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Please note: All courses are run as a group and will only go ahead if numbers allow. Once the deposit is paid, courses must be completed within a 1 year timeframe. Deposits are non-refundable. Individual tuition or guidance is available - but at an added cost.

Scuba Diving Courses

Try Dive


* 1 day

Open Water Diver Course

* 5-15 days (weather dependant)

Adventure Diver




* 1-2 days

Advanced Open Water Diver


* 2-4 days

If you have always wanted to try Scuba diving and would like to experience the thrill of blowing bubbles underwater, this is a great starting option. Abyss Dive Try Dive is in a controlled environment in a swimming pool.  You discover the new feeling of weightlessness and the exhilaration of breathing underwater. Nothing compares to the freedom and peace of scuba diving-it’s a new sensation.​​​​

​Try Dive   $150

Learn to dive with Abyss Dive's PADI Open-water course. Your underwater adventure starts here, with the most popular diving programme in the world, where you‘ll learn real skills for real diving. On completion of this course you will hold an internationally recognised qualification allowing you to dive to a depth of up to 18 metres. Includes E.Learning access code for online knowledge development.​


Open Water  $1795

2 or more people $1645

Whether you've just completed your Open Water Certification or have hundreds of logged dives, the PADI Adventure Diver programme, takes your diving to a whole new level. Choose from a number of adventure dives to add to your experience under the water such as Underwater Photography, Night Dive, Deep Dive etc.




3 x Adventure Dives

Start From:  $525

If you want to fine tune your skills and the addiction of diving has a hold of you, the Advanced Course is the next step. This allows you to dive deeper and be a more efficient diver. A recommended course if you are planning to head overseas. $50 discount off Abyss Dive Rescue Diver Course.



Advanced   $845

Emergency First Response


* 1 day

Taken before your Rescue Diver course, you'll learn to react to medical emergencies with confidence in the Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR), Secondary Care (first aid) and/or care for Children courses.


EFR   $250

Rescue Diver Course

* 3-4 days

"Challenging and rewarding" best describes the PADI Rescue Diver course. A fun course where you discover and learn practical skills to last you a life time that will enhance your diving. Many divers say this is the most valuable course they have ever taken. ​


Rescue Diver   $995

Emergency Oxygen Provider. $250

Specialty Dives available on request

Contact us for more information!

Abyss Dive Nelson NZ

"Just wanted to say thanks again for all your hard work and excellent training for the PADI course. I really appreciated it all and have had a heap of joy diving in the Coromandel. Your training was awesome! Thanks again."

Daryl Bay, Nelson.


"Thank you very much for your patience and support. I felt safe and informed and can't wait to get out there."

Lisa Barrer, Nelson.

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