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SSI Freediving Course - 2 Days Pool and Fresh Water Crater Lake Rainforest Experience with Scubabo

Experience the captivating wonder of Freediving with Scubabo. This 2 day course includes pool and theory components at our Cairns based facility and an open water practical day in a real crater lake!

Highlights

  • SSI Freediving Level 1 qualification - no previous experience required
  • Learn from a qualified professional SSI instructors
  • Learn to freedive in open water environments to a maximum depth of 20 metres

***This course is suitable for complete beginners!!!*** You don't need any prior experience with freediving - just the ability to swim. Our fun and friendly team are here to make sure you have a fun and enjoyable experience within your personal limits, all are welcome!!!

Learn how to dive on a single breath unencumbered by scuba gear. Explore the underwater in a fresh water crater lake!

On the first day, you will receive valuable tips on how to improve equalization, learn about freediving breathing techniques for before and after diving, a dry breath hold, relaxation, physiology and safety procedures.

During a practical pool session, you will progressively learn about technique including adequate finning, body positioning and being more streamlined.

The following day you go out into the Cairns Hinterland to preform a practical in the purest way possible. Your dedicated instructors will assist you in practising pull down and duck dive descents, equalising techniques before issuing you your freediving certification.

DAY 1

Classroom and Pool

Pool Activities and Theory Components / Exam

8.00 am - 4.00 pm

  • Breathhold techniques
  • Equalisation techniques
  • Physiology of Freediving
  • Warm up and stretching exercises
  • Coaching on streamline techniques
  • Diver rescues
  • DAY 2

    Open Water Practical Component

    Crater Lake in the Cairns Hinterland

    8.00 am - 5.00 pm

  • Transfer via bus from Cairns
  • Practical in-water techniques
  • Experience the most natural form of diving possible and unlock a whole new aspect of underwater exploration!

    Meeting Location 32 Chaplain Ave, Manunda

    Requirements:

    Minimum age: 12 years

    Must be able to swim

    Adult $499.00

    What's included

    • Cost includes all SSI training materials and fees
    • Includes transfers and a day in the Cairns Hinterland at a real Crater Lake
    • Full coaching and techniques from professional instructors
    • A full 2 days of fun with a great small group of people!

    Duration

    • The duration of this experience is 2 days

    Location

    • 15 minutes from Cairns City Centre

    Restrictions

    • Minimum age: 12
    • Must be able to swim

    Notes

    • Medical A dive/freedive medical is only required if you fall into one or more of the following categories: Those with an at risk medical condition; or are over 45 years of age; or have a body mass index (BMI) over 30 AND a waist circumference greater than 102cm for males and 88cm for females. If you fall into one or more of these categories you will need to obtain a diving medical (AS4005.1) The cost is roughly $100AUD and takes about 45 minutes to complete with a registered diving doctor.

    Available Bookings from November 29 to December 05

    Change Dates

    All prices are shown in AUD ($)

    Fri 29 Nov
    Sat 30 Nov
    Sun 1 Dec
    Mon 2 Dec
    Tue 3 Dec
    Wed 4 Dec
    Thu 5 Dec

    8spaces priced from:

    • Adult$499.00

    8spaces priced from:

    • Adult$499.00

    8spaces priced from:

    • Adult$499.00

    8spaces priced from:

    • Adult$499.00

    8spaces priced from:

    • Adult$499.00

    8spaces priced from:

    • Adult$499.00

    8spaces priced from:

    • Adult$499.00

    10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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