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Big Blue Freediving

#59 of 104 Tours in Koh Tao
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17/18 Moo. 1, Koh Tao 84280, Thailand
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Amazing. Best on Island

Living on Christmas Island and spending my days off Spearfishing I spend a lot of time in the Ocean... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Magnus C
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Best experience ever

Had a little bit of experience with freediving before but Raquel the instructor took it to another... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
Rotem C
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Big Blue Freediving school offers freediving courses. The school was founded by South American champion Flavia Eberhard and Spanish Champion Pepe Arcos. Now under other management.
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17/18 Moo. 1, Koh Tao 84280, Thailand
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Living on Christmas Island and spending my days off Spearfishing I spend a lot of time in the Ocean and considered myself a decent “free Diver”. However I learned so much from this course and gained a much better understanding of the principles and fundamental...More

Thank Magnus C
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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Had a little bit of experience with freediving before but Raquel the instructor took it to another level. She explained everything I needed to know before getting in the water with endless patience and helped me build my Confidence.She taught me in such a rofessional...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Free diving at Big Blue was incredible!! I learnt so much and pushed my body further than I thought it could go! Free diving is so much fun and such a great achievement! I'll definitely keep practicing to be as good as Rakel and Fran...More

2  Thank Seacreature88
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Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

I was going to go to one of the other freediving schools but glad I opted for big Blue. The group for the course was small (max 4) and Rakel the instructor is a passionate professional who really helps you on a personal basis to...More

2  Thank Aidan H
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Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

This will be a slightly different review then most but I would still like to at least give a glowing recommendation for big blue freediving. I did the 2-day beginner course. Day 1 you learn about human fysiology, breathing techniques and what makes freediving work....More

3  Thank Markvb91
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Reviewed August 18, 2015

After I finished my open water I wanted to experience the deep in a more peaceful and natural way. I had always been drawn to freediving and an instructor at my dive school recommended Big Blue purely because or Rakel, a fantastic instructor who had...More

3  Thank Jacksfrost
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Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

Rakel was a really good instructor and took her time to help me improve my kicking technique at the end of the first day. I managed to hold my breath for just under 3 minutes and on the second day freedived down to 20 metres....More

3  Thank Ricardo B
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Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

I decided to try freediving whilst I was here and I'm so glad I did it at big blue. Rakel is amazing and makes you feel really comfortable and confident regardless of how well you do. I would highly recommend it :)

2  Thank avmacmill
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Reviewed June 7, 2015

i have been obsessed with freediving the last few months, the sport itself has been amazing but a lot to be desired with my previous trainers. i came to big blue with very little expectations - but rakel not only surpassed that, she went above...More

4  Thank Kbahriah
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Reviewed May 23, 2015

I came to Koh Tao for ssi level 2 course and diving with big blue was excellent experience. My tutor is Rakel, she is very helpful and kind. Everyday we started from stretching and I enjoyed every minute underwater. Big Blue Freediving has all the...More

3  Thank kevinxia0421
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