Welcome to
Goat Island Dive & Snorkel!

Our mission statement is 'Diving Today for Tomorrow'. 
Our priorities are practising water safety and teaching the benefits of marine conservation.

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 experiences and dive courses from entry to professional levels. Outer Gulf Charters is our sister company offering dive trips, fishing trips and ferry services to Auckland's Hauraki Gulf Island's. 

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 Equipment

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.

Air Fills

Air Fills are available in-store. We have a quick turn around time and guarantee a 'full tank fill'. 


Guided Snorkel Experience

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 both PADI and NAUI 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

Imagine what it is like to breathe underwater, to hover in a weightless world with marine life of all colours and shapes surrounding you.

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


Dive Courses

We offer dive training using both PADI and NAUI systems. This ensures you have quality scuba diving training from accomplished dive instructors.

Certification 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.


Fishing Trips

Fish Auckland's Outer Hauraki Gulf on-board Apollo with Skipper Brian and deckhand Grant. The best fishing usually presents itself at Great Barrier Island, the Mokohinau Islands or Little Barrier Island.

Your group will enjoy a day out fishing the Hauraki Gulf. Fantastic for corporate events or just a group of keen fishos.  

Our vessel Apollo specialises in groups of up to 15, fishing 10-12 comfortably at one time.

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 OR 021 041 8525
Refer Trip Schedule 2015

"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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