Learn to dive

If you have the time, why not learn to dive while in New Zealand or take the opportunity to upgrade your dive certification.

Most people start their New Zealand travels in Auckland and head south, so why not learn to dive at the start of your journey and take advantage of the awesome dive sites around New Zealand while you tour our beautiful country.

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Courses we offer include:

PADI Multi Level Specialty

Extend your bottom time by Multi leveling your dives. Learn important aspects, safety measures and different methods of calculation of no decompression limits including using the Wheel and Dive Computers.

Prerequisite: Must be PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent.

What to bring: Dive Tables.

We supply: Instruction, qualification.

Note: 2 dives are required to complete this course.

PADI Open Water (Learn to dive)

Not a diver yet? Then come out a week earlier and learn to dive before your tour. 5 days full time or part-time instruction. Includes theory and pool sessions and 2 days diving. On completion you will receive your PADI Open Water Diver certification. Includes course instruction, dives, books, all equipment hire and certification.

If you are in Auckland and wanting to learn to dive, visit our sister company website for full information - Global Dive Auckland

PADI Advanced Open Water

Involves gaining experience and further training in different types of diving. Two core dives - Deep and Navigation and Three elective dives such as Wreck, Boat, Underwater Naturalist. Self study required - reading book and completing knowledge reviews. Can be completed prior to or during tour. Prerequisite: Must be PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent.

What to bring: Dive Tables.

We supply: Books, instruction, qualification.

Note: 5 dives are required to complete this course.

PADI Deep Specialty

Involves learning the special planning requirements, advantages and disadvantages of diving deeper. 4 dives will be carried out at depths between 20m and 40m. Prerequisite: Must be PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent.

What to bring: Dive Tables.

We supply: Books, instruction, qualification.

Note: 4 dives are required to complete this course.

PADI Photography Specialty

Involves instruction on the proper care and use of different underwater cameras. 2 dives using Sea & Sea cameras to practice your techniques. Prerequisite: Must be PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent

What to bring: Dive Tables.

We supply: Books, instruction, qualification, cameras, film and developing.

Note: 2 dives are required to complete this course.

PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty

Learn about the amazing underwater environment. Learn different species of marine life, how they survive and how we can help to protect them. Includes 2 dives. Prerequisite: Must be PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent.

What to bring: Dive Tables.

We supply: Instruction, qualification.

Note: 2 dives are required to complete this course.

PADI Boat Diver Specialty

Learn important aspects, safety features, special entry and exit techniques etc. associated with diving from different types of boats. 2 dives.

Prerequisite: Must be PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent.

What to bring: Dive Tables.

We supply: Instruction, qualification.

Note: 2 dives are required to complete this course.

Hire an underwater camera

Sea & Sea camera available for hire for group tours or per day.

NZ$65.00 per day (includes film)
NZ$325 per week (no film included)

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