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Dive Review of Mike Ball Spoilsport in
Australia

Mike Ball Spoilsport: "The Great Barrier Reef is Still Great", Sep, 2019,

by Jacob Rosenstein, CA, US (Contributor Contributor 12 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 11187.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments I booked my Coral Sea trip through Dive Discovery. Although they were thorough in the past, there were glitches this time around. The Mike Ball office address had not been updated in 5 years, so we were sent to the wrong place. Also, the Diver Booking Information Package had not been forwarded to the dive operator. I had to fill out detailed questions regarding my dive history 4 days before the trip while in Melbourne, with no access to my ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Mike Ball Spoilsport   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Costa Rica, Hawaii, Fiji, Indonesia, Palau, Red Sea, California Channel Islands, Cuba, Sea of Cortez, Galapagos
Closest Airport Cairns Getting There International flights go to Sydney first, then transfer to the domestic terminal to flights for Cairns.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy Seas choppy
Water Temp 74-76°F / 23-24°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 30-80 Ft/ 9-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Not deeper than your Nitrox MOD and not longer than 60 minutes, although many divers had longer dive times with shallower depths.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There is ample camera table room for photo and video buffs. Camera rinse buckets and air hoses are provide ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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