My wife and I just attended the level 1 course from Kona Freedivers with instructor Nico Testa, and it was a tremendous success for us! While both of us had difficulty equalizing, we nonetheless got more than what we came for in this excellent course...More
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This was my first time freediving after getting certified and Nico made sure it was a great time! The diving was super safe, Nico made sure I was breathing right, relaxed, and in proper form. We saw tons of sea life, from collector anemones and...More
Nico was an awesome instructor for the level one FII course. I feel like I got the full tool kit that I needed to progress in the sport both in theory and practice. Provided the right level of challenge without any compromise on safety. Inspired...More
Mahalo Rob! We're happy to hear you enjoyed the course. We look forward to seeing you next time you visit Big Island for some more of that Big Blue Zen! A Hui Hou, Byron Kay @konafreediver
I took the Fii Level I freediving course with Cory last month. I wasn't able to equalize my ears even 10 feet down the day I started (recurrent sinus problems) and Cory not only taught me techniques that made me more comfortable and confident with...More
Mahalo Krystal, We're so happy to hear about your experience and it thrills us to know to hear we could help make a difference in your freediving life. It's also a pleasure having someone so fun to work with. We look forward to seeing you...More
Can’t say enough good things about Kona Freedivers. I was looking for people and a place to learn and practice freediving. I discovered this operation because Martin Stepanek’s Dive Camp was hosted out of this shop and I attended it last year (October 2016). Everything...More
I started with the Free Diver Level 1 with Kona Honu Divers after a slight misadventure with a private instructor. Cory, our Free Dive Instructor was really good. Encouraging, thorough and professional. He was amazing during the open water portion of the course, so we...More
This was a great experience and I would recommend the course to anyone looking to improve or acquire freediving breath hold techniques and safety skills. The instructors were really knowledgeable and went above and beyond to make me totally comfortable and confident in the water....More
Byron and Nico were knowledgable, friendly, and passionate about free diving. They created a comfortable and safe environment to learn in! I will be going back for my second class soon.
Mahalos Jilly, Happy to hear you had a good experience. We look forward to seeing you next time! Please let us know when you will be coming. Maybe we will see you at the comp in February? Warm Regards, Byron
dive charter I've been on. Excellent boat, professional and super friendly crew, great amenities, snacks etc. Diving was great and so much fun to use the scooters to zoom around the reef :) We had scuba divers and freedivers on board, and accommodations were made...More
Freediving with these guys was really awesome, without any doubt the best freediving/diving center on the island. The crew was very nice and the boat is perfect !