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The PADI Basic Freediver course is a subset of the PADI Freediver course. It’s a great first step for developing solid freediving skills.


You learn basic freediving principles and focus on practicing breathhold techniques in a pool or confined water site.

PADI Basic Freediver

    • 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.

    • PADI Freediver Touch Course Materials

    • PADI Certification Fee

    • Pool Fees

    • Confined Water Training​

    • Equipment Hire

    • Project AWARE Donation

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