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Dive Review of Mike Ball Spoilsport in
Australia

Mike Ball Spoilsport, Aug, 2014,

by Dale B Anderson, MA, US ( 1 report). Report 7726.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 3 stars Food 2 stars
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 3 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 3 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments The diving was pretty good, but I had been expecting better. The corals were in good shape; however, the sea life wasn't as abundant as I thought it would be based on other reviews. There were a lot of small fish, but not so much else. I did enjoy time with cuttlefish, but not many other "critters". If you happen to live in Australia or are there for some other reason and have spare time, then I would nominally recommend going on this trip. However, I wouldn't recommend going to Australia otherwise for the diving. There's much better diving in other nearby places.
Websites Mike Ball Spoilsport   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving [Unspecified]
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather rainy Seas calm
Water Temp 75-76°F / 24-24°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-70 Ft/ 15-21 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics 2 stars

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

Subject Matter 3 stars Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's 3 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]
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