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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.

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 […]


Padi Drysuit Course

Padi Drysuit Course

Sydney truly does have some amazing diving. What a lot of people don’t realise is some of the best months to dive are July – September. This is when we get the westerly winds which flatten out a lot of the dive sites and the […]


Confessions Of A Nervous Newbie

Confessions Of A Nervous Newbie

So your interest has been piqued, perhaps by some diving friends, and you’re ready to take the plunge (pun intended!) and learn to scuba dive. You book your course, your learning materials arrive and you begin to read about the amazing aquatic adventures on which you’re […]


Do You Need To Renew Your Certification?

If you’ve been out of the water for a while, or did your PADI Open Water Course but haven’t been diving since, your knowledge and skills are likely to be somewhat rusty. You might even be lacking the confidence to go diving again at all! If the […]