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Abyss Scuba Diving

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278 Rocky Point Rd, Ramsgate, Rockdale, New South Wales 2217, Australia
+61 2 9583 9662
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100% Recommend

Enrolled in the PADI open water course 2 weeks ago so that I would be comfortable diving for an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
karina489
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Sydney, Australia
Great seal dives

Saw lots of seals and took some really good photos. Martin island is definitely a good site for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
biwen t
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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 2 days ago

Enrolled in the PADI open water course 2 weeks ago so that I would be comfortable diving for an upcoming trip to Fiji. I cannot recommend the team at Abyss enough. I had not been in the ocean for years and have a bit of...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Saw lots of seals and took some really good photos. Martin island is definitely a good site for diving. Found 2 problems that can be improved. 1. The only instructor seems too busy underwater taking care of 11 divers. My boyfriend and I accidentally float...More

Thank biwen t
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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the review and your comments. The seal dive is a relatively simple on and fairly shallow, but for inexperienced divers, we do specify that there will be a group of up to ten divers and offer the services of a private divemaster for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did their refresher course just this past weekend and also signed up for the optional open water dive. I maybe only dive once a year and I wanted to gain some more confidence underwater before going on my trip to the GBR! My instructor...More

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

Thank for the great review and I hope you enjoy your trip to Cairns. When you are back in Sydney why don't you plan to come out and do the occasional dive with Abyss? Peter Letts Founder & Managing Director Abyss Scuba Diving

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a boat dive off Port Kembla on 29/7/18 to be with the seals and it was awesome! The crew and team were well prepared and knew their stuff - and good sense of humour. The dive master stuck with me (I'm still gaining...More

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

Thanks for the great review, the seals certainly are a great experience. It's great to hear you are gaining confidence and if we can do anything more to help then please let me know. Peter Letts Founder & Managing Director Abyss Scuba Diving

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my open water course with them last weekend and I can tell that these guys know what they are doing. They are very well organized, punctual and deliver what they promise. My instructor was great and I really feel I could get the best...More

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

Thanks for the great review and congratulations on becoming a PADI open water diver. Now you are an Open Water Diver a whole new world is open to you. With your PADI card diving will now be available to you where ever you travel. Thanks...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the single best dive I have ever done. Gorgeous, friendly and playful seals, who . Also, the Abyss staff were great fun, knowledgable, and in the preparatory stages went above and beyond answering all questions etc. I can't recommend this dive (and this...More

Thank jack262018
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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review, it certainly is a heap of fun diving with seals and Martin Island is so easily accessible. We believe that it is the whole experience when undertaking activities like this, and patty certainly puts a lot of effort into ensuring...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had such an enjoyable experience earning my Open Water PADI scuba certification with Abyss. From the scheduling online to the learning experience itself, Abyss was very communicable and professional. This was my first time ever scuba diving, and my instructor (Jarrad) was incredible. He...More

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

Thanks for the great review, and congratulations on becoming a PADI Open Water Diver. Becoming an Open Water Diver opens up a whole new world of adventure to you and I am sure it is going to give you a lifetime of enjoyment. I hope...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always a pleasure diving with the team at Abyss, and such an awesome experience to play with the seals in their environment.

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great reviews, the seals at Martin Island certainly are a fun experience. It's always a pleasure when we see you and Clair on any of our dives. Peter Letts Founder & Managing Director Abyss Scuba Diving

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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Twas with great appreciation that I experienced a private dive escort (wow),enabling me to explore Botany bay in Sydney Australia. The shore dives were really challenging, in Kurnell National Park...entailed walking a great distance from the road, down to the rocky edge (ending in a...More

Thank Karen H
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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thanks for the review and it was great talking to you. Sydney offers some great diving and the shore diving around Botany Bay certainly lets you see some of that great diving. I hope you can come for another dive with us one day soon....More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Highly recommended. Gear service was very professional and friendly. Dropping off gear for service was efficient, time for servicing was within the working week so gear was back in hand for the weekend diving. All parts replaced were returned and written report of work completed....More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thanks for the great review, we try whenever possible to ensure that our divers are not inconvenienced when we service there dive equipment. Dive gear is life support equipment and needs to be professionally serviced. We try to do our servicing in a professional manner...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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Richie H
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Response from PeterJLetts | Property representative |
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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