The Best Scuba Diving Tours in Niue [2023]© Niue Tourism
The Best Scuba Diving Tours in Niue [2023]

The Best Dive Shops & Operators in Niue 🐠 [2024]

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Scuba Diving Companies Providing Scuba Tours and Lessons in Niue

Niue has something for everyone when it comes to scuba diving. Whether you’re a newbie to the dive scene or are certified and keen to explore Niue’s famous caves and chimneys, you’re in good hands with Niue’s dive operator. Discover what’s on offer in this guide to the best dive shops and scuba diving operators in Niue.

For more scuba talk, check out The Guide to Scuba Diving in Niue, as well as the 10 Best Dive Sites in Niue.

5 Quick Tips for Diving in Niue

  1. Allow time in your holiday to reschedule dive trips, as Niue’s weather and ocean conditions frequently change
  2. You need to be able to make your own way to dive shops, pick-ups are not provided
  3. Dive operators close for the wet season, from December 1st to February 1st.
  4. Bring your dive certificate with you! Dive operators may be able to look up PADI certifications only
  5. Recreational dives, dive courses and beginner dives all typically include dive equipment in the price.
The Best Scuba Diving Tours in Niue [2023]©

Niue Blue

Located next to the Scenic Matavai Resort in Tamakautoga, Niue Blue is a fully PADI-affiliated store. They provide Discover Scuba (Try Dives), double morning and single afternoon dives, as well as night dives. They also offer a huge range of PADI dive courses.

In addition, their two purpose-built dive boats feature large in-water ladders and walk-through transoms with handrails for easy exit from the water.

Recreational Dives

  • Single Dives – Generally take place in the afternoons, launching from either Avatele or Alofi ensuring the best dive site for the conditions
  • Double Dives – Take place in the morning taking you to two dive sites. Surface time can be spent swimming with dolphins or snorkelling should the opportunity arise
  • Night Dives – Available from shore or boat depending
    on sea conditions.

Dive packages are available where the more dives you do, the more discount there is on the rates.

Learn more about some of the sites visited in the 10 Best Dive Sites in Niue.

PADI Dive Courses

  • Discover Scuba Dive (Try Dive)
  • ReActivate Program (Refresher Dive)
  • Open Water Course
  • Advanced Open Water Course
  • Adventure Dive Specialties
    – Peak Performance Buoyancy Dive
    – Deep Dive
    – Navigation Dive
    – Underwater Photography Dive
    – Night Dive
    – Cavern Dive
    – Fish ID Dive
    – Naturalist Dive
    – Drift Dive
  • Rescue Diver Course
  • EFR Emergency First Responder
  • Divemaster
  • Assistant Instructor
  • Open Water Scuba Instructor

Find out more about getting dive certifications in Learn to Dive in Niue: Where to Get Your Scuba Diving Certification.

The Best Scuba Diving Tours in Niue(c)

[CLOSED] Magical Niue Sea Adventures and Buccaneer Adventures

Update: Magical Niue Sea Adventures and Buccaneer Adventures are now operated by Niue Blue (see above). 

The Best Scuba Diving Tours in Niue [2023]©

More Tours Provided Niue’s Dive Shops

The dive operators in Niue are not just about diving. They offer a wide range of other marine tours and experiences. Compare their snorkelling and dolphin and whale-watching experiences in the following guides:

More About Scuba Diving Operators and Dive Shops in Niue

That’s it for our guide to the scuba diving operators and dive shops in Niue. For more advice on Niue’s underwater adventures, take a look at the following:

Finally, be inspired for more experiences with our whopping 101 Things to Do in Niue: The Ultimate List.


Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of Niue Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in the South Pacific over 10 years ago with nothing but a backpack and a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to explore a paradise such as Niue. She knows the island inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience Niue’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides.

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