Nature & Adventure Tours
Scuba Dive & Snorkelling
Go Snorkel offer guided and unguided tours, dive & snorkelling for all ages in the Marine Reserve. The 5km long reserve is one of the best snorkel and dive spots in Wellington, teeming with crayfish, octopuses, and many species of fish and kelp. The shop is located in the middle of the Taputeranga Marine reserve.
Operating for over 35 years, Go Snorkel is Wellington’s most experienced dive store and scuba diving & snorkeling adventure provider - trusted for safety, quality and integrity in adventure activities.
Guided Snorkel Tours:
Bookings are required so a guide can be allocated to your group. The tour typically lasts for about three hours. An orientation and safety briefing is given before the tour with your guide starts. There’s also free tea and coffee and an outdoor shower available on your return.
Please note that tours may be cancelled if the conditions are unsuitable (24 hours notice). In this case, a full refund is given or, your dive is rescheduled.
Unguided Snorkel Tours:
Simply turn turn up on the day between 9.00am to 6.00pm. You will then be fitted from the full range of hire equipment. Before you depart, you will also be given a conditions brief. Then walk or, drive to one of the 8 sites listed within the reserve.
Go Snorkel also run snorkel courses - theory, pool session and sea dive. They have been teaching these courses since 1970.
You can also learn in an Open Water dive course to become a scuba diver with a lifetime international certification, or take a refresher course. More info.
Go Snorkel operates from the premises of Island Bay Divers. The shop is located on 353 The Parade, on the corner of The Parade and Reef Street in Island Bay. It's just 30m from the final stop on bus route #1.