Why PADI Advanced Open Water & Rescue Diver?

You take the PADI Open Water Diver course to learn to SCUBA dive, so where do the Advanced Open Water and Rescue Diver courses come in?  The truth is they’re all part of the learning process.  Taking dive courses after Open Water Diver helps turn you into a competent SCUBA Diver.  Yes once you have […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Getting out Scuba Diving in Wellington once certified.

[button linking=”default” link=”https://www.scubadiving.co.nz/specialty-courses/” align=”left” size=”small” type=”wide” style=”simple”]Advanced Open Water course[/button] 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 […]

Specialty Diver Packages

Back from the achieves and in line with the new PADI Specialties of the Quarter promotions are our re-invigorated Specialty Packages for your SCUBA diving pleasure…. Looking to explore further underwater, maybe become a certified Wreck diver or dive with Enriched Air Nitrox?  Maybe you are aiming for PADI Master Scuba Diver and need 5 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Wonders of Drysuit Diving

Drysuits are heavy, uncomfortable, expensive and difficult to operate…  Said somebody at some stage but have you ever dived one?  Yes they do cost more than Wetsuits but will out-perform any wetsuit on any given day in all temperate diving conditions.  They are convenient in that you don’t need to dry off afterwards and don’t […]