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Dive North | Bay of Islands | Learn to Dive! PADI or SSI

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Departure Days

Daily at the dive shop

Returning Days

In the afternoon around 4.30 to 5.00 pm

Trip Length

Allow 3 to 4 days

Extra Costs

Things to bring

Medical certificate, sunscreen, bathers, towel & water bottle.


We offer a complimentary pickup service to and from your accommodation.

Learn to DIVE in the beautiful Bay of Islands with the Bay of Islands winning dive charter operator!  NZ Wide Diving Winners 2012.

The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world's most popular scuba course and what better place to learn to dive than the Winterless North Bay of Islands.  Our fully qualified and experienced dive instructor will teach you everything you need to know to be a safe and competent diver. We are lucky enough to have great dive sites especially for this course and the beginner which enables us you to complete your dives from our dive boat.  SSI courses now available too - get your worldwide dive certificate.

The Courseconsists of three main phases; Knowledge Development, Confined Water Dives and Open Water Dives.

We providefull training in a relaxed and fun environment and your course includes all dive equipment, transportation, photos of you learning to dive and even lunch on the Open Water dive days! 

You'll acheive your PADI Open Water certificate which will enable you to dive to 18 metres anywhere in the world!

What our Open Water students say:

  • Just received the photos of my first dive experience... it was amazing!
  • Dive North teach you diving in a fun and safe way... it was one of the best experiences in NZ!
  • Great experience, nice people and without a doubt beautiful diving
  • I have no regret whatsoever taking my Open Water Dive course with Dive North

So book your course now!

Duration:            3 days (allow 4 days)

Pickup Service: We offer a complimentary pickup service to and from your accommodation

Requirements:  You will need a dive medical form completed by a doctor

Photos:                 Free photos of you learning to dive

Location:            Centrally based in the Bay of Islands approximately 2½ hours North of Auckland in the Winterless North just off State Highway 10

DIVE NORTH:      Professional crew, full PADI& SSI training facilities and courses, equipment hire and on-site accommodation FREE overnight parking of Backpacker and Escape campervans!

First you'll need to get a medical from a doctor - we have the form and can recommend a local doctor at a very good rate!

Day 1 consists of confined water sessions at a local pool so you can learn the basics about diving and had a bit of fun!

Day 2 is where the real fun starts as you'll go out on the boat and do two open water dives

Day 3 just builds on the day before and is even more fun as you relax and enjoy two more open water dives

All our dives are done in the beautiful Bay of Islands and Cavalli Islands - perfect for learning to dive!

We can collect you from your accommodation from Paihia to Kerikeri - or meet at our PADI Training Centre

Course times are flexible so let us know when you're free!

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