We are the city's most experienced dive store (established 1985) and provide the full range of dive services - scuba dive classes, scuba training, dive trips and scuba equipment.
We have Wellington's largest compressor giving the minimum wait for tank fills.
We normally take 24 hours for tank testing testing and we have been servicing scuba regulators & gear for over 25 years. We give a 12 month guarantee on servicing.
Island Bay is one of New Zealand's top dive sites, and it is right in the middle of the capital city, Wellington. Island Bay's rocky coastline bordering the deep clear waters of Cook Strait provides an extremely varied habitat for a wide variety of fish species.
The shop is less than a mile from the wreck site of F69 - the Frigate HMNZS Wellington - sunk off Wellington's south coast in November 2005. It has now broken into two sections , 50m apart.
Island Bay is right in the middle of Wellington's Taputeranga marine reserve. The reserve starts just inside Princess Bay and ends half way through the bay just past the quarry gates. Our dive school conducts most of it's open water lessons in the reserve.
Island Bay Divers has been owned and operated by Tim Walshe for 25 years, providing retail sales, equipment hire, equipment servicing, training classes & dive courses (Naui/ Padi & CMAS), trips, and organised activities.
We are Wellington's most experienced dive store:
* New Zealand's only Pro Gold Centre
* Wellington's oldest PADI Facility; A Padi Dive Centre