Abyss Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving Blog

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:


Why A Scuba Course Is The Perfect Gift For A 70th Birthday

Why A Scuba Course Is The Perfect Gift For A 70th Birthday

70th Birthday Present Ideas: Why a Scuba Course is the Perfect Gift I recently wrote a blog “Why a Scuba Course is the Perfect Gift for a 40th Birthday“ but as I had just turned seventy, I began to think that it would be appropriate […]


The Surprising Benefits Of Scuba Diving

The Surprising Benefits Of Scuba Diving

The Surprising Benefits of Scuba Diving The benefits of a good scuba diving experience are numerous. Scuba diving offers numerous health benefits, contributing positively to one's physical well-being and overall health. Aside from being able to explore the magnificent underwater scenery, the experience of scuba diving has […]


40th Present Ideas: Why A Scuba Course Is The Perfect Gift

40th Present Ideas: Why A Scuba Course Is The Perfect Gift

40th Present Ideas: Why a Scuba Course is the Perfect Gift for a 40th Birthday I attended a friend’s 40th birthday party just a few days ago, and he asked me the question, what did you do for your 40th birthday? My answer was I […]


Scuba Dive With Seals: 5 Tips For An Unforgettable Experience

Scuba Dive With Seals: 5 Tips For An Unforgettable Experience

5 Tips for Scuba Diving with Seals Imagine the thrill of scuba diving alongside seals, some of the ocean's most playful and captivating creatures. They want to have fun, and if you're not up for it, they'll find someone or something else to play with! […]


What Is Freediving?

What Is Freediving?

Exploring What is Freediving - A Deep Dive into the World of Free Diving Freediving – the exciting sport that allows you to explore the wonders of the underwater world with a single breath, without using any breathing apparatus. This captivating activity, also known as […]


Uncover The Padi Divemaster Superhero Journey!

Uncover The Padi Divemaster Superhero Journey!

A PADI Divemaster is the ultimate Superhero in a wetsuit! A PADI Divemaster is a superhero in a wetsuit! To become a PADI Divemaster involves comprehensive training and skills development, focusing on the duration of training, responsibilities, employment opportunities, and the ability to teach and […]


7 Reasons Why You Will Love Sidemount Diving

7 Reasons Why You Will Love Sidemount Diving

7 Reasons Why You Will Love Sidemount Diving. Sidemount diving is a variation of scuba diving whereby a diver carries all their scuba equipment on their body, as opposed to being supported by heavy and bulky equipment mounted on a scuba tank on their back. […]


Top 3 Reasons Why A Diver Would Do A Divemaster Course

Top 3 Reasons Why A Diver Would Do A Divemaster Course

Top 3 Reasons Why a Diver Would Do a Divemaster Course Undertaking a PADI Divemaster course is utterly life changing. You will gain more self-confidence, develop new skills, meet amazing people, and enjoy your diving on another level. Completing a PADI Divemaster course is both […]


Is Sidemount Diving Difficult?

 Is Sidemount Diving Difficult?

 Is Sidemount diving difficult? One of the primary questions we get from customers regarding Sidemount diving is, "Is Sidemount diving hard?" Well, the answer is both no and yes - it will take time for you to get familiar diving with a new configuration (just […]


How Long Do Wetsuits Last?

How Long Do Wetsuits Last?

How long do wetsuits last? This should help to dispel some myths - wetsuits do not need to be replaced every year! I have been asked about this multiple times, so I thought I'd post a thorough explanation of why that is and give you […]


What Gear Do I Need To Enjoy Snorkelling In The Tropics?

What Gear Do I Need To Enjoy Snorkelling In The Tropics?

What Gear Do I Need to Enjoy Snorkelling in the Tropics? If you live in Sydney and are heading off to Fiji or Cairns for a winter holiday, you may be asking what gear do you need to enjoy snorkelling in the tropics? Snorkelling is […]


What Will I See While Learning To Dive In Sydney?

What Will I See While Learning To Dive In Sydney?

What Will I See While Learning to Dive in Sydney? Are you interested in learning to scuba dive, and do you want to know what you will see while taking your PADI Open Water courses? Most people are surprised when they learn how many fish […]


Why Listen To A Dive Briefing?

Why Listen To A Dive Briefing?

Why Listen to a Dive Briefing? Dive briefings are one of the most important parts of any dive. The best dive briefing will provide you with the most important safety information and tell you where to find the most unique marine life on your dives. […]


What Is Sydney's Most Common Shark?

What Is Sydney's Most Common Shark?

What is Sydney's Most Common Shark? The Port Jackson Shark is the common shark seen by divers in the waters around Sydney. Port Jackson Sharks are considered non-threatening to humans. Their teeth are not sharp, yet they can give a painful bruising bite. If provoked, […]


What To Do If You Have Equalizing Problems While Scuba Diving?

What To Do If You Have Equalizing Problems While Scuba Diving?

What to Do If You Have Equalizing Problems While Scuba Diving? Equalizing problems while scuba diving? Equalizing is the process of adjusting to the pressure of the water around you. When you scuba dive, you need to equalize your ears to avoid pain and damage, […]


The Importance Of A Buddy Check.

The Importance Of A Buddy Check.

The Importance of a Buddy check. The buddy check is one of the best ways to prevent diving accidents through oversights, equipment malfunctions and forgotten equipment, for this reason the buddy check is taught during every scuba diver certification training. How to Carry Out a […]


Are Moray Eels Dangerous To Scuba Divers?

Are Moray Eels Dangerous To Scuba Divers?

Are Eels Dangerous? - Myths, Truths, and What to Do If Bitten Have you ever wondered, "are eels dangerous?" especially while swimming in tropical waters? You are not alone. In this blog post, we will explore the truths and myths about moray eel danger and […]


Is It Safe To Scuba Dive With Sharks?

Is It Safe To Scuba Dive With Sharks?

Is it Safe to Scuba Dive with Sharks? Yes, sharks do attack divers, whether provoked or unprovoked. However, attacks are extremely rare, as sharks do not view scuba divers as particularly appetizing prey. As such, diving with sharks cannot be considered a dangerous activity, although, […]


Can I Learn To Dive By Myself, Or Do I Need A Friend?

Can I Learn To Dive By Myself, Or Do I Need A Friend?

Can I learn to dive by myself, or do I need a friend? If you want to learn to dive, you are going to need to ask yourself a few questions. Are there dive shops near me? Can I learn to dive by myself, or […]


Can I Spear While Scuba Diving In Sydney?

Can I Spear While Scuba Diving In Sydney?

Can I spear while scuba diving in Sydney? When SCUBA diving in NSW, it is against the law to use a spear gun or spear. It is important to note that possessing these weapons while diving can result in charges, regardless of whether or not […]