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Yukon Dive

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Tutukaka Marina | Marina Road, Tutukaka 0153, New Zealand
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Live aboard overnight

Thank you to the team at Yukon Dive for making a long held dream come true! I joined one of Yukon... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Phil C
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An awesome liveaboard trip to the Poor Knights

Thank you for the amazing experience of liveaboard diving at The Poor Knights. Bruce, Gillian... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
Tom D
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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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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Tutukaka Marina | Marina Road, Tutukaka 0153, New Zealand
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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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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Thank you for the amazing experience of liveaboard diving at The Poor Knights. Bruce, Gillian, Herby and Mary are great and looked after us very well. The only problem is remembering not to spit your reg out at all the jaw dropping marine life! If...More

Thank Tom D
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We have been planning a dive trip for family and friends for some time and a live aboard with Yukon Dive looked just right 8 of us booked 7 divers one snorkeled Bruce, Derek, Mary and Gillian looked after us so well , Bruce is...More

Thank nonemmet
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 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!)

1  Thank Megan B
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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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