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  • Wellington Womens Dive Day SCUBA Diving Equipment Specialty

    PADI Womens Dive Day – 21st of July 2018

    Take part in the fourth annual PADI Women’s Dive Day on Saturday, 21 July 2018.  For the past three years, divers from every corner of the globe have come together for PADI Women’s Dive Day to bond over their love of the ocean and a passion for diving. This growing tradition will continue on 21 […]

  • Wellington Dive Gear Choosing a BCD

    Choosing the right BCD.

    BCD selection can be confusing, even for the most experienced divers.  Words like integrated, rear inflator, non-integrated, modular, shoulder dump, quick release, harness and wing can sound sophisticated beyond comprehension.  In this article we will shed some light on these options and how they affect your diving.  Don’t forget for a full equipment run-down and […]

  • Wellington SCUBA Diving courses Temperate Water Diver

    Which 5 Specialty courses are good for Temperate Water Diving?

    Temperate water diving offers some different challenges to tropical or summer diving in the Wellington region.  When Divers master the essentials they can enjoy a greater range of dive sites and even improved visibility!  Plus who doesn’t want to dive all year round anyway? Peak Performance Buoyancy Prerequisite: Open Water Diver or equivalent Having good buoyancy […]

  • SCUBA diving Myths, NZ Wellington PADI dive courses

    Mythical secret’s of how we develop as divers.

    After an Open Water Diver course you can sometimes be left feeling like there was something missing or maybe it was not complete.  You’re looking at taking the next step they keep telling you to do but are not sure or even feeling prepared.  For starters your Dive Instructor seemed to have it all so […]

  • Aquarium divers scuba diving courses and trips wellington based scuba diving

    Napier Trip

    Escape for a fun weekend exploring the highlights of Napier.  As scuba divers we naturally seek out novel experiences and diving in the Napier Oceanarium is nothing short of this.  Concerned about diving with sharks and rays?  No problem, ease your fears with marine life that is so used to divers you’ll feel right at […]

  • Wellington Dive Gear and courses

    Future Proofing your Dive Purchases

    It is hard when you start diving to imagine where you are going with this exciting activity. Some divers can’t see past the desire to catch a crayfish. If this is all you intend to do, stop reading this blog, you don’t have the imagination to really enjoy diving. First try and decide what you […]

  • NZ Dive Trip, Scuba diving Wellington

    Northland Dive Trip – 8th to 11th of June

    Get yourself away for a 4 day dive trip this June to NZ’s iconic Bay of Islands – HMNZS Canterbury.  Enjoy real down to earth New Zealand hospitality and diving at it’s best. Nearby and often visited during the trip are the Rainbow Warrior Shipwreck and even a visit to the Poor Knights islands can […]

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    Getting out Scuba Diving in Wellington once certified.

    All too often the going mantra is how to get some practice is after your PADI Open Water Diver course.  You’ve done all the skills’, completed the study and been scuba diving during your course but how to get there now?  It could be time pressures or finding a dive buddy, maybe you’re still a […]