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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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Was visiting the city for a while and wanted to get in a few nice dives. They offer free guided... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2018
besweeet
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San Antonio, Texas
PADI Open Water Course

I want to say a huge thank you to Brett and the rest of the team at Abyss for helping me make my... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
Kate B
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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 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

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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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Reviewed March 1, 2018

Did my Open Water with Abyss with my partner. Amazing. Very patient, reassuring, with excellent skills training and great dive location at little bay/la perouse Went on a live aboard in Thailand 2 weeks after the course and we were by far the best trained...More

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

Thanks for the great review. It's good to hear that you had an enjoyable dive trip to Thailand. Once you are back in Sydney please make sure that you come for some more dives with us. Thanks again for the review. Peter Letts Founder &...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

I completed the PADI Open Water Diver course with my partner on Sat 10 to Sun 11th Feb. We were both nervous beyond measure, but from the moment we arrived at Abyss on Sat morning, the nerves disappeared and we had no choice but to...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2018

Thanks for the great review of our PADI Open Water Course and congratulations on becoming an open water diver. Now you are a certified diver a whole new world is open to you. Sydney has some excellent diving on offer so I hope we get...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

During the second half of 2017 I was fortunate enough to participate in the Abyss Divemaster internship program. I successfully completed all of the training but the biggest benefit was the comprehensive support/mentoring program that Andi and Jamie have put together. I had access to...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2018

Thanks for the great review and congratulations on becoming a PADI Dive Instructor. Your consistent effort along with your ability to empathize with other put you in an excellent position to become a great Master Scub Trainer. Thanks again for the review and good luck...More

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Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing day diving with Divemaster Robin. Despite less than ideal conditions, we managed two great dives. Already an Advanced Diver, I learnt so much more in just one day. His advice and guidance was invaluable. Can thoroughly recommend the team at Abyss Scuba...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2018

Thanks for the great review. Robin certainly is a great Divemaster, it's great to hear that he was able to help you improve your diving. Sydney offers some great diving and we hope we have another opportunity to show a lot more of it. Peter...More

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Reviewed February 3, 2018

Tamara did an excellent job explaining things thoroughly and clearly. She is a great instructor that brings confidence in her students.More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018

Thanks for the great review. Tamara certainly is a great PADI freediving instructor who loves the sport and conveys that love of the underwater world to her students. Thanks again for the great review, and thanks for choosing Abyss to develop your freediving skills. Peter...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2018

Having previously done my Padi training some 20 years ago it was time to introduce my 15 yo son to diving. I was happy to redo my openwater training, so looked for a good outfit to train with. Abyss offered easy parking, a mid week...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2018

Thanks for the great review and it's great to hear that you and your son enjoyed your PADI open water course. I really enjoyed our dive at the Steps and I hope to see you all on more of our dives. Thanks again for the...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2018

I had an amazing experience learning how to dive with Abyss! Cody and Alek, our instructors, were fabulous. They were patient and very supportive, which is exactly what you need when you are learning to dive. A big thank you to them and all the...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

Thanks for the great review. The Abyss instructor team are all very keen divers who love to pass their passion for diving onto their students. Divining around Sydney is certainly very special, with Sydney waters offering the best diving of any major city throughout the...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2018

I had initially wanted to learn diving from another dive company, however, PADI certification wasn't offered by this dive company, and thus I searched online and found Abyss Scuba Diving. I am truly glad and never regret my choice. It is really a blessing in...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

Thanks for such a great review and thanks for choosing Abyss Scuba Diving for learning to dive. Your PADI open water certification is a ticket to a lifetime of adventure and enjoyment. The training you received during your course will enable you to go diving...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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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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