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Tutukaka Marina | Marina Road, Tutukaka 0153, New Zealand
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Poor Knights 2-day Liveaboard

Had an awesome dive trip with Bruce and Derek out at the Poor Knights. Nothing was too much trouble... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stuart F
Highlight of our trip !

My husband and I were recently travelling New Zealand. We saved the Northland for last, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
thbpsb
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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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Tutukaka Marina | Marina Road, Tutukaka 0153, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an awesome dive trip with Bruce and Derek out at the Poor Knights. Nothing was too much trouble on the boat, and everything was very professional. The boat was put in the right places for each dive with Bruce being very open as to...More

Thank Stuart F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were recently travelling New Zealand. We saved the Northland for last, and included a scuba trip to the Poor Knights Islands as a special ending for our trip. Yukon Dive was recommended by our lodge as being their preferred dive shop,...More

Thank thbpsb
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Weekend trip out to the Poor Knights, Bruce & Derek were awesome hosts that catered to everyones needs..... Jo your cooking was amazzzzzzing. Everyone had a blast and im sure we'll all be back. Great work team. You run an excellent outfit....

Thank Jake B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great diving; Excellent guiding by the two Dive masters; over and above the call of duty with a bung compressor to come back into to Tutukaka and restock tank supplies so we could all dive the next day - plus, silver lining because of this...More

Thank Emma H
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We took the tour of the Poor Knights Island with Yukon Dive Xmass 2017 after doing a bit of investigation beforehand. There are only two operators but we chose Yukon because they leave early in the morning than the other company. The Tutukaka Marina where...More

Thank Soramam
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

We took the overnight dive/snorkel trip to Poor Knight's Island and it was a great experience: masses of fish and other marine species, really different and interesting to dive in the arches/troughs, pretty kelp, and interesting to see the geological formations below water. The crew...More

Thank Peter G
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Bruce and Suzy did an outstanding job on the liveaboard. They made us feel welcome, helped me survive some "nautical" weather on the crossing over, took us to some amazing dive spots, and cooked us some excellent meals! The boat - Pacific Hideway - was...More

Thank Gerda K
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Noel, Herby and Gillian provided a friendly and highly professional diving experience. Equipment was high quality and the dive sites were excellent, with clear waters and diverse and abundant sea life. The tour around the Poor Knights between dives was another highlight. The small group...More

Thank James D
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

If you are a group of Kiwi divers and want to dive where you want and when you these are the guys for. Their live aboard experience is hard to beat with plenty of room for gearing-up cameras and a endless supply of food and...More

Thank David B
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Thank you to the team at Yukon Dive for making a long held dream come true! I joined one of Yukon Dive's liveaboard trips as a snorkeler and wasn't disappointed! Plenty of dive sites visited and the freedom to explore. With great water clarity and...More

Thank Phil C
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