We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dive Wellington

Features Animals
432 The Esplanade | Island Bay, Wellington 6023, New Zealand
+64 4-939 3483
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Great dive site and lovely staff

What a great experience! Lovely staff, very knowledgeable and helpful. The dive site is right... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Mohnblume62
,
Zurich, Switzerland
Great Dive Shop in Wellington

Had a great experience, we were just passing through Wellington on our way to the south island and... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Canadian_JamesM
,
Burlington, Canada
Read all 41 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
An amazing location, across from Taputeranga Marine Reserve and five minutes from the wreck of the F69 Frigate Wellington. Placing us in the middle of Wellington’s best diving. All within a ten minute drive from Wellington City, we offer a hotel pick up and drop off service when diving with us.Proud to be a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre, we offer daily guided dives and boat charters to make your dive experience enjoyable.
  • Excellent96%
  • Very good4%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“these guys” (3 reviews)
“south coast” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
432 The Esplanade | Island Bay, Wellington 6023, New Zealand
CONTACT
Website
+64 4-939 3483
Write a ReviewReviews (41)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"marine reserve"
in 7 reviews
"these guys"
in 3 reviews
"south coast"
in 3 reviews
"gear"
in 11 reviews
"snorkeling"
in 3 reviews
"shop"
in 12 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 40 reviews

Reviewed 1 May 2018

What a great experience! Lovely staff, very knowledgeable and helpful. The dive site is right outside the shop (huge plus) and I had a great dive. I absolutely enjoyed my time there. I'll definitely book another dive with Dive Wellington if I make it back...More

Thank Mohnblume62
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Had a great experience, we were just passing through Wellington on our way to the south island and decided to get a dive in. The staff is super friendly and helpful, and the location is convenient right on the coast. Highly recommended!!

Thank Canadian_JamesM
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We loved our dive in Wellington, it was my first official dive, and my boyfriend’s 25th (or so). We saw loads of fish, and huge crayfish! Dave, the dive master, was really accommodating to our needs/arrival time to Wellington. He made me feel safe for...More

Thank Rebecca M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I was in Wellington for a vacation and thought it would be criminal if I didnt get into New Zealand. I found Dive Wellington who really took great care of me. This is a full service Dive shop that offers plenty of classes, all the...More

1  Thank Gavin T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Visited dive Wellington briefly this year, the squad in store were super helpful and friendly. Went for a dive right out side the front of the store (marine reserve), saw plenty of fish life and swim-throughs. Enjoyed some taaaasty saussies on the bbq after our...More

Thank Brooke O
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to snorkel at the reserve while in Wellington. This dive shop is directly across the street from the reserve. We were here on a one day cruise stop and really only had the morning to snorkel. We were going to...More

Thank stjohnbeachlover
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

These guys are great. Excellent service and very knowledgable staff. We joined the dive club and went almost every weekend for the better part of ten months and it was always with good gear and to great dive sites. Later, we did our advanced open...More

Thank Kevin E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Went here with my friend to rent out some gear to do some shore diving. The staff were super friendly and helpful. They also suggested places to go diving, not just in Wellington but in other parts of NZ too. Wasn't too happy about the...More

Thank lil_squishy1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Dave, Paula, Chris, and Kelly are so accommodating - they provided good advice on scuba gear, top diving tips, and guided tours around the Marine Reserve. We went out in front of the dive shop into Mermaid's Kitchen - it was so beautiful! Lots of...More

Thank SuChewT
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Hands down a great dive experience. First of all it has been about 18 months since my last dive and I was anxious about getting in the water. I was teamed up with Chris who explained everything we were going to do. That made an...More

Thank LouieAZ
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 46 hotels in Wellington
Airport Motel
191 reviews
3.93 km away
Southgate Motor Inn
79 reviews
4.38 km away
747 Motel
67 reviews
4.41 km away
Ascot Motor Lodge
40 reviews
4.51 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Maranui Surf Lifesaving Cafe
515 reviews
3.23 km away
Beach House & Kiosk
57 reviews
.08 km away
Blue Belle Cafe
58 reviews
1.71 km away
Elements
136 reviews
3.67 km away
Nearby Attractions
Red Rocks Reserve
133 reviews
.60 km away
Island Bay
92 reviews
1.46 km away
Petone Settlers Museum
40 reviews
.68 km away
Owhiro Bay
24 reviews
.61 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dive Wellington staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit