Our Facility

Welcome to Dive Zone Bay of Islands. We are a 5 Star PADI IDC Resort based in the stunning Bay of Islands. 

Phone - 09 4079986

Email - info@divezoneboi.co.nz

The Shop
The Shop

The Boat
The Boat

The Backyard
The Backyard

Our Crew

We are fortunate to have a passionate and very experienced crew at Dive Zone Bay of Islands. 

Ben Taylor


Ben Taylor - Owner

Ben bought the business in August 2020 and made a big move up from Christchurch.
He competed his Divemaster's back in 2013 and worked in Ang Thong in Thailand for a bit before returning to NZ.
Ben is now a PADI Instructor and with a background in Aircraft Mechanic's he is great at all things needing fixing.

Alice Broomfield  - The Boss
Alice Broomfield

The Boss

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 next year.
Alice keeps the place organized, working part time in the shop as well as working another full time job.

Blake Dodson - Service Technician
Blake Dodson

Service Technician

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 Harrison - IDC Staff Instructor
Tara Harrison

IDC Staff Instructor

Tara is A PADI IDC Staff Instructor and trains student divers right up to Assistant Instructor level. She has management experience from previous careers and brings a very organised approach to diver training and business in the shop.

Daryl Harrison

Instructor / Tank Technician

Daryl Harrison - Instructor / Tank Technician

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.

Kelly Weeds

PADI Course Director

Kelly Weeds - PADI Course Director

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

Contact Us

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