Jul 24 2016

Learning to dive at the Outpost

Congratulations to another 4 divers on completing their PADI Open Water course at the Outpost, Leigh. We completed the final 2 dives on our purpose built dive boat, Whakaari Express, under the guidance of Aura and Tim as their instructors. Thanks to Grant for buddying up with me for a sneaky dive on the surface …

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Jun 19 2016

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 2016

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 2016

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.  

Feb 17 2016

Rainbow Warrior / Cavalli Islands Trip and new additions to the boat

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Over night trip to Great Barrier Island with an Advanced course thrown in for good measure.

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All ready to head out of Gulf Harbour.

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Doesn’t take long with 400hp behind you.

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Orama Oasis, home for the night.

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Dropped our gear off before heading off for a couple dives.

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Heading out for the first dives of the trip.

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Cruising.

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Brilliant visibility.

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Buoyancy fun and games.

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She’s a little beast of a compressor, just got to be a bit patient with 22 tanks to fill!

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Afternoon sun at Orama Oasis.

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Incredible sunset from the beach.

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Sunset over the Orama pontoon.

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Setting up for our night dive in the bay.

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Setting off for a night dive, nothing quite beats it.

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Beautiful still morning.

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Sun just starting to creep into the valley.

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Setting out for our second day diving.

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Mother Nature granted us access to the most northern point of Great Barrier, the Needles.

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The photos don’t do justice to the swell and surge, and this was a flat day.

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Landscapes straight out of Jurassic Park.

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Everyone keen to get in the water.

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Did a wall dive along this pinnacle.

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Saw heaps in the water and was enjoying it so much forgot to take more pictures!

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Loving life.

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Happy Diver!

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All to soon, time to head back to reality.

Jan 13 2016

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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Dec 14 2015

Spearfishing Package Deals

We have 2 awesome package deals for those wishing to get in to or upgrade their gear. We have a huge range of NEW spear fishing and freediving gear in for the Summer season. Pass by the shop to check them out, or give the guys a call for more information.

Nov 23 2015

Poor Knights Diving and Video

Our new dive boat, Whakaari Express, made 3 trips to the Poor Knights Islands this month. As Whakaari Express cruises at 50km we made it out to the Islands in 20 minutes from Tutukaka Marine. That left us plenty of time to dive, tikky tour around the islands and get back to the marine by …

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Nov 22 2015

Oceanic Package Deals

We have a number of great package deals on Oceanic BCDs and Regulators. Get into a solid start up package with various upgrades available – ie. dive computer, balanced and environmentally sealed regulator, integrated weight pockets, compass and more. Or take advantage of our great deals and get into a top of the line package …

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