New at Bali Diving Academy, we offer freediving courses and fun freedive in Pemuteran, Padang Bai and Canggu!

Go back to the source and dive the original way by holding your breath. Experience the silence of the ocean and explore not only the beautiful underwater world and the clear waters of Bali, but also your own body and mind. Train in breathing, finning and equalization techniques as well as mental strength to advance your skills in the water while also benefiting from this training on land.

Bali Diving Academy offers courses to learn the practice of freediving in a safe and structured way from beginner to experienced freediver. Even for already certified and experienced freedivers we offer the infrastructure and support for perfectly safe freedive training and for fun freediving.

All our courses and freediving practices are taught and supervised by an experienced PADI and AIDA qualified freediving instructor.

Check out what Freediving looks like in Pemuteran for instance: Yes indeed, you can learn how!

About the Freediver Course

FREEDIVER BEGINNER COURSE AIDA 2 is the introduction to the fascinating world of freediving.

First of all it will introduce you to what it is all about: relaxation and knowing your body. Then you will start with breathing and breath-holding exercises before you learn the basic skills and safety measures in the water. With this course you will become a certified freediver.

Day 1

Theory session about the physiology of breath-holding, relaxation exercies

Confined water session 1 including relaxation exercises, static apnea, buddying and rescue exercise

Confined water session 2 including dynamic apnea, focusing on propoer body position and finning technique

Day 2

Open water session 1 and free immersion to practise relaxation and equalization as well as duck diving

Open water session 2 and constant weight, rescue exercise and buddying

written exam in case of AIDA (PADI and AIDA are the two main organisations offering certification and strict rules in freediving)

Day 3


Open water session (only for AIDA course) including constant weight and buddying, strong focus on fine tuning all the techniques


IDR 4'500'000 (all included in Pemuteran or in Canggu and Padang Bai)

What does it include?

3 days in total

Pool session in Olympic swimming pool in Canggu or in Pemuteran

overall transportation from Canggu to Padang Bai or in Pemuteran

overall transportation from Padang Bai to South Bali

2 lunch and each day a clean towel


Theory session

Confined water session

Professional AIDA and PADI recognised Instructor