Cathedral Cove Dive and Snorkel

Cathedral Cove Dive and Snorkel


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Lindsay Ash

Ranking: 9/10

Saved the best untill last. Third time out with this crew. Went with my son for first time two sats ago, to gain some experience. Returned for two more dives. Different place every time. Enjoyed the whole relaxed enviroment. A credit to the whole crew. Awsome dive at shipwreck cove. Will return with my grandson.

Reviewed 4 months ago

Dave's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Great service . Staff informative and attentive. Very reasonably priced snorkeling gear hire. Grat snorkeling experience.
The friendly large snapper were sensational!!!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

George's avatar



Ranking: 7/10

If you have your own snorkel gear take it with you and jump into the water to escape from the tourists on the main track.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Kim's avatar


United States

Ranking: 5/10

Beautiful curvy drive and lovely beach but dive experience was not what we hoped for. Shallow, weedy dive site, dive guides rushed through the dive, not attentive to needs.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Amadeus van Schie


Ranking: 10/10

I hired snorkelling equipment for a day (wetsuit, fins, mask and snorkel), for $40. Staff were very friendly and gave me a lot of information.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Thanks CCDive for an amazing dive. Fish life was abundant and the service was very friendly and personalised to meet my needs. I really enjoyed the small number of people on the trip and the flexibility of the operation.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in February 2010

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Ranking: 10/10

I did my PADI open water scuba diver course with Cathedral Cove Dive. I can't imagine a better place to learn how to dive. We got to take advantage of a marine reserve right off the beach. For the 5 days that it took to complete my course, I got to live in the most beautiful place I've ever been too (Hahei) and I got to learn how to dive with my own private instuctor. It was just my friend and I on the course! I would recommend this dive school or dive spot to anyone. Happy diving!

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

siatottawa's avatar


New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

This is a hidden gem! It's a great down-to-earth dive location. Russ and Wendy, the owners, make you feel like family right away. We went to a great dive spot in the marine reserve. It was loaded with fish and sea life. Thanks a lot Russ and Wendy - I'll send you some photos soon.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Michael Egli


Ranking: 6/10

Dive site was not that nice. The guide did not a lot to satisfy us.

Reviewed about 11 years ago

Cathedral Cove Dive and Snorkel responds:

Hi Micheal Thanks for the note. Because of the nature of our business, we are occasionally working against the elements i.e the ocean, wind and weather has 'their own agenda. There will always be some days in a season that we cannot go to our top dive sites but we do endeavor to choose the best site on that particular day. I apologize if we could not take you to one of the many outstanding dive sites in the area, as we have had some amazing diving this summer. The safety of our divers is paramount and we will not risk this with an unsuitable site. We will take on board your comment regarding the guide - he may have found himself focusing on a more needy diver at the time, which is important from an in-water safety issue. Thanks