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Address: Freedive-Panglao Alona Beach, 6340, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 926 620 4768
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At Freedive Panglao we offer professional Freediving courses from beginner...

At Freedive Panglao we offer professional Freediving courses from beginner to professional levels. Improve your Freediving skills with training and coaching tailored to your needs. Freedive Panglao is run by German national record holder Stefan Randig. Experience the underwater world of the Philippines... it will take your breath away!

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Great intro to freediving

Tim was our instructor for the ADIA** course. It was a great intro to freediving for my girlfriend and I who had never tried freediving before. Tim was very professional and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Tim was our instructor for the ADIA** course. It was a great intro to freediving for my girlfriend and I who had never tried freediving before. Tim was very professional and patient with us and described everything in a lot of detail. It is a great set up at Freediving-Panglao with an awesome pool and easy access to the beach.... More 

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Thimphu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I just completed my AIDA 2 certification with Freedive Panglao and John Folkvord is the best instructor ever. I've been freediving for sometime and finally decided to take the certification in order to focus more on the safety aspects of the sport, as well as to participate in an upcoming competition. It was surprising how much more I learned from... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

How to get there: Take a habal-habal (motorcycle tuktuk) from Alona Beach to Danao Beach (ask to be dropped off at Linaw); walk a bit or ask the locals where Freedive Panglao is What you will see: a simple two storey building, dive shop below, training room upstairs. AND TWO CHUBBY FLOOFY CATS who are there to make sure you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

I went to Freedive-Panglao for my 1* course. I had the pleasure to be taught by John and it was a really great day! The teaching was straight forward, precise and he made sure regularly that I have understood all steps. The day was nicely structured and I quickly felt very comfortable and safe on land and under water. It's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Freedive Panglao is a great location for freedive courses and training. I spent a few days there's training with Tim as my buddy and safety diver. Easy access from the dive shop, which is situated right on the beach, to unlimited depth and a nice relaxed vibe about the place. Highly recommended if you want to train with the pros.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

We did an Aida 2-star course at Freedive Panglao. Overall a very friendly atmosphere, both staff and customers. Our instructor John Folkvord was very calm and patient; just what you need for freediving. There was great flexibility to cater to our specific needs. We would definitely recommend to go to this place, either for a course or for training.

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Panglao Island, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015

Stefan is very professional and he teaches techniques with logic, patience and humour. He is very experienced and so kind. Stefan showed me the way to be comfortable during freediving. I deeply enjoyed the AIDA** training, I never had bet I could be so relaxed holding my breath underwater. I simply had fun. Everyone is professional and friendly at Freedive... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

Freedive Panglao is the go-to place if you are interested in or already into freediving. It's got everything from calm and peaceful environment, fantastic people, professional instructors and friendly staffs, to perfect ocean condition. You will instantly fall in love with the place and the people.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2015

Me and my boyfriend decided to do the Aida ** with Stefan. And im glad we did! He really knows what he is talking about. He is really seriouse about and passionate about his work, something that everything about Freediving Panglao reflects. We both were able to go to both 20 and 18meters, and added about a good minute to... More 

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Hannover, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2014

Fatastic two weeks of freediving with Stefan. Whalesharks, turtles, baracudas, wrecks and fantastic freedive locations in cristal clear water. Perfect conditions, I will come back, for sure.

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