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Freedive Costa Rica

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Freedive Costa Rica is the first Freediving and Spearfishing school in Costa Rica! With our priority on high quality and fun, we want to offer you an unforgettable underwater adventure in a safe and trustworthy environment. Our experienced...more
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Plaza Conchal Shopping Center, B 8, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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+506 8353 1290
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Thanks to Gauthier and his personalized and client focused training, my level one freediving course couldn´t have been better:Theory made up a small portion of the training. Also included, were two immersions in the ocean, static apnea and rescue training in a pool and the...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I took a lesson with Gauthier which included the pre-spearfishing lesson at his shop. I highly recommend using this guide as he gave great instruction that I had not received by previous guides. I was also impressed with the equipment provided -...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

So glad I took the opportunity to learn to free dive with Gauthier Ghilain. His patience and expertise is impressive as his teaching style. The experience was the highlight of my trip to Costa Rica and I hope to return to Tamarindo, Costa Rica to...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I finished my level 1 and 2 course @Freedive Costa Rica in Dec 2018. It is way more challenging than I expected (although I scuba dive for 15 years). The training: I started as a total beginner and I am so grateful I got the...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really impressed with Gauthier's teaching. He clearly explained what we would do and managed this game we'll both in the water and classroom.

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I HIGHLY RECOMMEND freediving in any capacity with Gauthier and Freedive Costa Rica. He provides such a wonderful experience for beginners (like me) to those far more experienced. I did the Discover Freediving with Gauthier (Freedive Costa Rica) a week ago. Gauthier brings such incredible...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Tamarindo specifically to learn and to get certified in Freediving. Gaulthier was wonderful and extremely knowledgeable. He is passionate, and extremely clear with his instructions. Zen, fun and safe !!!! Met some of the most interesting people through this course.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pipo N
Gauthier G, Propriétaire at Freedive Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Pipo! It was nice to meet you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gauthier is a very competent and pedagogic instructor with a passion for freediving he patiently shares with clients. I took the SSI Level 1 and 2 and can fully recommend Freedive Costa Rica!

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Gauthier G, Propriétaire at Freedive Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Inge!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gautier was great at teaching us freediving. Would highly recommend! If your interested in freediving this is an ideal intro course.

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Gauthier G, Propriétaire at Freedive Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Gordon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

everything was great. Very profesional. Good experience overall. I will come back as soon as i can!!!

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Date of experience: December 2018
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