Guided Shore Dives

You don't need to have a buddy, we will organised one for you.

Sydney offers world-class scuba diving unmatched in any large city. The shore diving is second to none and a majority of diving in Sydney is done from the shore. Abyss Scuba Diving has FREE Divemaster-guided shore dives every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. These are free to come on and you only pay for any equipment hire and any air fills.

To ensure your safety we require those divers who have not dived in the past 12 months and who have done fewer than 20 dives to undertake a scuba review before joining one of our shore dives. We run refresher courses every month. So if you have not dived for a while, be safe and tune up your diving skills.

Please note:

  • These rates only apply to those who book and pay online but not to those who book online and then only pay when they come to the dive centre.
  • Rental equipment is to be collected at the dive centre at Ramsgate and we require proof of certification at the time of collection.
  • Divers are required to pick up and return their rental equipment to the dive shop. Divemasters will not take it to the site or return it to the dive centre for you.
  • Transport is not included for this dive. If you do not have your own transport then, because of social distancing the best option is an Uber to and from the site.
  • For all cancellations, there is a $25 administration fee. There is no refund once the equipment leaves the dive centre!

If none of the below dates meets your needs we also offer the following

Guided Shore Dives

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Voodoo - Shore Dive Saturday 15 May 2021

  • Start Date: Sat 15 May 2021 at 10:00

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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Ship Rock & Oak Park - Shore Dive Sunday 16 May 2021

  • Start Date: Sun 16 May 2021 at 10:00

Located on Ship Rock Road, it wont take long to see how this site got its name. The only way to dive it, is high tide. Dropping over the wall, takes you into another world, full of pineapple fish, angler fish, decorator crabs (if you can spot them), cuttlefish and much more. Make sure you stop by the shop nice and early to pick up your gear and meet the divemaster. The second dive will be at Oak Park. Oak park is a great spot to see teh big blue groper and loads and soft sponges. With a max depth of 10 m you get heaps of time to explore

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Leap to Steps - Shore Dive Friday 21 May 2021

  • Start Date: Fri 21 May 2021 at 10:00

This site is one of our favourites and is usually conducted as a drift dive with the incoming tide. 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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Leap to Steps - Shore Dive Saturday 22 May 2021

  • Start Date: Sat 22 May 2021 at 10:00

This site is one of our favourites and is usually conducted as a drift dive with the incoming tide. 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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Oak Park- Shore Dive Sunday 23 May 2021

  • Start Date: Sun 23 May 2021 at 10:00

This is a double dive with the location of the site 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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Night Dive Wednesday 26 May 2021

  • Start Date: Wed 26 May 2021 at 18:30

Join us for a full moon night dive at Ship Rock! This is going to be a fantastic night dive Arrive at abyss scuba diving at 6.30pm to collect gear, head to Ship rock and after a brief we want to be in the water at 8pm Night diving is so different to day diving. Lots of the fish you see during the day are sleeping under ledges and other life that is usually under ledges during the day comes out at night dive. As you can not see as far you really focus on the little stuff and see creatures you would not see during the day. There will be an instructor in the water with you, everyone is welcome!

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Bare Island - Shore Dive Saturday 29 May 2021

  • Start Date: Sat 29 May 2021 at 10:00

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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Shell Harbour - Shore Dive Sunday 30 May 2021

  • Start Date: Sun 30 May 2021 at 09:00

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 9am (please be here at 8.30am to collect gear) do the 2 dives and generally get back around 5pm. If conditions make the planned site unsuitable, then another site will be selected for the dive.Transport is not included for this dive.

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