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Big Blue Freediving

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Big Blue Freediving school offers freediving courses. The school was founded by South American champion Flavia Eberhard and Spanish Champion Pepe Arcos. Now under other management.
17/18 Moo. 1, Koh Tao 84280, Thailand
+66 77 456 415
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I did a couple fun dives with Big Blue Freediving, and it was the best Freediving experience I have had to date! The instructor JP is very knowledgeable but completely down-to-earth and makes you feel immediately comfortable and relaxed in the water. JP was more...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lhmay
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took an option of Fun FreeDive which consisted of 2 parts: training with line and fun dive in amazing coral spot at ~16-18 meters. I enjoyed bot parts, they provided all the equipment, fruits and water. And of course I can strongly recommend JP...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mohanister
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

I really enjoyed doing my SSI Freedive Level 1 certification with JP at Big Blue Freediving. Everything we did we did at my own pace and he tried to make the whole course as comfortable and fun as possible. And it worked. I made it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Katharina S
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

Can absolutely recommend the freediving course at Big Blue. Did the Level 1 course with JP and enjoyed it very much. Also went on a few fun dives with him. He is a great instructor not only in the water but also in the classroom....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Patrick R
Reviewed July 27, 2018

I was always amazed by the idea of freediving and at the same time skeptical whether I could do it and whether I would like it. Now, I finally tried it and am glad that I did it. It's a fascinating underwater experience you can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Christoph H
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Living on Christmas Island and spending my days off Spearfishing I spend a lot of time in the Ocean and considered myself a decent “free Diver”. However I learned so much from this course and gained a much better understanding of the principles and fundamental...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank MagnusCanis
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Had a little bit of experience with freediving before but Raquel the instructor took it to another level. She explained everything I needed to know before getting in the water with endless patience and helped me build my Confidence.She taught me in such a rofessional...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Rotem C
Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Free diving at Big Blue was incredible!! I learnt so much and pushed my body further than I thought it could go! Free diving is so much fun and such a great achievement! I'll definitely keep practicing to be as good as Rakel and Fran...More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank Seacreature88
Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

I was going to go to one of the other freediving schools but glad I opted for big Blue. The group for the course was small (max 4) and Rakel the instructor is a passionate professional who really helps you on a personal basis to...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank 374aidanh
Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

This will be a slightly different review then most but I would still like to at least give a glowing recommendation for big blue freediving. I did the 2-day beginner course. Day 1 you learn about human fysiology, breathing techniques and what makes freediving work....More

Date of experience: September 2015
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