Dive, snorkel or kayak green, or join a liveaboard around the Poor Knights Islands in New Zealand.

Dive! Tutukaka – PADI 5* IDC

Protecting, sharing and enjoying the Poor Knights Islands.

The best sub-tropical diving in the world

: Dive! Tutukaka

Where: Marina Rd, Tutukaka, Whangarei, New Zealand

When: All year round

About: A PADI 5* IDC (Instructor Development Centre) offering:

  • PADI courses and dive packages.
  • Dive trips and liveaboards to The Poor Knights Islands which are now a Marine and Nature Reserve, and a World Heritage Site.
  • Snorkelling, kayaking and swimming day trips to The Poor Knights Islands.
  • Enjoy wrecks, walls, arches and tunnels, including the world’s largest sea cave.
  • A professional instructional staff including marine biologists, naturalists, tech and wreck specialists and award-winning photographers.

Green Credentials:

  • PADI Green Star Award.
  • 100% Project Aware.
  • Gold Enviro Award.
  • New Zealand’s only National Geographic Dive Centre.
  • Partnered with New Zealand’s Department of Conservation on many issues.
  • Partnered with the local Ngunguru School ensuring every child has the opportunity to complete a full scuba dive at the Poor Knights Islands, and learns about the importance of Marine Reserves.
  • Sponsors the ‘Northland Marine Education Programme’ which brings school children and community groups face to face with the marine environment

Dive Training: Full range of PADI courses from Open Water to Rescue. They also teach many specialities including: Wreck, Digital Underwater Photography, Underwater Naturalist, Project AWARE courses, and many more.

Go Pro: PADI Divemaster, Instructor (IDC) and EFR Instructor courses.


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Tutukaka 0173 Northland NZ
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