Freedive into the unknown

Freediving Course, AdelaideThe Dive Shack is the only dive store in South Australia with a freediving instructor on staff.

Becoming a certified Freediver is the best way to start your underwater adventure! We make sure you are truly comfortable with the skills and equipment you will use. Getting started is easy! Sign up for a Freediving Level 1 program to help you experience the freedom of diving deep without the inconvenience of loading up with gear.

The training is designed so that you can learn the academics at your own pace when it is convenient for you. Prior to commencing the course there is a small amount of online learning to complete. For your pool and open water training, your instructor will fit you with your personal freediving equipment. You will get enough practice time to adapt yourself to the underwater environment before you move to the open water. Once you have completed your training you will be an internationally certified Freediver.

Like a head start with some equalisation techniques? Watch this video.

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PADI Freediver

The introduction to the purest form of diving. Learn proper breathing techniques, familiarize yourself with diaphragmatic breathing and take a deep breath like you never have before. The PADI Freediver course will guide you to depths of 10-16 metres in the most relaxed and safest manner possible. You will develop the skills necessary to train your body to be more efficient with breath-holding, gain better respiration and muscle flexibility and learn new skills to take your Freediving to the next level.


PADI Advanced Freediver

Level 2 Freediving will equip you with further knowledge of the mammalian diving reflex and how to initiate the best response for Freediving. You will learn new advanced equalization techniques and apnea training methods to carry you past 20 meters and develop the skills necessary to freedive to depths up to 25 meters.


PADI Master Freediver

The apex of the Freediving Program, Level 3, will take you to depths of 30 meters. Freediving well below the residual volume of the lungs, this is the specialist deep diving course and will equip you with the proper knowledge to take you into the deep blue and beyond.