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Abyss Scuba Diving

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278 Rocky Point Rd, Ramsgate, Rockdale, New South Wales 2217, Australia
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Best Dive School and Club in Sydney

The best team of expert, passionate divers to go diving with and learn from. Just like the gear you... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
YveeIp
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Sydney, Australia
Seal Dive - Port Kembla

Had a great time out with Patty and Marten - very fun and informative. Provided a great overview of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
charlene_veverka
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Wilton, Australia
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Australia offers world class scuba diving and diving in Sydney is unmatched by any large city. Abyss Scuba Diving is a 5 Star PADI Career Development Centre and Freediving centre that is located in the heart of some of Sydney's best dive sites. Abyss Scuba Diving offers beginner diver lessons, freediving, advanced diving training, career development training, and a range of Sydney based diving. Abyss Scuba Diving is the home of Sydney's most active dive club.
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278 Rocky Point Rd, Ramsgate, Rockdale, New South Wales 2217, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The best team of expert, passionate divers to go diving with and learn from. Just like the gear you hire from them, you are well looked after from start to finish.More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the great review and thanks for choosing Abyss Scuba Diving to go diving with. Ours is a family business built on the concept that a dive centre should be about the diving. Our aim is to provide our divers with the best diving...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a great time out with Patty and Marten - very fun and informative. Provided a great overview of the dive trip for the day, went through plan B options if the conditions were not going to work in our favour and still managed to...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the great review, the Seals at Martin island are always great fun to dive with. Patty and Martin certainly are very knowledgeable with regards the Martin Island seals and love showing them off. Thanks again for the great review Peter Letts Founder &...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a free shore dive to refresh some of my diving skills, Jarrod was an awesome leader who was super patient with me. It was a rainy day so a small group and we ended up seeing loads including a huge bull ray and...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review. Sydney certainly has some great scuba diving and our free guided shore dives are designed for Sydney divers to maximise the enjoyment of this great diving. We hope to see you on many more of our dives. Thanks again for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have done all my diving certifications with Abyss and always had a great time, with plenty of fun as well as learning a lot of new skills (which is why I decided to intern here). My rescue diver course was no different - we...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review, and a big congratulations on becoming a PADI rescue diver. You will love your divemaster course and I hope to get a chance to have a dive with while you are doing it. Thanks again for the review. Peter Letts...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently flew interstate to complete my advanced open water through Abyss, in Jarvis Bay for the weekend. Jarrad was an amazing instructor, really friendly and supportive. The location had great vis and lots of wildlife. We also dived on a couple of wrecks which...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review of your PADI Advanced Open Water Course. Jervis Bay certainly is an amazing place to go diving, with so many great dive sites, so much to see and because of the geography of the bay, it offers some of the...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I recently completed my open water course and went for my first post certification dive with abyss and really enjoyed it. I felt like I was in safe hands with the dive masters and other divers on the course. The dive was really structured and...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed the dives. Ship Rock was the first marine reserve in Sydney and as such has a large amount of marine life, my biggest complaint is that the fish get in the way ;)...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Thanks for the amazing dive experience off Sydney! I was super excited to see the Weedies and the Port Jackson sharks, and get to know the landscape; sea tulips, sea urchins lined up in nooks carved by sand grains in the rock...all things I’ve never...More

Thank Sandra C
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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thanks for the great review, it was great having you dive with us while you were in Sydney. Thanks for sharing your great photos and enjoy the rest of your stay in Australia. Thanks again for the review. Peter Letts Founder & Managing Director Abyss...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

I have dived several times now with Abyss (boat and shore) and have on each occasion found the dive staff extremely conscientious, keen, helpful and courteous with the safety of their divers a primary concern. I have no hesitation in recommending Abyss to friends and...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thanks for the great review, we hope you will join us on many more of our dives. Thanks again for the review. Peter Letts Founder & Managing Director Abyss Scuba Diving

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

First club dive with Abyss and it certainly won't be the last. Minor equipment issue skillfully and professionally handled by the attending dive master. Friendly crew, top conditions. 10/10, will dive again.

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thanks for the great review, it's great to hear you enjoyed our social dive day. We hope to see you on many more. Thanks again for the review. Peter Letts Founder & Managing Director Abyss Scuba Diving

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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

I went for a private double dive yesterday with Patty as my divemaster and I had an amazing time. She was so fun and calm but yet professional. On the first dive we saw two seweed seadragons and on the second dive we saw to...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thanks for the great review. Weedy seadragon is certainly a cool thing to see, where you dived is possibly one of the best places in the world to see them. Enjoy the rest of your trip and we hope to see you back in Australia...More

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Richie H
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Sorry, I don't know of anyone in Australia who now offer this service.
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Hi, The Helicopter which had the capacity to do this was relocated from Sydney so we cannot offer this type of diving anymore.
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You do need to do some training before you can scuba dive. It is possible to do a short experience die with minimum training, although personally I would always recommend a PADI open water course. The PADI open water course... More
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