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:


Sue Burnett

Sue Burnett

Sue Burnett Sue Burnet is an exceedingly experienced PADI instructor who has been diving for over 30 years and teaching for over 20 years. Sue was influential in convincing her friend and the founder of Abyss Scuba Diving, Peter Letts to learn to scuba dive. […]


Stephen Guy

Stephen Guy

Stephen Guy Stephen started snorkelling as a 12 year old in Sydney and developed a love for diving, the sea and marine creatures. Stephen has a background in science and education, both as a teacher and as a student. Seeing things from a student's perspective […]


Can You Teach Yourself To Scuba Dive?

Can You Teach Yourself To Scuba Dive?

Can You Teach Yourself to Scuba Dive? When you’re looking to get into scuba diving, one of the first things you might wonder is whether or not you can teach yourself to scuba dive. The answer? No. There are two primary reasons for this answer, […]


How Long Does A Padi Open Water Course Take?

How Long Does A Padi Open Water Course Take?

How Long Does A PADI Open Water Course Take? Scuba diving is a popular activity the world over, and for good reason – it’s a fun and exhilarating way to explore the underwater world. If you’re interested in giving it a go, you may be […]


Dcs And Freediving

Dcs And Freediving

DCS and Freediving While Decompression Sickness (DCS) is quite rare while freediving, it is still a possibility. There are some precautions that every diver should take to minimise their DCS risk. Firstly, to help understand how to minimise your risk, let’s take a quick look at […]


What Is A Divemaster?

What Is A Divemaster?

What is a Divemaster? Many new divers think that a divemaster is a more advanced qualification than an instructor, but a divemaster is the first level of professional diving and a prerequisite level to an instructor. A divemaster is someone who has completed a divemaster […]


Simon Coulter

Simon Coulter

Simon Coulter Simon learnt to dive in 2008 & was immediately addicted.  Simon loves exploring Australia's many dive locations and has experienced Southwest Rocks, Montague Island, Bushrangers Bay, Nelson's Bay & The Great Barrier Reef to name a few.  His passion for diving led him to […]


Becoming A Part-time Divemaster

Becoming A Part-time Divemaster

Becoming a Part-time Divemaster Do you love diving? Do you want to make your diving even more challenging and rewarding? If so, becoming a divemaster may be the perfect option for you. A lot of people who become divemaster’s do it as a career, but […]


What Is The Best Place To Do A Divemaster Internship?

What Is The Best Place To Do A Divemaster Internship?

What is the Best Place to do a Divemaster Internship? So, you want to know where the best place to do a Divemaster Internship is? Look no further than Abyss Scuba Diving in Sydney. Abyss offer a range of scuba diving courses and diving activities, […]


Marine Stings And Minor Injuries Of Freediving

Marine Stings And Minor Injuries Of Freediving

Marine Stings and Minor Injuries of Freediving At Abyss Scuba Diving, we want our divers to be safe both in and out of the water. That's why we've put together this post on marine stings and minor injuries while freediving.There are a range of marine […]


Dive Boat Etiquette

Dive Boat Etiquette

Dive Boat Etiquette: How to Behave on a Dive Boat If you're heading out on a dive boat, there are some basic etiquette rules that you should follow. This will help make the trip more enjoyable for everyone on board, and ensure that you have […]


Surface And You Cannot See The Dive Boat

Surface And You Cannot See The Dive Boat

What To Do When You Surface and You Cannot See the Dive Boat While diving, no diver wants to surface after an exhilarating dive to find no sign of the dive boat in any direction you look. In the off chance that this was to […]


Do Piercings Affect Your Scuba Diving

Do Piercings Affect Your Scuba Diving

Do piercings affect your scuba diving? Have you ever wondered whether piercings can impact your scuba diving? Let's review some frequently asked questions relating to diving with piercings!   Can I go diving after getting a new piercing? A common assumption is that salt water […]


How To Find Your Way Back To The Dive Boat

How To Find Your Way Back To The Dive Boat

How To Find Your Way Back to the Dive Boat As a scuba diver, you get incredibly excited to be out on the dive boat, in the water and exploring. However, at some point you may have experienced something which might mean that you will […]


How To Put On Dive Fins

How To Put On Dive Fins

How to put on Dive Fins Paying attention to the correct technique of putting on your fins is one of the most essential skills for a new diver to learn. It is important to keep always hold of your scuba flippers. If you are putting […]