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Address: Arorangi, Cook Islands
Phone Number: +682 21 873
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1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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We are the only multi-agency certifying dive centre in the country, so we...

We are the only multi-agency certifying dive centre in the country, so we are able to offer the widest range of internationally recognised diving courses and qualifications in the Cook Islands. We offer courses from Open Water to Instructor level and have the highest qualified instructors in the Country from the top two worldwide training agencies.At Dive Rarotonga we offer quality diving in a fun and friendly atmosphere - so whether these are your first bubbles, you are already qualified and you are diving for fun, or you want to progress your professional diving career, we have dives to suit you!

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A Great Place to Dive With

I hadn't been diving for a while and Dive Raro were great in helping me refresh and develop my skills. They are great value for money and Paul, Ed and Karen make your dive... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
damianmills2016
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Hamilton, New Zealand

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I hadn't been diving for a while and Dive Raro were great in helping me refresh and develop my skills. They are great value for money and Paul, Ed and Karen make your dive experience even better. Even though I was a novice and slightly anxious they helped put my mind at ease and made the refresher course and dives... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dive Rarotonga run an excellent operation. Ed, Karen and Paul are all very experienced divers and are knowledgeable of the area. My son and I did eight dives with Paul and Karen, while three of our other family members completed their SSI Open Water certification over a four day period. The training they went through was very thorough and of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

These guys were awesome, we did the two dive package and theytook us to two great spots, saw heaps of great fish incl turtle. Would recommend them any day of the week.

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Thank Graeme L
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I visited Rarotonga for a very quick diving trip and Dive Rarotonga made the trip a success! Paul and Karen were very pleasant and provided an excellent experience with some truly spectacular diving. The gear was in good shape and well prepared and safety was a priority. I would highly recommend Dive Rarotonga!

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Thank CAppel2007
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had four days of great diving with Karen & Paul. We were restricted by the weather/wind to the north side of Rarotonga, but still able to find two great sites each day. I was impressed with their emphasis on safety and education. This would be a great place to learn to dive!

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victpria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Karen, Ed and Paul are a good team and clearly care about safety and all aspects related to diving but some areas could be improved Training facilities could do with a refresh: the changing rooms/toilets are a bit dingy, the pool water could be filtered/cleaned, the solar powered pool heater looks like it has been out of commission for a... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

upgraded my scuba diver to open water with dive rarotonga recently. everything ran so smoothly, from easily upgrading and then heading out for 2 awesome dives. paul was a great instructor, made us feel very safe and saw some awesome coral reefs and life underwater

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Thank Jordan T
England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Matt and I did 4 dives with Karen and Paul and had a fab time! The sites were lovely and close to shore, which meant shore intervals! Both Karen and Paul led excellent dives, where we saw plenty of fish and even sleeping sharks!! As a relatively newly qualified diver, both were patient, supportive and great at helping me build... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We had a lovely 2 week break in Rarotonga and dived nearly every day with Dive Rarotonga. Their attitude to safety is second to non. It is a privilege to dive new sites and still see plenty of mega fauna along with plenty of the smaller critters. You have peace of mind that a fully qualified instructor is on the... More 

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Kununurra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I did the beginner dive which is up to 12 metres and a lesson in the pool before hand. our guide paul was great and made it a really great day. budget friendly and well organised. there is so much fish and coral that you will want to dive again. highly recommend going with these guys!!

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