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Dive Shops Auckland - Diving New Zealand

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Diploma in Professional Scuba Instruction !
Next intakes start February & August 2018

Our NZQA approved courses qualify for the Governments "Fees Free Policy". If you are eligible, you can get up to $12,000 Free.

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Auckland Scuba is a PADI 5 Star instructor Development and TecRec Center.

Want to see and experience how life exists under the sea? Explore a magical underwater world with Auckland Scuba. Learn to dive with one of New Zealand’s leading dive centers. Diving can be an exciting & life changing experience so you may as well learn from the best when you're scuba diving in Auckland.

Auckland Scuba specialise in Scuba Instructor Training and have a range of full and part time programs to accommodate anyone interested in taking up a career in scuba diving Auckland or New Zealand wide.

An Extensive Selection of Courses

Auckland Scuba Diving Courses and Certification

Whatever your skill level, whether you are just Learning How to Dive all the way through to PADI Dive Master and PADI Dive Instructor Level Courses. We have the experienced instructors and facilities you need. In addition, we also offer a range of Technical Dive Training and certifications for twinsets, sidemount and rebreathers through the PADI TecREC programmes.

A One-Stop Shop for Quality Diving Equipment

To make sure you are well equipped for any diving adventure, we offer a full inventory of high quality diving gear available to hire or for sale. Auckland Scuba also offers great package deals in store. Our Dive Shop at Auckland Scuba has a large retail area with a huge range of international brands, competitive prices and knowledgeable staff. For your convenience check out our Online Store.

Our on-site Service Department provides air fills, tests diving cylinders and will keep your regulators and BCDs in tip top shape.

Diving is what we are all about! So join us on one of our many Dive Trips, both locally and abroad. Get in touch with us today to learn about our diving courses and trip schedules.

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Rescue for Instructors… Rescue Masters of the Universe

Instructor Development Course New Zealand

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PADI Instructor Development Courses Auckland, New Zealand

IDC Auckland

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PADI Sidemount Training New Zealand


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Hollis Explorer Rebreather Course

Nick completing his Hollis Explorer Rebreather course

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An Interview with Callum

The Diploma group on the Auckland Scuba Boat

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