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Address: Marina Rd, Poor Knights Dive Centre, Tutukaka, New Zealand
Phone Number: + 64 9 4343 867
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Great dive masters with awesome knowledge of the islands. Looked after us really well, set up our kit and broke I doesn't at the end of the day. Good packed lunch and hot drinks... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great dive masters with awesome knowledge of the islands. Looked after us really well, set up our kit and broke I doesn't at the end of the day. Good packed lunch and hot drinks ready for us when we got out of the water. Awesome day!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Poor knights Island. These guys were really professional and lead a great dive. We didn't even mind when the anchor got stuck and we had to hang out in the islands.

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Lelystad, Flevoland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice dive organization. It's a efficient company to get a lot of people to the Poor Knights and still give enough personal attention you want and need on a dive tour. You don't have to carry your stuff, they prepare everything and offer a lunch in between the dives. It not cheap though.

Thank IvoDeRooij
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the more expensive double dives I've done but the staff deliver a premium package comprised of loads of local information, history on the islands and of course an array of beautifully unique dive sites!! Waters are sub tropical but the wetsuits had me comfortable through ought both dives :)

Thank Luke S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

An amazing weekend of diving the Waikato and Poor Knights. Crew were informative, helpful, attentive. Would definitely recommend.

Thank mincher g
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We drove from Whangarei early in the morning to get to Tutukaka. They provided us with 7mm wetsuits which made diving in the relatively cold (20-21*C) water much more comfortable. Dive Tutukaka were great guides and informative hosts. They talked about Cook's discovery (and possible naming) of the islands, plus the islands' native wildlife. We actually saw two types of... More 

Thank PsychoSavager
Washington, DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

I dove the Poor Knights Islands more than a decade ago and brought my sons back to dive with them again. Both times I had very competent, safe staff. This time was during New Zealand's winter so the wet suits were thicker and the staff had plenty of hot soup and drinks on board. One of the best places in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

We drove 4 hours out of our way to dive the Poor Knights with Dive Tutukaka and it was 100% worth it! We had an amazing time! All staff at Dive Tutukaka were incredibly knowledgable, friendly and organized and they took excellent care of us. And the Poor Knights themselves were an amazing dive spot -- we saw rays, a... More 

Thank viajandoing
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016

Dive Tutukaka reinforced why the Poor Knights are one of the top 10 dive sights in the world. 2 hour ride out to the Poor Knights is the perfect introduction to getting away from it all. You are on an adventure to a hidden world uknown to the feet of man. No one lives on these beautiful islands off the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Absolutly amazing. Very friendly and helpful people. The diving spots were very nice and youll see a lot of sea life. If I can Ill go defently again.

Thank Yann P

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