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  • Boat Dives

    Boat Dives

    Sydney offers some great boat diving and the Abyss boat gives easy access to all of these sites. […]
  • Shore Dives

    Shore Dives

    Sydney's shore diving is second to none. Come on one of our free guided shore dives and let us amaze you […]
  • Weekend Trips

    Weekend Trips

    Treat your self to a weekend away and enjoy some of the great dive destinations with New South Wales. […]
  • Dive Holidays

    Dive Holidays

    Let us help you organise your diving holiday. Abyss is the dive travel expert, offering both group and individual […]

There's no other major city that compares in terms of scuba diving opportunities.

Sydney is the best place to go diving, hands down.

If you're looking for an amazing scuba diving experience, Sydney is the place to be. With its abundance of marine life and diverse coastline, Sydney offers divers of all levels a unique and exciting experience. Here at Abyss Scuba Diving, we offer boat dives, free shore dives, and a full range of PADI training courses. Our experienced dive masters will make sure that your diving day trips are safe and enjoyable, no matter what your level of experience may be.

At Abyss Scuba Diving, we offer more than fifty different scuba diving activities each month. So, no matter your scuba certification agency (PADI, SSI, BSAC, ANDI, RAID, GUE), you can come along and join us for some exciting underwater exploration. And there's no need to worry about finding a dive buddy, as our experienced team will take care of that for you.

So don't wait any longer; come join us at Abyss Scuba Diving, take the plunge and experience the underwater.

Dive Courses and Day Trips

    Start Date Course Type   Price    
20 Apr 2024 Advanced Openwater Diver AU$ 499.00

PPB
Sat 20 Apr 2024
12:00 AM
Navigation
Sat 20 Apr 2024
12:00 AM
Naturalist
Sat 20 Apr 2024
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
Boat
Sun 21 Apr 2024
12:00 AM
Deep
Sun 21 Apr 2024
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes

Our PADI Adventures in Diving program includes Navigation, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Deep Diver, Boat Diver and Underwater Naturalist. This will significantly improve your skills and increase your diving options. During the in-water training, you will undertake 2 boat dives (Boat Diver & Deep Diver at Magic Point with the sharks) a Navigation, Peak Performance Buoyancy and an Underwater Naturalist dive. The course starts at 8:00am on the first day but we will finalise the second day depending on sea conditions at the time.

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20 Apr 2024 Enriched Air Diver AU$ 399.00

2 EAN Dives
Sat 20 Apr 2024
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate

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20 Apr 2024 Rescue Diver AU$ 499.00

Open Water Day 1
Sat 20 Apr 2024
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
Open Water Day 2
Sun 21 Apr 2024
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate

The PADI Rescue Diver is a 2 day inwater training plus aproximately 6 hours eLearning. The prerequisites are PADI Adventure Diver certification plus be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years

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22 Apr 2024 Advanced Openwater Diver AU$ 499.00

PPB
Mon 22 Apr 2024
12:00 AM
Navigation
Mon 22 Apr 2024
12:00 AM
Naturalist
Mon 22 Apr 2024
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
Boat
Tue 23 Apr 2024
12:00 AM
Deep
Tue 23 Apr 2024
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes

Our PADI Adventures in Diving program includes Navigation, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Deep Diver, Boat Diver and Underwater Naturalist. This will significantly improve your skills and increase your diving options. During the in-water training, you will undertake 2 boat dives (Boat Diver & Deep Diver at Magic Point with the sharks) a Navigation, Peak Performance Buoyancy and an Underwater Naturalist dive. The course starts at 8:00am on the first day but we will finalise the second day depending on sea conditions at the time.

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04 May 2024 Advanced Openwater Diver AU$ 499.00

PPB
Sat 04 May 2024
12:00 AM
Navigation
Sat 04 May 2024
12:00 AM
Naturalist
Sat 04 May 2024
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
Boat
Sun 05 May 2024
12:00 AM
Deep
Sun 05 May 2024
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes

Our PADI Adventures in Diving program includes Navigation, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Deep Diver, Boat Diver and Underwater Naturalist. This will significantly improve your skills and increase your diving options. During the in-water training, you will undertake 2 boat dives (Boat Diver & Deep Diver at Magic Point with the sharks) a Navigation, Peak Performance Buoyancy and an Underwater Naturalist dive. The course starts at 8:00am on the first day but we will finalise the second day depending on sea conditions at the time.

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11 May 2024 Deep Diver AU$ 599.92

Dive 2
Sat 11 May 2024
12:00 AM
Theory
Sat 11 May 2024
09:30 AM
90 minutes
Ramsgate
Dive 1
Sat 11 May 2024
11:30 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Dive 4
Sun 12 May 2024
12:00 AM
Dive 3
Sun 12 May 2024
11:30 AM
02 hours 00 minutes

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18 May 2024 Advanced Openwater Diver AU$ 499.00

PPB
Sat 18 May 2024
12:00 AM
Navigation
Sat 18 May 2024
12:00 AM
Naturalist
Sat 18 May 2024
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate
Boat
Sun 19 May 2024
12:00 AM
Deep
Sun 19 May 2024
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes

Our PADI Adventures in Diving program includes Navigation, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Deep Diver, Boat Diver and Underwater Naturalist. This will significantly improve your skills and increase your diving options. During the in-water training, you will undertake 2 boat dives (Boat Diver & Deep Diver at Magic Point with the sharks) a Navigation, Peak Performance Buoyancy and an Underwater Naturalist dive. The course starts at 8:00am on the first day but we will finalise the second day depending on sea conditions at the time.

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18 May 2024 Wreck Diver AU$ 599.00

Dive 1
Sat 18 May 2024
12:00 AM
Terrigal
Dive 2
Sat 18 May 2024
12:00 AM
Terrigal
Dive 3
Sun 19 May 2024
12:00 AM
Terrigal
Dive 4
Sun 19 May 2024
12:00 AM
Terrigal

Diving on the ex HMAS Adelaide in Terrigal We recommend staying in Terrigal on Saturday night, we can arrange accommodation for $50 a night. Please call or email to book

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19 May 2024 Enriched Air Diver AU$ 399.00

2 EAN Dives
Sun 19 May 2024
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Ramsgate

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26 May 2024 Dry Suit Diver AU$ 299.00

Fitting
Sun 26 May 2024
08:30 AM
30 minutes
Ramsgate
Theory
Sun 26 May 2024
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Ramsgate
Confined water training
Sun 26 May 2024
10:30 AM
60 minutes
Lilli Pilly
Ocean Training
Sun 26 May 2024
11:30 AM
04 hours 00 minutes
Lilli Pilly

Confined water & 2 Open water dives. Rental drysuits available

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    Dive Start Date  
Leap to Steps - Shore Dive Friday 17 May 2024

For this dive you must be confident in the water. This site is one of our favourites and is usually conducted as a drift dive with the incoming tide. It is a bit of a clif walk down, you need to be confident in the water. Step off the rocks into the big blue and let your self be taken along the wall, looking for weedy seadragons, rays and Pj’s. Its always good to get to the site early to get set up and then park your car at the exit point. The second dive will be held at The Steps. Be at the store at more than 30 mins before to collect your gear and meet your dive masters before driving yourself to the site.

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Dees Ditch Saturday 18 May 2024

Dees Ditch & then the wreck of the Malabar, be at the shop at 11am to collect gear and meet your Dive Master. Explore the delights of Sydney's hidden wonder Dee's Ditch. Navigate gutters flush with sponge gardens and soft corals. Be dazzled by schools of yellow tailed scad, silver sweep and mado.

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Sea Dragon Dive Saturday 18 May 2024

Test your eye site as we head out to spot the ever elusive Weedy Sea dragon. You will get emailed a presentation on the weedy sea dragons to check out before heading out to see them

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Bare Island - Shore Dive Saturday 18 May 2024

Bare Island is arguably Sydney's most popular dive site and is suitable for all levels of divers. With a range of dive sites, it is set to impress no matter what the conditions. Be at the store at more than 30 mins before to collect your gear and meet your dive masters before driving yourself to the site.

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Magic Point - Boat Sunday 19 May 2024

The Magic Point shark dive is a double boat dive. The boat will Depart at the scheduled time from the Sans Souci public Fishing wharf off Riverside drive. This location is easy to get to by public transport or drive yourself. Please be at Abyss Scuba Diving one hour before departure to collect any rental dive gear.

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Oak Park- Shore Dive Sunday 19 May 2024

a beautiful dive at cronulla called oak park at Jibbon Street Cronulla. Oak Park is a relatively shallow dive (max 11m) but the site is massive with a large range of marine life, from cuttlefish through to schools of Old Wives. Whether you are just starting out or an experienced diver, it is a great site for everyone. Be at the store at more than 30 mins before to collect your gear and meet your dive masters before driving yourself to the site.

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Oak Park- Shore Dive Friday 24 May 2024

a beautiful dive at cronulla called oak park at Jibbon Street Cronulla. Oak Park is a relatively shallow dive (max 11m) but the site is massive with a large range of marine life, from cuttlefish through to schools of Old Wives. Whether you are just starting out or an experienced diver, it is a great site for everyone. Be at the store at more than 30 mins before to collect your gear and meet your dive masters before driving yourself to the site.

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Shell Harbour - Shore Dive Saturday 25 May 2024

This will be a great dive with a heap of marine life, schools of fish and maybe even the odd grey nurse shark. Shell harbour is an hour drive south of the dive centre. So for this dive we leave Abyss at early do the 2 dives and generally get back around 4pm. If conditions make the planned site unsuitable, then another site will be selected for the dive.Transport is not included for this dive. Join us for a phenomenal dive at Shell Harbour, located just an hour's drive away from our Dive Centre! We'll have abundant marine life and schools of fish to explore as well as the possibility of spotting some gray nurse sharks. Our journey begins at 7:30am when you collect your gear, after which we will leave Abyss promptly at 8am and return around 5pm. Please note that if the weather conditions are unfavorable, then another site may be chosen instead. Lastly, please keep in mind that transport is not included with this experience.

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Voodoo Wide - 30m Boat Saturday 25 May 2024

Note that this is not the shore dive site that we often visit. It is in the same area but this site is accessible from a boat. The reef that extends from the famous arch runs quite far South and is mainly flat with large boulders on the edge and the sand line. The site ranges from 20-35m and has lots of colourful sponges. Expect to see lots of fish life including Yellowtail, Silversweep, Blue Groupers, Leatherjackets and Port Jackson Sharks. If conditions make the planned site unsuitable, then another site will be selected for the dive.. The boat will Depart at the scheduled time from Sans souci public Fishing wharf off River side drive. This location is easy to get to by public transport or you can drive yourself.

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Oak Park- Shore Dive Saturday 25 May 2024

a beautiful dive at cronulla called oak park at Jibbon Street Cronulla. Oak Park is a relatively shallow dive (max 11m) but the site is massive with a large range of marine life, from cuttlefish through to schools of Old Wives. Whether you are just starting out or an experienced diver, it is a great site for everyone. Be at the store at more than 30 mins before to collect your gear and meet your dive masters before driving yourself to the site.

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Note:  Transport is not included for this dive; if you require a lift, please be here no later than 45 minutes before the start time. If no lift can be provided the best option is an Uber to and from the site.

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    Technical Diving

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    Dive Courses

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Scuba Diving Opportunities in Sydney

Are you looking for the best scuba diving opportunities in Sydney? Look no further than Abyss Scuba Diving! With an average of fifty different Sydney diving activities every month, we guarantee that you'll always find something exciting to explore.

We offer a wide variety of PADI courses and FREE dives led by a divemaster, as well as boat dives, weekend trips, technical diving, freediving and much more. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced diver, we can help you find the perfect dive site to explore. Plus, we accept a wide range of certifications with sufficient proof of your certification for that dive. We can even organize a buddy if necessary.

Sydney's coastline is world-renowned for its beauty, and it offers scuba divers a chance to explore this underwater world firsthand. From Cronulla in the south to Shelly Beach at Manly in the north, there are plenty of options for diving right off the shore or from a boat to check out Sydney's unique marine life.

Marine Life in Sydney

The waters around Sydney Harbour are home to a huge variety of amazing marine life, from Port Jackson Sharks to Giant Cuttlefish and Grey Nurse Sharks. There are also plenty of smaller species, such as flathead, silver sweep, pike, yellowtail and ladder-finned pomfrets, sea dragons and leather jackets. Of course, Sydney's iconic blue groper can be found here too. In fact, there are more species of fish in Sydney Harbour than in the whole Mediterranean Sea!

Keep your eyes peeled for marine mammals when you're in Sydney. You might see Bottlenose dolphins, Green Turtles and even some fairy penguins swimming around. seals are much rarer to spot, but if you visit in the colder months, you might get lucky. Humpback whales pass through as they travel between Antarctica and Queensland's southern great barrier reef on their annual migration.

So if you're looking for some of the best scuba diving opportunities in Sydney, come join Abyss Scuba Diving! With our experienced staff and an incredible selection of dive sites, we guarantee an unforgettable experience no matter what your level of expertise is. Let us help you explore this amazing underwater world!

Divers Visiting Sydney

Recreational scuba divers visiting Sydney should make sure to check out the amazing scuba dive sites in Sydney. You can find a variety of unique and interesting underwater critters that you won't find anywhere else in the world, such as the weedy seadragon and the giant cuttlefish. Even if you don't have your own scuba equipment, there are plenty of great dive shops in Sydney that offer scuba gear rentals, so you can still experience it all! While the Great Barrier Reef is incredible, don't miss out on this hidden gem right here in Sydney.

Take advantage of our private guided diving experience if you cannot join one of the scheduled dives. With us at Abyss Scuba Diving, you'll get to see all the amazing things waiting for you underwater in only 15 minutes from Sydney Airport. Make sure your visit is complete by scuba diving with us while you're in Sydney!

 

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