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. Here are some of the topics our dive blog covers:


Snead Shallow Water Diving Helmet

Snead Shallow Water Diving Helmet

SNEAD shallow water diving helmet comes down-under to Sydney for a dive. Today I have secured a piece of forgotten diving history. A piece of equipment so barbaric it almost looks like science fiction. Weighing in at nearly 30kg, and made from a single piece […]


Why Winter Diving Is Amazing

Why Winter Diving Is Amazing

 When you talk about diving in winter your non diving friends usually cringe away in horror at the idea of cold water. They can’t understand for the life of them why anyone would want to play in the ocean when it’s winter. The truth is […]


How To Perfect Your Duck Dive

How To Perfect Your Duck Dive

This article covers duck diving for freediving, why it is a critical skill to master, and how to successfully execute one. The duck dive is the foundation of your entire dive. A good duck dive will have you at five meters with almost no effort, […]


Visit Efate In Vanuatu

Visit Efate In Vanuatu

Where are the best places to visit in Efate, Vanuatu? The island of Efate has hundreds of attractions, but what ones are the best to visit? Whether you are interested in the culture, the marine life, or even the incredible scenic views, there is always […]


How To Blow Bubble Rings

How To Blow Bubble Rings

Blowing the perfect bubble rings is something like the holy grail for a Scuba Diver. It is definitely a skill that takes time and patience to perfect. But boy, when you get it right it is an amazing sight that will surely impress your fellow divers. It […]


Byron Bay | Julian Rocks

Byron Bay | Julian Rocks

Located just 2.5 kilometres from Byron Bay’s Main Beach, is one of Australia’s best dive sites, the famous Julian Rocks. Situated in the Cape Byron Marine Park, the Julian Rocks is home to over 1000 recorded species of marine life. The mixing of tropical warm […]


Nine Reasons To Dive With A Paralenz

Nine Reasons To Dive With A Paralenz

1. Get all the colours without colour filters Recordings made underwater are tinted green or blue unless you use a colour filter. Colour filters must manually be put in front of the camera at the right depth and changed as you go deeper to get […]


Diving The Hms Hermes

Diving The Hms Hermes

We left for Sri Lanka on Saturday 19th April, all very excited to see what recent divers on the Hermes had been talking about. An 8-hour flight to Singapore, followed by a 3 hr flight to Colombo, and we had arrived in our destination country. We spent […]


Lavacore Both A Wetsuit And A Dive Skin

Lavacore Both A Wetsuit And A Dive Skin

Lavacore  exposure suits has the characteristics of both a wetsuit and a dive skin, and actually a bit more. Lavacore is designed to be lightweight like a traditional dive skin, but the soft, fleece lining inside provides an extra level of comfort. In essence, it works like a wetsuit […]


Scubaheat Concept From Atomic Aquatics

Scubaheat Concept From Atomic Aquatics

Every time you go diving on open-circuit scuba you fell the cold significantly more than you do on a closed-circuit system. This is because you breathe air which is well below freezing temperature. The most exciting thing I say at the 2018 DEMA show was […]