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Two epic shipwrecks... why dive with anyone else!?
With plenty of wildlife and historical shipwrecks to explore, diving in the Bay of Islands is essential on your to do list! Read More >

Dive Courses

Learn to dive in one of NZ prime dive spots
As a PADI 5 Star Dive Centre, Paihia Dive are fully equipped to teach you how to dive safely. Read More >

Breath taking scenery that can only be experienced by diving the unique waters of the Bay of Islands

Paihia Dive in the Bay of Islands is the Far North of New Zealand's best little dive centre and it's our great pleasure to show you all the underwater wonders of this beautiful part of NZ.
We offer scuba diving trips to the spectacular Rainbow Warrior aboard our fully equipped dive RIB 'Aka Maru', which takes only 8 minutes from the shore to reach the dive site.
Whether you want to explore the wonders of the underwater world for the first time or you want to launch an exciting career in the dive industry, we will help you realize those dreams. This is arguably the best diving in New Zealand!

The adventure begins here call 0800 107 551 or email today!

Meet the Crew

Craig Johnston

A bit about Craig...
Craig grew up in the Bay of Islands and learned to dive When he was 15 years old. He then started working at Paihia Dive filling tanks and working in the shop on weekends, and diving has been his life ever since. Wih more than 25 years and 8000 dives Craig still loves blowing bubbles.

Craig returned to Paihia in 2010 after 9 years as a senior skippering for Dive! Tutukaka. Buying Paihia Dive and focusing on the true kiwi dive experience in a safe, fun environment.

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Padi Specialty Courses

Would you like to learn while diving the wrecks? Why not sign up to do a Deep or Wreck Specialty and take your diving to the next level! Courses last 2 or 3 days and start at $550.00 including all gear hire.

Contact Us

If you have questions or complaints, and would like to speak with one of the dive team please feel free to contact us.

Paihia Dive

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  09 402 7551
0800 107 551 (NZ Only)
PO Box 29, Paihia 0247
Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Highly recommend Paihia Dive.... did the Cantebury and Bird Rock with Paihia Dive and it was fantastic!!! Thanks for the great day!!! 

- Cheers, Sue B

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