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:


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 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 and […]


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 Moray Eels Dangerous to Scuba Divers? Scuba diving with Moray eels is a lot of fun for all divers, especially those new to scuba diving and the underwater environment. Moray eels may look dangerous because of their gaping mouths and sharp teeth, but they […]