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. 

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. 

We are very lucky to have Kelly our on site PADI Course Director.

Kelly is also our PADI Freedive instructor and a very passionate Surfer.

Mie Kawai

The Boss

Mie Kawai - The Boss

Mie met Kelly in Japan where they worked together, married had two beautiful girls and shared a love of surfing. Mie is from Kobe city but is a confirmed country girl now!

Mie is a PADI Divemaster and Master Scuba Diver  who loves bodyboarding, SUP surfing and swimming.

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 Assisstant Istructor 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.

Whitney Patterson


Whitney Patterson - Instructor

Whitney joined the team for 2018/2019 summer season after completing The Diploma in Professional Scuba Instruction. Originally from Christchurch Whitney loves surfing and yoga.   

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