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New Zealand Diving Ltd

3-Day Open Water Dive Course in Auckland

3 days

Large group

Free Cancellation

What to Expect

Take your Open Water certification in the beautiful waters of New Zealand. Gain an international recognized certification that will allow you to dive anywhere in the world. Take advantage of the opportunity to dive in some of the most spectacular diving areas anywhere. The course is fully inclusive of all of the gear hire, all certification fees & 4 open water dive, 2 of which are from our boat charter to our marine reserves. Theory is taken online at your own convenience. All you have to do is turn up! We are able to offer you both the highly acclaimed SSI and SDI certifications. Courses are also available as evening schedules as well as the standard three day schedule



Our Open Water Dive course consists of 3 days of training. Day 1 is conducted in the confined waters of a swimming pool where you will learn the skills of scuba diving. Day 2 is taken in the ocean to practice and perfect these skills already learnt. Day 3 is completing the final dives in the ocean to finish off your course.

Theory is taken online, at your convenience and in your own language prior to starting the pool sessions. Once you have provided us with the booking forms we will have your dive gear ready when you show up at the pool.

Day 1 starts with a few swim tests to ensure you can swim, then the learning begins. Day 2 we meet at our dive centre in Warkworth at 08:30 and head off to the dive site for your first two open water dives in the ocean. Day 3 we meet at our dive centre at 08.30 and head to the dive site to finish your final 2 dives in the ocean. Once you have earned your certification, it will be processed and supplied to you. We are able to offer you either the highly acclaimed SSI or SDI certifications.


  • All equipment hire
  • Dives from our charter boat
  • Certification fees


  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions

Additional information

  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Minimum age is 11 years
  • A maximum of 8 people per booking
  • Diving within 48 hours of flying is not recommended. All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (eg asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from diving, please consult your doctor
  • Swim test: must be able to swim 200m non-stop, any stroke. Must be able to float for 10minutes.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


$629.49 NZD

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