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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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10/10

I did my Open Water and Advanced Open Water Dive courses with Abyss. I loved every aspect of both... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
r303d95
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Sydney, Australia
Magic DissaPOINTment !

We went diving with Abyss to the Magic Point Site. I would recommend NOT to do this dive if you... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
kellysmooth
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Sydney, 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 23 October 2016

I did my Open Water and Advanced Open Water Dive courses with Abyss. I loved every aspect of both courses. Recently I completed my AOW with Jarrod and Peter. They were fantastic at explaining what was coming next and giving feedback on the dives and...More

Thank r303d95
PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Thank you for the great review. Abyss has some of the best scuba Instructors in Australia. Now you are an PADI Advanced Diver, the world of diving has expanded for you. Please make sure you check out our boat diving adventurers, along with our dive...More

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We went diving with Abyss to the Magic Point Site. I would recommend NOT to do this dive if you hear about the grey nurse sharks that habitat there. They no longer breed and have moved on from this location and haven't been seen for...More

Thank kellysmooth
PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Thanks for the review. It is disappointing that you saw no sharks. The “local divers” who claim the are no longer there are incorrect as we sight them on a regular basis. Last weekend we even sighted a heavily pregnant female at magic point. The...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Since this is a positive review, let me start with the the good stuff. This was by far the best dive experience for me in Australia. I've spent the second part of a two-tank dive surrounded by cute attention seeker sea puppies playing just like...More

Thank Kris T
PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Thanks for taking the time for writing a review. The seals are certainly great fun to dive with, they are just so playful! I guess the biggest problem for most divers is that you use up so much air playing with them that their dives...More

Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very challenging but extremely rewarding rescue course. Jamie and Hayley were amazing instructors - they really pushed us to think critically as divers and think about situations and how we could help. Be prepared to work hard. This is a tough two day course but...More

Thank karina489
PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Thanks for such a great review. The PADI Rescue Course is a great course which is a heap of serious fun that should be the objective of all recreational scuba divers. It is great to see that you have achieved it and congratulations on such...More

Reviewed 8 October 2016

Abyss' Friday boat dives from the Kyeemagh boat ramp (opposite the airport) offer the chance to look around some of Sydney's lesser-dived spots off the cliffs in the stretch from Botany Bay to Magic Point. A very popular find is Dea's Drift, off the southern...More

Thank Stephen W
PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2016

Thanks for such a great review of our boat dives. There certainly is a large number of good boat dives available to our dives from the Kyeemagh boat ramp. Kyeemagh is extremely convenient to the dive center and the ease of parking makes it the...More

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We did our Padi open water and advanced with Abyss and since then they have been our go to dive centre in Sydney! Fantastic crew, really helpful and friendly, they made learning to dive really enjoyable and all dives since then have been fantastic! Equipment...More

Thank StephMakin
PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2016

Thanks for such a great review of Abyss Scuba Diving. It is fantastic that you chose us to Learn to dive with and then went on to do you PADI Advanced Open Water Course. It is also great to see you have gone on and...More

Reviewed 30 September 2016

I did my Open Water with Abyss on Sept. 18-20. The first day was pretty boring, filled with theory (mostly delivered via video) and theory testing. But it's a necessary evil. Days 2 and 3 were much more enjoyable, with pool dives and a total...More

Thank TomMelbourne2010
PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016

Thanks for such a great review. I am glad you enjoyed your PADI Open Water Course, this will open to you a whole new world. Now you are a certified PADI diver, make sure you come back and do lots more diving. I recommend that...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016

After completing my Open Water with Abyss early this year, they were my first choice for Advanced Open Water and EANx. My wife and I completed both in a very enjoyable weekend and we would highly recommend Abyss who is interested in starting or improving...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thanks for taking the time to write us such a good review. Now you have gone on and become a PADI Advanced Diver, there are so many great diving opportunities available to you both, both withing Sydney and up and down the coast of NSW....More

Reviewed 18 September 2016

I completed the open water course through Abyss over the weekend and could not fault Abyss in any way. Instructor Brett was absolutely amazing!! A special thanks to the staff at the store as well as Brett our instructor who were incomparable to any other...More

Thank AmandaLahood
PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thanks for such a great review, it's great to hear that you are going on and doing your PADI Advanced Open Water Course, this will open you up to many more diving opportunities. You will be amazed with the range and quality of diving around...More

Reviewed 18 September 2016

Following a 2 hour refresher course (I hadn't dived for a decade) the Abyss Divemaster too us on a beautiful shore dive at Oak Park, Cronulla. Good visibility allowed us to see Port Jackson sharks, colourful wrasse, sting rays, a Moray Eel, a large school...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thanks for the great review of our PADI refresher course. The PADI reactivate program certainly is a great way to get back into scuba diving after not diving for a period of time. The good thing about the reactivate program is that it is designed...More

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Richie H
14 May 2017|
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Response from PeterJLetts | Property representative |
Sorry, I don't know of anyone in Australia who now offer this service.
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Richie H
14 May 2017|
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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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13 August 2016|
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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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