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AA Dive Center

87 Carlyle Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
(06) 835 3005
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Ranked #18 of 31 Activities in Napier
Type: Water sports
Most recent review
- Feb 21, 2014
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English first
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Recent trip to NZ from UK. Spur of the moment decision to try and learn to dive- Padi open water course. Met Nathan who was laid back and encouraging. Completed the course and despite some bad weather which meant they had to fit in a final dive on the last day of my trip- a Sunday so I could finish... More

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Korora, NSW
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Fif a shark dive with these guys at the aquarium and loved it. Well worth it for people who have never dived before. I took my wife, 14yr old son & my 72yr father and other than a bit of balance problems ( they told us this happens with most people ) it was a great swim had a full... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

I have always been terrified of sharks (thanks Jaws) and when I saw the chance to dive with them I thought I should get in there and face my fear. Laura got me all set up and managed to keep me calm. The first few minutes were not so good, but once I got used to being in there I... More

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Wellington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

I got a deal to take a 40 min dive at the NZ aquarium. The dive was with sharks (not predator types obviously) and other large and not so large fish. I must admit that I was nervous...but that quickly turned to excitment as I got into the water with my dive guide, Laura (I think). She stayed with me... More

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New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

My wife and I did scuba diving with sharks at the National Aquarium with Nathan from the Dive Centre as our guide. It was a great experience for 2 novice divers and Nathan made us feel very relaxed. We were promised 40 minutes in the pool and would have had at least that. There was no time pressure and it... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2011

This being my second and most recent dive trip to Napier I am happy to report that it is now my favourite thing to do in the world - ever! Having dived many years ago on the Greek Island of Rhodes with a bad hangover I had mixed views on scuba diving. On my New Years trip to Napier I... More

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