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Discover Freediving course

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What to Expect

You will meet your professional freediving instructor at 7:30am at the freediving school in Tamarindo. You will start the day preparing your first freediving experience with some theory about freediving equipment and techniques and a breathing and relaxation techniques session in our dedicated classroom. At around 9am, you will head to Flamingo in our shuttle and jump on the boat with your instructor for the open water freediving session. During this session you will learn underwater swimming, body positionning, duck diving and everything you need to know to be able to perform comfortable freedives beyond 5m/15ft depth. You'll be back to Tamarindo at around 12:30pm after an unforgettable underwater adventure!
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Important Information
Departure Point
Freedive Costa Rica, Centro Comercial Plaza Conchal, 2nd floor, Shop B-8 Tamarindo Provincia de Guanacaste CR, Provincia de Guanacaste, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Departure Time
7:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Transport from freediving school to boat and back
  • Freediving equipment
  • Underwater photo
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Be able to swim
  • No previous Freediving experience required
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • Maximum 4 people per group
  • Bring swimwear and sun protections
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Very happy with the course, not just that Gauthier is a very patience, relaxed instructor he also has a very good knoledge about the whole world of freediving. Made me feel very secure, and every tip had from him made my dives easier and more confortable every single time.
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I took the SSI Level 1 freediving course & loved it! It was also a huge bonus that my husband, who already had his level 1, was allowed to come out with me. Gauthier was a great coach & helped my husband equalise better. The best part was hearing whales underwater. It was
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This was one of the best experiences of my life. My friend and I did a 2 day free diving course as well as 3 days of spear fishing. Gauthier is an amazing instructor. Calm, patient, professional, and easy going. He helped me feel very comfortable in a foreign environment and
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My wife and I had been thinking about taking a freediving course in the States for some time to raise get more intimate instruction on breathe hold technique and depth competency. We accidentally discovered Freedive Costa Rica after returning a few days earlier from diving in
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Response from Gauthier G, Propriétaire at Discover Freediving course
Responded 21 Jul 2019
Thanks Chris!
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I did the beginner course with Gauthier and I'm very pleased with how things went. He is a great teacher and is able to integrate the theory in the open water sessions. I would recommend this company to anyone who wants to get started in freediving and to advanced freedivers as
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Response from Gauthier G, Propriétaire at Discover Freediving course
Responded 24 Jun 2019
Thanks Nicolas!
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About the operator
By: Freedive Costa Rica
307 reviews
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Colchester, Connecticut
Great experience
I travel to Tamarindo a lot mostly to surf. Always loved the water and snorkeling, wanted to learn the
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Very happy with the course, not just that Gauthier is a very patience, relaxed instructor he also has a very good
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Great teacher!
Great teacher, great location, great diving! Gauthier is highly knowledgable, helpful and patient, and made my
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AIDA Masters
I tried freediving for the first time 5 months ago and with the help of Freedive Costa Rica successfully completed
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Waterloo, Canada
A great day under water!
Gauthier was a great teacher and guide. He explained everything in detail, equipment and process. He put us on
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Winnipeg, Canada
Freedive Costa Rica always delivers
My good friend and I visited Freedive Costa Rica in July to certify in AIDA levels 1 and 2. We loved it so much
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Coco T
A really cool and unique thing to do in Tamarindo!
Gauthier runs a really awesome shop. I did my Freediver and Advanced Freediver with him and not only did he manage
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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Awesome Free Diving and spear fishing experience! First Class!
An incredible 3 day experience with Gaulthier. We were looking for a new experience and Gaulthier delivered ++.
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Amazing experience
Even if you are a complete beginner, you get the chance to experience freediving. Gauthier is very patient and
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Totally recommended
Super good teacher! Helped me a lot with many technical tips. Also very good and completely new equipment. I will
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Loved the freediving course
I took the SSI Level 1 freediving course & loved it! It was also a huge bonus that my husband, who already had
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Kora L
Chicago, Illinois
Unforgettable day spearfishing!
Absolutely fantastic. Gaultier was an excellent instructor who quickly prepped my husband and I for a full day on
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Mitchell E
Top notch outfit
Had a great time training with Gauthier. He was professional and coached me well through the class. Gauthier has a
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Excellent first free dive course with free dive Costa Rica. Very professional tuition which allowed me to safely
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Outstanding Experience
Just Great! Gautier is a wonderful instructor, very knowledgeable and professional. I did my advanced freediver
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Key Details
  • Freedive Costa Rica
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English, French, Spanish
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