Freediving Liveaboards Indonesia

Barefoot Yacht Indonesia has the pleasure to offer you freediving liveaboards in Indonesia – in Bali, Gili Islands, Komodo, and as far as the Moluccas and Raja Ampat. We offer scheduled cruises for small groups of certified freedivers on freediver-friendly boats. The boats have the essential knowledge and equipment to provide cruises and routes suitable for buddy teams of apneistas, along with other guests.

Moreover, Barefoot Yachts Indonesia offers special freediving charters and private yacht charters 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 the freediving centers in Bali or the Gili Islands.

What is freediving?

Freediving or apnea diving essentially means holding your breath underwater. By challenging yourself physically and mentally while freediving, you experience the ocean in its most natural way with minimal support from equipment. The natural feeling of freedom and discovery underwater makes apnea diving one of the fastest-growing water activities in the world.

When we are submerged 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.

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Freediving courses

All freediving courses are taught by certified instructors of recognized federations: SSI, AIDA, and PADI. The course structure may differ slightly with each federation, but the water and learning experience, however, is the same with all federations.

Freediving Course (Level 1) – 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 exploring the ocean’s depth in comfort and safety. There is no focus on depth in itself, but the emphasis of the course is on technique, comfort, and fun.

Acquire the essential skills, technique, knowledge, and experience required to conserve air, 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 by what our experienced team of freediving instructors can do for you.

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Advanced Freediver Course (Level 2) - 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, prepare your body for pressure, perform advanced equalization techniques, organize dry training sessions for yourself, and practice rescue skills.

Coaching sessions

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 the perfect set and equipment for you. Train in a safe and progressive way to improve certain aspects of your freediving practice such as equalization or technique for certain disciplines.

From the logistics of your flights to the timing of your candlelight dinner on a private strip of sandy beach, we take care of everything. Booking a luxury private cruise in Indonesia will provide you with a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Magnificent Freediving in Raja Ampat

Freediving boat charter

From the logistics of your flights to the timing of your boat departure, we take care of it all. Booking a freediving private cruise in Indonesia will allow you to get plenty of dive time and the perfect set up for your trip.

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