Tag Archive: Outpost

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 GrantĀ  for helping and being my dive buddy for a sneaky dive during the surface interval.

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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Feb 22

Diving the Leigh Coast

On Saturday morning we headed out to dive Takatu Point, followed by another dive in the nearby Tawharanui Marine Reserve. Both dive sites are excellent, but everyone agreed that the amount of marine life found in the marine reserve was dramatically more than the unprotected Takatu Point. It is a great example of how successful …

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Jan 19

Sunday Diving at the Outpost and Daniels Reef.

Perfect weather on a Sunday morning made for a great trip to dive the Leigh Coast. Congratulations to Peter on completing the last couple of dives for his PADI Advanced Open Water.   Two Junior Open Water divers made up a keen group to explore the Outpost and Daniels Reef in the afternoon. I took …

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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.

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 JustinĀ  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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May 13

Diving Leigh Reef and Outpost

5 Keen divers head out to Leigh Reef and the Outpost for a couple of dives on Sunday morning. With a 15 knot wind and 1m swell the surface conditions were a little choppy, but it was worth it as the diving was great. Leigh Reef had a current running which attracted the schools of …

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Mar 29

Diving the Outpost and Daniels Reef

We headed out on Friday afternoon with 7 keen divers to explore the Leigh Coast. 10-15 knot winds and a 1m swell limited our options, but we were still able to tuck into the Outpost for our first dive. We immediately dropped on to a large stingray which was cruising along the sand at 12m …

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Mar 29

PADI Open Water Course Completed!

Last Friday Aaron gathered his group of Open Water students for their final 2 dives on the course at Mathessons Bay. They set up their gear on the shore and loaded it on to the boat. From there they we all headed around to the Outpost to for the dives. They completed their skills successfully …

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Dec 09

Padi Open Water Course

All OK after the course !

Happy campers on the boat at Mathessons Bay on Sunday. Congratulations to Dale, Nick, Mike, Whiti, Alex, Gavin, Daniel and Carter on completing your PADI Open Water course. A big thanks to Grant Hanly and Patrick Ruddy for getting them through safely.