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Abyss Scuba Diving

Why Carry A Safety Sausage

Why Carry A Safety Sausage

Why Carry a Safety Sausage! A lot of divers seem to neglect the purpose of a safety sausage (SMB). Divers may think they don’t need one, and, or they don’t need to bring it on a dive. However, I am telling you now that an […]


How To Find A Padi Instructor Job In Australia?

How To Find A Padi Instructor Job In Australia?

Finding PADI Instructor Jobs in Australia can be relatively easy if you have the right tools to help you. At Abyss, we teach lot of different PADI Instructor programs, probably more than any other facility in Australia. All of our PADI Instructor level internships include job placement assistance which makes […]


Freediving In Melbourne

Freediving In Melbourne

Headquartered in Blairgowrie on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, WaterMaarq is the first full-service freediving education, tours and excursions organisation in southern Australia. The Mornington Peninsula is approximately a one-hour drive south of Melbourne. They’re passionate about the underwater world and particularly the one that rests on their […]


Underwater Naturist Or Naturalist

Underwater Naturist Or Naturalist

A Naturalist is someone who is versed in Natural History (This is not to be confused with a “naturist” who is someone who sunbaths naked). The Underwater Naturalist module of the PADI Advanced Open Water Course teaches you about aquatic natural history and not how to dive in the […]


Staying Dry While Getting Wet | Advantages Of A Drysuit

Staying Dry While Getting Wet | Advantages Of A Drysuit

Let’s face it, the water and weather are getting colder, for most Sydney divers this would immediately equate in their mind to the end of “the diving season”. But those of us who enjoy diving in Sydney year-round know what really happens July – September… Yes, the water gets […]


Magic Point Sharks And The Padi Advanced Course

Magic Point Sharks And The Padi Advanced Course

SHARKS! and what to expect from your Advanced Open Water Course in 2019!   Most of us start our diving life in a similar way – trying to get our head around the idea of neutral buoyancy; asking our buddies “B.W.R.A….what comes next?”; feeling a […]


Padi Wreck Diving Course

Padi Wreck Diving Course

Wreck Diver Course As instructors we get to do lots of different diving. I love cave diving, photography, sidemount diving, deep diving, technical diving, shark diving, seal diving, the list goes on and on. But I have to say one of my favourite things to […]


Why Learn Technical Diving??

Why Learn Technical Diving??

Many people hear the term Technical Diving, and immediately think of heavy, cumbersome equipment and additional risk whilst scuba diving. This perception needs to change…. Traditionally, technical scuba diving has meant going beyond recreational scuba diving limits, and included one or more of the following: […]


Choosing A Sms Sidemount Systems

Choosing A Sms Sidemount Systems

History of Sidemount Since the early 1960’s, cave and sump divers have been using Sidemount related equipment to conduct their dives. These divers required smaller tanks that could be configured to overcome space restrictions. They also required more tanks to provide extended lateral penetrations. Tanks […]


Search & Recovery Course

Search & Recovery Course

Have you ever been diving, seen an anchor and thought to yourself that must be worth something to someone? Well, it is, takes it to your local boat shop and you will be surprised how much it is worth. The trick is how do you […]