Local Dive Calendar

  • Free Guided Dives

    Free Guided Dives

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

    Regular Boat Dives

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

    Seadragon Dives

    Seadragons are an interesting creature which is unique to Australia and Abyss is lucky as we have easy access […]
  • PADI Dive Courses

    PADI Dive Courses

    Our range of PADI courses teach you new techniques and give you the tools to enhance your exploration.[…]

Enjoy Sydney Diving

Diving in Sydney

In Sydney, we are extremely lucky because the topography means we have many easily accessible scuba diving including great shore dives and boat dives.

On average, we have more than 50 different diving activities every month. See below for our range of PADI courses, free guided shore dives, boat dives, freedivers and more. There is no need for you to have a buddy because our divemasters can organise a dive buddy for you. As long as you have proof of certification, no matter the diver certification agency (PADI, SSI, BSAC, ANDI, RAID, GUE), you can come diving with us.

Note: The Dive Sites schedule is a guide of where we are planning to go and are in no way guaranteed. If we can't go to the dive site due conditions, then the Divemaster/skipper will nominate the next best suitable spot. There is no refund if we do not make it to the planned dive sites. 

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Dive Schedule

If conditions make the planned site unsuitable, then another site will be selected for the dive.

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.

  Dive Start Date Price  
Henry Head - Boat Dive Saturday 22 Aug 2020 AU$ 120.00

  • Start Date: Sat 22 Aug 2020 at 08:00
  • Our Price: AU$ 120.00

A site filled with all the colours of the rainbow, come and explore the seascape in the search for sea horses and red indian fish. A beautiful dive site you will not want to miss. Make sure you are at the boat ramp on time and ready to go in your scuba gear as the boat will leave right on time. 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. Please be at Abyss Scuba Diving one hour prior to departure tiem to collect any gear you need

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Bare Island - Shore Dive Saturday 22 Aug 2020 AU$ 0.00

  • Start Date: Sat 22 Aug 2020 at 10:00
  • Our Price: AU$ 0.00

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.

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By-Pass Reef - 30m Boat Saturday 22 Aug 2020 AU$ 120.00

  • Start Date: Sat 22 Aug 2020 at 11:30
  • Our Price: AU$ 120.00

By- Pass is a beautiful 20-30m dive with big boulders, swim throughs and small caves. You can see soft sponges and a large variety of fish species. Please be at the boat ramp in dive gear ready to go on time as the boat will leave promptly. If conditions make the planned site unsuitable, then another site will be selected for the dive..Transport is not included for this dive, Make sure you are at the boat ramp on time and ready to go in your scuba gear as the boat will leave right on time. 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. Please be at Abyss Scuba Diving one hour prior to departure tiem to collect any gear you need.

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Magic Point - Boat Sunday 23 Aug 2020 AU$ 120.00

  • Start Date: Sun 23 Aug 2020 at 08:00
  • Our Price: AU$ 120.00

This double boat dive is sure to inspire as you swim amongst the boulders, look out for the cave in the chance to spot the ever elusive Grey Nurse Shark. Join a school of yellow tails and maintain your buoyancy so you dont accidently surprise any wobbegongs. 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. Please be at Abyss Scuba Diving one hore prior to departure tiem to collect any gear you need

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Ship Rock & Oak Park - Shore Dive Sunday 23 Aug 2020 AU$ 0.00

  • Start Date: Sun 23 Aug 2020 at 10:00
  • Our Price: AU$ 0.00

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 if 10 m you get heaps of time to explore

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Wanderers - 40m Boat Sunday 23 Aug 2020 AU$ 120.00

  • Start Date: Sun 23 Aug 2020 at 11:30
  • Our Price: AU$ 120.00

This is one of those site for those of you that like to dive deep. A drop to 40m gives those deep divers a chance to utilise their skills. 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. Please be at Abyss Scuba Diving one hour prior to departure tiem to collect any gear you need

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Voodoo - Shore Dive Friday 28 Aug 2020 AU$ 0.00

  • Start Date: Fri 28 Aug 2020 at 10:00
  • Our Price: AU$ 0.00

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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Leap to Steps - Shore Dive Saturday 29 Aug 2020 AU$ 0.00

  • Start Date: Sat 29 Aug 2020 at 10:00
  • Our Price: AU$ 0.00

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.

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Martin Island - Seals Saturday 29 Aug 2020 AU$ 120.00

  • Start Date: Sat 29 Aug 2020 at 11:00
  • Our Price: AU$ 120.00

Arrive at Abyss dive centrein Sydney no later than 2 hours before departure to collecting your gear. Jump in your car and head straight to Port Kembla, no time for food stop offs, you will get a light snack on board. The boat will Depart at the scheduled time, from Foreshore road, Port Kembla. Get ready for some fun and don't forget your camera. Note: transport to Port Kembla is not included in this trip and is your responsibility to organize.

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Martin Island - Seals Sunday 30 Aug 2020 AU$ 120.00

  • Start Date: Sun 30 Aug 2020 at 09:00
  • Our Price: AU$ 120.00

Arrive at Abyss dive centrein Sydney no later than 2 hours before departure to collecting your gear. Jump in your car and head straight to Port Kembla, no time for food stop offs, you will get a light snack on board. The boat will Depart at the scheduled time, from Foreshore road, Port Kembla. Get ready for some fun and don't forget your camera. Note: transport to Port Kembla is not included in this trip and is your responsibility to organize.

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