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Napaling Drive | Purok 4, Tangnan, Panglao 6340, Philippines
+63 916 333 8920
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A nice freediving experience

I went in Freedive Academy for living new experiences and learning techniques to progress. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Arthur B
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I feel like home being here!

As a freediver, i’d say this center is truly “from freedivers, for freedivers". Just few meters... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ngoc V
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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The FREEDIVE+ Freedive Academy Panglao is one of the leading freediving schools/centres in the world. We are 1 of only four centre's in the world capable of teaching all level's of freediving, have monthly Freediving Instructor courses every month, but we prefer to Teach complete Newbies and Introduce them in a Safe an Exciting manner to the Underwater World. The academy is located at the North side of the island at Napaling Reef - one of the best dive location around Panglao Island. When training with us you'll pass by Amazing Corals, we almost have Fish around the Training Lines, and we even get the occasional Big Visitor - it doesn't happen often we do have regular Whale Sharks, Manta's, Dolphins, Pilot Whales, Grey Whales and we even had 2 Blue Whales!!! When you sign up today for a freediving course, you'll be introduced to a wondrous experience of the Big Blue and human capabilities. You'll be surprised with How Long and How Deep you can dive on a Single Breath.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Napaling Drive | Purok 4, Tangnan, Panglao 6340, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went in Freedive Academy for living new experiences and learning techniques to progress. This diving center is really confortable and it is also easy to speak, think and share ideas about freediving. This was a really nice experience and I suggest to all people...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a freediver, i’d say this center is truly “from freedivers, for freedivers". Just few meters away from shore/diving platform, you can dive anytime of the day as you wish. Some goes diving at 6am, some goes diving at 5pm. We have 25m depth with...More

Thank Ngoc V
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Vincent S, Owner at Freedive+ Freedive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ngoc, I'm very happy to hear you feel at home here, thank you for your kind words.It's great having you around, and I hope you'll be with us for long long time.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did my SSI level one with them back in June 2017 and my level 3 last July, and it feels like coming back home. The center has a very contagious positive atmosphere that you Do not want to miss. Every one is so great...More

Thank jemmopacoma
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Vincent S, Owner at Freedive+ Freedive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Jemmo - what an amazing performance during your Level 3! You're a top-level freediver! You did fantastic, and it was a blast teaching the course. I'm sure we'll meet up somewhere in the blue soon. Thank you for your review, sea you soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Freedive + to train for three weeks and ended up getting my SSI L2 with Vincent while there. They have THE best spot, amazing underwater scenery makes it super easy to relax and enjoy each dive, super comfortable close to shore and...More

Thank Marianto_v
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Vincent S, Owner at Freedive+ Freedive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Maria, thank you for your review! Solid diving during your course, I enjoyed the course a lot! Hope you get a chance to stop by soon - perhaps after your Bali trip! :)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Freedive+ has the best location and the best conditions for deep diving in the world. I've had an opportunity to dive with instructors Kim and Nejc Likar, who were also my safety divers and enabled me to improve my PB's. The crew here is very...More

1  Thank Jaka O
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Vincent S, Owner at Freedive+ Freedive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jaka, thank you for the lovely review, I'll also pass it on to Nejc and Kim, thank you. It was great having you around, and even more great seeing you crush all your personal best's - awesome diving! Hopefully we'll get the change to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unique freediving location and the best staff, made my home and family for the past months. It was hard to leave bit easy to think of soon return! I wish you all the best and thank you!

Thank nejclikar
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Vincent S, Owner at Freedive+ Freedive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Nejc, you are part of the FREEDIVE+ family now. Come back soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a person who just got into free diving, I can say this is a great place to learn the sport. The lessons for the "try freediving" are simple enough for beginners while the coaches are friendly and accommodating. I'd like to thank Coach Vincent...More

Thank Dredd Christian S
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Vincent S, Manager at Freedive+ Freedive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Dredd, thank you for the review. It was a great workshop and it was a pleasure having you 4 here for our brand new Try Freediving workshop. Hope to see you again for the Level 1!

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

I was training for deep freediving in Pangalo for 2 weeks and felt very pleased that I chose Freedive + as my destination. With an easy 2 minute swim to 70+ meters of depth and a 5 minute swim to 130 meters with little to...More

Thank Aven C
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Vincent S, Owner at Freedive+ Freedive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thanks Aven, it was good to have you around! Hopefully I get a chance to visit you in Koh Tao too.

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

My 1st Freediving experience was full of fun and excitement. Edwin, my instructor, was able to explained all the necessary information. With 1 full day of learning, i am able to hit my target. The place is so nice, clean and big with very friendly...More

Thank Kline C
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Vincent S, Owner at Freedive+ Freedive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Hi Kline, thank you for your testimonial! You were great in the water! It was fun having you and your girlfriend around. Please feel free to contact us if you continue to have equalisation problems. Cheers

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Timely and responsive service. Instruction was excellent and just the right level of technical and practical information.

1  Thank gecsubterra1
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Vincent S, Owner at Freedive+ Freedive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thank you Mark for the review, appriciate it.

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