Let’s talk about money, honey! Learning to dive in New Zealand before your Pacific holiday can save you some serious cash. Diving centres in tourist hotspots are notorious for pricing their courses like they’re offering a private dive with Poseidon or Ariel themselves. But by getting certified back home, in Auckland with Dive HQ
Pushing yourself and learning new skills will always transfer into your everyday life, free-diving builds confidence and fosters a sense of well-being.
I have always had a passion for the ocean and everything in it, whether I was swimming or fishing, I was always happiest in the water. This passion lead me to undertaking a bachelor of science in marine science and biological sciences. As well as marine science, I studied ecological science and geography but my […]
Thanks to Chanelle Drummond for her blog post about what it’s like to be a Diploma in Professional Scuba Instruction student at the Academy of Diving, Dive HQ Westhaven. Before starting my course as a dive instructor, funny enough I was afraid of swimming in the ocean. I hated the feeling of not […]
Become a Professional Scuba Instructor in 2016! Do you have plans to travel overseas? Need another part time job that you love? Are you keen to be part the ever growing adventure travel and tourism industry here in New Zealand? Well, our 36 week Diploma in Scuba Instruction may be the perfect course for […]
If you did your PADI Opewater with Dive HQ Westhaven. You have probably heard your instructor mention the PADI Advanced Openwater Course (AOW) Diver course. You may have even thought about enrolling in the course. But are you still wondering how the AOW course differs from the PADI Openwater Course (OWD) course, and what new things […]