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Yukon Dive

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Address: Tutukaka Marina | Marina Road, Tutukaka 0153, New Zealand
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+64 9-434 4506
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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Yukon Dive is proudly 100% Kiwi owned and operated by husband and wife team...

Yukon Dive is proudly 100% Kiwi owned and operated by husband and wife team Noel and Jo. We are experienced qualified dive Instructors who are extremely passionate about our environment and it's future and we pride ourselves in offering a professional, friendly and personal service. Our mission is to share our passion for the underwater world of the Poor Knights, with a focus on friendship, a spirit of adventure and a commitment to safety, the environment and our community. Enjoy the ultimate Poor Knights experience with a small group. Teeming with life, the unique marine environment of of the Poor Knights Marine Reserve provides exceptional scenery above and below the water. Whether you are an experienced diver or just beginning, snorkeling or sightseeing, we will both do our best to make sure that your experience at the Poor Knights is one to remember and tell all your friends about!

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Dive 'club' liveaboard

My local dive shop, Dive Zone Whiti, organised a liveaboard weekend trip to experience the poor knights. We were blessed to have a good group of divers who were laid back and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WolffieNZ
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My local dive shop, Dive Zone Whiti, organised a liveaboard weekend trip to experience the poor knights. We were blessed to have a good group of divers who were laid back and pretty independent. A fairly bumpy ride out due to larger seas but the crew tried to make us comfy (providing buckets....) and we were there. We started off... More 

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Portsmouth, Virginia
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As new open water divers, we appreciated that staff was available and agreeable to move at a comfortable pace. Herbie, guide did a great job with safety briefings & dive plans. Glen was always at the ready to help with gear. The boat had a very homey feel, the decks were great to view during the ride out & the... More 

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Thank NEDENISE
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Marie & Bruce on the Yukon dive team were very knowledgeable about the area and great hosts to our trip. The boat was roomy and had an upper deck to take in the sights. Small group which make the experience extra special to avoid the crowds. The Poor Knights are breath taking and the diving was fun & safe.

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Thank Alexandre A
Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were really satisfied with the service. We were the first boat at each of the two sites. There was nobody else there yet so we could enjoy both sites without disturbance of other boats. The boat was small. There were 3 crew members (all of them great divers and very informative and passionate people) and only 5 other people... More 

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Thank Joanna J
Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Boyfriend and I spend the day diving in Tutukaka with Yukon Dive. They were knowledgeable and helped me out with a few things because I'm a new diver. Saw all sorts of things while under water - so many sting rays! We went in an under water cave, which was pretty awesome. Thanks to Noel and Maria for making... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

What a day we had 6 of us on a Tiki tour cruise to the Poor Knights Islands just off the Tutukaka coast with Yukon Dive We set off at 9am, lucky us, no additional passengers only our Skipper Noel & his 1st mate Marie. For the entire trip Noel provided us with interesting facts & tall tales about the... More 

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Reviewed 6 March 2017

There is not enough GREEN dots to rate this attraction !!! If you are in to diving or just snorkeling or just sightseeing,this is a perfect day out .The crew of both Yukon Dive boats are the best bunch of people you want to be out at Poor Knights islands with they will keep you safe and happy. Highly commended... More 

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1 Thank Dimitrij Z
Tampere, Finland
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I did a "refresher dive" and absolutely loved it. I hadn't dived in five years and only few times even then so I was quite nervous at first. But these guys make you feel so comfortable and safe about it. It was Monday so I was the only one attending this refreshing dive. So on the way to the Poor... More 

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Thank Eeva V
London, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

I had a great day with Yukon Dive scuba diving at Poor Knights. From the booking with Jo through to the trip with Glen and Immy, the entire team was friendly, helpful and kind. As the only beginner on the trip they were really good at making me feel comfortable and prepared for the dive, which was much appreciated. We... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

With access to incredible dive sites, a fun and experienced crew and the ability to juggle a make the day special for people of every skill level, Yukon Dive was the best way to see the Poor Knights. I dived while my partner snorkelled and we both had unforgettable experiences thanks to the team. We also felt that our time... More 

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