SCUBA DIVING WEEKEND

MAYOR ISLAND, TAURANGA

 

3 DAY EVENT

8TH  - 10TH OF MARCH 2019

 

1500HRS DEPARTURE TIME FRIDAY

1800hrs ARRIVAL TIME SUNDAY

 

 

$180 per person

(60% discount)

Maximum of 10 people for the trip.

OVERVIEW

 

 

We are setting off from Tauranga to dive Mayor Island for our first dive trip of the year! We will be departing on the Friday and arriving back on Sunday. Price includes: Air Refills, Food and Dormitory Accommodation on board the live aboard. You can receive a discount on your rental gear at Dive Zone Tauranga as well.

Whether you are into underwater photography, exploring or catching some Crays along the way this trip will be an exciting trip out to our local underwater backyard!

 

 

 

SKILLS REQUIRED

 

 

  • All participants must be certified and have a minimum level of PADI Open Water Diver (or equivalent).

 

 

ACCOMMODATION

 

 

  • If you are planning to stay in Tauranga for the activity please contact us if you need us to direct you to accommodation.

 

 

WHAT TO BRING

 

 

 

Clothing:

 

  • Swimwear
  • Casual gear for on board
  • Warm gear for after your diving
  • Towel
  • Sunhat, Warm hat
  • Sunscreen

 

 

Gear

 

  • Mask and Snorkel (if you have your own)
  • Fins (if you have your own)
  • Use of your own wetsuit, BCD &/or regulators is subject to a safety inspection prior to departure.  If you would like to use your own BCD, you must be equipped with a visual signalling device (safety sausage or similar), an audible signalling device (whistle) & a dive knife or line cutting tool.  Your BCD/regs must also contain an alternate air source (octi).
  • Dive Zone Tauranga reserve the right to refuse use of any equipment that does not meet our inspection standards in the interest of your safety.
  • If you don't have your own dive gear then Dive Zone Tauranga will have all your necessary hire gear at a discounted price.

 

 

 

FOOD

 

 

  • All food will be provided on the trip. Feel free to bring any additional snacks and beverages if you would like.

 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

 

SAFETY

Safety is always a number one priority when diving. You will be instructed through your dive trips with all safety requirements.

 

HEALTH & FITNESS

A reasonable standard of fitness is required. As per above the following is required before booking on this trip:

 

  • All participants must be certified and have a minimum level of PADI Open Water Diver (or equivalent).

 

WEATHER

If seas are too rough to head out, the crew at Dive Zone Tauranga make the call if the seas become unsafe for us to head out. If this is the case then a full refund will be provided.

 

WEATHER IN MARCH TAURANGA, NEW ZEALAND

 

The amount of rain in March is high with an average of 135mm (5.3in). March is the wettest month of the year. This month generally has very pleasant temperatures. The average maximum temperature lies around 22.0°C (71.6°F). With a water temperature of around 19.0°C (66.2°F), this is a great month to swim. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a great period to visit Tauranga. It has 200 hours of sun. So what to wear in March? Visitors traveling to Tauranga should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days. Also bring your shorts and or a skirt because it can be very nice and warm.

 

For other monthly weather averages and what to do in March look at the numbers below.

 

Monthly averages °C

Min Temperature13.0°C

Max Temperature22.0°C

 

Water Temperature19.0°C

Chance of Rain36.7%

Precipitation135mm

 

Rainy Days11

Windspeed14.4kmph

Sunshine Hours200

Percentage Sunshine54%

 

 

reference - https://weather-and-climate.com/Tauranga-March-averages

 

INSURANCE

Dive Zone Tauranga have public liability insurance for their courses and dives. We strongly recommend that you purchase your own travel/medical insurance while on the course to cover for any medical and related costs. (i.e helicopter out of area, hospital care, accommodation etc.)

BOOKINGS

 

 

If you would like to go ahead and book this trip please provide your details below and we will be in touch with you for payment and further booking information and details. We do require a Non-Refundable deposit for all bookings. If the course is unable to run due to weather or lack of numbers, then Non-Refundable deposits will be refunded.

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