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Length / Width

30 m / 10 m

Year built / renovated

1989  / 2019

Rental equip.

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  • Big fish action with 40 meters of visibility, beautiful coral and amphitheatre shark dives, all available on this popular liveaboard offering trips to the Great Barrier Reef, Cod Hole or the Coral Sea
  • This is the most-awarded Australian liveaboard, offering unlimited dives, tec-diving, an 'open dive deck' policy and an informal photo competition on most trips
  • Operated by diving hall of fame legend Mike Ball, this liveaboard is rebreather-friendly, a spacious dive deck with entry and exit platforms and dives from large RIBs
  • Three, four and seven-night trips available - and snorkelers are very welcome, with Minke whale watching snorkeling trips available in June and July
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  • Divers who have completed less than 15 dives, less than 5 ocean dives or less than 5 dives in the last 12 months are required to complete a complimentary onboard orientation dive. In addition, divers over 65 years old, who have completed less than 50 dives are required to complete the complimentary onboard orientation dive.
  • If you have not dived in the last 5 years is recommended to complete a Refresher Course to maximize your comfort, enjoyment and the number of dives that may be undertaken with us. There are a number of Cairns diving operations that can complete a PADI Refresher Course (additional cost) before your expedition. This will need to be booked in advance. Please contact reservations to enquire.
  • If you have not dived in the last 10 years you will need to be either re-certified, or complete a Refresher Course and show proof of two logged ocean dives in order bto be able to dive during the trips. If this requirement cannot be met prior to travel will be  provided one Discover Scuba Dive per day with a depth limit of 12 metres. Additional Discover Scuba Dives will be dependent upon staff availability and will be charged per dive.

Guided Dives:

It is not the company's policy for all dives to be divemaster led. The company caters to guests who prefer more supervision with a combination of complimentary orientation dives to enhance skills, and scheduled morning and afternoon group guided dives daily. The service does not provide continuous personal or group guided dives; however, these can be booked (additional charge apply).

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Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 30%
  • 120 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 5.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 67 days prior to arrival
  • 35.0% will be charged if you cancel between 67 and 37 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 37 days prior to arrival



The luxurious Spoilsport was custom built to explore Australia’s Coral Sea and offers incredible dive adventures to the Great Barrier Reef.

The Spoilsport is an award winning liveaboard 98 feet (30m) long yacht with 12 experienced and friendly English speaking crew members who will ensure the every need of guests are met. Aboard the Spoilsport, 28 guests will be accommodated in 14 modern, roomy and air conditioned cabins. Guests will have their choice of cabins: Club cabin with Twin Bunk beds, Standard cabin with Twin beds and ocean view, Premium cabins with Double beds and ocean view and our Budget cabin with Twin Bunk beds and share bathroom. All cabins are serviced daily.

When not engaged in the spectacular diving, guest of the Spoilsport have a variety of entertainment options. Guests can relax in the Air-conditioned lounge with a Bar in the Salon and enjoy Video/Photo editing facilities - TV, DVD and music centre - Movie library - Open-air dining area - Computer & CD burner - Satellite phone and fax - Books, magazines, games, fish ID books.  

At the end of the day, when the diving is done, guests may sit back, relax and enjoy a cool drink with the fabulous views from the Sundeck. For those that can’t get enough of the underwater sites, go snorkeling around the colourful reefs on this trip.

The crew of Spoilsport knows that great diving must be fueled by plentiful and delicious food

Spoilsport's culinary reputation precedes it with devine sumptuous International and Australian dishes. Complimentary wine and soft drinks are served with evening meals. All meals are served in the air-conditioned Dining Room, however, the open-air Rear Sundeck can also facilitate meals if you choose. Fixed menu per day, Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks.

Vegetarians, vegans and gluten free are catered for with delights such as oven roasted eggplant, zucchini, pumpkin and capsicum served with warm couscous and wild rice on a well thought-out menu. Complimentary 24-hour coffee, tea, soft drinks and water. there is a well-stocked Bar to assist your daily diving analysis with favourite tipple in hand. Guests are always welcomed aboard Spoilsport with fruit juice and light refreshments, but the first full meal onboard will be breakfast or lunch, depending on cruise departure time.


Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.

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Deck Plan


Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

PADI® Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba Diving
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Divemaster Internship
  • Instructor/Idc Course
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Drift Diving
  • Other Specialties

Languages spoken

  • English

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • Vhf Radio
  • Nautilus Lifeline

Dive Center Facilities

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers

Boat Amenities

Great for families

  • Board Games
  • Movies

Amenities & services

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Aud)

Food & drink

  • Food Served At The Table
  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Not Allowed To Bring Your Own Alcohol


  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Rebreather-Friendly

Questions from guests

  • Internet Connection Usually "Ok"


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