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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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Sea weed...WHAT?

Twas with great appreciation that I experienced a private dive escort (wow),enabling me to explore... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen H
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Great service

Highly recommended. Gear service was very professional and friendly. Dropping off gear for service... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
micheledM4464JW
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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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+61 2 9583 9662
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Twas with great appreciation that I experienced a private dive escort (wow),enabling me to explore Botany bay in Sydney Australia. The shore dives were really challenging, in Kurnell National Park...entailed walking a great distance from the road, down to the rocky edge (ending in a...More

Thank Karen H
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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review and it was great talking to you. Sydney offers some great diving and the shore diving around Botany Bay certainly lets you see some of that great diving. I hope you can come for another dive with us one day soon....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommended. Gear service was very professional and friendly. Dropping off gear for service was efficient, time for servicing was within the working week so gear was back in hand for the weekend diving. All parts replaced were returned and written report of work completed....More

Thank micheledM4464JW
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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review, we try whenever possible to ensure that our divers are not inconvenienced when we service there dive equipment. Dive gear is life support equipment and needs to be professionally serviced. We try to do our servicing in a professional manner...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best team of expert, passionate divers to go diving with and learn from. Just like the gear you hire from them, you are well looked after from start to finish.More

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

Thanks for the great review and thanks for choosing Abyss Scuba Diving to go diving with. Ours is a family business built on the concept that a dive centre should be about the diving. Our aim is to provide our divers with the best diving...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time out with Patty and Marten - very fun and informative. Provided a great overview of the dive trip for the day, went through plan B options if the conditions were not going to work in our favour and still managed to...More

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

Thanks for the great review, the Seals at Martin island are always great fun to dive with. Patty and Martin certainly are very knowledgeable with regards the Martin Island seals and love showing them off. Thanks again for the great review Peter Letts Founder &...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on a free shore dive to refresh some of my diving skills, Jarrod was an awesome leader who was super patient with me. It was a rainy day so a small group and we ended up seeing loads including a huge bull ray and...More

Thank danielle168100
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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review. Sydney certainly has some great scuba diving and our free guided shore dives are designed for Sydney divers to maximise the enjoyment of this great diving. We hope to see you on many more of our dives. Thanks again for...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have done all my diving certifications with Abyss and always had a great time, with plenty of fun as well as learning a lot of new skills (which is why I decided to intern here). My rescue diver course was no different - we...More

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

Thanks for the great review, and a big congratulations on becoming a PADI rescue diver. You will love your divemaster course and I hope to get a chance to have a dive with while you are doing it. Thanks again for the review. Peter Letts...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

I recently flew interstate to complete my advanced open water through Abyss, in Jarvis Bay for the weekend. Jarrad was an amazing instructor, really friendly and supportive. The location had great vis and lots of wildlife. We also dived on a couple of wrecks which...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Thanks for the great review of your PADI Advanced Open Water Course. Jervis Bay certainly is an amazing place to go diving, with so many great dive sites, so much to see and because of the geography of the bay, it offers some of the...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

I recently completed my open water course and went for my first post certification dive with abyss and really enjoyed it. I felt like I was in safe hands with the dive masters and other divers on the course. The dive was really structured and...More

Thank 24irishtraveller
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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Thanks for the great review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed the dives. Ship Rock was the first marine reserve in Sydney and as such has a large amount of marine life, my biggest complaint is that the fish get in the way ;)...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Thanks for the amazing dive experience off Sydney! I was super excited to see the Weedies and the Port Jackson sharks, and get to know the landscape; sea tulips, sea urchins lined up in nooks carved by sand grains in the rock...all things I’ve never...More

Thank Sandra C
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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thanks for the great review, it was great having you dive with us while you were in Sydney. Thanks for sharing your great photos and enjoy the rest of your stay in Australia. Thanks again for the review. Peter Letts Founder & Managing Director Abyss...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

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

Thank 42ibas70
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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

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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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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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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