About Sydney Diving

  • Boat Dives

    Boat Dives

    Sydney offers some great boat diving and the Abyss boat gives easy access to all of these sites. […]
  • Shore Dives

    Shore Dives

    Sydney's shore diving is second to none. Come on one of our free guided shore dives and let us amaze you […]
  • Seadragon

    Seadragon

    Seadragons are an interesting creature which is unique to Australia and Abyss is lucky as we have easy access […]
  • Weekend Trips

    Weekend Trips

    Treat your self to a weekend away and enjoy some of the great dive destinations with New South Wales. […]

A great dive site around every corner.

Sydney has excellent diving, which is unequalled by any large city throughout the world. Sydney has more marine species than any other harbour in the world with more 600 marine animals have already been identified. One of the great attractions of diving around Sydney is its abundant sea life offering such unique critters as the weedy seadragon.
Along with the diverse marine life found around Sydney, the nature of the coastline around Sydney is such that there is a great dive site around every corner.

Located central to Sydney's best scuba diving, Abyss Scuba Diving is Sydney's leading PADI 5-star dive shop. Abyss offers boat dives, free guided shore dives along with dive trips both around New South Wales.

On average, Abyss has more than fifty different diving activities every month. There is no need for you to have a buddy because our divemasters can organise a dive buddy for you. As long as you have proof of certification, no matter the diver certification agency (PADI, SSI, BSAC, ANDI, RAID, GUE), you can come diving with us.

  Dive Start Date Price  
Exploratory Boat Dive Friday 16 Apr 2021 AU$ 120.00

  • Our Price: AU$ 120.00

Must be adv cert this day. Lets get out there and check out some new sites. We want to try and get down to some of the sites of the royal national park. We will look at conditions and then pick the best spot for the day. Transport is not included for this dive, if you require a lift please come early. If no lift can be provided the best option is an Uber to and from the site.

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Bare Island - Shore Dive Friday 16 Apr 2021 AU$ 0.00

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Bare Island is arguably Sydney's most popular dive site and is suitable for all levels of divers. With a range of dive sites, it is set to impress no matter what the conditions. Be at the store at more than 30 mins before to collect your gear and meet your dive masters before driving yourself to the site.

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Leap to Steps - Shore Dive Saturday 17 Apr 2021 AU$ 0.00

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This site is one of our favourites and is usually conducted as a drift dive with the incoming tide. Step off the rocks into the big blue and let your self be taken along the wall, looking for weedy seadragons, rays and Pj’s. Its always good to get to the site early to get set up and then park your car at the exit point. The second dive will be held at The Steps. Be at the store at more than 30 mins before to collect your gear and meet your dive masters before driving yourself to the site.

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Barrons Hut - 30m Boat Saturday 17 Apr 2021 AU$ 120.00

  • Our Price: AU$ 120.00

Barrens hutt is located in the Cronulla area in south Sydney a few hundred meters off the royal national park. The top of the reef is in the 12-16m mark, but as you drop over the wall to the 28m mark that is where the site comes alive. There is a lot of beautiful soft sponges at this site and plenty of colour. You will see yellow tail, groupers, nudibranch, weedy sea dragons and cuttlefish. One of the exciting things about this dive site a nice little cave swim though, so bring your torches and camera to get some excellent photos. The boat will Depart at the scheduled time from Sans souci public Fishing wharf off River side drive. This location is easy to get to by public transport or you can drive yourself.

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Magic Point - Boat Sunday 18 Apr 2021 AU$ 120.00

  • Our Price: AU$ 120.00

This double boat dive is sure to inspire as you swim amongst the boulders, look out for the cave in the chance to spot the ever elusive Grey Nurse Shark. Join a school of yellow tails and maintain your buoyancy so you dont accidently surprise any wobbegongs. If conditions make the planned site unsuitable, then another site will be selected for the dive.The boat will Depart at the scheduled time from Sans souci public Fishing wharf off River side drive. This location is easy to get to by public transport or you can drive yourself. Please be at Abyss Scuba Diving one hore prior to departure tiem to collect any gear you need

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Sea Dragon Dive Sunday 18 Apr 2021 AU$ 0.00

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Test your eye site as we head out to spot the ever elusive Weedy Sea dragon.The day will start at 9am with a presentation on Weedies in the classroom before heading out to see the real deal (During COVID, the presentation will be sent out via email to participants).

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Sutherland Point - Shore Dive Sunday 18 Apr 2021 AU$ 0.00

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This is a double dive and leaves the shop at 10am with the location of the site is in the Captain Cook National Park at Kurnell. Sutherland Point is a prime site for seeing Weedy Sea Dragon, and is an extremely interesting site which always shows up something new. it is an easy walk to the entry point with toilet facilities at the site. There as a nat park entry fee. Be at the store at more than 30 mins before to collect your gear and meet your dive masters before driving yourself to the site.

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Whale Watching Platform - Boat Sunday 18 Apr 2021 AU$ 120.00

  • Our Price: AU$ 120.00

Find the bommie to see some schools of fish, look out for weedies, maintain your bouyancy to not disturb the rays and maybe even spot a turtle.The boat will Depart at the scheduled time from Sans souci public Fishing wharf off River side drive. This location is easy to get to by public transport or you can drive yourself. Please be at Abyss Scuba Diving one hore prior to departure tiem to collect any gear you need

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Voodoo Wide - 30m Boat Saturday 24 Apr 2021 AU$ 79.00

  • Our Price: AU$ 79.00

This will be a single dive. Jump in for a quick one and then have the rest if your weekend free. Note that this is not the shore dive site that we often visit. It is in the same area but this site is accessible from a boat. The reef that extends from the famous arch runs quite far South and is mainly flat with large boulders on the edge and the sand line. The site ranges from 20-35m and has lots of colourful sponges. Expect to see lots of fish life including Yellowtail, Silversweep, Blue Groupers, Leatherjackets and Port Jackson Sharks. If conditions make the planned site unsuitable, then another site will be selected for the dive.. The boat will Depart at the scheduled time from Sans souci public Fishing wharf off River side drive. This location is easy to get to by public transport or you can drive yourself.

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Voodoo - Shore Dive Saturday 24 Apr 2021 AU$ 79.00

  • Our Price: AU$ 79.00

Possibly one of the most popular dive spots in Sydney, found in the national park, Voodoo is famous for its pumping surf break above the water and its beautiful swim through Arch beneath the water. With schools of fish, giant cuttlefish and eagle rays swimming about, who wouldnt want to dive in this slice of heaven. Be at the store at more than 30 mins before to collect your gear and meet your dive masters.

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