Welcome to
Goat Island Dive & Snorkel!

CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS!! (from the 19th Dec)
Mon-Sun 8 am - 6 pm

Our priorities are practicing water safety and 
teaching the benefits of marine conservation.
Visiting Goat Island Marine Reserve is one of the Top 10 Things to do in Auckland New Zealand.

We are situated just over 1 hour north of Auckland on the Matakana coast in Leigh. We service New Zealand’s first protected Marine Reserve, Goat Island. 

We offer snorkel & dive equipment to hire or buy, guided snorkeling, try dive, dive trips, and dive courses from entry to professional levels.
We can take you diving in New Zealand´s first marine reserve!


The Shop

Snorkel Hire Equipment

We offer a huge range of top quality snorkel hire equipment. Equipment is available for all ages, shapes and sizes at affordable prices. 

We clean the equipment thoroughly with disinfectant to ensure the gear is hygiene friendly.

Dive Hire

For certified divers, dive in and grab your dive hire and explore the marine reserve, Leigh coastline or outer gulf island's. Don't forget your certification card or log book!

Buy Your Own Gear

Our shop stocks a range of snorkel and dive equipment to suit your kiwi water adventure. 
We only stock quality dive brands to ensure you get the best value and long-term service for money.
We also have underwater cameras and water proof cases for phones and digital cameras, that way you can get some amazing photos of your Goat Island diving adventure.

Air Fills

Air Fills are available in-store. Fill while you wait.



Guided Snorkel Tours

The Guided Snorkel is a fantastic experience for all levels. For those who are new to snorkeling, our dive crew keep you safe and comfortable. For those who have experience with snorkeling we focus on showing you the hot spots of the Goat Island Marine Reserve.
Guided Snorkel for Schools

We are aligned with Water Safety NZ and teach PADI systems to offer the highest standard of safety for your school adventure.

Our dive crew are highly trained in water rescue. All are police history checked, first aid certified, and qualified to deliver oxygen.


Try Dive Experience

Have you thought about going diving? Imagine what it is like to breathe underwater, to fly in a weightless world surrounded by fish of all colours, shapes and sizes.

Our half day Try Dive at Goat Island Marine Reserve is safe, fun and will leave you buzzed and excited for more.

Dive Courses

Interested in dive courses in Auckland?
We offer dive training using PADI systems. This ensures you have quality scuba diving training from accomplished dive professionals. We also offer a NO LAKE DIVING GUARANTEE!!. 
You will be introduce to the wonders of the Goat Island Marine Reserve and surrounding beaches.

Our courses include Open WaterAdvanced Open Water, Rescue and Divemaster.
Scuba reviews (Refresher) are also available if you have not dived in a while.


Dive Trips

Explore Auckland's Outer Hauraki Gulf with the Outer Gulf Charters crew. The islands in our playground are littered with sites suiting the novice to the seasoned diver. After 15 years, we are still exploring! 

Destinations include the Mokohinau Islands, Great Barrier Island, Hen & Chickens Group, Little Barrier Island and Goat Island Marine Reserve.



Authorised Transport Provider

Little Barrier Island (Hauturu) 

Our vessel Apollo is licensed by DOC and the Auckland City Council to visit pest-free conservation islands and other islands in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf.
Our vessel Apollo holds a Pest Free warrant confirming we have met DOC and Auckland Councils biosecurity standards for visiting pest-free conservation Islands in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf .

Organise your group for a day you will not forget.
PH 09 422 6925 
Call for bookings!

"Thanks for a fantastic Try Dive Experience yesterday! Sarah is a fabulous Instructor!" Kathy Harger

"Brilliant, discover for yourselves!" Carmel Draper

"What a day guys, thanks so much for your patience. See you next year!" Teressa McCaley

"That was amazeballs! Rays, dolphins....geez my kids are still talking about a week later. Thank you!" Kevin Frankin

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