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Welcome to

Auckland Scuba Dive Shop - Diving New Zealand

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 Dive Master and 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.

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.

Reality Check

PADI Rescue Divers

It was a dark and stormy night… Later at the PADI rescue dive course, It was a challenge to come to terms with how dangerous my new hobby really is, literally going to an environment where you can’t breathe the local atmosphere is a reality check. The training from Auckland Scuba made me feel confident […]

Better with the lights off

PADI Night Diving Course

  As the sun sets an entirely different mood shrouds the environment and the Auckland Scuba night diving crew. The daytime bustle and colour seems drowned by the oily black darkness and stone cold silence, apart from the crash of a breaking wave or the splash of a fin cutting the calm solitude surrounding us.  […]

Welcome to Chris, our new PADI Course Director

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Today we would like to welcome our newest addition to the Auckland Scuba team, Chris Hailey. Chris is a PADI Course Director and Tec Deep Instructor Trainer from the United Kingdom. Chris has been working in Thailand, Indonesia, Borneo and Australia as a Diving Instructor since 2011. He is coming to us as we expand […]

Mid-winter Fiji Trip

Anthias and soft corals

We escaped the NZ winter yet again on our annual Fiji trip to dive the warm clear waters of the Bligh Straits. The diving was up to its usual high standards and did not disappoint. Highlights being a Leopard Shark, turtles, scorpion leaf fish and the swarming red and purple anthias on the colourful soft […]

Learning to dive at the Outpost

Happy divers at the Outpost

A big congratulation to our 4 new PADI Open Water Divers at the Outpost, Leigh. We completed the last 2 dives on our dive boat, Whakaari Express, and even though we had strong offshore winds we were able to tuck in close to the shore for a couple of great dives. Thanks to the instructors, […]

PADI Tec Sidemount Course

Mike practising with up to 5 cylinders at one time. Mike practicing with up to 5 cylinders at one time.

We spent yesterday in the pool putting Nick, Doyle, Thomas and Mike through the paces during the confined water training session of their PADI Tec Sidemount course. This is the first step working towards their PADI Sidemount Instructor ratings. Sidemount diving originated from cave diving, where divers often needed to squeeze through small spaces and […]