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Address: Marina Rd, Poor Knights Dive Centre, Tutukaka, New Zealand
Phone Number: + 64 9 4343 867
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Having never scuba dived before, I was originally going to just go snorkeling, but I changed my mind and decided to try the Discover Scuba package instead - I'm so glad I did. It... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Aoife S
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice trip to the poor Knights island. Good staff although a little inexperienced instructor, but he was on trial so he will probably get better. Wanted to see a ray or crayfishes. We did not do that, but other people on the boat saw them. So was unlucky, you will be lead by a instructor that's good when he... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having never scuba dived before, I was originally going to just go snorkeling, but I changed my mind and decided to try the Discover Scuba package instead - I'm so glad I did. It was an amazing experience! Started off with some snorkeling, which was fantastic! So much to see! When I got back to the boat I was thinking... More 

Thank Aoife S
Helsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

FANTASTIC! Amazing experience! Loved every minute of it. As soon as we walked in we were greeted although smiles and felt welcomed. We did the day trip to Poor Knights, and the diving was mind blowing just so much to see. I did scuba diving and was buddies up with the instructor Sophie, as my sister did snorkelling. However it... More 

Thank Katie_L_C_13
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great, friendly and knowledgeable staff. Day trip to Poor Knights Island, lots of marine life and unique sights. I snorkel and my partner scuba dives. We were both amazed and mesmerised by what we saw. We opted for the lunch as well, which was simple yet tasty and healthy. Thank you for an experience of a lifetime! I will be... More 

Thank Michelle R
Brookings, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

From the second we walked in the door we could tell how organized and professional the Dive Tutukaka team were. Great gear, great boat, great crew (big thanks to our guide Chris and Skipper Darren). Our first dive outside of the Caribbean and it was amazing.

Thank joel w
Mount Maunganui
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

I was so very lucky to revisit this extremely beautiful off-shore marine reserve, accessed from the Tutukaka Coast area of Northland's stunning beaches, to enjoy a truly magical day of; sightseeing, snorkelling, kayaking, diving and enjoying an extraordinary informative commentary of the marine life/cultural history of the Poor Knights - as well as the personal support of our professional friendly... More 

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Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

What a fabulous team running this business. From the top to the bottom they all seem to love the job they are doing and it shows in their enthusiasm and knowledge in the company, their surroundings and what they do. Went out for a snorkel at Poor Knights Island which also included an exploration around the island going in and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Amazing dive experience with a very professional and fun team! The instructors/skippers were great and very knowledgeable. We went diving with Luke & Simone and had a great time in 2 amazing dive sites. We saw moray eels, sting rays, eagle rays, beautiful kelp, at least a dozen nudibranchs, heaps of anemones and colourful bryozoans and ascidians everywhere! Darren was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I went on a daytrip with Dive Tutukaka! The staff was really helpful and nice! Excellent diving! The boat was good and the equipment was great! Thanks for a great day!

Thank M S
Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Very friendly and professional. The gear looked new and in great condition. You can even order a (tasty) packed lunch for 10$. They offer unlimited hot drink to warm you up between the dives (changes everything in winter). We were even very lucky to see a helicopter training while heading out to the Poor Knights! The dives were great, it... More 

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