Free Guided Shore Dives
Guided Boat Dives
PADI Learn To Dive Courses In Sydney
Learn to dive in Sydney with a maximum of four students per Instructor & three start dates every week!
PADI Pro Dive Courses In Sydney
Divemaster & Dive Instructor Development courses & internships.
Advanced Dive Courses
PADI speciality, Tech 40, Tech 45 & Tech 50 courses.
Diving With Sharks
Scuba Diving In Sydney
Discover The Fascinating World Of Scuba Diving In Sydney
Why is Sydney a great scuba diving destination?
Scuba diving in Sydney is, in our opinion, unequalled by any large, modern city in Australia. Sydney offers a range of dive sites, scuba diving activities and abundant marine life which is accessible both by shore and boat. Sydney is a modern, vibrant, multi-cultural, metropolitan city and combined with beautiful weather, excellent food and star attractions like the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House it's no wonder we believe Sydney is a great scuba diving destination.
Why scuba dive in Sydney with Abyss?
What better way to explore and experience Sydney scuba diving than with Abyss? Located central to many of Sydney's best dive sites, Abyss Scuba Diving is a full-service, most awarded dive shop and the only PADI 5 Star Career Development Centre (CDC) in NSW. Read more about Abyss here.
Abyss' Sydney dive activities and scuba diving courses
We currently have over 176 events scheduled in our activity calendar for diving in and around Sydney. Read on for more about learning to dive in Sydney, advanced scuba diving courses, free guided Sydney shore dives, guided Sydney boat, wreck & deep dives, diving with seals and sharks, diving trips around Sydney and scuba diving holidays.
Learn to dive lessons and scuba diving courses
If you are looking to learn to dive then you won't find a better dive shop in Sydney to start your underwater adventure than with Abyss. Our PADI Open Water scuba diving lesson is conducted with a maximum of only 4 students per dive instructor which means your introduction to scuba diving will be an easier, safer and more personalised experience. With new scuba diving courses starting every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, PADI eLearning and only 2 days to complete the in-water training you will be certified as a PADI Open Water Diver in no time. This PADI certification is internationally recognised and allows you to scuba dive anywhere in the world. More about learning to dive in Sydney.
Advanced scuba diving courses
For those of you looking to enhance or extend their scuba diving skills and experience Abyss also offers weekly PADI Advanced Open Water Diver courses, speciality and technical dive courses and Rescue Diver courses. Currently we have 21 Advanced courses, 5 Rescue courses, 36 speciality courses and 1 technical diving courses scheduled - click here to check out our dive activity calendar.
Free Divemaster-guided Sydney shore dives
Sydney offers excellent scuba diving featuring fantastic shore dives and abundant marine life, some of them unique to Sydney and New South Wales (NSW). Join us on one of our many free, guided shore dives and enjoy a complimentary light lunch on us (tomato soup, peanut butter rolls and jelly snakes). Our Sydney shore dive sites include Bare Island, The Steps, Oak Park, Shiprock, Voodoo and many more. Currently we have 17 shore dives scheduled - click here to check out our dive activity calendar.
Guided boat, wreck and deep dives
Sydney offers a range of boat dives and these include reef dives in and outside the Sydney harbour, numerous wrecks, diving with grey nurse sharks and Australian fur seals. For those divers looking for something more challenging we have some excellent wrecks off the coast of Sydney. We organise regular wreck dives for the HMAS Adelaide, Valiant and Coolooli. Some of these can be dived if you are a PADI Deep certified diver and others you must be PADI Tec certified. Or why not complete a PADI Advanced Open Water course, a PADI Deep or Wreck speciality or a PADI Tec certification? Check our dive activity calendar for the next Sydney boat, wreck and deep dives. Currently there are 31 boat dives scheduled including 6 wreck dives.
Diving with seals
Scuba diving with Australian fur seals is probably one the most fun and memorable underwater experiences you will encounter. Found just off the Wollongong harbour, which is just over an hours drive from Sydney, these playful creatures will have you performing twists and somersaults underwater while they bark bubbles onto your dive mask. Currently we have 4 seal dives scheduled - see our dive activity calendar.
Diving with sharks
Dive with grey nurse sharks at Magic Point (Maroubra) the only location in Sydney where divers can regularly have a close encounter with these beautiful creatures. Watch as they swim above your head as they cruise in and out of the cave they frequent. Currently we have 14 shark dives scheduled - check our dive activity calendar for the next available dates.
Diving around Sydney - short or weekend trips
If you are looking for a short break away then why not join us on a weekend dive trip around Sydney. We regularly organise trips to Forster, Nelson Bay, Southwest Rocks and more. See our dive calendar for short diving trips 5 scheduled.
Overseas diving holidays
Sydney is also a natural gateway to other great dive destinations like the Australian Great Barrier Reef and other exotic dive destinations like the Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and even a trip to Truk Lagoon in 2015! View our dive calendar for major diving holidays and trips 0 scheduled.