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Yukon Dive

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Tutukaka Marina | Marina Road, Tutukaka 0153, New Zealand
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Great day out! Well looked after

After a long awaited treat, we HAD to dive at the famous Poor Knight's Islands - Rated as one o the... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
Dreamtrip-Lifetime
Snorkeling at Tutukaka

Good experience as far as adventure went. Best suited for the experienced diver with personal... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
Frank K
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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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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Tutukaka Marina | Marina Road, Tutukaka 0153, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

After a long awaited treat, we HAD to dive at the famous Poor Knight's Islands - Rated as one o the top-ten dive sites around the world, so we had to make sure we will invest our money properly. Finding two companies which dived in...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Good experience as far as adventure went. Best suited for the experienced diver with personal gear. Knowledgeable staff worked well with inexperienced divers. A bit of a mobile seat-of-the pants operation without an office on site at Tutukaka. Would recommend more for diving than snorkeling.

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Reviewed 28 April 2016

Yukon Dive is a smaller operation and therefore has a more intimate atmosphere among divers and staff. My instructor was very responsible to look into each of our personal levels and needs, and took great care of each step of our diving process. As I...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2016

I did a 2 day liveaboard with Yukon in late April. The dive sites are out of this world and every diver should make the Poor Knights on their bucket list. The boat - the Pacific Hideaway is a small liveaboard vessel, I'd describe the...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2016

went on a 2 days liveaboard. had a great time. a no fuss operator that runs very smoothly. crew is very knowledgable and friendly. plenty of space on the boat. very good home cooked food in abundance, nobody gonna go hungry with them. will definitely...More

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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
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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