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Address: Marina Rd, Poor Knights Dive Centre, Tutukaka, New Zealand
Phone Number: + 64 9 4343 867
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Simply awesome!

Great crew, perfect service and equipment. Poor Knight Islands are an awesome dive spot. Special thanks to our dive master Jo: you made our day! Kind regards, Daniel & Mareike

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Mareike P
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Great crew, perfect service and equipment. Poor Knight Islands are an awesome dive spot. Special thanks to our dive master Jo: you made our day! Kind regards, Daniel & Mareike

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Auckland, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

the crew its awesome; I had such a great time ; This was my first trip to Tutukaka and I loved it ; If you want to dive and have safe and fun , Dive Tutukaka its the way to go !!! Thanks guys I'll be back

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Spent 2 days diving the Poor Knights with Dive Tutukaka. Very well run operation. Good boats, and friendly, experienced and knowledgable staff. They simply couldn't do enough to make the trip enjoyable and rememberable. An example of the service they provided. At the end of the first day rather than haul our gear back to the hotel they let us... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I read the good reviews here and had high hopes. But this is a cattle boat type of dive op. I’m surprised we weren’t branded with a number as we got on the boat. Mooo! Before you even get on the boat, the experience of lining up to get your bag tag and then lining up to get your equipment... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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67 reviews 67 reviews
31 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

From the on-line booking process, the helpful in store staff, through to the dives themselves, Dive Tutukaka were exceptional. The trip out and back was a little choppy, but you can't help that. Once at the Poor Knight Islands, the captain decided on 2 exceptional dive spots, which were calm and full of an abundance of sea life and unique... More 

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Saeby, Denmark
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Best dive in years, nice people and competent guides, a day i will never forget when i am back in cold Denmark.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

I did the snorkeling tour with some friends on March 19. The equipment was clean and in good condition. The sights were amazing. The water is so clear and the wildlife is plentiful. I'd recommend wearing the wetsuit unless it is an especially warm day. There is plenty to see even if you don't get in the water.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The boat and staff were excellent. Informative and professional and I felt safe and welcome. The crew were engaging and there was a mix of students and adult passengers and the integrated and accommodated both groups very well. Location was stunning and ability to get in to the water and experience these amazing Kiwi sights was breathtaking. Food good for... More 

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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have dived a s part of a group with these guys for ten years, they are customer focused and nothing is a problem Luke/Evan are great fun, highly professional and make sure everyone has the best day anyone can ask for. Heading North they are the place to be - coffee in the mornings at Snapper Rock and you... More 

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Kalmar, Sweden
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The boat ride there and back was a bit choppy, but so worth it. This was our first time diving in non-tropical waters, and the professional staff made it into a smooth transition. There were many people on the boat, but we were divided into smaller groups so it did not feel crowded during the dive. Safety was a priorety,... More 

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