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Apnea Total - Day Courses

#34 of 93 Tours in Koh Tao Features Animals
9/5 Moo 1 | Sairee Beach, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
+66 81 956 5720
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Huge disappointment.

What brought me to Apnea is the slogan I saw advertising freediving that stated - "free diving is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kiryat Motzkin, Israel
via mobile
Amazing experience.

I took the beginner freediving course and I had such a great time! Dove down to 12 meters the first... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Josef P
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Apnea Total Koh Tao is the headquarters for the network of Freediving schools based around the world, it is an independent organization established in 2003, and the first freediving school in Southeast Asia operating for over 10 yrs. Monica Ganame (Argentina) and Eusebio Saenz de Santamaria (Spain) are the founders, the duo and their team are internationally recognized freedive instructors with vast experience in competitions, training and freediving education. Apnea Total has featured in the countless media publications worldwide that identify the school as the most reputable center for freedive education and training, including the travel guides of Lonely Planet and Guide du Routard. Their qualifications include dives deeper than 100 meters and static breath-holds of over 8 minutes.The Apnea Total Team promotes freedive education and safety from beginner to instructor level. To date, over 7,000 students have successfully completed Apnea Total courses. We hold two day beginner courses (Freediver, Static Apnea Clinics, a three day Advanced freediver course and the 4-5 week Masters course which covers every discipline involved in freediving.Our students are certified to such a standard that some have even gone on to open schools of they're own, such in Indonesia, Malaysia, Honduras, Panama and Maldives.
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9/5 Moo 1 | Sairee Beach, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
+66 81 956 5720

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What brought me to Apnea is the slogan I saw advertising freediving that stated - "free diving is for everyone". A little background on my swimming, I'm afraid of deep water to the point of panic and I'm not a very good swimmer to say...More

Thank nikakenn
Reviewed 5 days ago

I took the beginner freediving course and I had such a great time! Dove down to 12 meters the first day and 20 the second one! Something I never thought I'd really be able to do. My instructor, Khanut, was great! He was able to...More

Thank Josef P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was tempted to go with PADI or SSI. Glad I did the freediver course with Apnea Total. Their goal is to make you more relaxed underwater, instead of going for a depth goal. Caveat, I did not take a PADI or SSI course. I...More

Thank jackover
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am so glad that I chose Apnea Total as my first free diving school ever in my life! I recently took the Freediver course at Apnea Total and just cannot stop thinking about how fun the entire experience was. The school has a great...More

Thank tabitabitabiko
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are quite a few free diving outfits on koh tao. I visited four and eventually settled for Apnea Total. The lovely lady at the front desk took all the time it needed to answer all my questions and explain exactly what was going to...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently took the Advanced Freediver course with Apnea Total and would highly recommend this dive centre for all freediving courses and experiences. The team are friendly, experienced, professional and a lot of fun to spend time with. As a dive professional, I believe I...More

Thank 94Josssh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I highly recommend to try free diving in at Apnea! I had great experience and learned a lot. Instuctor Khanut was very professional and enthusiastic I really learned a lot and enjoy all the course! Good vibe and interesting people all around ...great experience! Thanks...More

Thank gregazakrajsek
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Without a doubt, I’d highly recommend free diving with Total Apnea. I took the beginner and advanced free diver courses with Total Apnea in May 2017. The experience was amazing. During 5 days of training, I went from a breath hold of 1m 30s to...More

Thank markwkoester
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I took a freediving 2 day course and wow ! Discovered whole new world. 10 out of 10 to the crew over there. Kanut, our instructor did incredible job. Soo patient and did his best to improve our level of freediving. I was not even...More

Thank Elisk111
Reviewed 3 May 2017

It's a beautiful space to learn free diving, spacious, modern and clean, you will surely be inspired just being in this environment. With knowledgable, patient and very good instructors, you can't go wrong in choosing this school. Their system is proven, where the learning is...More

Thank bing202
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What are the prices for this course?
2 May 2015|
Response from Monica G | Property representative |
Hello, the basic, Freediver Course ( 2 days) 5500THB and the Advanced Freediver Course ( 3 days) 7000THB. For more info and description of the courses visit Apnea Total website.