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:


Can You Scuba Dive When It's Raining?

Can You Scuba Dive When It's Raining?

Can You Scuba Dive When It's Raining? We get asked this question a lot. Your average non-diver might believe that you can't scuba dive if it's raining. Mainly because the word implies that the water is "raining" down on you and that could be dangerous. […]


Scuba Diving: 7 Best Health Benefits Of Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving: 7 Best Health Benefits Of Scuba Diving

7 Best Health Benefits of Scuba Diving Scuba diving is more than an underwater adventure; it can provide health benefits too. For starters, scuba diving exercise has been shown to improve muscle strength, endurance, flexibility, agility and balance. Scuba diving also boosts your cardiovascular system, […]


Should I Take A Rescue Diver Course?

Should I Take A Rescue Diver Course?

Should I take a rescue diver course? A question I receive quite regularly is “Should I take a rescue diver course?”. Hopefully the following will give you an insight into what the qualifications are, what you can expect from them, whether or not they are […]


5 Reasons You Need To Take The Padi Advanced Open Water Course

5 Reasons You Need To Take The Padi Advanced Open Water Course

5 Reasons You Need to Take the PADI Advanced Open Water Course So you've completed your PADI Open Water course and are now an Advanced Open Water diver, congratulations!While completing your PADI Open Water course is an important milestone, it's not the end of your […]


Is The Padi Open Water Course Hard?

Is The Padi Open Water Course Hard?

Is the PADI Open Water Course Hard? While some people often ask what the hardest part of the PADI Open Water course is, the reality is that it is not hard at all. Yes, there may be some challenging parts, but there are many different […]


Five Of The Best Shore Dives In Sydney

Five Of The Best Shore Dives In Sydney

Five of the best shore dives in Sydney We all love to dive, and if you’re lucky enough to live in Sydney, then look no further. Sydney offers the perfect place to get your scuba diving fix; not only can you enjoy the varied sites […]


How To Pick A Dive Shop That's Right For You

How To Pick A Dive Shop That's Right For You

How to Pick a Dive Shop that's Right for You If you are one who thrives on new experiences, then you are probably considering diving as a hobby. It is one of the most thrilling sports, but it does come with risks. Despite this, many […]


Divemaster And Instructor: What's The Difference?

Divemaster And Instructor: What's The Difference?

Divemaster and instructor: What's the difference? A common question we get from people interested in diving is "What is the difference between a divemaster and an instructor?" This is a good question to ask, as there are a lot of things to consider. What is […]


Want To Start Diving?

Want To Start Diving?

Want to start diving? Everyone that has ever been on a scuba diving trip has thought about diving with sharks. I’m no exception to this! In this article, I’ll go over the top reasons why you should dive with sharks. One of the main reasons […]


Is Sydney Good For Scuba Diving?

Is Sydney Good For Scuba Diving?

Scuba Diving in Sydney: Is It Good? Scuba diving in Sydney is very popular, attracting scuba diving enthusiasts from all over for its vibrant marine life and diverse dive sites. It’s no surprise that on any given day, there are more people out at some […]


Why Learn To Scuba Dive In Sydney

Why Learn To Scuba Dive In Sydney

Why Learn To Scuba Dive in Sydney Abyss Scuba Diving is one of Sydney's oldest PADI 5 Star Dive Centres, with over twenty years experience in teaching total beginners to scuba dive. We are committed to introducing you to the underwater world, opening up a […]


How Much Does It Cost To Learn To Dive?

How Much Does It Cost To Learn To Dive?

How Much Does It Cost to Learn to Dive? When it comes to scuba diving courses, you get what you pay for. In Sydney, the cost of learning how to dive can range from an affordable $199 all the way up to a steep $1,500. […]


Shiprock Aquatic Reserve

Shiprock Aquatic Reserve

Shiprock Aquatic Reserve Sydney has lots of great shore dives with Shiprock at Lilli Pilli being one of them. This site is very different to most of the other sites as it is in the port hacking river so is always flat, it has an […]


Christmas Dive

Christmas Dive

Christmas Dive Wanting to get into the Christmas spirit but you have left your shopping to the last minute! Don’t make that mistake with your diving needs. Book on for our Christmas dive on the 19th December at Oak Park nice and early. We will […]


Snorkelling Gear

Snorkelling Gear

Snorkelling gear Have you been pondering what to get your younger relatives for Christmas this year? Instead of buying the toys off the shelf to keep them preoccupied for a few hours, try giving them something that could bring them years of fun. Come to […]


Why Should Divers Own There Own Dive Mask?

Why Should Divers Own There Own Dive Mask?

Why Should Divers Own There Own Dive Mask? A dive mask is the most important pierce of scuba gear because it lets you explore with your eyes and at the same time. You want a good quality mask that fits you well in order to […]


Jordan Lewis

Jordan Lewis

Jordan Lewis Jordan  Lewis is the original water baby, growing up in Newcastle and holidaying regularly in Port Stephens and NSW’s north coast before moving to Sydney. Snorkelling, swimming, exploring rock pools - anything involving water was his happy place. His first dive was as […]


Jervis Bay Dive Weekend

Jervis Bay Dive Weekend

Jervis Bay Dive Trip  Only a couple of hours’ drive South of the Abyss shop brings you one of our beloved weekend dive trip destinations: Jervis Bay. Jervis Bay is home to a number of dive sites suitable to a wide range of divers, as […]


Nelson Bay Dive Trip

Nelson Bay Dive Trip

Nelson Bay Dive Trip If you love sharks, wrecks, want to dive outside of Sydney, but don’t want to drive too far, Nelson Bay is the weekend dive destination for you! Nelson Bay is 2.5hrs North of Sydney, making it a very doable weekend trip. […]


Can You Scuba Dive If You Can’t Swim?

Can You Scuba Dive If You Can’t Swim?

Can You Scuba Dive If You Can't Swim? Exploring Underwater Possibilities for Non-Swimmers Wondering, “Can you scuba dive if you can’t swim?” Yes, with certain precautions and training, you can. It’s not uncommon for non-swimmers to explore scuba diving, though it comes with challenges and […]