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Abyss Scuba Diving

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278 Rocky Point Rd, Ramsgate, Rockdale, New South Wales 2217, Australia
+61 2 9583 9662
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PADI Freediver Course

Well just been certified as a PADI Freediver, two personal bests, in time and depth. Chris Vibert... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Scott R
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London, United Kingdom
Amazing staff amazing experience!

Myself and a friend recently visited Abyss Diving school to get our open water certification. I was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joelle L
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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 4 days ago

Well just been certified as a PADI Freediver, two personal bests, in time and depth. Chris Vibert was a great instructor lots of helpful and interesting information, his coaching during the Freediver Course helped make it all possible. Congrats to all those on the course,...More

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

Thanks for the great review and congratulations on becoming a PADI Freediver, a massive achievement. Now you are a freediver please join some of our pool coaching sessions and our ocean dives. Thanks again for the great review and thanks for choosing Abyss to undertake...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and a friend recently visited Abyss Diving school to get our open water certification. I was really nervous about going diving as I find being under water quite claustrophobic. However, I had the most amazing time learning to dive with Abyss. My instructor Honoron...More

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

Thanks for the great review and big congratulations on becoming a PADI Open Water diver, it's a massive achievement. Now you are a certified diver I would recommend that you come on some of our FREE, divemaster led shore dive and see some more of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently went for a dive with Abyss scuba Diving at Cape Solander. This company is very professional in every aspect of their operation. Thanks go out to Martin our friendly skipper, who was happy to help wherever he was needed. I would also like...More

Thank Danny G
PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review of our boat dive. Samantha certainly is a great divemaster (and PADI Instructor). It is great to hear you enjoyed the dive and we hope to see you diving with us again very soon. Thanks again for the great review...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I bought a gift certificate for my girl friend and myself to get our scuba diving licence for our anniversary. Unfortunately our relationship ended before we got the chance to go. Abyss refunded me no questions asked. Great friendly staff. I've also bought high quality...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 to go diving with. Peter Letts Founder & Managing Director Abyss Scuba Diving

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend this course! Our guide was Tamara, and she was amazing - full of energy, experienced and made you feel incredibly safe no matter the situation. The ratio of students to instructor was 1:4, so it was very intimate. Tamara would always make us...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review of our PADI Open Water Course. Tamara certainly is a fantastic instructor. At Abyss we believe that good instructors and small class size (1:4 ratio) is key to ensuring that new divers love diving. Thanks again for the great review...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished my Freediving course with Chris at Abyss and it was magic! I loved it! I learnt a lot and I could challenge my self and see my improvements very quickly! The instructor and staff are very supportive and patient with us! Was a...More

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

Thanks for the great review of our PADI Freediver Course. Freediving certainly is a great way to see the underwater world in a way that you can become part of that world more than any other method of going underwater. Thanks again for the great...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

I just completed my Freediver course with Chris at Abyss. What an experience! As an experienced scuba diver who has had a couple of difficult experiences with breath hold diving when snorkelling, I went into the Freediver course a little nervous about what to expect....More

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

Thanks for the great review of your PADI Freediver Course. I recently started my Freediver course and I can certainly see the attraction of this method of diving. It's great to hear that you enjoyed the course and that you intend to go on and...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

Freediving course, an awesome experience! Our day started with Chris (our instructor) teaching us about relaxation, breathing techniques, and stretching. The confined water section is where the fun begins. Chris taught us about breath hold techniques and from small increments we started to build up...More

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

Thanks for the great review of our PADI Freediver Course. Freediving certainly is a great way to quickly enter the underwater world. At the same time, it's a way that you can improve your skills as a scuba diver. Thanks again for the review and...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017

My only experience in the ocean has been snorkeling and surfing, so I was a bit nervous to try scuba diving. Abyss made me feel comfortable and provided me with all the safety skills I needed in order to stay calm while underwater. My instructor,...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thanks for the great review and welcome to the underwater world. Sydney offers a large range of excellent diving, with lots to see and experience. We look forward to you joining us on many more underwater adventurers. Thanks again for the review and thanks for...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017

I should have done this review some time ago! After initially learning to dive in Koh Tao a few years ago, I decided to jump back into the water and my girlfriend and I went with Abyss. Primarily because they were very easy to get...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thanks for the great review, and I am so glad you enjoy diving with us. The aim of our business is to maximise the diving opportunities and diving enjoyment of our customers. Although it is not as good as Sydney, Melbourne has some great diving...More

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Richie H
15 May 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
14 May 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
13 August 2016|
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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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