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Drysuit Diver

The water temperatures around New Zealand vary substantially.

Using a drysuit can eliminate this chill and allow you to complete more dives a day, all year round, in total comfort. They also don't "shrink" like wetsuits are prone to do, offering a looser fit which makes donning and doffing much easier.

The course includes:

  • The planning, organisation, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of dry suit diving
  • Proper procedures for buoyancy control
  • Ascent and descent technique training
  • Routine, user-level, preventative maintenance and performance checks on dry suits.
dive all year round


  • PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent
  • 12 Years of age or older
  • Up to date divers medical within the 12 months

Course duration:

  • Two open water dives

Many people miss out on the best diving of the year, wintertime, because they find they become chilled during and after their dive.

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