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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
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Transport from freediving school to boat and back
  • Freediving equipment
  • Underwater photo
  • 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 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Cristian wrote a review Dec 2019
1 contribution
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
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
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
cperes110 wrote a review Jul 2019
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania1 contribution
My wife and I had been thinking about taking a freediving course in the States for some time to raise get more intimate instruction on breathe hold technique and depth competency. We accidentally discovered Freedive Costa Rica after returning a few days earlier from diving in
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Date of experience: July 2019
Response from Gauthier G, Propriétaire at Discover Freediving course
Responded 22 Jul 2019
Thanks Chris!
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Nicolas wrote a review Jun 2019
3 contributions
I did the beginner course with Gauthier and I'm very pleased with how things went. He is a great teacher and is able to integrate the theory in the open water sessions. I would recommend this company to anyone who wants to get started in freediving and to advanced freedivers as
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Date of experience: June 2019
Response from Gauthier G, Propriétaire at Discover Freediving course
Responded 25 Jun 2019
Thanks Nicolas!
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About the operator

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By: Freedive Costa Rica
Kyle S
Worth it
I did the AIDA2 Freediver Certification Course. It was two great days learning theory, practicing breathing and bre
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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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Freediving course
Very nice expirience, great organized and leaded course, awesome place for dives (first day whales sound underwater
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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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Great experience
I travel to Tamarindo a lot mostly to surf. Always loved the water and snorkeling, wanted to learn the fundamentals
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Great teacher!
Great teacher, great location, great diving! Gauthier is highly knowledgable, helpful and patient, and made my firs
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AIDA Masters
I tried freediving for the first time 5 months ago and with the help of Freedive Costa Rica successfully completed
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A great day under water!
Gauthier was a great teacher and guide. He explained everything in detail, equipment and process. He put us on fish
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Freedive Costa Rica always delivers
My good friend and I visited Freedive Costa Rica in July to certify in AIDA levels 1 and 2. We loved it so much tha
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