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Yukon Dive

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Tutukaka Marina | Marina Road, Tutukaka 0153, New Zealand
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Memorable experience

We took the tour of the Poor Knights Island with Yukon Dive Xmass 2017 after doing a bit of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Soramam
Great Experience

We took the overnight dive/snorkel trip to Poor Knight's Island and it was a great experience... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Peter G
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Dearborn, Michigan
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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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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tutukaka Marina | Marina Road, Tutukaka 0153, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the tour of the Poor Knights Island with Yukon Dive Xmass 2017 after doing a bit of investigation beforehand. There are only two operators but we chose Yukon because they leave early in the morning than the other company. The Tutukaka Marina where...More

Thank Soramam
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took the overnight dive/snorkel trip to Poor Knight's Island and it was a great experience: masses of fish and other marine species, really different and interesting to dive in the arches/troughs, pretty kelp, and interesting to see the geological formations below water. The crew...More

Thank Peter G
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Bruce and Suzy did an outstanding job on the liveaboard. They made us feel welcome, helped me survive some "nautical" weather on the crossing over, took us to some amazing dive spots, and cooked us some excellent meals! The boat - Pacific Hideway - was...More

Thank Gerda K
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Noel, Herby and Gillian provided a friendly and highly professional diving experience. Equipment was high quality and the dive sites were excellent, with clear waters and diverse and abundant sea life. The tour around the Poor Knights between dives was another highlight. The small group...More

Thank James D
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

If you are a group of Kiwi divers and want to dive where you want and when you these are the guys for. Their live aboard experience is hard to beat with plenty of room for gearing-up cameras and a endless supply of food and...More

Thank David B
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Thank you to the team at Yukon Dive for making a long held dream come true! I joined one of Yukon Dive's liveaboard trips as a snorkeler and wasn't disappointed! Plenty of dive sites visited and the freedom to explore. With great water clarity and...More

Thank Phil C
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Thank you for the amazing experience of liveaboard diving at The Poor Knights. Bruce, Gillian, Herby and Mary are great and looked after us very well. The only problem is remembering not to spit your reg out at all the jaw dropping marine life! If...More

Thank Tom D
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We have been planning a dive trip for family and friends for some time and a live aboard with Yukon Dive looked just right 8 of us booked 7 divers one snorkeled Bruce, Derek, Mary and Gillian looked after us so well , Bruce is...More

Thank nonemmet
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Spent a weekend with Yukon Dive out at the Poor Knights on my first liveaboard trip since qualifying as an Open Water diver last year. We had an amazing experience doing six dives at various spectacular locations on the western side of the islands over...More

Thank Toheroa
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

This was my first dive as a newly certified Open Water scuba diver. I chose Yukon Dive as I hoped it would be a more intimate experience rather than a huge boat load of people where all different levels of divers are mixed together. Not...More

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