Local Dive Calendar

Boat & Shore Dives

Sydney's topography leads to some amazing diving both right off the shore and from a boat. With an average of 50 different dive activities monthly, Abyss Scuba Diving offers a wide variety of PADI courses, FREE dives led by a divemaster, boat dives, weekend trips, freediving, and more! We are prepared to accept a wide range of diver certifications as long as you have sufficient proof of your certification for that particular dive, we can also organize a buddy if necessary.

If you have not dived within 6 months and done the than 20 dives then we strongly recommend you undertake a refresher (reactivate) course.

Sydney Dive Schedule

If conditions make the planned site unsuitable, the DM/Skipper will move the dive to the next best site. There is no refund if we do not make it to the planned dive site as we cannot guarantee the specific spot on a given day.

Transport is not included in 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

 

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  Dive Start Date Price  
Hiida Wreck - Boat 25m Saturday 19 Feb 2022 AU$ 120.00

  • Start Date: Sat 19 Feb 2022 at 08:00
  • Our Price: AU$ 120.00

Must be advanced certified. Built in 1878-9 the SS Hilda was a collier that ran between the Newcastle and Illawarra coalfields. The ship went down in 1983 after running aground and stayed in relatively good condition until being blown up for its metal in 1958. Even though the wreck is well broken up, the remains of the Hilda still roughly lie in the shape of a ship, in two separate places. There is a large winch located about ten metres to the north of the engine with part of the hull under it. 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 require a lift please early. If no lift can be provided the best option is an Uber to and from the site.

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Bare Island - Shore Dive Saturday 19 Feb 2022 AU$ 0.00

  • Start Date: Sat 19 Feb 2022 at 09:00
  • 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. 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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Wedding cake island Saturday 19 Feb 2022 AU$ 120.00

  • Start Date: Sat 19 Feb 2022 at 11:30
  • Our Price: AU$ 120.00

Wedding ckae island sit off Coogee beach. This dive site can be done at the 18m mark or you can go a littel deeper if you like. Expect to see lots of sea squirts, some small gorgonias, keep an eye out for wobbegong sharks, get your camera ready for the beautiful old wife, be ready to be followed by our friendly blue groper and as it is open to the ocean you may see kingfish as wel . .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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Kelo - Tec Boat 50m Sunday 20 Feb 2022 AU$ 110.00

  • Start Date: Sun 20 Feb 2022 at 07:00
  • Our Price: AU$ 110.00

One of the better of the deeper wrecks off Sydney is the SS Kelloe. The Kelloe was a iron hulled collier. On the 13th of May 1902 the Kelloe went down after a collision with the Dunmore. Sitting on a sandy bottom broken by bits of the adjacent edge of the rocky reef, its depth is 48 to 51 metres. The wreck is sitting upright with the bow facing north. The main features of the wreck is the very large boiler and the engine. The boiler rises at least 3 to 4 metres from the bottom and is intact. The hull is opened out and is pretty messy and flat. On the eastern side the hull sits up a metre or two but otherwise, the main part of the wreck is absolutely flat. There is a large hole in the hull just forward of the stern that you can swim through. 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.

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Leap to Steps - Shore Dive Sunday 20 Feb 2022 AU$ 0.00

  • Start Date: Sun 20 Feb 2022 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. 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. Do not forget to join us after the dive at the shop for our Beer and Pizza session from 3pm to 5pm.

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Wanderers - 40m Boat Sunday 20 Feb 2022 AU$ 120.00

  • Start Date: Sun 20 Feb 2022 at 10:00
  • Our Price: AU$ 120.00

This dive site consists of a wall that runs north-south. The reef top is about 17 metres and it drops to 26 metres in spots. There can be a wealth of marine life including leatherjackets, silver sweep, small seapike, yellowtail and other fish. Keep your eyes open for overhangs and some small swim-throughs and arches. A great dive site to explore. If conditions make the planned site unsuitable, then another site will be selected for the dive..

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Leap to Steps - Shore Dive Friday 25 Feb 2022 AU$ 0.00

  • Start Date: Fri 25 Feb 2022 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. 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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Dragon's Lair - Boat Dive Saturday 26 Feb 2022 AU$ 120.00

  • Start Date: Sat 26 Feb 2022 at 08:00
  • Our Price: AU$ 120.00

Dragon Lair is known for the beautiful weedy seadragon so have your cameras ready.Expect to see soft sponges, nudibranch and plenty of over hangs to look under. This dive can be done at 18m or you can drop over to the 24m mark. 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 Do not forget to join us after the dive at the shop for our Beer and Pizza session from 3pm to 5pm.

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Oak Park- Shore Dive Saturday 26 Feb 2022 AU$ 0.00

  • Start Date: Sat 26 Feb 2022 at 09:00
  • Our Price: AU$ 0.00

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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Dees Ditch Saturday 26 Feb 2022 AU$ 120.00

  • Start Date: Sat 26 Feb 2022 at 12:00
  • Our Price: AU$ 120.00

Dees Ditch & then the wreck of the Malabar, be at the shop at 9.30am 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. Then we will head to dive the wrek of the Malabar this wreck is in 10m with lots of marine life calling it home

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