Flanked by rugged mountains, idyllic beaches and rolling farmland, New Zealand's 15,134 km-long coastline offers endless diving adventures. Off the North and South
Islands, dive sites are, scattered among subtropical islands, towering kelp forests and cold-water fiords. Highlights include the wreck of Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior, the Poor Knights Islands' maze of archways and caves, Fiordland's spectacular red and black corals and organized swims with dolphins and fur seals. You may also spot elephant seals, penguins and whales. This book explores 75 of the best dive sites around New Zealand, with full-color photos throughout.
You'll get specific information on:
• Dive site topography and access
• Common and hazardous marine life
• Diving services in every region
• Travel logistics and topside attractions
• 17 easy-to-read maps