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Abyss Scuba Diving

#1 of 2 things to do in Ramsgate Features Animals
278 Rocky Point Rd, Ramsgate, Rockdale, New South Wales 2217, Australia
+61 2 9583 9662
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Montague Island, Narooma......Seal dive

Outstanding diving. So clear so much fun. Divemaster Tim was an excellent host both in and out of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Paddyatpac
Great team for a business trip dive

Tagged along on four of the free shoredives, where you just rent your gear from Abyss. Great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Henrik M
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Middelfart, Denmark
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Australia offers world class scuba diving and diving in Sydney is unmatched by any large city. Abyss Scuba Diving is a 5 Star PADI Career Development Centre and Freediving centre that is located in the heart of some of Sydney's best dive sites. Abyss Scuba Diving offers beginner diver lessons, freediving, advanced diving training, career development training, and a range of Sydney based diving. Abyss Scuba Diving is the home of Sydney's most active dive club.
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278 Rocky Point Rd, Ramsgate, Rockdale, New South Wales 2217, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Outstanding diving. So clear so much fun. Divemaster Tim was an excellent host both in and out of the water. Can't wait to go again.More

Thank Paddyatpac
PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the great review, it's good to hear you enjoyed your dive trip to Montague Island and that Tim looked after you. Montague Island is certainly a great place to dive and the seals are the icing on the cake. A weekend dive trip...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Tagged along on four of the free shoredives, where you just rent your gear from Abyss. Great combination of local divers and newcommers. You can dive alongside the Abyss instructor or you can dive on your own with local buddies. I did the latter. Great...More

Thank Henrik M
PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the great review, it's good to hear you enjoyed your time diving in Sydney. Sydney certainly offers some excellent diving with diving. Thanks again for the review and we hope to see you back diving in Sydney again soon. Peter Letts Founder &...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

New to Australia and Sydney I knew I wanted to go diving, and I found Abyss on the web. The webpage was nice to look through, their webinfo was thorough and their dives sounded fun so I signed up! After signing up I received a...More

Thank Sarah G
PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review, it's good to hear you enjoyed your boat dive. Sydney certainly offers some excellent diving with diving. It's a pity that you missed out on seeing the sea dragon. Next time you are in Sydney try diving The Steps at...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I did my PADI IDC with Abyss and I had amazing days with them! Jamie and Peter are amazing!! So much to learn and pressure and these guys just made us feel so relaxed, confident and ready for the IE! Got a super nice score!...More

Thank Tamara G
PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review of our PADI Instructor Development Course. The PADI IDC is an important step in the career of any dive instructor and at Abyss we strive to give our instructor candidates the best training possible so they can go on and...More

Reviewed June 6, 2017

I did the budget open water dive course! Everyone was chill, Cody was a really helpfull instructor! Great place to learn how to dive :)More

Thank fljvink
PeterJLetts, General Manager at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2017

Thanks for the great review. Scuba Diving is a wonderful sport which let you see things and go places the average person only dreams about. Cody certainly is a great instructor. Thanks again for the great review and I hope to see you diving with...More

Reviewed May 14, 2017

I had an amazing weekend diving with Abyss boat dive! We dived Magic Point and Dee's Ditch! conditions were amazing as they said and everyone was really nice!!

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2017

Thanks for the great review.It's great to hear you enjoyed your boat dive to Magic Point and Dee's Ditch, they certainly are great dives. Peter Letts Founder & Managing Director Abyss Scuba Diving

Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Great weekend, instructor Brett was really good, calm and knowledgable with a good sense of humour. All equipment and gear was in good condition and the days moved efficiently, often finishing well ahead of schedule. The open water dives were brilliant and we were able...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2017

Thanks for the great review. Scuba Diving is a wonderful sport which let you see things and go places the average person only dreams about. It is amazing how much marine life there is around Sydney. A recent study revealed that Sydney has more marine...More

Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

I did the open water course with my girl friend and we had an awesome time. Definitely doing the advanced course. The only downside is sometime the equipment isn't up to the greatest standards and recommend to buy your own. Overall this wasn't a major...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2017

Thanks for the great review.It's great to hear you both enjoyed your PADI Open Water course and that you are continuing on and doing your PADI Advanced Open Water Course. The equipment on our budget course is older than we supply in our standard open...More

Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

I wanted to become a certified Open water diver and found Abyss due to their high ratings. They don't disappoint! Had fun learning everything there was to learn about Scuba diving. I would definitely recommend booking a small class to have more time to perfect...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2017

Thanks for the great review. Scuba Diving is a wonderful sport which let you see things and go places the average person only dreams about. The instructors at Abyss are all keen to ensure you enjoy learning to dive and that you continue to dive,...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2017

Thanks Jarrad & Abyss Scuba Diving for a fantastic weekend up in Terrigal! I did my Wreck diving course on the ex-HMAS Adelaide with a fantastic bunch of folks under the watchful eye of Jarrad who made the whole weekend fun and kept us focused...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2017

Thanks for the great review. Wreck diving is my favourite type of diving, and we are so lucky to have the ex-HMAS Adelaide on our doorsteps. Jarrad is an excellent wreck instructor and would have given you a good foundation to continue and dive many...More

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Richie H
May 14, 2017|
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Response from PeterJLetts | Property representative |
Sorry, I don't know of anyone in Australia who now offer this service.
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Richie H
May 14, 2017|
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Response from PeterJLetts | Property representative |
Hi, The Helicopter which had the capacity to do this was relocated from Sydney so we cannot offer this type of diving anymore.
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colmanc641
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Response from PeterJLetts | Property representative |
You do need to do some training before you can scuba dive. It is possible to do a short experience die with minimum training, although personally I would always recommend a PADI open water course. The PADI open water course... More
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