin 3,815.00  AUD
Sole Occupancy of cabin +70%
 
INCLUDED:
* All meals and snacks on board
* Water, Coffee, Tea, Softdrinks
* Australian Wine with Dinner
* Cabin and dive deck towels, linens
* Tanks, weights, air fills
* 3 nights 12 dives, 4 nights 14 dives, 7 nights 26 dives
(Minke Whale trips: 3 nights 10 dives, 4 nights 12 dives, 7 nights 22 dives + plenty of snorkelling with whales)
* low-level scenic flight between Cairns and Lizard Island (3 & 4 night trips only)
NOT INCLUDED:
* Environmental management charge
* Fuel surcharges (if applicable)
* Diver evacuation insurance is highly recommended (e.g. DAN )
Latest prices are shown in the LIVE AVAILABILITY section below
 EXTRAS payable locally (as of January 2018)
Environmental Management Charge (Reeftax) 20.00  AUD
Full set of hire gear (per day) 44.00  AUD
Nitrox fills 3 or 4 night excursion 75.00  AUD
Nitrox fills 7 night excursion 150.00  AUD
15L steel tank (per day) 25.00  AUD
Special 7 night Far Northern Expeditions may attract a fuel surcharge 44.00  AUD
Non-divers receive 10% discount on expedition prices
Special payment and cancellation charges apply for this operator
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