Open 7 days, Sunday to Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday & Saturday 8am-6pm



NOW enrolling for August 2024!

Our DIPSI course sees graduates prepared to enter the dive industry with internationally recognized qualifications desired by employers all over the world! New Zealand diving is just the beginning. See why Dive Zone Whitianga is the best place to kickstart your underwater adventures!

Scuba Doo Dive Charters
Otama Beach Dune Planting

Otama Beach Dune Planting
Diving the Coromandel

The Tiaki Promise

New Zealand is precious, and everyone who lives and travels here has a responsibility to look after it. The Tiaki Promise is a commitment to care for New Zealand, for now and for future generations.

By following the Tiaki Promise, you are making a commitment to New Zealand. To act as a guardian, protecting and preserving our home.

We are so proud to be ambassadors of the sea and strive to do everything we can to protect our oceans and educate other divers to do the same.  We aim to keep New Zealand Diving among the best in the world. 

Nau mai, haere mai ki Aotearoa. Welcome to New Zealand.

Dive Zone Whitianga
Sea Floor Clean Ups

Sea Floor Clean Ups

Mercury Bay is the ideal gateway to all that the Eastern Coromandel has to offer. Within an hour of scenic boat travel from Whitianga there are miles of diveable coastline to explore, over 30 islands including the Mercury Islands and Aldermen Islands groups, Te Whanganui-a-Hei Marine Reserve, as well as countless rocks, pinnacles, and bays.  New Zealand diving is some of the best in the world.  Mercury Bay offers some of the best diving in New Zealand. 
Let us show you our backyard!

Coromandel beaches

PADI Dive Training

Want to learn to dive, or continue your diving education?
We have a full range of PADI dive courses including SCUBA, Freediving, and kids dive experiences. 



Our extensive retail shop stocks all the equipment required to meet your SCUBA, snorkel, & freediving needs.

We are an accredited  PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre and have our own in-house PADI Course Director, Darrell Bird.  We are committed to delivering PADI Instructor Development Courses and continuing education opportunities to dive professionals. We excel in using the PADI teaching system of diver education to introduce people to SCUBA diving, and then provide the continuing education that allows individuals to progress on to the dive professional level. 
We are proud to be the only store at this level on the Coromandel Peninsula.

The Health and Safety at Work (Adventure Activities) Regulations 2016 deal with the provision of adventure activities and this Act requires Dive Operators to be audited and meet safety standards set.  An OutdoorsMark certification shows that your organisation has met the highest standard of safety in the adventure activities industry.  Dive Zone Whitianga is the only Adventure Activity Safety Audit Certified Dive Operator in Whitianga.  

We are proud to be
Qualmark Gold rated!

Proud to be finalists in the Waikato Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2023!


8.00AM - 5.00PM Sunday - Thursday
8.00AM - 6.00PM Friday - Saturday

Summer Hours:  7am to 7pm - 7 days between Boxing Day and Auckland Anniversary Weekend

Get in touch with us today to find out more


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