Category Archive: Courses

Aug 10

Rebreather Courses Completed !

A big congratulations to Liz and Christian on completing their Hollis Prism 2 Tec CCR rebreather crossover course,¬† They both have shiny new rebreathers ready and rearing for the coming seasons diving.   Also, congratulations to Nick on completing his Hollis Explorer SCR rebreather crossover course. The Hollis Explorer is aimed at recreational divers and …

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Jul 29

SSI XR Nitrox and Advanced Wreck Instructor Course

Congratulations to Sam, James and Henry on completing their SSI XR Nitrox and Advanced Wreck Instructor Course. Also, PG for completing his diver level certifications. After a full day in the pool we headed up to Tutukaka with our twinsets for 2 days diving on the Waikato Wreck. We hoped to make it to the …

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Jul 24

Open Water Course at the Outpost

Congratulations to our new open water divers. Instructors, Aura and Tim, were on board to complete the final 2 dives of the Open Water course at the Outpost, Leigh. A big thanks to Grant  for helping and being my dive buddy for a sneaky dive during the surface interval.

Jul 13

Sidemount Course

We spent yesterday in the pool putting Nick, Doyle, Thomas and Mike through the paces during the confined water training session of their Sidemount course. This is the first step working towards their Sidemount Instructor ratings. Sidemount diving originated from cave diving, where divers often needed to squeeze through small spaces and for carrying multiple …

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Jun 19

Learning to Dive at Tiri Tiri Matangi

Congratulations to another 8 divers who successfully completed their Raid 20 Openwater Course. Thanks to Blair for assisting on the dives. We encountered schools of yellow stripped mullet, snapper and an eagle ray. Looking forward to seeing some of you guys on the upcoming Advanced Course in the Bay of Islands in July, or Fiji …

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May 29

Learning to Dive at Mathesons Bay

A huge congratulations to all or students completing their RAID Open Water 20 dive course today at Mathesons Bay. A big thanks to Martin for divemastering and helping the dives run smoothly. The weather forecast was grim with 30 knot winds and 1.5m swells brewing, however, Mathesons Bay was sheltered from the westerlies and turned …

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May 28

Rainbow Warrior and Cavalli Islands

Our 2016 Diploma in Professional Scuba Diving Instruction students experienced their first wreck dive on the Rainbow Warrior this month. Followed by some stunning dives on the nearby Cavalli Island reefs. A big thanks to Carlos, a Whangaroa local, for showing us a couple of great new dive sites. We are ENROLLING NOW for our …

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May 22

Dolphins and Seals at the Poor Knights

A great 4 days diving at the Poor knights. Our tertiary instructor candidates made were escorted to the Poor Knights by a huge pod of 100s of Spinner Dolphins. Over the weekend we made it to Sugarloaf and the Pinnacles dives sites, 2 of our favourites, and were lucky enough to be in the water …

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Jan 17

Sting rays, nudibranchs and scallops on RAID Open Water at Jones Bay

Jan 13

Enrolling NOW ! – Diploma in Professional Scuba Instruction

Do you want to become a Scuba Instructor? Are you looking for a change in Career? Do you have an interest in the outdoors and meeting new people? Are you looking for a fun and exciting course option for 2016? If so, our February 2016 full-time Diploma in Professional Scuba Instruction starts SOON and could …

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