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Dive Review of Abyss Scuba Diving/Rydges Cronulla Beachside in

Abyss Scuba Diving/Rydges Cronulla Beachside: "Shore and Boat dive with Abyss Scuba Diving", Jan, 2023,

by Joel Horie, UT, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 20 reports with 13 Helpful votes). Report 12573 has 1 Helpful vote.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
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Beginners 4 stars
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Comments Flew Delta LAX to Sydney. Rented a car and stayed at the Rydges Cronulla. Did guided shore dives and one boat dive through Abyss Scuba Diving(located in Ramsgate). A few tourist days in the area as well. Our one goal was seeing Weedy Sea Dragons.

Prior to entering Australia from US, had to fill the Australia ETA visa application. I used the app on an iPhone. The Incoming Passenger Card we filled out on the inbound flight, but they had them in the baggage claim area as well. On arrival, you scan you passport at a kiosk, then further down the hall, pass through a photo face scan(Smart Gate). Then, collect checked baggage and get in line for customs. Custom lines were long, but moved. The customs officers collect the Passenger card and ask a few questions(anything to declare, food or produce, etc). As you exit customs, you’ll be on the ground level. There are vendors for food, mobile phones and SIM cards, convenience items, luggage storage, and a short stay hotel and lounge (Aerotel). The Aerotel was also a Priority Pass l ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Abyss Scuba Diving   Rydges Cronulla Beachside

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Hawaii, Belize, Caymans, Socal, Bonaire, Roatan, Cabo Pulmo, Cozumel, Caicos
Closest Airport SYD Getting There Flew LAX-SYD

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy, dry Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 56-71°F / 13-22°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 20-60 Ft/ 6-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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