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MV Spoilsport

Are you prone to motion sickness and that’s the reason you avoid vacation on a cruise? Here we are, with a solution to your problem, the beautiful twin-hulled catamaran Spoilsport, which is a purpose-built vessel offering its cruise to the best dive sites of the Coral Sea. It has been sailing for almost 3 decades now and has gone under dozens of renovation procedures to ensure the best performance, comfort, safety, and luxuries to its guests. You can choose 3,4- or 7-night cruise to the best itineraries of Australia, which includes the Great Barrier Reef and the Coral Sea with 40-meter visibility.

A proper review of
MV Spoilsport Liveaboard

The Overall Review

We spent 7.8 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about MV Spoilsport Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:

The Spoilsport
MV Spoilsport liveaboard
Good liveaboard

5 reasons to dive

  • Many people commended the staff on being attentive and detailed oriented
  • Divers said they got to experience shark feeding first hand
  • The divers were pleased with the thorough briefings given by the dive instructors
  • Some people said the view from the flight was another highlight
  • The food on the liveaboard was amazing according to many passengers

1 reasons NOT to dive

  • A couple of people noted that the itinerary had to be change because of bad weather

Key facts

Year (re)built: 2019
Max divers 28
Internet No
Nitrox Yes ($)
Rental equip. Yes ($)
Camera station Yes
Min. logged dives No minimum
Aircon Yes


The avarage price for diving with this liveaboard is
per day.

We've calculated this price based on a 7 day stay.
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The passion behind this guide is run by passionate scuba geeks - and our liveaboard guides are no exception.

    Boby Taylor

    Liveaboard Director

    Boby has been diving and guiding on liveaboards since 2005, and love it

    Ron Simon

    Dive instructor/Liveaboard director

    Ron has been a Cruise Director on 10+ Liveaboards throughout the world and has a keen understanding...

    Torben Lonne

    PADI Instructor

    Torben is the Editor of Divein and a true water lover. 


  • MV Spoilsport swags as the most-awarded liveaboard in Australia
  • 40 meters visibility
  • Explore the beauty of the underwater world
  • Beautiful corals, shark dives, untouched reefs and much more at Great Barrier Reef
  • Meet the Minke Whales during June and July
  • Main itineraries are Great Barrier Reef, Cod Hole, and the Coral Sea
  • Enjoy all types of diving under the supervision of qualified and well-trained dive guides
  • Rebreather-friendly
  • Spacious to welcome 28 guests in 12 cabins
  • Enjoy deliciously cook breakfast, lunch, and dinner with plenty of snacks all day long
  • Food is served in buffet style
  • Rental equipment and Nitrox available

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Description and details

Diving on the MV Spoilsport in Australia

MV Spoilsport – maximum award holding liveaboard in Australia

The 30 meters (approx. 98.5 feet) steel-built yacht was built in 1989. It is a prominent member of the Mile Ball Dive Expeditions, who are world-wide famous for providing a luxurious cruise and vital amenities without compromising on the performance. The Spoilsport liveaboard is awarded maximum awards as compared to any other liveaboard in Australia. It is a custom-built yacht, which provides safe and exciting dives with the utmost facilities. Spoilsport is a multi-hulled yacht with two equal-sized parallel hulls, which decrease the motion onboard and increase the stability and comfort in all aspects. The powerful engine makes it stable enough to cruise at a speed of 12 knots per hour and a top speed of 15 knots per hour. This super-speedy catamaran takes less time traveling so that you have more time to explore the natural landscapes and underwater life.

Boat Interior

Spoilsport liveaboard is a beautifully designed inside-out. The dedicated and experienced crew of 12 welcomes 28 guests onboard with great hospitality. To accommodate these guests, there are 14 commodious cabins. For budget-oriented travelers, there are budget cabins with shared bathroom and bunk beds. Whereas, the travelers who seek an intimate stay on a cruise can select Club cabins with en-suite bathroom and bunk-style beds. The remaining cabins are slightly bigger in size, with portholes and private features. The standard cabin of Spoilsport is can be shared with a fellow traveler and is equipped with a twin bed. There is a double bed in a premium cabin, which makes it ideal for a family.

Deck Area

There is a large dive deck with eminent facilities that help to make your diving safe and comfortable. All the dives with Spoilsports are done under the supervision of the divemaster and dive guide. this deck is fully equipped with rental equipment, storage boxes, camera stations, rinsing tank to wash and maintain the equipment after dive. EANx certified divers can avail the facility of Nitrox. There is a partially covered area on the spacious sundeck. When not engaged in diving and other activities, guests can enjoy their time relaxing and gazing at the astonishing views of the surrounding on the sundeck, which is furnished with plenty of sunbeds and deck chairs.

Food and Entertainment

The chef onboard presents their delicious talent thrice a day along with catering the maximum dietary requirements. You can also enjoy freshly made snacks and fruits at any time of the day. There is a variety of options for in-house entertainment. The cruise director plans day-to-day fun-filled activities for the guests so that they have a memorable trip with Spoilsport.

When to go

Australia is a year-round visiting place as the temperature, climate, and other conditions are suitable for travelers all around the world. the temperature of water ranges between 24 – 28-degree C. November to April is considered warmer months. Whereas, the temperature is cooler in May to October. June and July are best for the divers who want to have a thrilling experience with a minke whale.

Boat features
  • Camera Station
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • BBQ Area
  • Available for Charter
  • Naturalist Guide

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