We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Phone Number:
+62 858-5718-7170
Website
Description:

Freediving is the ultimate way to experience the underwater world! At...

Freediving is the ultimate way to experience the underwater world! At Freedive Gili we teach you to hold your breath and dive free of tanks and bulky equipment, gliding down in silent weightlessness, all in the warm clear tropical waters of Gili Trawangan just East of Bali. Gili Yoga also gives you the opportunity to awaken your mind and body through yoga in one of our daily daily classes set in a beautiful shala in the heart of the island. Our shop an shala are situated at the harbour and are easily found on arrival.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 150 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 113
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
I would recommend Freedive Gili to literally everyone

freedive gili was an outstanding experience for me. i went into freedive gili with pretty high expectations and they , by far, exceeded those expectation. Not only did they give... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
phaedrus108
,
Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
Add Photo Write a Review

150 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 139: English reviews
Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

freedive gili was an outstanding experience for me. i went into freedive gili with pretty high expectations and they , by far, exceeded those expectation. Not only did they give me the technical ability to freedive farther down than i ever have in my life, but they helped bolster my confidence to realize that they sky....or i should say the... More 

Helpful?
Thank phaedrus108
London, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I completed my 200hrs yoga teaching programme in November 2016 in Gili Yoga and the whole experience has been just wonderful and eyes opening. Both Kate and Mike did their best to make my stay as enjoyable as possible and they were never short of smiles, kindness and warmth. After all it is about the people you interact with on... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Olga B
Freedivemike, Owner at Freedive Gili and Gili Yoga, responded to this review

Dear Olga B, Thank you for your lovely review. We all enjoyed having you here and welcome you back anytime! With love from Gili, Kate More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to the island in November to complete my 200Hr Yoga Teachers Training at Gili Freedive and Yoga. It was a life changing experience to say the least! Kate is a wonderful instructor. With her kindness, compassion and vast knowledge on yoga she helped us all to find the true meaning of yoga wich goes far beyond the poses/asanas.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sylvia B
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'd didn't stay at Gili freedive but I was fortunate enough to do numerous classes there which were without a doubt some of the best I've ever done. Couldn't rate it highly enough, yoga it's it's purest form. The sheer joy of movement. Will definitely be back to check the freediving out.

Helpful?
Thank Crookzer
Freedivemike, Owner at Freedive Gili and Gili Yoga, responded to this review

Hey Crookzer, It was a pleasure to have you in class. I hope you do come back and try Freediving with us. Hugs from Gili, Kate More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Strangely enough TripAdvisor, my first review on Gili Yoga, which was 'pending' somehow has deleted from my account - leaves one sceptical of the entire review process. Gili Yoga, Freedive Gili and Garden Bungalows all run under the same umbrella here and the pictures on the website DO NOT reflect the actual accommodation. This is positioned about 50 metres from... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jodi R
Freedivemike, Owner at Freedive Gili and Gili Yoga, responded to this review

Jodi R, Your review and the review of your friend PosyB, who stayed with you, are aimed at damaging us and are not truthful. You were unhappy because the island was not what you were expecting when you visited at New Year, and because we were not a Yoga retreat center (which we do not claim to be). We are... More 

Hong Kong, China
Level Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thought we were going to a yoga retreat. It's actually a Freediving school with a yoga shala and some basic bungalows out the back. We got woken at 4.30am every morning by muslims chanting (loudly) fro. The mosque nearby. Yoga was okayish. Rooms were very rustic and plenty of mosquitoes in the outdoor bathrooms. I found the hosts and... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank PosyB
Freedivemike, Owner at Freedive Gili and Gili Yoga, responded to this review

Dear PosyB, I am really sorry that you were so disappointed with your stay. We do want all of our visitors to have a great experience with us but I think you had the wrong expectations of what Gili Trawangan is and what we are. We are not a Yoga Retreat Center and we do not claim to be. You... More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

I came to Freedive Gili wanting to get better in freediving. The course was expensive but I decided to look past that and pay for it since I believe these skills would be beneficial to my current profession as a scuba instructor. I paid and was told to come to the shop later that night for an orientation. Upon meeting... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank Maxwell B
Freedivemike, Owner at Freedive Gili and Gili Yoga, responded to this review

Let us be honest with the readers Maxwell. You came in to the center on the morning of your course hungover and still drunk not wanting to do the course any more. You were out at 2am at Rudy's nightclub that same morning where you accosted my shop manager (who was obviously not working at that time or place) demanding... More 

Puerto de la Cruz, Spain
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

If you want to learn to Free dive don't go anywhere else. I have been with Freedive Gili for 3 months now and have just completed my Level 2 instructor course. I can honestly say that the level of instruction is 2nd to none. I have been involved in many of the entry level courses whilst I have been here... More 

Helpful?
Thank Chris B
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Great entry level experience. Good location, service and professional approach. Nico was a great instructor and had a lot of great tips and details for diving. I did the course at the start of my Asia trip which was awesome as now I have used it at every shallow dive and snorkel location I've visited in Indo, Thailand and Philippines.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jase_ohh
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I did not want to leave this bubble of Freediving, yoga, and nutritional goodness!! Great accommodation, friendly staff and a priceless wealth of freediving and yoga expertise. I have just returned from a 19 day stay at Freedive Gili & Yoga, if you have never freedived before I'll let you in on a little secret, your instructor is the key!... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jo P

Travellers who viewed Freedive Gili and Gili Yoga also viewed

Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands
Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands
 
Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands
Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands
 

Been to Freedive Gili and Gili Yoga? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Freedive Gili and Gili Yoga and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Singapore, Singapore
over a year ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Freedive Gili and Gili Yoga staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?