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COVID-19 - Waiheke Dive Policies
01/10/22 Kia ora!  As we move into a new phase with COVID management here in NZ, it felt like a good time to outline our current policies and procedures for you. For official government update or advice, please visit
What happened in June 2020?
Wow we’ve already hit the end of June, they say time flies when you’re having fun and we’ve certainly been doing that with lots of in water time!  We started the month with our Waiheke High school students, finishing the...
Marine Life Around Waiheke Island
What do we see while diving on Waiheke Island One of the reasons we all love diving is due to the awesome marine life we get to hang out with. But what actually lives in the waters around Waiheke Island?...
What Did May Look Like For Us?
  May 14th saw New Zealand return to level 2 restrictions, meaning we were able to get back into the water, doing what we love and taking our awesome customers out exploring.  You can probably tell from mine and Jake’s...
Why Dive Against Debris
                                         What is Dive Against Debris is probably your first question?  Very simply a Dive Against Debris is using your skills...
Buying the Dive Basics
So you've started diving and realised you love it? We’ve all been there! You want to do more and start collecting your own gear and equipment but, where to start?  Owning your own dive gear will increase your comfort levels...
What's been going on?
  I’m sure you’ve guessed that here at Waiheke Dive we are desperate to get back in the water, as I know a lot of you will be too. We are eagerly awaiting the news of when we can make...
May 2020 Newsletter!
The shot above was taken just before Level 4 was lifted, from here on the island. Yep, that's East Auckland that you can see in the distance!  It seems that we can't get away from the impacts of COVID-19, even...
We're Back!
So today we were back in the shop! It was certainly a strange day for the team, with pre work COVID / health checks in the car park and a thorough induction to all our new systems and procedures this...
Mitchell's Divemaster Adventure - post #1
My name is Mitchell Thorburn, I am currently a Rescue Diver entering the world of being a PADI Professional by becoming a Dive-Master. I’m doing my Internship with the awesome team at Waiheke Dive and Snorkel, based in Oneroa on the beautiful Waiheke Island.
Laybuy has Landed!
Laybuy has Landed!
September '18 Newsletter
Welcome to the September newsletter! September brings the start of Spring, which means that the shop is back to being full time again! 
Deepblu Cosmiq + Dive Computer

Shiny new toy alert! 

The Deepblu Cosmiq+ dive computer has been making waves 

July / August '18 Newsletter
Welcome to the July / August newsletter!Being winter and all, understandably there are a few less divers in the water hence this bi-monthly newsletter
June '18 Newsletter
Happy June! As we all know, June brings the first official month of Winter
May 2018 Newsletter!
April saw some epic adventures, both here on Waiheke but also further afield for some of our divers! 
April 2018 Newsletter!
Welcome to the April 2018 Waiheke Dive & Snorkel Newsletter! March has absolutely flown by! We've gotten in the water as often as we physically could this month, making the most of the much more settled weather compared to February!There...
March 2018 Newsletter
Read the March 2018 Newsletter here!
Snorkel Adventures with Christina!
This week has been great fun and super busy, with everything from servicing and tank fills for local Waiheke divers and course bookings all the way through to snorkelling adventures! Speaking of snorkelling adventures, this week Christina came to visit...
It's our first weekend!
So this weekend just gone was our first weekend of dive activities here on Waiheke! I just want to take this opportunity to say a massive THANK YOU to our first divers Danny, Ariane, Becky, Tegan and Greig who were...