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Abyss Plongee

Address: Marina Port du Sud, Baie de l'orphelinat, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
Phone Number: 79 15 09
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English first
Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I did one day trip diving with Abyss. They are very professional, high safety concern, equipment and gears are new and well maintenance. Staff are friendly and helpful. Hotel pick up service is available. Booking in advance is a must. Booking by phone is a bit difficult as they might out of office to dive and no voice recorder to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

we spent 2 days with abyss. really well organised. gear set up on fast zodiac. picked up at hotel and off on time. dive staff really friendly. dive leader's brief really good. dives relaxed and interesting. given choices of dive sites. got to dive with manta rays as they were in the area. advice though- take sunscreen water and hat... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I completed my PADI open water with Abyss in December 2014. First thing to highlight is that all the team speaks English enough to direct the course, give instructions and drop a few jokes along the way. I did not find these in many other places around New Caledonia. They are very punctual and organised, and always care for security... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I did 3 days / 6 dives with Denis and can recommend Abyss as well-organised. I used my own diving gear, but their gear appeared very good and quite new. The dives spots were varied and they made appropriate choices each day based on conditions and briefed divers well. We had good to very good visibility. Highlights were a dive... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My twin 14y/o children and I chose Abyss Plongee because of the other ratings, and it surpassed our expectations. Professional operation, new gear and boat. Always felt safe and they were skilled at finding unique sea life. I have dived over 20 times all over the world and this would be one of the top 3 dives. Small group of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

After researching a few companies, I certainly made the right choice to do a day dive trip with Abyss. Not only with the price, but a hotel pick up/drop off was included, high quality and maintained equipment was provided, tea and biscuits in-between dives, friendly instructors who all spoke very good English, the day ran very smoothly and the company... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Abyss is a well organised company offering great service, good quality gear, and great local knowledge. They speak some english and provided a pick up/ drop off service from our hotel which was great, as it isn't that centrally located! My partner and I did 6 dives over three days and saw some great dive sites full of fish, turtles,... More 

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Papamoa, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Really impressed, agree a little difficult to find if you don't know where it is. Gear was very good, steel tanks. Group was great, allround a very good operation. I'll certainly be using them again if I can. Two boats left in the morning, one with open water divers and one with advanced, great to see the two groups split.... More 

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Greymouth, New Zealand
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Today, I completed one of my most enjoyable dives ever. I dived with abyss plongee, Finding them was a little bit of a challenge to me as I did not understand the French address, however once found, no problems. the next morning we needed to be there by 7.15 am. I arrived on time, procedures were quite straight forward, the... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

From beginning to end this is a very well run dive company. Email bookings, hotel pick up and dive base were all easy and efficient. We used our own gear, but hire gear looked excellent. The inflatable with 300 HP outboard is an excellent and comfortable sea boat, gets to dive sites in around 30 minutes. Two dives were interesting... More 

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