Maldives Liveaboard September 2014

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Oh Yeah!!!

Mantarays and Whalesharks  - thats what we’re talking about!

Every diver will hear and talk about diving the Maldives at some stage.

Well we aren’t just talking about it - we’re going!

Maldives September 2014

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PADI Rescue Diver

Your PADI Rescue Diver course will expand your knowledge and experience level.


Next course starts:  28th October

• Tuesday 6pm – 9.30pm – Theory – Global Dive
* Wednesday  5.30pm – 10pm – Confined Water Pool – Newmarket pool
• Saturday 9am – 5pm-Theory & Confined Water - Global Dive & Newmarket pool
*Sunday 9am – 5pm— Open Water dives(end times are approximations)

What you need to bring.
• Togs and towelRescueCourse • Mask, snorkel, fins and booties
• Dive knife
• Compass
• Signaling device (whistle and/or safety sausage) • Pocket mask
• Transportation
Note: We have packages for mask, snorkel, fins, booties, knife, compass, signaling device and pocket mask for students enrolled on this course

Dive Club
Upon completion of your course you will gain membership to the Global Dive Club.
The club hold regular meetings with guest speakers and organizes many local and international dive trips for all experience levels.

Diving Fitness and Medical Clearance

Rescue Divers give the big okay at Matheson Bay / Photograph by Andrew Simpson

Rescue Divers give the big okay at Matheson Bay / Photograph by Andrew Simpson

For our latest Training Schedule – and dates for the next PADI Rescue Diver course – please click here

PADI Open Water Referral Course

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Come in and take the plunge!!

Let Global Dive, New Zealand’s friendliest dive store, get you and your friends into diving.

Heading to the Pacific Islands or Australia?
Complete your class & pool sessions here then go enjoy your Open Water dives in the tropics. $399

Completing a PADI Open Water Referral Course with Global Dive allows you the luxury of learning the foundation level skills of diving in an environment that lets you learn at your own pace.

Your pool sessions are relaxed with no time constraints due to your holiday timetable. If you need another pool session we give you another pool session.

Your theory is completed in NZ rather than on your holiday where you can be making far more productive use of your time like going diving!

Upon completion of the PADI Open Water Referral Course theory and pool sessions here, we will supply you with your referral documentation. You then take this to any PADI facility at your holiday destination within 12 months, to complete your 4 Open Water training dives for certification.

We run theory and pool sessions year round on a 3 week timetable or PADI Open Water referral courses for groups of 3 or more can be arranged to suit your schedule.

PADI Open Water Referral Course Details

Theory sessions Auckland – Global Dive shop
Pool sessions Auckland – Newmarket Olympic Pool
Course schedule Week 1:

  • Tuesday 6pm – 9pm – Global Dive shop – Theory
  • Thursday 6pm-9pm – Newmarket Pools – pool

Week 2:

  • Tuesday 6pm – 9pm – Global Dive shop – theory
  • Thursday 6pm-9pm – Newmarket Pools – pool

Week 3:

  • Tuesday 6pm – 9pm – Newmarket Pools – pool
  • Thursday 6pm-9pm – Global Dive shop – theory
Price $399
Discount off equipment if you buy a mask, snorkel, fin and boot set from Global Dive 15%.  Other gear packages available for students enrolled on this course.
What’s included? Course price includes all your manuals, tuition, scuba unit and wetsuit.
What you need to supply Please bring with you:

  • Swimmers
  • Towel
  • Snorkeling equipment (mask, snorkel, fins & boots)
  • Your completed Dive Medical Statement
  • Transport – we can help with car pooling if you don’t have your own

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