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We dive some of NZ's best scuba diving spots.  We dive the waters from Mercury to Aldermen Islands and the coastline and islands of the greater Mercury Bay and Te Whanganui A Hei Marine Reserve (Cathedral Cove) on our purpose-built dive boats The Mystery Machine and Scuba Doo. We can offer dive sites for the beginner through to the advanced.  Through summer we have availability daily.  Through winter we have availability on weekends and can sometimes offer mid-week availability.

Cost is $240 per person for the day, $280 if you need tanks and weights or $330 for full hire gear.

Our destinations include:

  • Great Mercury Island
  • Ohinau Island
  • Stanley Island
  • Cathedral Cove Marine Reserve
  • Double Island
  • Aldermen Island
  • Kourapuki Island
  • The Bookcase
  • Never Fail Rock
  • Sail Rocks
  • Red Mercury Island
  • Humbug Bay

Mercury Bay has its own Marine Reserve, Te Whanganui A Hei - the location of renowned Cathedral Cove.  Here is a great opportunity to get up close and personal with plentiful fish life amongst a stunning marine environment.  

No minimum numbers required - just give us a call and book your space on one of our trips.  Trips depart around 9am and return around 3pm.  Our Skippers Craig & Ryan are highly experienced and keen to show you their playground.   Always an Instructor on board making this an ideal outing for all levels of dive competence.  We require vaccination passport verification for all divers on our trips.

Trip departs shop at 9.00 and we aim to do two dives (subject to conditions on the day) price excludes gear hire, or see below for pricing options:

Occasionally we are able to take snorkelers. 

 Email us here to enquire: or call us at the store on 07-8671580.

We are also keen to raise awareness for the use of “reef sensitive” sunblock and ask that you to check yours is Oxybenzone Free & Octinoxate Free as even the smallest amounts of these chemicals harm the marine environment.  We do sell Sun Bum’s range of reef sensitive sunblock in store and online

Please email the shop direct to check availability and organise your spot on one of our trips.  Email direct to: 

SKU: 10001 TAGS: scuba, snorkelling

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