Find businesses who can help you enjoy diving and snorkelling in areas that DOC manages.

DOC Approved label.

This page lists businesses that have DOC's approval to operate in the areas it manages and can display the DOC Approved label.

What the DOC Approved label means to visitors
How to get DOC's approval for your business

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Central North Island

Hillary Outdoors

Guided activities as part of outdoor instruction programmes in the Tongariro area and Great Barrier Island.

Places:  Tongariro Alpine Crossing; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro National Park

Activities:  Adventure activities; Boating; Caving; Climbing; Diving and snorkelling; Kayaking and canoeing; Rafting

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction


Nine Dives

Guided boat trip to swim/snorkel/ scuba dive with and view seals in Pelorus Sound and Queen Charlotte Sound.

Places:  Marlborough Sounds

Activities:  Boating; Diving and snorkelling; Swimming

Services:  Guided activities and tours


AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand

Bungy jumping off the Historic Kawarau Bridge over the Kawarau River.

Places:  Skippers; Skippers area short walks

Activities:  Adventure activities; Bird and wildlife watching; Boating; Camping; Caving; Child/family friendly activities; Climbing; Diving and snorkelling; Dog walking; Dolphin swimming and watching; Fishing; Four wheel driving; Guided activities; Guided walks; Historic sites; Horse riding; Hot pools; Hunting; Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Paragliding and hang gliding; Quad and trail biking; Rafting; Scenic and nature tours; Scenic driving; Scenic flights; Skiing and ski touring; Specialist activities; Surfing; Swimming; Walking and tramping; Whale watching

Services:  Facilities; Guided activities and tours

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