Northland Dive, Bay of Islands

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Welcome to Northland’s best value dive resort

Dive the Bay of Islands. Experience world-class diving on your doorstep – schooling fish, sponge and kelp gardens, swim-throughs, caves, canyon walls, and the Rainbow Warrior & Canterbury wrecks.

Most of our dive sites are within a comfortable 20-minute boat ride, sheltered from the weather, and accessible all-year round.

Dive the Shipwrecks

  • Canterbury Wreck - In the sheltered bay of Deep Water Cove sits the Canterbury Wreck, bolt upright and perfectly intact. Prepared specifically for wreck divers by Northland Dive, this wreck is accessible for wreck divers of varying abilities.
  • Rainbow Warrior - The Rainbow Warrior was Greenpeace’s flagship, sunk by French saboteurs on July 10, 1985, in Auckland Harbour. The Rainbow Warrior is now an artificial reef in the Cavalli Islands, home to a huge variety of aquatic life, and is a world-renowned dive site. She sits at a maximum depth of 26m.

Dive Liveaboard

The best way to see the Poor Knights and further afield locations is aboard Sun Spy our 15m catamaran, custom-designed for divers.Two or three-day expeditions depart weekly. Or sole charter Sun Spy for a custom trip.

Dive Lodge

Our dive lodge is located in the Bay of Islands, central to world-class dive sites. A welcome divers retreat, with spa pool, wifi, home-cooked meals, and great hospitality. A variety of accommodation options are available to groups and individual divers, suited to all budgets. Book well in advance for double and twin rooms as these get booked quickly. 

Our delicious home cooked dinners, continental breakfasts, and legendary picnic lunches enjoyed on remote beaches around the Bay of Islands. $32/day pp

  • Dorm $25/night. Male and female dormitory rooms have a total of 16 beds. The bottom sheet and pillowcase are supplied, just bring your sleeping bag or duvet.
  • Camping $15/pp. Two large camping areas surrounded by bird song and divided by a picturesque stream. One area is accessible to vehicles.
  • Double $70/night. Our lodge has three double rooms with either two single beds or one king bed. All bedding linen is supplied.
  • Family $100/night. The family room sleeps four: two bunk beds and one queen bed. All linen supplied.
  • Twin Share $35/pp/night. Single room with two single beds and bed-side night stand. All bed linen supplied.
  • Cabins $90/night. Two cabins overlook a stream. Double glazed and air conditioned, double beds with bed-side night stands.

Northland Dive, Bay of Islands Enquiry Form


3851 Russell Road, Hikurangi, Whangaruru 0184

Phone: +64 (0) 9 433 6633


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