White Island Dive Tour

From NZD $950.00
  • Duration: 2 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Whakatane, NZ
  • Product code: WhiteIsland

White Island is New Zealand’s only active marine volcano. Known for its dramatic dive sites crammed with marine life & located in the beautiful Bay of Plenty just 50km off shore from Whakatane.

This package is an all inclusive trip and open to all levels of divers.

You will experience diving on an active volcano! White Island has many exciting  and exhilarating dives, from cathedral spire pinnacles with 150m drop offs to relaxing reef dives teaming with a huge variety of aquatic life. Experience environments similar to where life began, or so it is thought, when you descend to experience the underwater volcanic vents. You will experience archways and fumaroles emitting volcanic gas.  Due to its super rich amazing marine life which thrive in this area. This world class dive site offers you the chance to see everything you desire in a single weekend of diving.

Three to four dives can be taken on the first day, including a night dive. The second day diving will be reduced if the optional island tour is taken.

This package is an all inclusive trip and open to all levels of divers.

Price includes: Live aboard, accommodation, gear hire, food and tank fills!

Accommodation Friday night on the boat, leaving early Saturday morning & not returning until Sunday evening.

There is an optional island tour run by DOC where you can see alive volcano up close and the variety of molten rock pools. This is held on the Sunday morning & is a separate fee . Due to the natural dangers here, guests are not allowed to walk on the island without a guide.

Numbers are strictly to the size of the liveaboard charter & the number of tour sailings limited therefore booking early is advised.