Guided tour

Leigh: Goat Island Guided Diving Tour for Certified Diver

Leigh: Goat Island Guided Diving Tour for Certified Diver

From US$ 118.85 per person

Explore Goat Island's spectacular underwater world on a guided diving tour for certified divers and witness a great example of a healthy New Zealand marine environment full of life.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a guided dive in the Goat Island Marine Reserve
  • Scuba dive in a safe environment with trained professionals
  • See the spectacular environments of New Zealand's first marine reserve
  • Marvel at the diverse and friendly marine species that live in the reserve
Full description
Join a guided diving tour for certified divers around Goat Island and set off to discover the beautiful underwater world of New Zealand's first ever marine reserve alongside an experienced dive master. Begin with a fitting of your diving equipment at the dive center. You will then drive in your own vehicle 3 km to the Goat Island Marine Reserve to meet with your dive master who will be your guide for the day. Learn the history of Goat Island and get introduced to the marine life you are likely to see in New Zealand's first marine reserve. After a full and thorough safety briefing, head down to the water and begin the tour. Do one long dive in a shallow reserve with the opportunity to stay underwater for 70 to 80 minutes, dependent on individuals' air consumption. Explore further out into the bay and see the true beauty this magical place has to offer. Swim amongst huge snappers, red moki, goat-fish, triple fins, and schools of parore, kahawai, sweep, silver drummers, trevally. There are also crayfish, octopuses, stingrays, and, on lucky occasions, dolphins, seals, and orcas can also be seen.
Includes
  • Dive equipment
  • Dive Master
  • 70-80 minute dive
  • Food and drinks
  • Transport from the dive shop to marine reserve
Not suitable for
  • Divers without certification
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Participants

Date

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Meeting point

Check-in at the Goat Island Dive and Snorkel Centre to collect all necessary equipment before driving the 3km to Goat Island Marine Reserve in your own vehicle.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Water
  • Diving certification
  • Dive log

Know before you go

  • This tour is for certified divers only. You must have your scuba diving certification through a recognized training agency (SSI, PADI, NAUI, BSAC, SDI, CMAS etc., minimum Scuba Diver/Open Water)
  • This is a weather dependent activity and conditions change in the region regularly. If the tour is canceled due to weather you will receive a full refund
  • The tour requires a minimum of 2 people to operate
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Product ID: 394675