The Poor Knights Islands

Situated 23 kilometers north-east of Tukukaka Harbour, approximately 45 minutes drive from Whangarei, the Poor Knights Islands were one described by the legendary Jacques Cousteau  as one of the top ten dives sites in the world.

A long-standing marine reserve The Poor Knights offer a chance to experience true blue-water diving and the myriad of species such water brings with it.

Young snorkelers prepare to enter the water at the Poor Knights Marine Reserve - photo Darryl Torckler

Young snorkelers prepare to enter the water at the Poor Knights Marine Reserve - photo Darryl Torckler