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    Boat Dives

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

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    Weekend Trips

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    Dive Holidays

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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    
30 Jun 2024 Peak Performance Buoyancy AU$ 299.00

Lecture 1
Sat 22 Jun 2024
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Abyss Scuba Diving
2 Ocean Dives
Sat 22 Jun 2024
10:30 PM
Abyss Scuba Diving

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06 Jul 2024 Advanced Openwater Diver AU$ 499.00

PPB
Sat 06 Jul 2024
12:00 AM
Navigation
Sat 06 Jul 2024
12:00 AM
Naturalist
Sat 06 Jul 2024
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Abyss Scuba Diving
Boat
Sun 07 Jul 2024
12:00 AM
Deep
Sun 07 Jul 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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06 Jul 2024 SideMount AU$ 599.00

Day 1
Sat 06 Jul 2024
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Abyss Scuba Diving
Day 2
Sun 07 Jul 2024
08:00 AM
04 hours 00 minutes

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13 Jul 2024 Deep Diver AU$ 599.92

Dive 2
Sat 13 Jul 2024
12:00 AM
Theory
Sat 13 Jul 2024
09:30 AM
90 minutes
Abyss Scuba Diving
Dive 1
Sat 13 Jul 2024
11:30 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Dive 4
Sun 14 Jul 2024
12:00 AM
Dive 3
Sun 14 Jul 2024
11:30 AM
02 hours 00 minutes

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13 Jul 2024 tec 40 AU$ 745.00

Theory
Sun 07 Jul 2024
12:00 PM
05 hours 00 minutes
Day 1
Sat 13 Jul 2024
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
Day 2
Sun 14 Jul 2024
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes

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14 Jul 2024 Dry Suit Diver AU$ 299.00

Fitting
Sun 14 Jul 2024
08:30 AM
30 minutes
Abyss Scuba Diving
Theory
Sun 14 Jul 2024
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Abyss Scuba Diving
Confined water training
Sun 14 Jul 2024
10:30 AM
60 minutes
Lilli Pilly
Ocean Training
Sun 14 Jul 2024
11:30 AM
04 hours 00 minutes
Lilli Pilly

Confined water & 2 Open water dives. Rental drysuits available

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14 Jul 2024 Enriched Air Diver AU$ 399.00

2 EAN Dives
Sun 14 Jul 2024
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Abyss Scuba Diving

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20 Jul 2024 Enriched Air Diver AU$ 399.00

2 EAN Dives
Sat 20 Jul 2024
08:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Abyss Scuba Diving

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27 Jul 2024 Advanced Openwater Diver AU$ 499.00

PPB
Sat 27 Jul 2024
12:00 AM
Navigation
Sat 27 Jul 2024
12:00 AM
Naturalist
Sat 27 Jul 2024
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Abyss Scuba Diving
Boat
Sun 28 Jul 2024
12:00 AM
Deep
Sun 28 Jul 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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27 Jul 2024 Wreck Diver AU$ 599.00

Dive 1
Sat 27 Jul 2024
12:00 AM
Terrigal
Dive 2
Sat 27 Jul 2024
12:00 AM
Terrigal
Dive 3
Sun 28 Jul 2024
12:00 AM
Terrigal
Dive 4
Sun 28 Jul 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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Bare Island - Shore Dive Saturday 10 Aug 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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Martin Island - Seals Saturday 10 Aug 2024

Normally there are between 20- 80 seals on the island and in the water around the island. The seals are wild animals and as such we cannot guarantee their presence or their interaction with the divers. Arrive at Abyss Dive Centre in Ramsgate no later than 2 hours before the departure time to collecting your gear. Departing from Foreshore road, Port Kembla the boat will adher strictly to the scheduled time, so please do not be late. Get ready for some fun and don't forget your camera. Transport to Port Kembla is not included in this trip and is your responsibility to organize and you are responsible for the collection and return of your rental equipment.

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Martin Island - Seals Sunday 11 Aug 2024

Normally there are between 20- 80 seals on the island and in the water around the island. The seals are wild animals and as such we cannot guarantee their presence or their interaction with the divers. Arrive at Abyss Dive Centre in Ramsgate no later than 2 hours before the departure time to collecting your gear. Departing from Foreshore road, Port Kembla the boat will adher strictly to the scheduled time, so please do not be late. Get ready for some fun and don't forget your camera. Transport to Port Kembla is not included in this trip and is your responsibility to organize and you are responsible for the collection and return of your rental equipment.

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Leap to Steps - Shore Dive Sunday 11 Aug 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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Martin Island - Seals Sunday 11 Aug 2024

Normally there are between 20- 80 seals on the island and in the water around the island. The seals are wild animals and as such we cannot guarantee their presence or their interaction with the divers. Arrive at Abyss Dive Centre in Ramsgate no later than 2 hours before the departure time to collecting your gear. Departing from Foreshore road, Port Kembla the boat will adher strictly to the scheduled time, so please do not be late. Get ready for some fun and don't forget your camera. Transport to Port Kembla is not included in this trip and is your responsibility to organize and you are responsible for the collection and return of your rental equipment.

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Voodoo - Shore Dive Friday 16 Aug 2024

Possibly one of the most popular dive spots in Sydney, found in the national park, Voodoo is famous for its pumping surf break above the water and its beautiful swim through Arch beneath the water. With schools of fish, giant cuttlefish and eagle rays swimming about, who wouldnt want to dive in this slice of heaven. Be at the store at more than 30 mins before to collect your gear and meet your dive masters.

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Voodoo Wide - 30m Boat Saturday 17 Aug 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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Port Jackson Shark dive Saturday 17 Aug 2024

This double dive will start in the store with a short lecture on the port jackson sharks, Location will be selected a few days prior depending on where we are seeing the most sharks. After this we wil head out for a double dive with a light lunch between looking for the port jackson sharks. Come and join in teh fun. Port jacksons are easy to get photos of as they sit still so bring your camera along

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Oak Park- Shore Dive Saturday 17 Aug 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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Magic Point - Boat Saturday 17 Aug 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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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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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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