New Zealand

Last visit: March 2016
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So famous for its above-water beauty, it stands to reason that that under the water is just amazing.

We’ve visited:
  • The Rainbow Warrior and Cavalli Islands
  • Poor Knights Island

It’s only a few hours from Australia, and yet, do far we’ve only visited for diving once. But hopefully not for the last time!

Latest trips

Poor Knights Islands, New Zealand – March 2017

Poor Knights Islands, New Zealand – March 2017

Poor Knights Islands is a group of islands that sits off the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island. Designated a marine reserve, it’s home to many creatures, large and small. If you’re really lucky, you could encounter a whale shark – as they did the week before we...

Rainbow Warrior / Cavalli Islands, New Zealand – March 2017

Rainbow Warrior / Cavalli Islands, New Zealand – March 2017

In March 2017, after a year's postponement due to stupid broken ankle, we finally got to dive the Rainbow Warrior. Write up coming soon, but for now, here are the few photos we managed to get of the wreck, and from another dive later in the day. Photo gallery here...

April 2021

I grew up with the ocean, but didn’t begin diving until after I moved to Australia. So now, I have a whole new homeland to discover – and hope to do more once travel reopens!

 

Carolyn

Dolphins!

Yes, we love creatures under the surface, but when they pop up to play it’s always a special treat!

The Rainbow Warrior

Greenpeace’s original Rainbow Warrior, ship sunk on 10 July 1985, now residing in Matauri Bay, in the Cavalli Islands.