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Imagine what it is like to breathe underwater, to hover in a weightless world with marine life of all colours, shapes and sizes surrounding you. Our 1/2 day Try Dive experience at Goat Island Marine Reserve is safe, fun and will leave you buzzed and keen for more! Try Dive Experience: - The Try Dive Experience runs on regular dates throughout the summer period November to 10th Feb Friday/Saturday/Sunday only - Meet at our location - Dive theory lesson at the Goat Island Dive Centre, this includes basic skills of scuba diving and how the scuba equipment is put together - Gear up time! - We jump in the water at Goat Island Beach, practice your snorkel skills and get your confidence levels up from the safety of the shallow water - Then, under the direct supervision of your PADI Divemaster you will descend into shallow depths where you take your first breaths underwater - Your Instructor will ensure that you stay safe and comfortable at all times - You’ll be surrounded by a myriad of colourful New Zealand fish including Snapper, spiny Crayfish, bright Blue Maomao and many more Days of operation for Try Dive Experience - Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays (weather permitting). Try Dive Experience Includes: - A $50 discount on your Open Water certification course - Scuba tuition and training - The fitting and hire costs of your dive equipment - A Try Dive with the fish at Goat Island beach - A PADI recognition wall certificate Prerequisites: To take part in this experience you MUST be able to swim to a medium level and feel confident in the sea. You will need experience snorkeling before. If you have no previous experience with snorkeling, join our Guided Snorkel Experience first at Goat Island Marine Reserve, this will give you the added confidence to participate in Step 2 the PADI Try Dive Experience. - Minimum age of 12 years - Must be able to speak and understand English fluently - You must be medically fit to dive. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
We are situated just over 1 hour north of Auckland on the Matakana coast in Leigh. We service New Zealand’s first protected Marine Reserve, Goat Island. We offer snorkel dive equipment to hire or buy, guided snorkeling, try dive experiences and dive courses from entry to professional levels. Our sister company offering dive trips, fishing trips and ferry services to Auckland's Hauraki Gulf Island's.
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