Freediving Liveaboards

Barefoot Yachts offers Freediving liveaboards in Indonesia – in Bali, Gili Islands, Komodo and as far as the Moluccas and Raja Ampat. For small groups of certified Freedivers we offer scheduled cruises on “Freediver friendly” schooners with the essential knowledge and equipment for providing cruises and route suitable for buddy teams of Apneistas, along with other guests.

Moreover, Barefoot Yachts offers special Freediving charters and private liveaboards for groups including Freediving coaching, depth training, Freediving courses of all levels and special workshops with one of our local Freediving Instructors.

For island based Freediving courses, training and coaches we are happy to refer you to one of Freediving Centre in Bali or the Gili Islands.

Whats is free diving?

Free divingor Apnea Diving essentially means holding your breath underwater. By challenging yourself physically and mentally, as a Freediveryou experience the ocean in its most natural way with minimal support of equipment. The natural feeling of freedom and discoveryunderwater makes apnea diving one of the fastestgrowing water activities around the world.

When we are submerge in water, we are making use of one of human’s most astonishing physical adaptations- the Mammalian Diving Reflex. Our body adapts to the breath-hold and ocean environment in the same way as other marine mammals, such as seals and dolphins, do – a sensational feeling.

Freediving Courses

All Freediving courses are taught be certified Instructors of recognized agencies: SSIAIDA and PADI

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Course structure may differ slightly with each agency, but the water and learning experience however is the same with all agencies.

Freediver Course (Level 1) – from $210 – 2 days

The Basic freediving course (Level 1) is for everyone. From people with a lot of water experience to those with almost none this course is an essential introduction to explore the ocean depth in comfort and safety.

There is no focus on depth in itself, but the courses emphasis is on technique, comfort and fun.

Acquire the essential  skills, technique, knowledge and experience required to conserve oxygen, equalize properly and dive safely.

By the end of this course you’ll feel safe and comfortable when freediving to depths of up to 20 meters. Although this might sound difficult to achieve in only a couple of days , you’ll be surprised what our experienced team of Freediving Instructors can do for you.

Advanced Freediver Course (Level 2) – from 310$ - 3-4 Days

This is a 3-4 days  freediving course designed to equip certified freedivers with the knowledge and skills to become proficient advanced freedivers.Now it’s time to go deeper and experience a new sensation… Freefalling!

Learn how to get more energy efficient, to prepare your body for pressure, to perform advanced equalization techniques, organize dry training session for yourself and practice rescue skills.

Coaching – 1 session from 60$

Training in Open Water is the best method to improve your freediving abilities.  During a coaching session, a certified freediving instructor will provide you with personalized feedback and training methods along with perfect set and equipment for you. Train in a safe and progressive way to improve certain aspects of your freediving such as equalization or technique for certain disciplines.

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