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Dive Zone Whitianga

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Blessed on the Coromandel Peninsula with arguably the best diving in NZ, from shore, boat or kayak. There is always good diving conditions, prolific fish life and endless dive sites for the beginner and the advanced. With this and all the other...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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7 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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+64 7-867 1580
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Planning on diving in Mercury Bay, we needed flippers, masks, etc, as they are too heavy to pack when flying from Sydney, Aus. The staff in this shop really know how to find you the very best equipment & know exactly what fits & what...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

2 dives totally not worth it ! Wrong sites, fishing dive sites and not marine life dive sites, no services, equipment insufficient... One of the most expensive dives I've done (225$ for 2 dives with gear) to see algaes and sand, to pick up crayfishes...More

1  Thank LaetitiaIwanska
DiveZoneWhitianga, Owner at Dive Zone Whitianga, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2016

Well that's a pretty horrible review and a total first for us as we pride ourselves on the diving we do and the service we provide. But we just have to make some comments to this. The trip was going to be a run to...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We did a trip around Whitianga and it was great. The staff was very friendly, hot drinks on board and safe tour. Recommended! Thanks

Thank Carolina F
DiveZoneWhitianga, Owner at Dive Zone Whitianga, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thanks for taking the time to right a review Carolina. Much appreciated and glad you enjoyed your trip with us!

Reviewed 11 June 2018

Had an epic days Diving with Divezone Whitianga, Super friendly team, professional, fun and excellent service! Two beautiful dives, great vis - 15m, heaps of fish, a beautiful clown nudibranch, Kingfish and Dolphins on the boat ride back. Would highly recommend a trip with these...More

Thank ChristianBuckner
Reviewed 18 March 2018

A Stella weekend diving with the Dive Zone Whitianga Team. Completed our Advanced Course with the amazing instructer Elise. Very profesional and easy going making our weekend very much enjoyable and look foward to our next mission back to Whitianga to continue on doing more...More

Thank ryan d
DiveZoneWhitianga, Owner at Dive Zone Whitianga, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write a review! We look forward to your return to us to continue your training!

Reviewed 11 January 2018

Today went out diving with Divezone Whitianga and was blown away by their quality of service. Not only did we get 2 excellent dives, we were able to get iconic photos taken infront of Catherdral Cove and view large Snappers cruising in the Marine Reserve....More

Thank HaydenM208
LindaBDive, Owner at Dive Zone Whitianga, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Wow! thanks for that awesome review Hayden - we try to be outstanding :)

Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

I had been hoping I’d dive in NZ but hadn’t done my research in advance. This location happened to be listed the guide in the townhouse I stayed. I called them up and they had room for me to join a day trip the next...More

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LindaBDive, Owner at Dive Zone Whitianga, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a review - and thanks for all the great comments. We like to think we offer a stellar experience and so glad you found us so. Safe travels and hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 28 May 2017

My son (age 13) completed his PADI certification here. Hats off to everyone here. Grace, Gavin, Jeff, Ryan, Craig were super nice and patient with my kids (and Linda was very patient answering all my questions over email). Their Whitianga pool is solar heated, but...More

Thank Damanig
DiveZoneWhitianga, Owner at Dive Zone Whitianga, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thanks for your review! Its great to hear our team really looked after your daughters. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels and come back one day to dive with us!

Reviewed 22 March 2017

Really one of the best dive centers I ever dived with! Really nice staff, good and new equipment (7mm for 21°C watertemperatur), pretty cool, charming boat and awesome spots. We went diving at the Alderman Islands and it was so pretty. 225 dollar is a...More

Thank Kathi K
DiveZoneWhitianga, Owner at Dive Zone Whitianga, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write your review Kathi. Glad you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Great place, friendly staff and couldn't have made getting my dive ticket anymore enjoyable. Alice is a great instructor and it was easy to tell that she and everybody else there loved their job.

Thank Jeremy R
DiveZoneWhitianga, Owner at Dive Zone Whitianga, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Thanks Jeremy! Hope we see you again.

Reviewed 27 February 2017

I would have given Dive Zone an excellent except for the boat and its crew - I think provided by a third party. The instructors, Connor and Lily, were great and very helpful when needed, especially with the novices. However we were somewhat limited in...More

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DiveZoneWhitianga, Owner at Dive Zone Whitianga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review and you are right - you were on a third party charter vessell and we will pass your comments on to them as we pride ourselves on our crews doing their best to look after all customers. With...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Dive Whitianga was amazing. The staff that work there were so very nice and helpful. Elise was full of knowledge and helpful info about the dives we were going on and about the whole area while we stayed in coromandel. Not having gone diving in...More

Thank Katherine B
DiveZoneWhitianga, Owner at Dive Zone Whitianga, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Great to hear how well our crew looked after you - its what we expect! Thanks for taking the time to review.

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AyushK195
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Response from DiveZoneWhitianga | Property representative |
Hi Ayush, Sorry for taking so long to reply but I missed seeing your question somehow. We offer full PADI Open Water courses (learn to dive) all year round. The cost is $550 and includes all equipment you need to use for... More
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