Dive North - Award Winning Diving
Dive North are the NZ Wide Diving Winners 2012 and 2013 – experience the Dive North difference, offering you:
Award winning dive trips, onsite B & B, great lunches (including legendary home made Lemon Cake!) and the most luxurious dive boat in the Bay of Islands – are just some of the reasons why we are your 1st choice for diving in the Bay of Islands.
Awarded for our customer service and dive trips, Dive North offer you the best of the best so whether you’re a seasoned diver or new to the sport, hop on board with us and we’ll share our underwater playground with you.
Dive the Rainbow Warrior - We specialize in dive trips to the famous Rainbow Warrior, rated by Lonely Planet as a Top 10 dive site in the world! Cruise to the Cavalli Islands in comfort on our warm and stable Catamaran ‘Lady Rose’ or highly envied ‘The Inn Keeper’ the most luxurious dive boat in the Bay of Islands! Both our boat offer a piping hot freshly made drink, the comforts of an onboard toilet, and shade from the sun and a spacious cockpit.
Dive HMNZS Canterbury and hear how we helped prepare her for scuttling in November 2007. Explore this mighty wreck as part of your PADI Wreck Specialty course and be the envy of your friends!
ONLY ONE DAY TO DIVE? Certified divers can enjoy both the Rainbow Warrior and HMNZS Canterbury dives in one day on our unique DIVERS BIG DAY OUT trip, where we also go through the Hole in the Rock and enjoy an onboard BBQ lunch.
LEARN TO DIVE - Learning to dive and getting your Open Water certification couldn’t be easier, our SSI courses offer FREE online training which you can complete before arriving in the Bay and then enjoy two days on the water to complete your certification. Our PADI courses run every two weeks and only take 2 days on the water with reading in your spare time first, so hop on board and join in the fun!
WANT TO TRY DIVING? Always wondered what it would be like to breathe underwater? We can take you out for the day and show you the amazing underwater world on our ‘Discover Scuba Diving’ trip.
PRIVATE BOAT CHARTERS We offer private charters so you and your friends / family can cruise through the Bay of Islands – explore the history of the islands; swim in a secluded bay; picnic on an island; do a little fishing; see the famous Hole in the Rock; sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery – choose either a 4 or 6 hour charter, pick up from Paihia or Russell and enjoy your own custom boat charter in the beautiful Bay of Islands. We cater for groups up to 16 including corporate cruises and family groups.
FULL SERVICE DIVE CENTRE Cressi, Neptune, Atlantis dive goods, all VERY reasonably priced; onsite cylinder and regulator servicing, dive fills; custom built training room for courses; hire gear – you name it – we do it!