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Dive Tutukaka

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Address: Marina Rd, Poor Knights Dive Centre, Tutukaka 0173, New Zealand
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+64 9-434 3867
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07:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The longest standing family-run dive company around; with a number of...

The longest standing family-run dive company around; with a number of boats, professional crew, and every day all year round trips to the Poor Knights Islands. Passionate about the environment, conservation, for divers, snorkellers, and sightseers.

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Always a great dive experience

Been back many times for Poor Knights diving. Always a great experience run by a professional and friendly outfit

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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wellington
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wellington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Been back many times for Poor Knights diving. Always a great experience run by a professional and friendly outfit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We are two experienced divers and were on a small boat with four other experienced divers. Weather wise we were very lucky and had two amazing dives at the Poor Knights with our amazing guide Brittany. The Skipper Josh was a lot of fun and did also an excellent job! We also did some sightseeing and got some good information... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I traveled here with my husband in February 2017, and we were very impressed with the knowledge of the entire staff, friendliness (!!) and overall experience. We did 4 dives over two days, and the sites were amazing and full of marine life. I told our dive master, Britt, that I had never seen a nudibranch and really hoped to... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dive Tutukaka takes great care of its divers, from ensuring the equipment is right for you personally to your lunch preference, helping you get into tight wetsuits to having a hot beverage ready for you after diving. They even take your dive computer readings and make sure you have them at the end of the day. A very customer centric... More 

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Westfield, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The dive staff was excellent and very knowledgeable about the area and history of the islands. The diving was great. We dove Middle Arch and Trevor's Rocks. Visibility at Middle Arch was fantastic, and the wall there made for an awesome dive. Trevor's Rocks had a stronger current, the visibility wasn't as good, and there was less to see on... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first booking was cancelled due to bad weather so we changed our plans and came back. And we had an excellent trip. The crew were friendly, helpful and good at their job, looking after divers and snorkellers with care. For the hour's trip to the Poor Knights Islands there was a fair swell but we enjoyed every minute. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dive staff at Dive Tutukaka were very professional. As we had not been diving in over 10 yrs. we had a little apprehension about our first dive of the day. However, our dive master, Kelsi, was very professional and kept a good eye on us, checking our status very often. This made us feel safe and confident and added to... More 

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Thank Steven K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great trip. The entire staff is incredibly friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable. We were amazed at the variety of sea life with large schools of fish and great visibility. The water was warm and little current. We enjoyed their lunch in the largest sea cave in the world and toured around the islands and had an extended trip... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Diving with Dive Tutukaka is so easy, as they sort out the gear for you and basically all you need to do is put them, do buddy checks on and jump into water. The staff is really helpful in making sure of your safety while offering fun. I also love how they allow people who still have air to stay... More 

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Sliema, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great dive to Poor Knights Island on the Calypso with Kelsi as our dive guide. The weather was a little windy, so the boat ride was a little rough, but nothing bad enough to skip the dive! We had booked with another company who cancelled on us that morning. Dive Tutukaka was able to fit us in... More 

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