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Apnea Total - Day Courses

#38 of 104 Tours in Koh Tao
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9/224 Moo 1 | Sairee Beach, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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Great learning with great instructor!

That was a great experience, I knew a lot of new things for me. But what's more important, now I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Михаил К
Amazing learning with amazing people

I did my freedive course here and I must say that it has left me with confidence that I craved for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gurmeet H
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Apnea Total Koh Tao is the headquarters for the network of Freediving schools based around the world, it is an independent organization established in 2003, and the first freediving school in Southeast Asia operating for over 15 yrs. Monica Ganame (Argentina) and Eusebio Saenz de Santamaria (Spain) are the founders, the duo and their team are internationally recognized freedive instructors with vast experience in competitions, training and freediving education. Apnea Total has featured in the countless media publications worldwide that identify the school as the most reputable centre for freedive education and training. Their qualifications include dives deeper than 100 meters and static breath-holds of over 8 minutes. The Apnea Total Team promotes freedive education and safety from beginner to instructor level. To date, over 12,000 students have successfully completed Apnea Total courses. Currently there are schools teaching AT system worldwide.
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9/224 Moo 1 | Sairee Beach, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

That was a great experience, I knew a lot of new things for me. But what's more important, now I know how to do my freediving training safe. Thanks for Thomas, our amazing instructor, who answered all of my annoying questions with patience:)

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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, You did a super good job in the water!!! Fast improvement and definitely safe Freediver to train with! Enjoy the ocean!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did my freedive course here and I must say that it has left me with confidence that I craved for in open water. My instructors were really patient and sweet. Thanks to Capu, Adam, and Khanut for teaching me how to be relaxed underwater...More

Thank Gurmeet H
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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad to hear you’ve got what you what you came here for. I hope you come back to continue with the Advanced!!!

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

The beginners Freediver Course was my first encounter with freediving. I wasn`t quite sure what to expect or what I would make of it. After the two day course (with classroom and water sessions on both days) I can safely say that I love it....More

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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

You learned how to become a 🧜‍♀️ In just few days. Thanks for your review we are looking forward your next visit!!!

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Great instructors, relaxed atmosphere, and very accommodating of my travel schedule and needs. They even let students borrow freediving gear to practice on your own on the reefs! Definitely adds value to the course. Thanks to Mateo, Ishmael, Avon, and Arthur for your calm and...More

Thank Candice Y
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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write the review and recommend us!!!!!

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

This is probably the best place on the island to learn freediving. They offer multiple types of courses, from half-day to instructor. They are pros and I`ll will return for the next course. The course was very well organized, with both theory and diving time....More

Thank Gehl C
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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thanks for your review, we are very happy to cover your expectations!!!!

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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

I did my first free diving course with them and I m glad I choose them. You can see they know what they’re doing and they love it! All friendly staff and good vibes all around this area. Thanks a lot to Marco and the...More

Thank RomainLab
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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

We definitely all of us love this job, it’s just passion ❤️!

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Freediving was, for my girlfriend and I, something that we wanted to try since a long time. As a diving instructor working on the island, i heard about Apnea and, when i finally got the free time, decided to give it a try. This experience...More

Thank Un-passant-charme
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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Glad you and your girlfriend had a nice experience! Freediving is all about sensations and fellings! Depth and long dives will come on their own time. I hope you keep diving and freediving. Cheers!

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

I had the freediving course and then the advance freediving in April 2017. It was a very good experience, as i have really take a lot of pleasure, particulalry with the "exhale diving", the freefall feeling is just incredible and little bit scary i the...More

Thank Guillaume L
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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

The instructors will find solution and right advice for every situation, they are highly trained! Come back for more exhale dives, they are fantastic!!!!!

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We just did the 1 day 'intro to freediving'. Before signing up we popped in to the shop several times to ask questions about free diving and the structure of the course. All the staff were really friendly and patient and gave us loads of...More

Thank Cesekberry
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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

Thank you guys for trusting us!!! It was very nice to meet you both of you!

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

When I got to Koh Tao I looked for a free diving club and when I got to Apnea I received an Excellent personal attitude, the course was really fun and professional thanks to my amazing guide Khanut, I highly recommend!I had an amazing experience

Thank Dan G
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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thanks for your review!!!

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Response from Monica G | Property representative |
Hello, the basic, Freediver Course ( 2 days) 5500THB and the Advanced Freediver Course ( 3 days) 7000THB. For more info and description of the courses visit Apnea Total website.
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