Welcome to the home of Scuba Steve, a website dedicated to provide information on the products and services offered by Steve Traynor.
Steve joined the Royal New Zealand Navy
when he was just 16 years old. He has spent most of his life on, in or
around the water — hence his nickname, Scuba Steve.
A PADI Master
Instructor in recreational diving, Steve is also a technical deep diving
and gas blending instructor, an ADAS Level 3 construction diver,
commercial skipper, a first aid and oxygen provider instructor, a
recompression chamber operator, and he holds an Advanced Trade
Certificate achieved while working for NZ's largest marine outfitter.
Since 2002 he has owned a dive business in the stunning alpine village of Wanaka
in New Zealand’s South Island, where he still occasionally works as a qualified service
technician for nearly all brands of dive equipment.
leads diving expeditions throughout the South Pacific, and he is
comfortable diving under ice, on a coral reef, deep wreck or installing
an underwater pipeline in zero visibility.
An avid outdoorsman, Steve
also guides hunting, fishing and camping trips to remote locations.
He has published adventure articles and contributed to several
blockbuster movies, television shows and commercials filmed in New
From his base in Wanaka he provides:
- Hire tanks & weights
- Retail sales
- Equipment advice & servicing
- Air & Nitrox fills
- International dive travel
- Commercial diving contracting