The best one stop Dive Shop for all things diving! We service all your dive needs in Whitianga.



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!

We thank all our customers for their continued support through these times.

Our Covid Protocols

Due to the potential career ending impacts of Covid and the minimum required 30 day stand down for occupational divers should they contract Covid, we are continuing with our requirements to wear a mask when in store and in our vehicles.  

We ask that you do NOT enter our store if you have any cold or flu like symptoms.

If you are unable to wear a mask please just give us a call on 07-8671580 & we can serve you outside and we thank you for your understanding that our potential Worksafe issues and our needs to minimise staffing losses sees us needing to continue with these requirements.

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.

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 proud to be Qualmark Gold rated!


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


Boxing Day - Anniversary Weekend
7am to 7pm - 7 days

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.  


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