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Yukon Dive

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Address: Tutukaka Marina | Marina Road, Tutukaka 0153, New Zealand
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+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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Terrific day out at the Poor Knights

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... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2015
Brooklyn, New York
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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
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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
Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

My partner and I went diving last week with Yukon Dive and must say that by far it is the best diving experience that we have had! Not only were the sites amazing but the experience as a whole was just awesome from start to finish. From originally booking and speaking to Jo, then meeting both Jo and Noel before... More 

Thank Amanda S
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Great day out including 2 dives and lots of fun exploring poor knights on the boat. Gear was good quality and well maintained and guides were friendly, helpful and full of fantastic information. There were a range of experience and levels in our group and the guides catered to this really well ensuring everyone was safe and got what they... More 

Thank AnnaBeeNZ
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Reviewed 12 December 2015

The crew, Noel, Immy and Bruce looked after us all really well and everyone on board had a great time. The diving was excellent and so was the food. Thanks guys, I'll be back again soon!

Thank TecRecDiver
Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

Yukon Dive is a professional dive operator with a knowledgeable skipper and dive guide. We booked the trip over the phone, very spontaneously. Our trip started at 8am in the morning and we returned at 4pm. + rental diving equipment is new and clean (except for the gloves, they had some holes) + we were well equipped for the cold... More 

Thank Travelmonsta
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Awesome weekend at the Poor Knights with Pacific Hideaway and the guys from Global Dive. Thanks to Noel for a great trip and superb catering 😃

Thank jgread2
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

Yukon Dive are the company to explore the Poor Knights Islands with. The diving is, of course, exceptional - that goes without saying. But there are a couple of extras that make diving with Yukon better than the competition. Firstly, the customer service is fantastic and Jo and the team are such nice and friendly people to deal with. Secondly,... More 

Thank Victoria C
Timaru, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 August 2015

This was an absolutely lovely and precious experience for my husband and myself. We bought these vouchers to celebrate our 2nd year Wedding Anniv, and what a memorable activity it was! Noel, Jo, Bruce & Herby were gracious, thoughtful hosts/crew (and Herby constantly asking if we want hot drinks). We went to Poor Knights Island where we are completely alone... More 

Thank mccambridgedonna
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Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

What an amazing trip! Right from the first contact Jo was very helpful, which made organising the trip from Queenstown easy. I booked Yukon based on recommendations from a friend and the trip exceeded the expectations of both my father and myself - both experienced divers. You can tell this is a family run business as they really make you... More 

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