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Dive Review of Mike Ball Spoilsport in
Australia/Coral Sea

October, 2014, an Instant Reader Report by Robert & Gayle, OR, US
Contributor   (13 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
"Good diving in the Coral Sea"
Report Number 8026 has 1 Helpful vote
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Caribbean, Honduras, Belize, Costa Rica, Palau, Truk, Fiji, PNG, Red Sea,
Tahiti, Bali, Sulawesi, Solomon Islands, Raja Ampat, Philippines, Australia
Closest Airport
Getting There

Dive Conditions

sunny, dry  
Water Temp
77   to 79    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
No unusual restrictions; no deco, photo pro not allowed to take your
picture if you take your regulator out of your mouth, keep within Nitrox
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
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Large Fish
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Value for $$
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Mike Ball Dive Expeditions does not pick you up at your hotel.  You make
your way to their office some time during the day to drop off your luggage.
It's a "5 minute walk" from Hotel Cairns, but not if you're
lugging all your dive gear!  We took a cab from the hotel, dropped off our
bags, then went to a movie and walked around town until it was time to meet
up with the other guests at a local hotel restaurant.  We had dinner there,
then everyone was walked down the pier to board the Spoilsport.
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