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Discover Freediving course provided by Freedive Costa Rica

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Overview
Have you ever dreamed of swimming like a dolphin or wondered what it feels like to glide through the ocean just holding your breath? That's what Freediving is all about! If you want to find out but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Freediving will let you try Freediving to see how much you like it! During the Discover Freediving experience you’ll learn proper breathing and swimming techniques to bring you past 5m/15ft depth. Take a deep breath and let the adventure begin!
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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
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport from freediving school to boat and back
  • Freediving equipment
  • Underwater photo
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kenlyn M wrote a review 12 Jan
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Loved it! Really fun to learn something new. It was very interesting and I feel like I improved a lot even in a short amount of time. Really recommend this if you've been looking to try free diving!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Ukkmukk wrote a review Nov 2020
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Freediving isn't easy to begin with. Gauthier coached us through the first steps, taking every single detail very seriously. His presence and guidance made us feel safe and ready to explore new depths - step by step! The organisation of the trips were smooth, equipment was
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Cristian wrote a review Dec 2019
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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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Date of experience: December 2019
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Lottie M wrote a review Oct 2019
Coventry, United Kingdom3 contributions
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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Date of experience: September 2019
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jesseglobe86 wrote a review Jul 2019
Winnipeg, Canada2 contributions
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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Date of experience: July 2019
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By: Freedive Costa Rica
diegoh842
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Nice!
Excellent experience! Fun and challenging at the same time. Gauthier is very patient with beginners like myself.
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Madaled
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Great intro courses for Freediving and Spearfishing
Great intro courses for Free-diving and Spearfishing with Gauthier. I wanted to learn more about both disciplines i
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adamsvana
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Freediving training
Frediving with Gauthier was really a pleasure for me during the entire training i felt safe and learned a lot. And
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Stay20293775423
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Gentle first steps into Freediving
My girlfriend and I participate in the AIDA 2 Freediving course taught by Gauthier with no prior freediving experie
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alvarohv11
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The pleasure of the freediving
In spite the marvelous experience a diving is, I always have been shy and so nervous when I go to the open sea. How
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Kyle S
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Worth it
I did the AIDA2 Freediver Certification Course. It was two great days learning theory, practicing breathing and bre
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scottsL6142KD
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AIDA Freediver course
Second time in Tamarindo with Gauthier and had another great experience! Did the discover spearfishing last year, a
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137wt
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Freediving course
Very nice expirience, great organized and leaded course, awesome place for dives (first day whales sound underwater
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atmoniketa
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Go For It!
I’m so glad that I took the Free Dive Level 1 with Gauthier. I learned so much and was comfortable while extending
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Paradise21614546903
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3 days free diving experience
Gauthier is awesome instructor both on land with the tutorials and on water. He manage to create safety to explore
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LydiaOm2
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FreeDive Certification Level 1
Just completed my 3 days AIDA FreeDive Certification Level 1 with FreeDive Costa Rica & Gauthier Ghilain. The instr
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danielgrunden
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Great freedving school!
Did my AIDA Advanced Freediving course at Freediving Costa Rica and I must say that it was an amazing experience! M
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palmerdakota250
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Great place to learn or train
My wife and wanted to take advanced courses, but were unsure if we could meet the requirements. We decided to take
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Z257WJrobertm
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Absolutely amazing
Awesome place, already qualified but sitll learned so much diving with Gauthier. He's a great diver and a great tea
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Gabriel G
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Great trip!
Loved it! I did my open water certification there and it was great! I went on the spearfishing trip as well and got
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