PADI Open Water Dive Course

Do you want to explore below the waves and experience breathing underwater? Come with us to the beautiful Bay of Islands and gain a certification you can use for life.

PADI Open Water scuba dive course

NZD 1,999

We require a deposit of NZ$250 to secure your spot on this tour. Final payment details will be sent to you on receipt of deposit.

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Where you’ll go: Bay of Islands


  • PADI Open Water dive certification
  • Post-qualification scuba diving in the beautiful Bay of Islands

Included: All food, multi-stay accommodation, PADI certification, dive gear, transport and guide.

Requirements: You must be able to speak English fluently as the instruction is all in English. You must also be able to swim 200m without stopping otherwise you will not be allowed to pass certification.


Day 1: Pick up from Auckland and drive North 3.5 hours to the Bay of Islands, one of New Zealand’s hidden secrets! Warm weather, beautiful golden sandy beaches and stunningly clear water – the perfect place to learn to dive!

Day 2: Day one with your professional dive instructors will include book work as well as some basic practical work.

Day 3: Today you will have your first proper dive and get to experience the incredible experience of breathing underwater.

Day 4: Today you will aim to complete your certification. That will include diving and achieving other tasks.

Day 5: Congratulations – you are now a certified diver! Spend the day exploring the Bay of Islands many great dive spots with your fellow, newly qualified divers.

Day 6: We will squeeze you in for your final dive of this trip before we load up and head back to Auckland.

Who is this for?

Anyone who wants to attain their PADI open water qualification, an internationally recognised qualification that will allow you to scuba dive anywhere on Earth!


Diving is a physical activity. You need to be fit to dive. For more information, please click here.