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Abyss Scuba Diving

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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...more
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278 Rocky Point Rd, Ramsgate, Rockdale, New South Wales 2217, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I undertook our Open Water course last weekend with Abyss, and we are so glad that we chose this company to do so. Besides the diving itself obviously being amazing, the staff, gear, locations and knowledge given were fantastic. Our guide, Ron,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jnbrwn93
PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the great review and thanks for choosing Abyss Scuba Diving to do your PADI open water course. A big congratulations on becoming certified divers and we hope to see you out blowing bubbles with us again very soon. Thanks again for choosing Abyss...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I took the two day course to become certified scuba divers and we do not regret it one bit. Abyss and it's staff were absolutely brilliant through out. Our teams instructors were Patty, Barry and Brett who were all absolutely fantastic in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review and a big congratulations on becoming a Certified PADI diver. Diving is such a great activity and an adventure you can share where ever your travels take you. We hope to see you back in Sydney sometime and we would...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Abyss Scuba Diving's PADI Open Water Diver course was an incredible experience. The small student to instructor class sizes, variety of ocean dives, and even the basic, but filling, tomoato soup/bread/gummy worm lunches are just some of the benefits of going with Abyss. It's also...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review and it's great to hear you are making use of your training, Byron Bay certainly has some great diving. We hope to see you out diving with us again very soon so we can show some more of the great...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelled to Sydney for a few days of diving between Christmas and new year. I did two days shore diving and one day on the boat. I always use Abyss as my preferred operator while I am in Sydney, they have DM led shore dives...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review and thanks for diving with Abyss when you visit Sydney. Henry Head certainly is an amazing dive site, it is my favourite boat dive in Sydney. I hope to see you and your daughter out diving with us again very...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic company! Two of us did the budget open water course. It was very well done! It has to be the best value open water course in Australia. Our instructor Honeron covered the topics thoroughly and patiently. Every one of the instructors were friendly and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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PeterJLetts, Manager at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review and congratulations on becoming a PADI Open Water Diver, it's a great achievement. It's great to hear that you had a good time. We hope you come back and join us for some more diving soon. Thanks for choosing Abyss....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently went on a double boat dive with Abyss, this was my 3rd attempt to hit the ocean water via the means of a boat, this was due to mercy of mother nature, sometimes she just doesn't like to be probed by divers. It's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review. I am sorry that it was necessary to cancel your dive twice previously but your safety and enjoyment are paramount to our business. It is great that you understand this. It is great to hear you had an excellent dive...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been diving with Abyss several times and I am always blown away with their professionalism and knowledge of the local area. I would recommend them to anyone.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review and thank you for choosing Abyss to come diving with. We pride ourselves that the best trained and some of the most experienced PADI professionals in Australia. We hope to see you out diving with us again very soon. Peter...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked to dive in magic point with the sharks but we couldnt because of the weather. At this point, they didnt notice us before, because if they had done poeple wouldnt want to go. I reckon they knew it, because last week happened the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your comments. Unfortunately, as any experienced diver knows we are at the mercy of the ocean with any dive and forecasts are just a guide. I am not sure what we could have done. We notified everyone as soon as we found that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did 2 dives without a license, it was amazing. The staff is patient, very responsible, professional, good vibe, very tasty lunch.They took us to beautiful places. highly recommend

Date of experience: December 2018
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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 that you enjoyed the unwater experience. Thanks again for the great review and choosing Abyss. Peter Letts Founder & Managing Director Abyss Scuba Diving

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Abyss Scuba Dive exceeded my expectations. Major shout out to the professional staff especially the instructions who are knowledgeable, very patient and highly professional! The gave me assurance and confidence to proceed given I was tempted to withdraw before the drills, after the drills, in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review and congratulations on becoming a certified PADI diver. It's great to see you are continuing on to do your Advanced Open Water Course and I hope to have a chance to go diving with you. Thanks again for the great...More

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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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229richieh
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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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