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  • Wellington PADI Rescue Diver course nz scuba diving and courses

    How the PADI Rescue Diver course improves your diving.

    Early on in your scuba diving the PADI Rescue Diver course can sometimes seem intangible or unnecessary, because well, you just leave that stuff to the pro’s don’t you?  While when it comes to dive planning and organising dive trips, professional dive operations will take the stress out of a lot of this, the answer […]

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    Putting together your first set of SCUBA diving equipment.

    Both experienced and new divers can easily become overcome with options when putting together a set of Scuba gear.  Things like what Regulators to choose and when to get that Dive Computer return a variety of answers which are all correct.  But what and when is best to purchase for you? Start with what kind […]

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    Marina Clean Up

    After the very informative Project Aware presentation by Tony, I was shocked to learn about the state of our ocean and the unnecessary, horrendous, destructive things we humans do to our beautiful waters and the wonders that lives within it. One of the facts – Every year 100 million tonnes of plastic is dumped into […]

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    PADI Advanced Open Water course, a natural progression.

    Taking the PADI Advanced Open Water course is a relatively simple yet essential step with scuba divers developing skills to compliment their diving and achieving a new depth rating.  You cover areas like better buoyancy control with the Peak Performance Buoyancy dive, maybe a Wreck dive to get familiar with popular and safe wreck diving […]

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    How to choose a Dive Mask.

    Whether you are starting your SCUBA diving experience or an experienced rebreather diver, you need a dive mask. If your mask does not fit you properly it will ruin your dive. Choosing one in a dive store can be quite a challenge so here are some tips: Select a Store Select a dive shop you […]

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    Beginners Dive Gear – Where to start?

    Get your dive course off to a great start with some comfortable dive gear selected specifically for you.  Get more out of your course knowing you’ve already got some of the essential gear.  Save money on gear hire and dive with greater confidence and convenience. Our Beginners Dive Gear Package is suited to both experienced […]

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    What’s involved in getting PADI Rescue Diver certified?

    Imagine you’re out diving with your local “Crew” or on a dive trip and something goes wrong, somebody is a little tired and cannot swim in, falls unconscious or is having trouble at some stage during the dive.  Would you know what to do without getting yourself into danger at the same time?  Sure you […]

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    Wetsuits; Freediving v’s Scuba. What’s the difference?

    Wetsuit Neoprene is a rubber foam used to make, well, a wetsuit. It is called closed-cell neoprene as the bubbles are trapped in the neoprene rubber foam and between one or more layers of fabric. Closed-cell means that each nitrogen bubble is surrounded and separated by neoprene. Both freediving and scuba suits are made of […]