Affiliations

AUUC has great relationships with several dive businesses around Auckland, and beyond! See the list below for full details about our affiliates, and the amazing deals up for grabs.

You must present your membership card to receive these deals!

The club has experienced divers and instructors that can offer good advice if you want to buy your own SCUBA and/or freediving equipment! Just post on the AUUC Facebook group and many experienced divers will be able to give you advice. We can talk you through the buying of both new and second hand, and tell you the do’s and do-nots of buying equipment. Alternatively, the dive shops we are affiliated with will be able to give you expert advice and the best prices.

Please note: Discounts may not apply to certain dive products, this is at the discretion of the dive shop.

 

Dive Doctor has continued to support AUUC for a number of years now and is our go to for the clubs dive gear servicing. They are a friendly and knowledgeable dive shop, and are happy to offer members 15% off gear servicing for 2020. If you are in the market for new gear do not hesitate to contact them and they will give you the best discount possible.

 

Dive Tutukaka is a fantastic dive charter company, not to mention New Zealand’s largest! AUUC has worked with Dive Tutukaka for many years to bring you great trips to the beautiful and internationally renowned Poor Knights Islands at an awesome discount. With AUUC membership, you can get 20% off trips on their daily charters! Keep your eyes peeled for the club trips as they fill up fast and this is definitely not something you would want to miss out on…

 

Dive HQ Westhaven has helped us grow the local and international dive communities for a while now by providing new members the opportunity to get certified. Budding divers get ready to be introduced to the underwater world and love it! There is always a high demand for these discounted open water courses that are advertised through AUUC, and Dive HQ Westhaven has always gone the extra mile to accommodate us.

 

 

 

Ocean Hunter is a spearfishing and freediving specialist store, offering AUUC a 10% discount on any purchase! They stock a range of equipment, including dive gear, spearguns and freediving courses. Ocean Hunter is also the official sponsor of the AUUC spearfishing competition for 2020 and some AMAZING prizes are up for grabs!

 

Northland Dive is well-renowned for their dive charters and hospitality. Complete with on-site accommodation and catering, dive here and we promise that you will feel right at home! AUUC runs advanced open water courses and trips with Northland Dive at a highly discounted rate. They take our members to a variety of locations in the Bay of Islands, which generally includes an unforgettable wreck dive on the HMNZS Canterbury (F421)! They also do liveaboards which go out to the Poor Knights. We can guarantee that it is all worth that drive up north!

 

 

 

Global Dive is a great tech-oriented dive store and provides training to all levels of PADI and TDI (Technical Diving). Join them for any certification course and get 15% off a dive gear package! Psssst… They also offer the cheapest refresher around for those of you who are returning to the underwater world.

Travel&co. create active travel experiences, which are individually tailored to the needs of their customers! They have kindly sponsored our membership cards this year and have done a phenomenal job in the past of organising AUUC’s international dive getaways. The club headed to Vanuatu in 2019 and we can’t let the cat out of the bag for 2020 just yet, but the word on the street is that it is going to be nothing short of fishtacular!

 

 

 

Feel like you need an island holiday to get away from the university hussle? Look no further! Waiheke Dive and Snorkel takes AUUC members to all the great dive spots around Waiheke Island, and even further out in the Hauraki Gulf! They offer a range of discounts, including 15% off gear hire and 10% off equipment purchases! Their online store is fantastic and they offer free delivery with purchases over $100.