Apr 12

Fun Dives at Goat Island Marine Reserve

On Saturday morning we headed out with a group for a couple of fun dives at Goat Island Marine Reserve, Leigh. Although a large swell was running we managed to tuck in behind the Island and enjoy a couple of dives. Our boat enables us to get out beyond the reaches of shore diving and …

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Apr 09

Padi Advanced Course at Shearers Rock

We headed out past Tiri Tiri Island to Shears Rock in the Hauraki Gulf to complete the final 2 dives (Deep and Peak Performance Buoyancy) of an Advanced course. Congratulations to our new PADI Advanced divers Aysha, Dan and Nicole.

Apr 05

Learning to Dive at Wellington Reef

Another group of happy divers qualify at Wellington Reef following two fun dives aboard our boat, Scubee2, at Wellington Reef on Saturday. A big thanks to their instructor, Craig, for getting them through.

Mar 30

Trimix Rebreather Diving at Lake Taupo

Congratulations to John Hynes on completing the TDI Rebreather Advanced Trimix Course and Graham Christmas on completing the Poseidon Se7en rebreather course. We were also joined by Martin Wallis who captured some great images of us all diving the submerged Pohutakawa Trees and vertical walls at Motutaiko Island, Taupo. We had 3 perfect days of …

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Mar 22

Dive Club Meeting

Another great turn out for our club night…it was excellent to see some new faces show up and mingle with other local divers. I showed a short promo video I made during my time working for Bilikiki Cruises in the Solomon Islands…for those that couldn’t make it I have a version below. Thanks also to …

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Mar 20

Diving Tawharanui Marine Reserve

A 2m SE swell forced us to take shelter in the Tawharanui Marine Reserve for a days diving. Congratulations to Jenny on completing her Nitrox course, and Graham for completing the last 2 dives of his Hollis Explorer rebreather course. In the afternoon we headed back out with 7 open water students to complete the …

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Mar 13

Diving Leigh & Daniels Reef

Evan took our instructor candidates to Leigh Reef and Daniels Reef to complete a couple of deep dives towards their PADI Instructors course. The entire dive at Leigh Reef they were surrounded by a large school of Kingfish. We managed 4 dives during the day as the wind and swells gradually picked up in anticipation …

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Mar 12

Poseidon Rebreather Course

Congratulations to Joanne and Martin on completing their TDI Poseidon Rebreather course. Taking advantage of the great weather before Cyclone Lucy arrived we made the last dives of the course at Tiri Tiri Island. In a past life Martin owned a Dive Center in Dorset, UK, and is amazed by the progress in technology. Previously …

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Mar 02

Diving the Rainbow Warrior and Cavalli Islands

The blue water was in and we had amazing visibility again (15-20m) diving the Rainbow Warrior and Cavalli Islands. Nick was taking 7 of our part time PADI Instructor candidates through their paces to build up their wreck and deep diving experience. We also had 2 groups of fun divers join us up from Auckland …

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Feb 26

Mid week Diving at Wellington Reef

Another group of keen divers took a mid-week break to take advantage of the great weather and join us for a couple of dives…golfers do it all the time, so why not divers? Graham completed the first 2 dives of his Hollis Explorer Rebreather course. Graham is already qualified to dive on rebreathers such as …

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