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Yukon Dive

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Tutukaka Marina | Marina Road, Tutukaka 0153, New Zealand
+64 9-434 4506
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Excellent adventure!

Spent a weekend with Yukon Dive out at the Poor Knights on my first liveaboard trip since... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toheroa
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Auckland
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Fabulous experience

This was my first dive as a newly certified Open Water scuba diver. I chose Yukon Dive as I hoped... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
jessacor
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Canmore, Canada
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Yukon Dive is proudly 100% Kiwi owned and operated by husband and wife team Noel and Jo. We are experienced qualified dive Instructors who are extremely passionate about our environment and it's future and we pride ourselves in offering a professional, friendly and personal service. Our mission is to share our passion for the underwater world of the Poor Knights, with a focus on friendship, a spirit of adventure and a commitment to safety, the environment and our community. Enjoy the ultimate Poor Knights experience with a small group. Teeming with life, the unique marine environment of of the Poor Knights Marine Reserve provides exceptional scenery above and below the water. Whether you are an experienced diver or just beginning, snorkeling or sightseeing, we will both do our best to make sure that your experience at the Poor Knights is one to remember and tell all your friends about!
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a weekend with Yukon Dive out at the Poor Knights on my first liveaboard trip since qualifying as an Open Water diver last year. We had an amazing experience doing six dives at various spectacular locations on the western side of the islands over...More

Thank Toheroa
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

This was my first dive as a newly certified Open Water scuba diver. I chose Yukon Dive as I hoped it would be a more intimate experience rather than a huge boat load of people where all different levels of divers are mixed together. Not...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

This was one of the best day trips we've done in New Zealand so far. My husband's done lots of diving and snorkeling, I had never done with either, and even so we both had a great time. (Thanks Yukon Team!)

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Excellent value for a run out to the Poor Knights Island for either snorkelling or diving. Masks and flippers provided free of charge and a small charge to hire a wetsuit. After a quick health and safety chat we were on our way free hot...More

Thank john w
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Yukon Dive in Tutukaka takes people out to snorkel and dive in the wonderful underwater world around Poor Knights Island. The staff were very friendly and welcomed everyone onto the little ferry. You could hire the equipment for your underwater experience or bring your own....More

Thank Alice M
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

I had never done a liveaboard, so I figured that a one nighter would be a good start. I have no regrets. Waking up as the sun rises over the lip of an ancient super volcano is an experience to be lived. And the diving...More

Thank mchassy
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This tour was absolutely amazing! We had the perfect day. Saw dolphins and flying fish on our way out. Our captain was fantastic, knowledgeable and very friendly. He gave us good advice on where was the best snorkeling spots to explore. This tour was the...More

Thank Genevieve B
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This was a highlight for all 14 of us in our group. We had booked a charter for all of us and we had 4 family’s. The ages were from 7-42 years old. We had a total of 6 kids. 7,8,8,10,12,13. And it was truly...More

Thank MooseMark3
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We had a great staff going to the Poor Knights Island. Saw so many large sting rays and king fish. Derrick was a fantastic dive master and really made the day for me. Bruce was a fun skipper and kept us entertained. The boat had...More

Thank 729travel
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

We spent Dec 23 enjoying the Poor Knights with Yukon Dive. Aside from this being a trip to paradise, it really is, Skipper Glenn iced our cake by being the sort of human who makes the earth (and sea) a better place. The snorkelling was...More

Thank elisabeth483
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