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Dive Kaikoura

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13 Yarmouth Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Great for refresher and open water divers. Knowledgeable guides!

Dive Kaikoura is great! I signed up for a a refresher dive with them and actually went on an open... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Vitalie_vt
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Boston, Massachusetts
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We bought mask and snorkel somewhere else and just came in to ask if theres some good snorkeling... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2016
Julia G
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St. Georgen im Schwarzwald, Germany
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The Kaikoura coastline is abundant with sea life which makes diving with us an unforgettable experience. As a 5 Star PADI Dive Centre our professional team will provide you with a safe and fun environment to learn to dive, go on guided tours and fulfil all your diving needs with equipment sales, rental and servicing.
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12 Dec 2017
“Great for refresher and open water divers. Knowledgeable guides!”
21 Apr 2016
“Top tips an help!”
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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13 Yarmouth Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Dive Kaikoura is great! I signed up for a a refresher dive with them and actually went on an open water dive. My guide, Hugh, was a very proficient diver and instructor - in addition to skills overview he helped me work on buoyancy, which...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We bought mask and snorkel somewhere else and just came in to ask if theres some good snorkeling around. In the end the super friendly and relaxed owner gave us good tips and even treated our masks withe chemicals which prevented them of fogging up...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2015

As a stranger wanting to dive in Kaikoura I popped into the local shop for some local knowledge. The owner of Dive Kaikoura is Nigel and his experience and passion are second to none. How strange it is to see a dive shop owner who...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2014

Hi there, yesterday I had a shore dive with Nigel! As I learned diving in the red sea and After that have been diving only in warm water (Bahamas, curacao, key largo) it was my First experience in cold water. As it is spring Right...More

2  Thank Nicole S
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Reviewed 8 January 2014

I had a wonderful dive with Nigel. The sea live in New Zealand is amazing. There was a seal that followed us for several minutes. Kelly and Nigel have created a dive shop that is very friendly, professional and caring. Everybody who loves diving should...More

1  Thank Ilona E
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Reviewed 17 December 2013

Very friendly bunch here at dive kaikoura. We didn't have luck with the weather but even at minimum visibility we gotta see some sealife. Nigel took good care of us, and he has some nice dry jokes to lighten the mood on the way to...More

3  Thank attilakovac
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Reviewed 9 December 2013

Great people and staff with lots of experience. The gear there was maintained and new and the price wasnt that expensive. If you are a diver hop in there and check it out... There's nothing like a dive to calm you down..

1  Thank Ehud J
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Reviewed 23 November 2013

My first dive in New Zealand and had a wonderful dive. The staff at Dive Kaikoura are just great, from the first time I made contact with them right though to the end they just could not do enough. It's great that they explain that...More

2  Thank Char N
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

Recently completed a couple of dive specialties with Nigel and the team at Dive Kaikoura and it was absolutely brilliant! The standard of instruction and instructor enthusiasm is incredibly high with a strong focus on the skills being learnt as well as recapping skills from...More

1  Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 28 May 2013

I am a newly certifiied diver, and this was my first sea/ocean dive. The visibility was not great, but after some discussion, we opted to move forward with the dive. Turned out that I was the only diver to accompany the Dive Master, Ally. She...More

2  Thank Dawn H
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