Welcome to Dive Zone Bay of Islands - We are Your diving experts!
We are proud to be the Northern most dive shop in New Zealand. We are a 5 Star PADI IDC Resort based in the stunning Bay of Islands on the outskirts of Kerikeri. We offer everything you can think of when it comes to Scuba Diving, Free Diving, Spear Fishing, Snorkeling, tank testing, First Aid and gear servicing.
If you are a local or are here on holiday, call in / give us a call / send us a email - we would LOVE to talk to you about diving!
Phone - 09 4079986
Email - email@example.com
We have an awesome crew here at Dive Zone. We are fortunate to have a team who are passionate about diving, the ocean and come with a long and varied list of experience!
Ben completed his Divemaster's down in Christchurch in 2013. Following that he spent some time in warmer waters diving in Ang Thong in Thailand and the Red Sea.
When the dream of owning a dive shop was finally realized in 2020 he moved up to Northland. Now Ben is one of our PADI Instructors, Service Techs, Tank Tester here instore.
Ben is passionate about diving and always looking out for new spots to go and new tech to try!
Alice is Ben's partner in crime, also making the big move from Christchurch.
Alice is passionate about diving and is an advanced open water diver with goal's to become an instructor. She keeps the place organized and manages the retail / admin side of the business, working part time in the shop as well as working another full time job.
Blake is our Equipment service technician and one of our boat skippers
Blake has been involved in the Dive industry for over 30 years! With experince in making wetsuits, importing and distribution and running service training clinics for Mares, Scubapro and Dacor.
Tara is our PADI IDC Staff Instructor and trains students divers right up to Assistant Instructor level. She has been in the dive industry for a long time and brings loads of experience and passion to the shop.
Tara comes with management experience from previous careers and brings a very organised approach to diver training and business in the shop. You'll even find her diving in her spare time!
Daryl is a PADI Specially Instructor, our Tank Technician and Skipper. Daryl completed his Divemasters in Bali and then worked on charters here in NZ before becoming an Instructor. Daryl worked on the clean out of the HMSNZ Canterbury before its sinking in 2007. If you want to talk Tec diving then Daryl is your Man.
Being a local Kelly has vast experience of diving and surfing here in the Bay of Islands and overseas.
Kelly was also the owner of Dive Zone BOI for 15 years before selling it on to Ben and Alice.
Kelly is our PADI Course Director and Free Dive Instructor