|MIKE BALL DIVE EXPEDITIONS
Passenger Capacity: 29
Length: 100 ft.
Beam: 36 ft.
Draft: 7 ft.
Staff and Crew: 11. Australian
Three, four and seven-night cruises roundtrip from
Cairns to dive the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef and
explore the remote ocean reefs of the Coral Sea.
- Cabins: 14. Two
have a double bed, two have a double and single
bed, four have twin beds, and others have twin bunk beds. All
cabins (excluding budget) have private bathroom.
- Dining: Some meals are table service, others buffet.
Vegetarian and standard diets with Australian and international
menus using fresh local produce.
- Dress: Casual. Bring a loud shirt for BBQ night.
- Facilities and Activities: This is
a liveaboard dive boat that travels
200 miles offshore to the Coral Sea. There is over 100 ft. underwater visibility.
You can see 30 sharks within arm's reach at the amphitheatre, Osprey Reef.
There are early morning dives on sheer walls, huge
black coral trees and golden gorgonian fans, diver-size fish. Services
include tanks, weights, nitrox, photo and video pro. There is a large
dive deck, pony bottles, camera tables and rebreather refill
station. There is a reef ecology
program and an underwater photography competition. Complimentary soft drinks and
Australian wine with dinner.
- Recent Fares Reported to Us: US $1,540 to $4,600.
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