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Congratulations to our 2016 Dilplima of Scuba Instruction Graduates:

Dive HQ Auckland - Albany, is your first stop when it comes to SCUBA diving courses, dive trips and scuba dive gear rental and servicing. We are a leading dive retailer of scuba diving and snorkelling products in New Zealand. We provide PADI diver training from the PADI Open Water Diver Course through to becoming a professional SCUBA Diving Instructor. Our store is a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre, offering the highest standard of diver training and we are accredited by Worksafe NZ to deliver Adventure Activities.

Whether you want to explore the underwater world, take your first breath from a regulator, or launch into an exciting new career in the dive industry, we will make your dreams become a reality. As we are SCUBA professionals we teach and guide you every step of the way. Dive HQ Auckland - Albany, will show you the best dive sites New Zealand has to offer and help you plan or lead you on your next overseas dive trip.

When Dive HQ Auckland - Albany isn't in the water we are compiling quality scuba diving products for the shop shelves. We stand behind the products we sell and aim to give SCUBA divers the best value for money no matter what their budget is. We speak SCUBA diving and snorkelling so choose us for expert advice and great prices on the many products we sell. We offer a full range of quality dive equipment including regulators, BCDs, wetsuits, masks, snorkel, fins and accessories for snorkelling and water sport activities. Dive HQ Albany staff have the knowledge and expertise to help you find the right products that will enhance your experience in the water because we are the underwater experts.

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Become a qualified PADI dive instructor

Do you want to become a PADI Scuba Diving Instructor? Do you want to enter the diving industry with a head start on the competition? Are you serious about becoming the best dive professional you can be? If the answer is YES, then the Diploma in Professional Scuba Instruction and a career in diving is for you.

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Dive Trips

Where will your next scuba diving trip take you?

We take dive trips to New Zealands top dive sites and also arrange dive travel to exciting overseas destinations.

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September Monthly Madness Winner

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“Thanks for the super prize. Since arriving in New Zealand Auckland Dive HQ, Albany, have been a wonderful support as my children and I expand our diving experience. It was with great delight I received the call to inform me I had won the PADI Advanced Open Water Course in a draw. Fantastic!! I get […]

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October2018 Monthly Madness Prize –Bare Velocity Ultra 8/7mm Semi-Dry Wetsuit


October2018 Monthly Madness Prize –Bare Velocity Ultra 8/7mm Semi-Dry Wetsuit   We’re not just in your element; we were born there! In a factory on the coast of British Columbia — BARE, the brainchild of 2 divers determined on creating a drysuit for the frigid waters of the Canadian Pacific Ocean was born. For over […]

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An Interview with Ryan

Ryan showing off his Sidemount Diving skills at the Poor Knights

I had gone through much of my adult life wandering, with no real definable purpose. Then events somewhat changed that, I began rebuilding myself looking for a passion, a challenge. As if by chance I was thrust into the world of scuba diving, never looking back or dwindling upon a forethought. The course is more […]

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Enrolling NOW ! – Diploma in Professional Scuba Instruction

Living the Dream - teaching people to scuba dive for a job !

Do you want to become a Scuba Instructor? Are you looking for a change in Career? Do you have an interest in the outdoors and meeting new people? Are you looking for a fun and exciting course option for 2016? If so, our February 2016 full-time Diploma in Professional Scuba Instruction starts SOON and could […]

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