The Rainbow Warrior was Greenpeace’s flagship.On its way to protest France’s nuclear testing on the Mururoa Atoll when it was sunk by French saboteurs on July 10, 1985, in Auckland Harbour. After the bombing Greenpeace gifted the Warrior to the sea and she now lies as an artificial reef in the Cavallii Islands, a refuge for the marine life she was sunk trying to protect. At a max depth of 26m the Warrior is now home to a huge variety of aquatic life and is a world renowned dive site.
Dive guide option
We meet at the Paihia Dive shop on Williams Road at 7.45am, can also meet at Matauri bay Holiday Park at 9:15am
Full gear hire and lunch available. If you are an Open Water Diver you will need to select the Deep Adventure Dive option to dive the wreck.
Full refund if cancelled up to 48 hours before activity starts.
Good weather is required for this experience. If we need to cancel due to poor weather, you'll be offered a different date or a full refund.
There is a minimum number of travellers for this experience. If the minimum isn't met and we need to cancel, we will offer a different date/experience or a full refund.
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