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Yukon Dive

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Address: Tutukaka Marina | Marina Road, Tutukaka 0153, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 9-434 4506
08:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00

Yukon Dive is proudly 100% Kiwi owned and operated by husband and wife team...

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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Awesome day diving with Yukon Dive

My husband and I went out to the Poor Knights on Yukon Dive's boat Arrow with a dive guide from Global Dive (Westhaven). Both Glenn, the skipper, and Rachel from Yukon Dive were... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2016
Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2016

My husband and I went out to the Poor Knights on Yukon Dive's boat Arrow with a dive guide from Global Dive (Westhaven). Both Glenn, the skipper, and Rachel from Yukon Dive were absolutely great. Very knowledgeable, friendly and professional and we couldn't have asked for a better crew or a better day. Glenn even helped with the putting on... More 

Thank SFZinggPeel
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 14 February 2016

Glen (skipper) and Racheal (1st Mate) run a very professional boat - friendly and very well organised - love that they put on and take off your fins (small thing - but makes getting off and back on to the boat so much easier!!). Very knowledgeable about the Poor Knights and the dive sites. They organise people onto the boat... More 

Thank GDPeel
Christchurch, New Zealand
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

We (Canterbury Underwater Club) booked a 2 night 3 day charter to the Poor Knights with Yukon. The booking process was simple and relaxed, Jo was brilliant in helping with all other aspects of the trip too. The boat was awesome. We had some lumpy seas on the way out and Pacific Hideaway just rode it like a cowboy!! We... More 

Thank Gareth190381
1 review
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

We did 2 dives with Yukon dive. One on Marie's Wall and the other at The Lost World. Both nice dives but The lost World was truly a great dive. The crew were professional and friendly. It was well run and they were safety conscious. I would recommend this operator. There was some historical facts and a steam into the... More 

Thank Beau M
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

We took the 5 year old and the father in law for a day snorkelling and diving on Pacificc Hideaway. The big boat is perfect for the whole family, and we had an amazing time with Noel, Jo and the fantastic crew. Fantastic!

Thank Jane M
Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

We had a little trouble getting a hold of these folks at first, but the competitor in the area also didn't respond to our e-mails. In the end we got everything sorted out and Jo was so pleasant to work with. She worked with my husband to be sure that he could go diving and I could go snorkeling on... More 

Thank Stephanie G
Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 January 2016

First time for my wife and I to dive out at the Poor Knights. Skipper Glenn (apologies if spelled wrong) is professional yet relaxed and always up for a joke. The dive sites he took us to were suitable for a variety of dive levels, although our group of six chose to take it easy and have long, shallow (5-25m)... More 

Thank Torsten S
Raglan, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 January 2016

love love love these guys, jo and noel take time out to make your trip fun friendly and enjoyable. spent weekend on their liveaboard boat, food was fantastic, plentiful and healthy. Boat was large comfortable and plenty of room to enjoy the trip unlike other cramp charters i've been on in the past. Jo and Noel accommodated my 5 year... More 

Thank gbatraglan
Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 29 December 2015

Went out with two friends for two dives at the Poor Knights - we were of different experience levels but Rachel buddied up with the less experienced of us. We loved both spots we dove, and appreciated the double wetsuits! Would certainly recommend.

Thank Rob_S_in_Brooklyn
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 December 2015

I was diving with Yukon Dive at the Poor Knights. They know the area very well and are able to show you the best spots there. Their boat as well as all the gear is in a perfect condition, an the air was good (very important!)! They offer you tea, coffee and soups on board, the team is pleased to... More 

Thank Elli H

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