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Welcome to Dive HQ Christchurch

Your home of scuba


Make the most of your SCUBA diving and Spearfishing adventures!  


Whether you’re looking to further your diving skills, make a career of diving, take a trip with friends or grab some great new gear, DiveHQ Christchurch has everything you need.


Taking one of our SCUBA courses is informative and fun. You’ll be taught by one of our experienced and trained diver instructors who are experts in their fields. We offer PADI recreational dive courses, technical dive training, spearfishing courses, and breath hold courses. Or you can become a member of the prestigious Academy of Diving, providing you with tertiary SCUBA qualifications on either a full time or part time basis.


We sell the world’s leading brands with a full range of SCUBA diving and Spearfishing equipment. Visit us in store at 103 Durham Street South or on our tradme store to check out the exciting range we have to offer.


DiveHQ Christchurch is the home of diving and the South Island’s largest dive retailer. We offer quality Scuba gear hire, full service centre, Enriched Air training and filling station, local and international dive and spearfishing trips.


Join us at Club HQ Christchurch and be the first to know everything that is going on in our underwater playground. 

PADI Dive Courses

Learn To Dive

Get PADI Open Water Certified and the first breaths you take underwater will be your most memorable. Learn how to SCUBA Dive with Dive HQ Christchurch, where we have dive courses for beginners through to advanced. Try Dives and Online Learning available.

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Live a Life More Extraordinary

Become a Dive Instructor. Student Loans and Allowances Approved Courses. Part time and full time study options. One year Diploma Course starting August 2015. We’ll set you up for an exciting career in Diving. Enquire now for a free info pack.

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Join Us

Join club HQ and receive member benefits in-store, priority booking on dive trips and information evenings. We would love to share our dive experiences with you and connect you with other divers.

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PADI Rescue Course with Dive HQ Christchurch “Challenging and Rewarding”


How would you react if… Another diver was stressed and panicking?  You or another diver were very low in air? Or if you found an unresponsive diver?  There are many important skills to know and practice in order to best manage dive emergencies.  This course could help you save your own or another diver’s life! […]

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