Mike Ball’s 7-night expedition Coral Sea Safari is an incredible journey that takes divers to some of the best dive sites in Australia's Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. It features a spectacular dive at Challenger Bay, where divers can witness beautiful fish behavior and breathtaking coral formations.
The Cod Hole is another highlight of the trip, where divers can experience diving with the cod that can grow up to six feet long. Other dive sites on the trip include plummeting Coral Sea wall dives in gin-clear water, exciting shark action at North Horn, and exploration of Lizard Island, a unique destination that has a rich history and is full of natural beauty.
One of the unique features of this expedition is that there is no rush or limit placed on dive time. The itineraries generally allow for three different dive sites per day, with the opportunity for relaxed or unlimited diving. At sites like Challenger Bay, some photographers do 90-minute dives to capture special fish behavior photographs.
The trip is taken aboard the Spoilsport, a world-class liveaboard vessel that is equipped with all the amenities needed for a comfortable and enjoyable diving experience. It has a large dive deck, a spacious sun deck, a lounge, and a dining area, all of which are designed to provide comfort and convenience.
The crew on board are experienced professionals who are passionate about diving and dedicated to providing excellent customer service. They are always on hand to assist and guide divers throughout their journey, from setting up gear to helping with dive planning.
Overall, Mike Ball's 7-night expedition is a must-do for any serious diver looking to explore some of the best dive sites in Australia. With world-class diving, comfortable accommodations, and a dedicated crew, this trip is sure to provide an unforgettable diving experience.
- 26 Dives over 6 days
- All meals
- Access to premium dive sites
- Standard, twin, club and premium cabins available
* Prices valid from 01 April to 31 March
Rates are per person and in Australian Dollars
Credit card surcharge may apply