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Dive North

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Address: 1512 Springbank Road, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9-402 5369
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Description: Dive North offer fantastic dive trips in the Bay of Islands with free pick...
Dive North offer fantastic dive trips in the Bay of Islands with free pick ups in Paihia and Kerikeri so you can explore NZ's subtropical paradise! Catering specifically for the diver, we also offer onsite B & B, great lunches including legendary home made Lemon Cake and two great dive boats with full cover from the elements, for you to relax in while cruising the Bay of Islands. Come and join our most popular dive trips; exploring ship wrecks Rainbow Warrior and HMNZS Canterbury and the beautiful reefs too! Based in the heart of the Bay of Islands, we are the only operator who does the Divers Big Day Out - dive both wrecks (Rainbow Warrior & HMNZS Canterbury) in one day! Only 1 day to dive? Advanced diver or more? Then our unique Divers Big Day Out! trip is the answer. Learn to dive in the best hands with PADI and SSI courses, all dives in the sea from the boat - no chlorine pools and floating plasters here! Open Water courses just take 3 days and Advanced Open Water just 2 days and you get to dive both the wrecks as part of your course! Personal service, great customer care and highly professional - Dive North; NZ Wide Diving Winners 2012 & 2013 and Certificate of Excellence 2014 winners - book now and experience the Dive North difference!
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While in New Zealand I was looking for a place to finish my open water dives. Sue, Dave and Katie you are the best made my trip easy and fun!!! Was able to complete my dives and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

While in New Zealand I was looking for a place to finish my open water dives. Sue, Dave and Katie you are the best made my trip easy and fun!!! Was able to complete my dives and also work towards new goals. The Inn Keeper was a great boat it had a kitchen on board so they could make hot... More 

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Awanui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Did my PADI open water course with Dive North and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Great team, excellent pancakes and lots of marine life even in shallow water! Would definitely recommend.

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Callaway, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

My wife and I did a day diving with the Dive North crew. Dave has a great business in a good location to take you on an array of diving. Dive North has a very well set up Dive shop as well as boats, the crew is top notch and know the area well. You will feel very comfortable with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I have had a great time making my open water course at dive north. I have seen a lots of fish already at the beginning in the shallow bay where I trained the technics and later on as well. Good view under water at all dives. Felt pretty comfortable with my diving instructor Katie. She was very calm and patient... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

I did my advanced open water course with dive north. I thought that the cost was very reasonable and there was a small group the first day and it was just me the second day. I had Dan for my instructor who I thought was helpful. The advantage of doing the advanced course here is that I was able to... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Myself and my son Matt spent the day on board with Dive north and had a fantastic day. The service of both Kate and David was excellent, really knowledgeable and great fun. The actual dive on the wreck is superb, well worth a trip........ Thanks for a great day! Kevin

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Went for a days diving with Dive North on the 14.02.15. This is my second trip out with Dave and his crew and once again it was a 'top notch' day with good wreck diving and plenty of marine life to observe. Dave is a highly professional operator who makes for an exceptional day out. Great boat, fast and comfy... More 

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Opua, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A well organised day began with an early morning pick-up, wetsuit fitting and drive to the dive boat. Wonderfully warm day, calm sea. Mixed group of divers undertaking Padi open water and advanced together with folk like me diving for pleasure made for an interesting and quite long day. HMS Canterbury was a great dive and a kelped reef with... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Great day out late December with Dave, Kate and the DiveNorth team. Great dive on the wreck and then a nice reef, awesome boat and great team. Highly recommend for your Bay of Islands diving adventure!! Paul Biegel Auckland

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DiveN, Owner at Dive North, responded to this review

Awesome review Paul, so glad to have been part of your Bay of Islands experience - come back again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Dive North was an amazing company to work with. My wife and I decided to get our PADI open water certification and Dive North accommodated us last minute. Compared to the other companies in north New Zealand, this is hands down the best bargain. Our instructor, Daniel, was very patient with us and always made us feel comfortable. If you... More 

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DiveN, Owner at Dive North, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback and we're delighted you enjoyed your Open Water Courses so much; that's exactly how your first step into diving should be. Yes, Dan is great isn't he? So patient and very passionate about diving. Enjoy your new skills and have fun diving! More 

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