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Abyss Scuba Diving

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278 Rocky Point Rd, Ramsgate, Rockdale, New South Wales 2217, Australia
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Extremely professional - a pleasure to dive with

I have dived several times now with Abyss (boat and shore) and have on each occasion found the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
42ibas70
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Wollongong, Australia
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First club dive with Abyss and it certainly won't be the last. Minor equipment issue skillfully and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
karina489
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Sydney, Australia
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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 3 days ago

I have dived several times now with Abyss (boat and shore) and have on each occasion found the dive staff extremely conscientious, keen, helpful and courteous with the safety of their divers a primary concern. I have no hesitation in recommending Abyss to friends and...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the great review, we hope you will join us on many more of our dives. Thanks again for the review. Peter Letts Founder & Managing Director Abyss Scuba Diving

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Reviewed 4 days ago

First club dive with Abyss and it certainly won't be the last. Minor equipment issue skillfully and professionally handled by the attending dive master. Friendly crew, top conditions. 10/10, will dive again.

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the great review, it's great to hear you enjoyed our social dive day. We hope to see you on many more. Thanks again for the review. Peter Letts Founder & Managing Director Abyss Scuba Diving

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went for a private double dive yesterday with Patty as my divemaster and I had an amazing time. She was so fun and calm but yet professional. On the first dive we saw two seweed seadragons and on the second dive we saw to...More

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

Thanks for the great review. Weedy seadragon is certainly a cool thing to see, where you dived is possibly one of the best places in the world to see them. Enjoy the rest of your trip and we hope to see you back in Australia...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went from my open water certification all they way to master scuba diver trainer at Abyss Scuba Diving. If you’re looking for a fantastic place to discover the awesome underwater world around Sydney with extremely competent and helpful people Abyss is the place to...More

Thank Alek W
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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the excellent review, it was great having you with us for the time you were here. Good luck with your new adventures in Canada and I know you will enjoy your future as a dive professional. Thanks again for the review. Peter Letts...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I haven't dived much in Sydney, but after having being recommended Abyss by a friend I joined up as a member a few years ago. Having since joined them on a handful of guided shore dives, I could not be more pleased. All staff are...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review and thanks for choosing Abyss Scuba Diving to go diving with. We are so lucky in Sydney with so much easily accessible, excellent shore divining and at Abyss we pride ourselves on the service we offer with our FREE guided...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Boat dive was great. Great conditions. Whale watching Platform and wreck of Hilda are great dives sites with lots of marine life to see.

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, Sydney certainly offers some great boat diving with a variety of things to see and experience. Thanks again for the review. Peter Letts Founder & Managing Director Abyss Scuba Diving

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After getting my scuba certifications with Abyss I thought I would try free diving and it was fabulous. A huge shout out to Chris, Rosa and Danielle who coached our group into meeting our goals. The course was really fun, enlightening, relaxing and when I...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review and it's great to hear that you enjoyed your freediving course. The combination of Open Water Scuba Diver and Freediver gives you so many opportunities to enjoy the underwater world. An opportunity to see things and do things, that the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After several years out of the water, it was great to finally get back under the surface as part of the advanced coarse. Online modules meant just rock up and get wet. Boat Dives where great. Very helpful and knowledgeable Crew. Highly recommendedMore

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

Thanks for the great review and it's great to hear that you are back in the water. Now you are back, we offer lots of diving opportunities and if you don't have one we can always find you a buddy. We hope to see you...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2018

Was visiting the city for a while and wanted to get in a few nice dives. They offer free guided dives on the weekend. Simply pay for rental equipment you might need (if any), pick it up at the shop and meet them at the...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2018

It's great to hear that you enjoyed your diving in Sydney and thanks for the great review. I hope you got to see our Weedy Seadragons while out at The Steps, they certainly are a unique creature and iconic for diving in Sydney. Thanks again...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

I want to say a huge thank you to Brett and the rest of the team at Abyss for helping me make my dream come true! With your help I've accomplished something I never thought I would. Your instructors are cool, calm, encouraging and build...More

Thank Kate B
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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Thanks for the great review, Brett and his team certainly try hard to ensure that their students enjoy learning how to dive and start a life-long enjoyment of the underwater world. Now you are a certified diver, please come diving with again very soon. Thanks...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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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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