Abyss Scuba Diving

Welcome to the Abyss Scuba Diving Blog. We are using this blog to keep everyone up to date with all the important related to Sydney Diving and other issues which are important to those who dive in the Abyss.

Marcus Rimmeld

Marcus Rimmeld

Marcus learnt to dive in school as part of an ocean studies subject in 1993 and progressed to Advanced Open Water that year. After many years away from diving, he rediscovered his passion for the ocean and diving in 2014 while holidaying on a tropical […]


If Only The Best Will Do.

If Only The Best Will Do.

If you want the best looking and best breathing regulator on the market that is also a limited edition then the Atomic T25 is for you. It is beautiful above and below the water and with very limited numbers you will need to get it quick.The Atomic […]


Do You Find It Hard To Get Your Wetsuit On?

Do You Find It Hard To Get Your Wetsuit On?

Wetsuits do need to be tight. Put simply a wetsuit works by trapping a small amount of water between the neoprene and your body. Your body heat keeps that small amount of water warm. The neoprene is filled with bubbles of air and provides insulation. […]


From A Mothers Point Of View

From A Mothers Point Of View

Throughout my time as an Instructor, I have taught a few kids to dive, but I have to say that the standout for me was teaching my own daughter Hannah to dive for her 11th birthday. While kids from the age of 10 can attain […]


Samantha Patterson Ross

Samantha Patterson Ross

Position: Recreational Dive Manager PADI Certification:  Master Instructor Sam learned to dive in Fiji in 2001 at 11 years old, as a kid she was always in the water, particularly loving snorkelling while living in Savu Savu with her family. When Sam finished school she knew […]


Gabrielle Studdy

Gabrielle Studdy

Gabrielle has always loved the water, having grown up on farms she would be swimming in the dams on weekends. Family vacations were camping trips with the family boat and water skiing. Weekdays included swimming training, where she would compete at State level comps. Gabrielle […]


Jamie Miller

Jamie Miller

Position: Instructor: Course Director & Technical Diving Manager   PADI Certification: Platinum Course Director Jamie began his journey at Abyss Scuba Diving back in 2005, after immigrating from New Zealand, and has been employed with them ever since. He worked on a sabbatical in Fiji during this time, and […]


Paul Hillman

Paul Hillman

Position: Instructor PADI Certification: Master Scuba Diver Trainer Snorkeling with his dad on family holidays, Paul developed an obsession with the ocean at a young age. Paul completed his Padi Open Water course at the age of 14.  After certifying Paul dived on / off during his […]


Greer Dalrymple

Greer Dalrymple

Position: Instructor PADI Certification: Master Scuba Diver Trainer Greer has always been passionate about the ocean, starting when her family moved to Newcastle when she was little & going snorkelling with her dad on family holidays as a kid. She decided to do her Open Water course […]


Andria Payne

Andria Payne

Position: Dive Travel Manager PADI Certification: Master Instructor While not originally from Australia, Andria learned to dive on the Great Barrier Reef while on holiday in 2013 and has since done most of her diving in Australia. Diving played a big role in her decision to move […]