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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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Truly unforgettable experience!!

By the far the highlight of our trip in New Zealand! Both myself and my husband were new Open Water divers and were looked after so well for the whole trip. We went on the 2 day... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2015
Becki S
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 25 April 2015

By the far the highlight of our trip in New Zealand! Both myself and my husband were new Open Water divers and were looked after so well for the whole trip. We went on the 2 day live aboard diving trip and it was an unforgettable experience topped off by seeing a bronze whaler :) our guide Mary and skipper... More 

Thank Becki S
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Reviewed 24 April 2015

We went with Yukon Dive for a snorkeling trip and had the best day ever, this was a first for us and we will definitely do it again. Swimming round the massive sea cave at Poor Knights was the highlight of our whole trip! The crew were awesome (even with my sea sickness!). Definitely worth a visit, Thank you very... More 

Thank Tegan C
Copenhagen, Denmark
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2015

I didn't really plan how to spend Easter, I got lucky and got in touch with Yukon Dive - Jo, Noel and the rest of the staff turned out to be a pleasant surprise and I spend to wonderful days of diving with them. Their dive gear was in good condition, their boats had plenty of space (I believe it... More 

Thank Obel82
1 review
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Diving in the Poor knight Islands was one of our big expectations on our long journey discovering NZ. After enquiring both companies in Tutukaka, we chose Yukon Dive to dive in a smaller group and share a deeper human experience as well as good dives. We dived twice in different sites. Both were wonderfull but the Tie Dye Arch dive... More 

Thank Elsa B
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Reviewed 31 March 2015

I originally booked with Dive! Tutukaka, but they then cancelled, saying they'd subsequently had a "VIP" booking for that day. To be fair, they contacted Yukon on my behalf, and Jo responded to me immediately. I'd hesitated at Yukon, having read the poor review from someone in Cambodia, but now I'm so glad Dive! Tutukaka cancelled. Completely faultless, from the... More 

Thank Leppard
Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

I went on two trips (4 dives) with Yukon Dive, and this has been one of my greatest experiences during my four months in New Zealand! Yukon Dive is characterized by an incredible experienced team in diving at the Poor Knights Island, and they suite beginners as well as experienced divers. Their service level is outstanding, and the entire team... More 

Thank Sabine T
Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 February 2015

I took my kids to the Poor Knights Islands with Yukon Dive for a day of snorkelling and had a blast! The crew were amazing and so knowledgeable about the area and the boat was very comfortable and well looked after. Now that my daughter is a fully certified scuba diver, she will be going out as often as she... More 

Thank ijoymama
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 9 February 2015

Myself and a group of friends went out on a day trip with Yukon over the Waitangi weekend and it was just superb! We did a day trip with skipper Glen and divemasters Rachel and Marcel, which included two dives and gear hire. It was such a wonderful experience with the expert guidance of the crew and lovely cups of... More 

Thank Mimi Y
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 28 January 2015

had an amazing day out with yukon dive. Noel and jo are lovely people, pleasant to deal with. the crew were friendly and knowledgeable. would highly recommend to anyone visiting tutukaka. the poor knights have some of the best diving ive ever seen. Thanks guys!!!

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Reviewed 28 January 2015

We had a great day snorkelling with Yukon Dive to the Poor Knights Islands. We had two really long snorkels and saw tonnes of fish each time. The trip was mixed between divers and snorkelers, but this did not cause a problem, we were well looked after. Saw the most fish I have ever seen in NZ. The boat was... More 

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