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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 […]

  • Wellington PADI Open Water dive course wetsuit nz

    Great value PADI Dive course

    Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wanted to scuba dive… Does this sound like you?  Take the PADI Open Water Diver course At New Zealand Sea Adventures, near Wellington, we pride ourselves on the best value dive courses and equipment.  To make sure we are meeting your expectations, we’ve put together an excellent offer […]

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    Deciding on a scuba diving regulator setup.

    Deciding on a Regulator setup to go for first off can be all a little bewildering, will you get what you pay for spending a little extra?  Does the cheap regulator actually work?  What is a venturi or balanced regulator even mean?  One things for sure and that we can assure you is that they […]

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    Constant Mass Flow – KISS mCCR

    The KISS CCR is an mCCR or manual CCR. That means it does not rely on a solenoid to detect and inject oxygen when the PPO2 drops. The KISS PPO2 is controlled by two events. The first is an orifice through which oxygen flows constantly at a set rate. The second is the manual add […]

  • Wellington Drysuit diving diver suits equipment course - Wellington Scuba Store dive gear diving equipment Wellington PADIi dive courses Wellington TDI courses KISS Rebreathers

    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 […]

  • Wellington Dive Diving Adventures - Wellington Scuba Store dive gear diving equipment Wellington PADIi dive courses Wellington TDI courses KISS Rebreathers

    The Value of Continuing Education for Scuba Divers

    Modern technology and advancements in scuba diver training have seen many a scuba diver certified with the minimum of time and effort.  In as little as 4 days you can become a certified PADI Open Water Diver!  This is great news for people looking to take up the sport and get out diving with your […]

  • Dive Diving Fins - Wellington Scuba Shop dive gear diving equipment Wellington PADIi dive courses Wellington TDI courses KISS Rebreathers

    Choosing the right pair of diving fins

    With the variety of fin types, styles and material used it’s sometimes a little confusing when trying to decide on the right diving fins for your activity.  Will they do what I need them to do properly, do they fit, what’s a split or blade fin, open heel or full foot.  What fin’s do or […]

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    Start the Adventure of a lifetime…. TODAY!!!

    Start the Adventure of a lifetime today with the PADI Open Water Diver course at NZ Sea Adventures, Wellingtons Premier Dive Store. Ever wandered what it’s like to be able to breath underwater? Explore the underwater world and see marine life in it’s natural beauty. Discover sunken shipwrecks, dive deep or navigate the trickiest underwater […]