Scuba Diving Trips in Paihia

36 ft
10 Guests

About This Tour

Enjoy a Scuba Diving Trip for $289NZD per person/day in Paihia, Northland


These wayward tropical fish are brought south by the East Auckland Current. This is a branch of the East Australian Current, or the EAC from Finding Nemo fame. We get Lord Howe Coral fish from Lord Howe Island, Kermadec Scalyfins from the Kermadec Islands, Gold ribbon Grouper, Toadstool Grouper, and Green Wrasse to name a few. 

As well as all these tropical fish we see some amazing New Zealand residents. We have the largest Stingrays in the world, with our Short tail Rays getting up to 3m across and weighting over 300kg. We have 5 different types of Moray’s, with my favourite being the Mosaic. Our Scorpionfish get massive compared to the tropical ones. Northern Scorpionfish can get up 60cm in length but don’t have the deadly sting of there tropical relatives.

The terrain that we dive is volcanic in origin. We have great wall dives, caves and caverns, swim throughs and crevasses. Attached to the rocks and boulders is a forest of Kelp. Our Kelp grows to about 1.5m high.

Prices are as follows:


Including all equipment $239
Tanks & weights only $180
No equipment required $150
OPEN WATER DIVERS Including all equipment $289
Snorkeler $100
Two-Wreck Special - Rainbow Warrior + Reef Dive & Canterbury + Reef Dive (four dives over two days) $399
Discover SCUBA Diving (no experience necessary)$250
Refresher course (2 dives)$280

Bay of Islands or Cavalli Island Trip $239pp (2 reef dives)

PRIVATE BAY OF ISLANDS DIVE CHARTERExclusive Charter (incl boat, skipper & 4 full SCUBA sets) FROM $2000



  • Type: Diving
  • Capacity: 10 People
  • Rental Minimum: 1 day
  • Length: 36 ft
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 5 Days Prior


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