People ask me, why a SCUBA diver?

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People often ask me why a scuba diver? Well here it is… Have you ever in your life wanted to be a mermaid? Be able to breath underwater and become friends with all the fish and marine life? Well that’s exactly what it’s like. We are the only people that get to experience first-hand the […]

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 May 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – PADI Enriched Air Course

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May 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – PADI Enriched Air Course   As a diver you know that you are limited on bottom time due to the Nitrogen we breathe in.  When diving 16 metres or shallower, you can stay for up to an hour if you have enough air.  But go a little deeper and […]

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 April 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – Hollis F1 Fins

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April 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – Hollis F1 Fins     With a name Like F1 fins you would expect speed, efficiency and high-end performance – These fins deliver on all fronts! The Hollis F1 fins are made from a single piece of high strength industrial monoprene rubber. Basically, that means with no seams, no […]

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 March 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – Zeagal Onyx II 1st& 2nd Stage

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March 2019 Monthly Madness Prize –Zeagal Onyx II 1st& 2nd Stage   Looking for a new regulator for our ‘cold’ New Zealand waters, then look no further than the Zeagle Onyx II Regulator. The Onyx II comes with a black chrome plated first stage which is environmentally sealed which means that none of the internal […]

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 February 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – Oceanic Atmos BCD

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  February 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – Oceanic Atmos BCD   Oceanic has a saying… “Innovation first”. As a brand they are known for their dependable products that are loved by all divers, and the Atmos is no exception. It’s easy to use and the highly adjustable design is awesome for pretty much any recreational […]

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 November 2018 Monthly Madness Prize – Oceanic Alpha 8 Reg and Octi, Zeagle Base Plus BCD and Compact Gauges

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November2018 Monthly Madness Prize –Oceanic Alpha 8 Reg and Octi, Zeagle Base Plus BCD and Compact Gauges     Jacket style BCD and Regulator combo   If you want simple but reliable, then the Oceanic’s Alpha 8 Second Stages and SP5 First Stage regulator set used in conjunction with a compact SPG and Depth gauge […]

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

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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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 September2018 Monthly Madness Prize –PADI Advanced Course

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September2018 Monthly Madness Prize –PADI Advanced Course   Finished your Open Water Course and discover that the little diving bug in side you have grown and you now looking for you next underwater adventure. Then the PADI Advanced Open water course (AOW) is the next step. The Advanced course focuses on the practical elements of […]

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 Hollis Neotek 8/7/6 – An owners review

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I got the Hollis Neotek 8/7/6 because I had heard great things and winter had started and 40-minute dives were almost unbearable in my (used to be 7mm) open cell wetsuit with well over 200 dives to its name.   I am currently diving in 16-degree water without any other layers under my Neotek and […]

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 Taupo dive trip – A look backwards

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Taupo Drift dive trip.   Dipsi 1 Hijacked Dipsi 2 Taupo trip. It was a great opportunity for the two groups to bond and dive together.   Day one: Driving down and snorkeling the Waikato River from Cherry Island to Reids Farm with a stop at the natural hot springs and an epic jump near […]

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