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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.

Becoming A Padi Course Director

Becoming A Padi Course Director

The PADI Course Director Training Course (CDTC) has been one of the most amazing experiences for me as a PADI Scuba Diving Instructor. The CDTC takes experienced Master Instructors and develops them further, through academic and in-water training presentations. It also develops these candidates through […]


Diving Jobs That Might Surprise You (part 2)

Diving Jobs That Might Surprise You (part 2)

We’ve covered off potable water divers, scientific divers, abalone divers, golf ball divers and oil and gas divers. Now, take a look at a few more weird and wonderful diving jobs that let you do what you love (well, except maybe for the contaminated environment diving) AND […]


Diving Jobs That Might Surprise You (part 1)

Diving Jobs That Might Surprise You (part 1)

If you thought being an instructor was the only way you could be paid to do what you love, then think again!    Potable water diver Ever thought about how water storage tanks are inspected, cleaned and repaired? Some of these tanks can hold millions […]


Learning To Freedive Helps Scuba Dive Professionals

Learning To Freedive Helps Scuba Dive Professionals

In my previous blogs, I’ve talked at length about the benefits of Freediving, whether it be physically or psychologically. However, today’s blog is focused on the Scuba Diving Professional; Divemaster and Instructor alike and how Freediving will make you a better teacher, a stronger and more […]


Why Become A Padi Freediving Instructor

Why Become A Padi Freediving Instructor

Freediving is one of the fastest growing segments in the diving industry.  In late 2015 PADI announced the rollout of its new PADI Freediver program. The market has been stunned by the rapid uptake of the sport. Every day more and more divers are gravitating to […]