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:


Christy Mccormick

Christy Mccormick

Christy Mccormick Christy is a born and bred adventurer who grew up in Hong Kong, Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates. This early introduction to travelling instilled in him a love of exploration.  Fast forward six years to a family holiday in Malaysia on […]


What Is A Dive Medical?

What Is A Dive Medical?

What is a Dive Medical? Scuba diving can include some risks, and some medical conditions can make the danger of death while scuba diving much higher. A Dive Medical primarily focuses on cardiac, pulmonary, and neurological conditions, and general overall fitness issues, which may put […]


Best Time Of Year To Learn To Scuba Dive In Sydney

Best Time Of Year To Learn To Scuba Dive In Sydney

Best Time of Year to Learn to Scuba Dive in Sydney If you live in Sydney, or you are planning to visit and want to learn to scuba dive, you might be wondering the best time of the year to learn to dive. The answer […]


What Is Padi Elearning?

What Is Padi Elearning?

What is PADI eLearning? If you have been thinking about signing up for scuba diving lessons, you may be wondering if there is an easier way to learn what you need to know. The answer is yes! PADI eLearning is an online dive course that […]


Am I Too Old To Take A Scuba Diving Course?

Am I Too Old To Take A Scuba Diving Course?

Am I too old to take a scuba diving course? Of course, you are never too old to take a scuba diving course. In fact, the oldest person to ever complete a PADI course was 96 years old! The oldest person I have taught was […]


Do You Need To Be Able To Snorkel Before Learning How To Dive?

Do You Need To Be Able To Snorkel Before Learning How To Dive?

Do You Need to be Able to Snorkel Before Learning How to Dive? Many people ask the question, " Do you need to be able to snorkel before learning how to dive”?The simple answer is no. You do not need to be able to snorkel […]


How To Become A Rescue Diver

How To Become A Rescue Diver

How to Become a Rescue Diver Scuba diving is a unique form of adventure sport, one that comes with in water risks, and one that can quickly leave an inexperienced diver in a panic situation. As such, aiming to complete the Rescue Diver course so […]


Why Is It Important To Do An Internationally Recognized Padi Course?

Why Is It Important To Do An Internationally Recognized Padi Course?

Why is it Important to do an Internationally Recognized PADI Course? Doing a PADI course will give you the skills and confidence to explore the world's most awesome underwater environments. It will open a whole new perspective on life, making you aware of the fact […]


How To Keep A Dive Mask From Fogging Up?

How To Keep A Dive Mask From Fogging Up?

How to Keep a Dive Mask from Fogging up? All divers have experienced fogged mask lenses. Regardless of whether you are scuba diving a wreck, a reef, or deep diving, this is a frequent problem that challenges all scuba divers at one point in time […]


Can I Still Dive If I Wear Glasses?

Can I Still Dive If I Wear Glasses?

Can I still dive if I wear glasses? One of the questions we often get asked is whether someone who wears glasses can dive. The short answer is yes, there are a few different options for those who wear glasses and want to dive. One […]


Is Recreational Scuba Diving Dangerous?

Is Recreational Scuba Diving Dangerous?

Is Recreational Scuba Diving Dangerous? This is a question that a lot of people ask, and it’s a valid question. After all, you are diving into an unknown and potentially dangerous environment. But the truth is, with the proper training and precautions, scuba diving can […]


How Do Scuba Divers Control Their Buoyancy?

How Do Scuba Divers Control Their Buoyancy?

How do scuba divers control their buoyancy? When scuba diving, it is important to control your buoyancy. This keeps you safe underwater and helps you maximize your diving enjoyment. There are three the ways to control your buoyancy: Use your weights for the course adjustment […]


Will Your Scuba Certification Be Recognized?

Will Your Scuba Certification Be Recognized?

Will Your Scuba Certification Be Recognized? There are a lot of scuba diving certifications available these days, but not all of them are created equal. There are many international certifications around the world - PADI, SSI, SDI, NAUI, RAID, BSAC, CMAS just to name a […]


Is A Free Divemaster Internship Worth The Cost?

Is A Free Divemaster Internship Worth The Cost?

Is a Free Divemaster Internship Worth the Cost? If you are thinking about doing a divemaster internship, then it's critical to distinguish between paid and unpaid divemaster internships. In essence, a paid internship obligates you to pay a set price for your training, and an […]


A Day Out On The Dive Boat

A Day Out On The Dive Boat

A Day Out on the Dive Boat: Advice from Seasoned Boat Divers  If you are new to diving, a day out on the dive boat can be a daunting prospect. What should you expect? What do you need to bring? And most importantly, what will you […]