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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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Brilliant Day of Diving at the Poor Knights

My wife and I came up to Tutukaka last weekend as we had booked a liveaboard to do some diving at... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2014
D A
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Canterbury
Highly recommend

Very professional people. Equipment excellent - forgot my Visa card and were very trusting in... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2014
BobChris_12
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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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 10 April 2014

My wife and I came up to Tutukaka last weekend as we had booked a liveaboard to do some diving at the Poor Knights Islands. Unfortunately, due to a grim forecast for Sunday it was cancelled, but we were recommended Yukon Dive for a day's...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2014

Very professional people. Equipment excellent - forgot my Visa card and were very trusting in letting me pay on my return. Had problem with mask and took in too much water making me panic but my dive master Sarah was brilliant and got me back...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2014

I was a bit nervous visiting the Poor Knights as I hadn't been diving for several years. I'm so glad I booked with Yukon: from the moment I phoned Jo was friendly and accommodating and even managed to 'buddy me up' with another diver who...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2014

I went with these guys to get away from the big Commercial Operators. In my contact with Jo throughout she was positive and friendly and felt a good trip would ensue. On arrival money, money, money became the theme. During the cruise out to Poor...More

Thank jcpauwels
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Jo T, Owner at Yukon Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2014

Hi jcpauwels, It was a pleasure to meet you the other day. Thank you for your kind words, I’m glad you found your contact with me positive and friendly. Whilst the time I spent with you on Wednesday morning before our boat departed for the...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2014

The perfect day : an excellent boat, lot of space. Three awesome dives, with plenty of colors, nudibranchs, murays, scorpion fish... and an amazing environnement (caves, arches, volcanic rock, deep walls). The only frustating thing is that there are hundreds of possible dives sites to...More

Thank florian J
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Reviewed 21 February 2014

5 stars is not enough for Noel and the team. The service and diving is superb, friendly, safe and always fun. Yukon went out of their way to try to get enough people on the boat to allow me to do my 3 dives each...More

Thank Andy Y
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Reviewed 13 February 2014

We have dived extensively overseas but have found there is a lack of customer service with many operators within New Zealand. Not these guys! From go to whoa there was attention to detail, amazing customer service and an all round great experience. Noel the Skipper...More

Thank pihagall
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Reviewed 31 January 2014

We had 3 divers and one snorkeler on the trip and we all had an absolute blast. Dive guide Rachael was wonderful! The divers on the trip were all experienced and we were left to do our own thing. We did a little tour around...More

Thank KYJ8
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Reviewed 23 January 2014

As a fairly new diver I was quite apprehensive diving in New Zealand - however the minute I boarded the Yukon teams boat they filled me with confidence. They learned early on that I was the most inexperienced diver of the group and Rachel the...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2014

I've dived with Yukon dive 3 times now and each time has been even better than the last. This time we had a new diver with us and the help and support she got from Rachel was outstanding. The dive trip is incredibly well organised,...More

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