From £145

Freediving is about inward power, discipline and control. If you’ve always wanted to enter the underwater world quietly, on your own terms, staying as long as your breath allows, then freediving is for you.
Taking the PADI Freediver course is your first step toward discovering why freediving is becoming a popular way to explore beneath the waves.

Course Goals​

  • Learn breath hold techniques

  • Learn correct buddy procedures

  • Conduct confined water static apnea for 90 seconds

  • Conduct confined water dynamic apnea for 25 metres

  • Conduct Open Water constant weight freedive to 10 metres

Course Prerequisites

  • No previous experience of snorkelling, skin diving or freediving required.

  • Minimum age of 12 years

  • You must be comfortable in water and possess a basic level of swimming ability. During the program you will need to complete a 200 Metre continuous unaided swim or a 300 Metre swim with mask, fins & snorkel 

  • Good physical health. You must complete the PADI Freediver Medical Statement prior to the program start date. Any pre-existing medical conditions highlighted on this form will require medical clearance before any in-water training can take place.

Knowledge Development

Knowledge development is based on independent study, using the innovative PADI Freediver Touch interactive learning materials. Once downloaded to your smart phone of tablet, you can access the course material anywhere, at anytime, without the need for an internet connection. Independent study is backed up by your PADI Freediving Instructor, answering any questions you may have.

The comprehensive PADI Freediver Touch may be used for the PADI Basic Freediver, PADI Freediver, PADI Advanced Freediver & PADI Master Freediver programs and covers the following topics:

  • Freediving skills

  • Freediving safety

  • Freediving techniques

  • Equalisation for freediving

  • Breathing for freediving

  • Preparation and recovery for freediving

  • Gear and equipment for freediving

  • Environmental factors and wildlife awareness

Course Duration

  • 1-3 Days

The duration of the program ranges between 1 & 3 days, depending on previous certification and experience & is split between confined water training, theory and open water training.

Course Price

Upgrade From PADI Basic Freediver - £145

If you have completed the PADI Basic Freediver program then you will already possess the required PADI Freediver Touch course materials. You will also have covered & met the confined water requirements for this program, so you will only be required to complete the open water section to upgrade to the PADI Freediver level.

Price Includes:

  • PADI Certification Fee

  • Equipment Hire

  • Open Water Training (Excludes Entrance Fees)

Full PADI Freediver - £290

If you have no previous training or certification in freediving then you would complete all sections of the PADI Freediver program, including, theory, confined water and open water training.


Price Includes:

  • PADI Freediver Touch Course Materials

  • PADI Certification Fee

  • Pool Fees

  • Confined Water Training

  • Open Water Training (Excludes Entrance Fees)

  • Equipment Hire

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