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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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Don't bother, absolutely useless customer service.

I emailed yukon to arrange this trip, when I did not get a response after three days i phoned. Jo... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2016
Napier, New Zealand
via mobile
The good the bad and the ugly

The trip did not start out well with some sloppy customer service causing us issues, but they did... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2016
new zealand
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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
+64 9-434 4506
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Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

I emailed yukon to arrange this trip, when I did not get a response after three days i phoned. Jo explained she was still trying to find time to respond to my email so we discussed a trip for my family. Gave her all the...More

1  Thank Aussie20142014
Jo T, Owner at Yukon Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2016

Thank you for your feedback. We gain a number of enquiries regarding trips in advance. When a booking is confirmed either by email, phone or for bookings made online and paid in advance via our website a booking reference number is provided and an email...More

Reviewed 9 March 2016

The trip did not start out well with some sloppy customer service causing us issues, but they did in fairness rectify it partly for us,so I will not go into detail. We did eventually get on for our three day livaboard. The good was the...More

2  Thank macfod
Jo T, Owner at Yukon Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2016

Thank you for your positive feedback regarding the diving, our Skipper and our guides adhering to your request. I am sorry to hear the accommodation did not meet your expectations. As described in our emails, in telephone calls, text messages and on our website, we...More

Reviewed 3 March 2016

I finished my tour of New Zealand with three days scuba at poor Knights. What a highlight. Yukon Dive are a two boat, Poor Knights specialist dive company - and you simply could not beat them on any level. Good kit to hire, friendly, helpful...More

Thank Ashley_Mooney
Reviewed 18 February 2016

My partner and I are keen divers, although we did not have the best of weather on our visit to the Poor Knights we were not disappointed. The islands are magical, the soft corals are fabulous. What also made this trip fantastic were the enthusiastic...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

After spending 3days at the Poor Knights I could not recommend a better charter! The captain and crew make you feel very at home providing some brilliant dive spots and even better food (you won't go hungry!!). Thanks again Noel & Jo

Thank ewingmg
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...More

Thank SFZinggPeel
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...More

Thank GDPeel
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...More

Thank Gareth190381
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....More

Thank Beau M
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
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