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Freedive+ Freedive Academy

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Napaling Drive | Purok 4, Tangnan, Panglao 6340, Philippines
+63 916 333 8920
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Great conditions, great location, friendly and helpful staff.

I was training for deep freediving in Pangalo for 2 weeks and felt very pleased that I chose... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aven C
Fun and Exciting Freediving Experience

My 1st Freediving experience was full of fun and excitement. Edwin, my instructor, was able to... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
Kline C
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The FREEDIVE+ Freedive Academy Panglao is one of the leading freediving schools/centres in the world. We are 1 of only four centre's in the world capable of teaching all level's of freediving, have monthly Freediving Instructor courses every month, but we prefer to Teach complete Newbies and Introduce them in a Safe an Exciting manner to the Underwater World. The academy is located at the North side of the island at Napaling Reef - one of the best dive location around Panglao Island. When training with us you'll pass by Amazing Corals, we almost have Fish around the Training Lines, and we even get the occasional Big Visitor - it doesn't happen often we do have regular Whale Sharks, Manta's, Dolphins, Pilot Whales, Grey Whales and we even had 2 Blue Whales!!! When you sign up today for a freediving course, you'll be introduced to a wondrous experience of the Big Blue and human capabilities. You'll be surprised with How Long and How Deep you can dive on a Single Breath.
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Napaling Drive | Purok 4, Tangnan, Panglao 6340, Philippines
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+63 916 333 8920
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was training for deep freediving in Pangalo for 2 weeks and felt very pleased that I chose Freedive + as my destination. With an easy 2 minute swim to 70+ meters of depth and a 5 minute swim to 130 meters with little to...More

Thank Aven C
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Vincent S, Owner at Freedive+ Freedive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Aven, it was good to have you around! Hopefully I get a chance to visit you in Koh Tao too.

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

My 1st Freediving experience was full of fun and excitement. Edwin, my instructor, was able to explained all the necessary information. With 1 full day of learning, i am able to hit my target. The place is so nice, clean and big with very friendly...More

Thank Kline C
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Vincent S, Owner at Freedive+ Freedive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Hi Kline, thank you for your testimonial! You were great in the water! It was fun having you and your girlfriend around. Please feel free to contact us if you continue to have equalisation problems. Cheers

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Reviewed May 30, 2018

Timely and responsive service. Instruction was excellent and just the right level of technical and practical information.

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Vincent S, Owner at Freedive+ Freedive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2018

Thank you Mark for the review, appriciate it.

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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

I went last year to get certified as a Basic Freediving Instructor. Vincent, the owner of Freedive+ is an excellent mentor and instructor and he was very professional. The resort itself was awesome and very accommodating but what really stood out was the quality of...More

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Vincent S, Owner at Freedive+ Freedive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2018

Thank you Kevin for the review. It was a pleasure getting to know you a little bit and doing the course with you. Hope to see you soon someday. Cheers

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Reviewed May 27, 2018

My brother and I booked a 1-day SSI introduction to freediving course on May 24, 2018 at Freedive + in Panglao. We took our scooters and drove through the lush green jungle to get there at 8:30 am. Upon arrival, we were warmly greeted by...More

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Vincent S, Owner at Freedive+ Freedive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Hi Eric, it was nice having you two around! To bad you didn't have time for a longer course since you both seemed to get hooked too it. Hopefully next time we have a bit more time for some chats :)

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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

At the beginning of May I completed my SSI Level 2 freedive at Freedive+ in Panglao with Patrick as my instructor. The location is perfect with a drop right on the doorstep goingndown to 25m and very quickly to depths for those much more capable...More

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Vincent S, Owner at Freedive+ Freedive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Hi Alex, thank you for the review! It was nice having you around! For us it's always a pleasure seeing guys doing great! And you are talented and you can see you loved the sport. I'm sure we'll meet again!

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Reviewed May 26, 2018

I came here in October 2017 to practice freediving and I improved drastically my performances in no time. 7 months later I am still here... The water conditions are just amazing, it's simply one of the best place in the world to practice and learn...More

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Vincent S, Owner at Freedive+ Freedive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Hi Patrick, thank you for the review!!! Appreciate it! We love having you around, and hopefully you'll stay with us for a long time!

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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

I took the level 1 SSI freediving course to see what it was all about and ended up loving freediving. Patrick was very professional taught a great course, I liked it some much I took level two. Patrick was patient and taught me not just...More

1  Thank Teagan K
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Vincent S, Owner at Freedive+ Freedive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Hi Teagan, thank you for the review. It was nice having you around, and it always great, and very satifying seeing guys like you making big steps in freedivers - you are one of the naturals! You did it fantastic! Enjoy your stay in Dahab!

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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

I completed a free dive level 1 course, which was 2.5 days long with Patrick, a truly amazing instructor, who really cares about his students., thank you again Patrick for an unforgettable experience. The center is located on the most beautiful place on Panglao island,...More

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Vincent S, Owner at Freedive+ Freedive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Hello Anna (and Michael), it was nice having you around, and we're really happy we turned you into a proper freediver - and Michael into a comfortable swimmer. It was great meeting you, and hopefully we get another chance! Thank you!

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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

This place is perfect to learn freedive from a beginner level to professional level. It's also perfect for already qualified freedivers who wants to train. 100m+ available close from the shore, don't even need a boat and the conditions are always pretty good. The reef...More

Thank Geoffrey A
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Vincent S, Owner at Freedive+ Freedive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Our little French friend, thank you for your testimonial! We hope to see you soon again, being part of the FREEDIVE+ family you belong here :)

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