We are proud to be one of New Zealands premier dive training, retail and servicing facilities. Learning to dive with us means instruction and equipment of the highest standard.

With our on-site training pool with full changing facilities, not only is your comfort and convenience assured when you are training with us, but if you are shopping with us you can try out a new piece of equipment before you commit to buying.  Our staff and instructors have an extensive knowledge of diving, the marine environment, and of course, diver safety.

Dive Now is situated in Whangarei, Northland, where we are lucky enough to have a healthy harbour and stunning coastline on our door step.   We are 30 minutes drive from Tutukaka, the gateway to the beautiful Poor Knights Islands rated by Jacques Cousteau as one of the world's top ten diving destinations, and 60 minutes drive will have you in the Bay of Islands known for it's undeveloped beaches and game fishing, and we are proud to offer you the opportunity to discover what we have made a part of our lives!


Dive Now Whangarei is a PADI 5 Star Dive Centre. This means we can offer courses from beginner up to Techincal diving!

Dive Trips


From wreck diving, to the Poor Knights, to local dive sites around Whangarei we offer some amazing diving trips.

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We offer full diver rental gear, tanks, servicing and testing at amazing prices. We will even throw in a coffee as well!



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Masks for different face shapes

Finding the right mask for you!

We're on a mission to find the right fitting masks for different face shapes.  Obviously the best way to see if a mask fits is to try it on but sometimes this isn't always possible. 

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Whats the Weather doing?

Whether you are diving from the shore or from a boat, we all need to check on the weather before we head out.

I found out about www.windy.com from our friends Shane & Julia at Northland Dive. 

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Diving for a feed

Rock Lobster/Crayfish/Jasus edwardsii

The Red Rock Lobster is dark red and orange above, paler and yellowish below. The body is spiny, especially on the head.

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