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Dive Kaikoura

#15 of 17 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Kaikoura Features Animals
13 Yarmouth Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6622
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Top tips an help!

We bought mask and snorkel somewhere else and just came in to ask if theres some good snorkeling... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2016
Julia G
,
St. Georgen im Schwarzwald, Germany
via mobile
Thank you Nigel

As a stranger wanting to dive in Kaikoura I popped into the local shop for some local knowledge... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2015
matt o
,
Port Douglas, QLD
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21 Apr 2016
“Top tips an help!”
21 Feb 2015
“Thank you Nigel”
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 05:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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13 Yarmouth Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We bought mask and snorkel somewhere else and just came in to ask if theres some good snorkeling around. In the end the super friendly and relaxed owner gave us good tips and even treated our masks withe chemicals which prevented them of fogging up...More

1  Thank Julia G
Reviewed 22 February 2015

As a stranger wanting to dive in Kaikoura I popped into the local shop for some local knowledge. The owner of Dive Kaikoura is Nigel and his experience and passion are second to none. How strange it is to see a dive shop owner who...More

1  Thank matt o
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Hi there, yesterday I had a shore dive with Nigel! As I learned diving in the red sea and After that have been diving only in warm water (Bahamas, curacao, key largo) it was my First experience in cold water. As it is spring Right...More

2  Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 8 January 2014

I had a wonderful dive with Nigel. The sea live in New Zealand is amazing. There was a seal that followed us for several minutes. Kelly and Nigel have created a dive shop that is very friendly, professional and caring. Everybody who loves diving should...More

1  Thank Ilona E
Reviewed 17 December 2013

Very friendly bunch here at dive kaikoura. We didn't have luck with the weather but even at minimum visibility we gotta see some sealife. Nigel took good care of us, and he has some nice dry jokes to lighten the mood on the way to...More

3  Thank attilakovac
Reviewed 9 December 2013

Great people and staff with lots of experience. The gear there was maintained and new and the price wasnt that expensive. If you are a diver hop in there and check it out... There's nothing like a dive to calm you down..

1  Thank Ehud J
Reviewed 23 November 2013

My first dive in New Zealand and had a wonderful dive. The staff at Dive Kaikoura are just great, from the first time I made contact with them right though to the end they just could not do enough. It's great that they explain that...More

2  Thank Char N
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Recently completed a couple of dive specialties with Nigel and the team at Dive Kaikoura and it was absolutely brilliant! The standard of instruction and instructor enthusiasm is incredibly high with a strong focus on the skills being learnt as well as recapping skills from...More

1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 28 May 2013

I am a newly certifiied diver, and this was my first sea/ocean dive. The visibility was not great, but after some discussion, we opted to move forward with the dive. Turned out that I was the only diver to accompany the Dive Master, Ally. She...More

2  Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 18 February 2013 via mobile

Go and see for yourself! Best place to learn how to scuba in NZ! Or just for a fun Dive. Best instructors you'll ever get! Experience I recommend to all! SHAFT.

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Xujun L
Dear Nigel, I am traveling to New Zealand in December and want to know what are the scuba diving options around that time. Saw some really cool poctures of people swimming or diving with seals in water, is that possible? What gear or training do I need before departing? (I'm from North California, there is local diving course I could take if needed)
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