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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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Incredible place brought to life by wonderful staff

My partner and I are keen divers, although we did not have the best of weather on our visit to the... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2016
Rebecca M
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
3 Day Liveaboard

After spending 3days at the Poor Knights I could not recommend a better charter! The captain and... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2016
ewingmg
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Christchurch, 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
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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
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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

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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

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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...More

Thank GDPeel
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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...More

Thank Gareth190381
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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
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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
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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...More

Thank Stephanie G
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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,...More

Thank Torsten S
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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...More

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