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Fly Dive Coral Sea Itinerary

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Coral Sea
Minke Whales at Cod Hole
Lizard Island
Turtle Cod Hole
Osprey Reef

****Note - Mike Ball are running specials into 2017. $200 off selected Cod Hole and Coral Sea trips and $500 off 7 day safari trips. Click here for details

 

Fly Dive Coral Sea

Please note Spoilsport is not running from 11th - 2nd Febuary due to refit.

Duration: 4 Nights

Departing: Every Thursday 7pm, Cairns Trinity Wharf

Returning: Every Monday 11am, Complimentary transfers to local accommodation

 
4 nights / 3 dive days / 14 dives - Includes 2 night dives

 

Thursday: Check-in and Departure

Prior to 4:00pm. Check-in luggage at Mike Ball office - 143 Lake Street, Cairns.

If unable to check-in prior to 4:00pm phone us on 07 4031 5484 for departure details.

6:00pm our crew meet you at the Cairns Corporate Towers entrance and escort you to Spoilsport – Trinity Wharf.

Cruise overnight to the magnificent Ribbon Reefs, the first stop on your 700km dive odyssey.

 

Friday: Ribbon Reef #9 - Pixie Gardens, Cod Hole

Buddy up with diver size fish that dive with you at the Cod Hole!

Swim with giant potato cod, napoleon wrasse, moray eels, tuna and barracuda.

Enjoy close encounters with huge Maori wrasse.

Anticipate spectacular coral gardens, spotted rays, reef sharks and green turtle sightings.

Night dive where decorator crabs, egg cowry shells, moray eels and crayfish are just a few of the creatures you can find.

 

Saturday & Sunday: Coral Sea - Osprey Reef

Cruise 100 miles overnight to Osprey Reef in the Coral Sea.

Enjoy 40 meter (132ft) visibility with spectacular walls disappearing to 1000 metres.

Witness the resident shark population including grey whalers, whitetip reef sharks, silvertips and hammerheads.

Search for the commonly seen green and loggerhead turtles.

Find the caves, overhangs and spectacular walls adorned with huge soft coral trees and gorgonian fans.

 

Monday - “Like the astronauts witness the Great Barrier Reef as the eighth wonder of the world!

Breakfast on board and transfer to Lizard Island.

Spectacular low level Great Barrier Reef flight to Cairns.

150 miles, altitude 700-1000ft - saves 12 hours travel time.

Return at approximately 11:00am for courtesy transfer to city hotels.

 

Prime dives sites - GUARANTEED!

 

This itinerary has been designed to include the ‘prime’ Ribbon Reef and Coral Sea dive sites.

If weather forces an itinerary change our surety of access to the prime Ribbon Reef sites is your guarantee of the best possible diving.

Spoilsport’s outstanding stability minimises disruption to your itinerary and your diving experience.

 

Note:

Itinerary subject to change.

Flying After Diving - the surface interval between the last dive completed at 5pm and flying at 9.30am is 16.5 hours, which exceeds the DAN minimum requirement of 12 hours. An additional safety feature is that Hinterland Air fly below 1000ft (weather permitting).

 

 

Aquapro Dive Services, PO Box 4842, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia