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Northland Dive

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3851 Russell Rd | Whangaruru, New Zealand
+64 9-433 6633
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Always an outstanding experience

I have enjoyed the hospitality of Shane and Julia at Northland Dive 3 times this year and each time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andrew S
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Best Dive Company in the North

Shane and Julia welcome you into there home with open arms. Accommodation for the many dive... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Grant G
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New Zealand - Bay of Islands only purpose built Dive lodge, meals, gear hire, tank fills including Nitrox & world-class diving all in one beautiful location.Explore the Canterbury Wreck in a sheltered bay, the 113m long Canterbury Wreck rests bolt upright and fully intact. Guided through the wreck with excellent visibility and plenty to see at shallow depths, makes this one of the most accessible wrecks in New Zealand for inexperienced divers. A challenge also awaits for very qualified and experienced diver planning to explore the engine and boiler rooms.Your hosts Shane & Julia instigated the sinking of the former HMNZS Canterbury along with help from friends and family. Our dream became reality on November 3rd 2007.Dive world-class sites Pinnacles, arches, caves, walls, boulders, kelp forests, sponge gardens, abundant schooling fish, vibrantly coloured invertebrates and possible sightings of large pelagic fish. Relax in Northland Dives lodge catering specifically for divers. Our large lounge areas with wood fires in winter are the best place to relax with a drink after your day of diving and before being served up a delicious and plentiful home-cooked meal.
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3851 Russell Rd | Whangaruru, New Zealand
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+64 9-433 6633

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have enjoyed the hospitality of Shane and Julia at Northland Dive 3 times this year and each time has been a truly memorable experience. The lodge is cosy and welcoming with plenty of room to relax, and with loads of beds you might find...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Shane and Julia welcome you into there home with open arms. Accommodation for the many dive experiences is spacious with all you need. Diving is the focus with hearty meals provided you are treated like an old friend. Shane and Juliaare passionate about their local...More

Thank Grant G
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved the trip up in northland, some extraordinary diving along with great hospitality from Shane and Julia. Homecooked meals and perfect dives made this one of the best trips I've ever done. Staying and diving with Northland Dive is an absolute must for any...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Had the most amazing 3 days with Northland Dive; Shane, Julia and Laura. Felt very welcome in their beautiful home in the "jungle", enjoyed the spa pool, gigantic eels, Bush walk to see glow worms and fresh water crawlies, star gazing, delicious home cooked meals...More

Thank Brooke O
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I had an amazing weekend diving with those guys. They provided excellent support and the lunches and dinners where amazing. Definitely will visit again

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Went up with my dive class, enjoyed some sick dives and some amazing food! Highly recommend, can't wait to dive there again. :)

Thank tekurap
Reviewed 26 July 2017

diving so good you could swallow a fish whole!! most amzing hosts and stunning dive sights. this is a must do for all dive enthusiasts!! Thank you so much northland dive you'll be seeing me again for sure!!

Thank albiueemetcalf
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The Northland Dive is definitely a must do ! Such a great experience and Shane and Julia are very welcoming. Will definitely do again !

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Diving here was a real treat. The accomodation was tremendous, Shane and Julia were amazing host/hostess and everything was so organised. The food was to die for and they knew how to make company feel welcome! Thank you for everything :)

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Always have crazy amazing experiences with Shane and Julia best home cooking! Beasty fast boats great to get from A to B. So helpful and welcoming love coming here 😊

Thank Paige T
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