Oct 23

Poseidon Rebreather Course

Congratulations to Dave Abbott on completing his Poseidon MkVI Rebreather course. Even if the plankton bloom and poor visability was working against us we still managed to complete the 4 required dives along the Tutukaka Coastline. Dave is a professional underwater photo/videographer and plans to take advantage of the quiet operation of a fully closed …

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Oct 21

Hollis Explorer Rebreather arrives !

After 5 months waiting the new Hollis Explorer Rebreather finally arrived at the dive center. The engineers from Oceanic in the USA have been working frantically to clear huge back orders since the latest rebreather on the market was released earlier this year. This is a true recreational rebreather designed to be compact, light, simple …

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Oct 21

Diving Canterbury and Waikato Wrecks

We headed back up to the Bay of Islands again to dive the Canterbury Wreck, followed by a couple of dives on the Waikato Wreck out of Tutukaka. Sam headed the group to rack up a few more dives towards their Padi Specialty Wreck Instructor rating. We stayed at The Farm and headed across to …

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Oct 14

XR Advanced Nitrox and Deco Procedures

Congratulations to Mike, Nick, Aaron and Logan on completing the first SSI XR technical course to be run in NZ. This course introduces students to standardised technical diving configurations, redundant gas supplies and gas switching. On completing the courses they are qualified to use gas mixes with up to 100% oxygen and limited decompression dives …

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Oct 13

Boat dives out of Mathessons Bay

Congratulations to Xinming and Beeli on completing their Padi Advanced Open Water course with their instructor Aaron. The rest of the team enjoyed a couple of great boat dives to the Outpost and Daniels Reef testing out new gear purchased for this Summers diving.

Oct 12

Diving at Daniels Reef

Congratulations to Logan, Irene and Matt on completing their Padi Open Water course. Lisa, Doyle and Cara were onboard to rack up a few more dives towards their National Certificate in Diving – Foundation level. View Photo Gallery below:          

Sep 24

Spring Sale – check it out !

We are celebrating our recent move to Silverdale with a Spring sale. Come down and check out our new shop and pick up some great deals in the process…STOREWIDE DISCOUNTS !

Sep 09

Learning to Scuba Dive at the Outpost

Congratulations to Rob, Kate and Jacob on completing their Open Water Diver Course. Doyle, Lisa and Justin  joined us to rack up a few more dives towards their dive master courses. The weather turned out to be great (even though the forecast was a little dodgy)…the sun was shining, sea calm and visability a good …

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Sep 01

Spring is here !

Nick, Jack, James and Martin.

We headed out to Tiri Tiri Island on the first day of Spring to complete a couple the navigation and fish id dives of the Advanced course. Jack and James made their first dives after completing their Open Water course in August and they are all set  for heaps of diving over the Summer.

Aug 20

Fiji Dive Trip

Another group of intrepid divers joined us again for a weeks diving at Safari Lodge at Nananu-i-ra Island in Fiji. A welcome break towards the end of an NZ winter and we were treated to some amazing warm water diving. Again the highlight was heading out the Vatu-i-ra reef system in the Bligh channel. We …

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