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Who We Are

Dive! Tutukaka is the best dive charter operator in New Zealand, and Northland has some of the best dive sites in New Zealand. We use only Qualmarked operators, and accommodation providers who are serious about good service and friendly professionalism.

Specialising in diving the Poor Knights Islands – “the best sub-tropical diving in the world” – Dive! Tutukaka is now New Zealand’s premier full-service dive charter operator.

Renowned for friendly and professional crews, Dive! Tutukaka operates 364 days a year. Their home base, the Poor Knights Dive Centre, supplies air fills, dive equipment retail sales and hire.

Dive! Tutukaka blends the visual drama of Poor Knights with their passionate people and delivers you a total diving experience.

Dive the Five takes this total experience a step further, and connects you with other destinations, and like minded operators, ensuring that friendly and professional service, and great diving, is all you receive.

Dive! Tutukaka was founded in 1999 by two diving friends with a love for the sea.

Aussie Malcolm and Jeroen Jongejans are charismatic entrepreneurs, passionate about diving. Their focused vision then – to be the best dive operator in New Zealand - holds true today.

Our Vision

To be the leading and most successful New Zealand based tourism operator, through delivering the best possible service, information and quality time to our customers, benefiting all our stakeholders, and striving to act as atawai to our local marine environment.

Atawai is a Maori word, most simply translated as ‘guardian’.

Our Mission

To provide safe, efficient and fun marine related experiences for our customers and to be the leader in this field.

Dive! Tutukaka have been five time winner at the New Zealand Tourism Awards, including SUPREME, six times winner at the Northland Business Excellence Awards, including SUPREME, four time winner of PADI Member Awards in South East Asia Pacific, five time winner of Environmental Achievement Awards, as well as holding the elite Enviro-Gold rating from Qualmark.

To find out more about Dive! Tutukaka view their website here.