SSI Freediving Level 1

Your personal challenge in a single breath

Are you in love with the sea? Are you interested in experiencing the enchantment of the ocean using only your fin kicks and a single breath? Then let Goat Island Dive & Snorkel introduce you to the captivating wonder that only comes with FREEDIVING.

Immerse yourself into a personal challenge, be suspended in exhilarating action, or settle into the calm and peaceful rhythms of the ocean. Whichever experience you seek, our team of SSI Freediving instructors will prepare you for the "Ultimate Freediving Experience"!

Freediving is  one of the fastest growing sports in the world.

During the SSI level 1 Free diving course you will learn many new techniques and skills to help push your limits in a safe environment.

Proper knowledge, skills, experience and equipment will make your Freediving experiences more enjoyable and will help start you start your Freediving adventures. As your interest grows, so can your activities; photography, monofin or just going deeper.  Freediving are just a few hobbies available to the Freediver. Be careful, your desire to experience new marine environments and learn additional water skills will never end — once you’re hooked

About The Course

The course is run over 2 consecutive days.

All of your theory work is done online and must be completed prior to the 2 days of in water

training. You will also learn the proper use of equipment such as lines, floats, bottom plates

and lanyards.

Day 1 will introduce you to proper breath up techniques and recovery breathing. Learning

safe and proper freediving practices is hugely important and will set you up

with the correct habits for your diving adventures.

Day 2 is all about putting what you learn in the theory on day 1 to practice in the ocean.

You will begin to push your limits, get some new personal best depths and feel the rush of



  • Minimum age is 15 years

  • Must be a strong swimmer with snorkeling experience

  • Physically fit.

What you will need to bring.

  • You will need to have your own freediving equipment

    • Low volume mask

    • Well fitted suit, open cell recommended.

    • Freediving fins, neoprene socks are recommended

  • Swimwear and towel

  • Water and a good Lunch.

We offer complete gear package here, with a great discount if you're a student, so let us know if you need any equipment.

What will you learn.

Learn the same techniques and disciplines used by freediving competitors around the world.

Before you book


Our Guarantee and Commitment to You
•We will give you all the information and training you need to

complete this course to a safe and very high
•We will only use fully qualified professionals chosen for their

professionalism and ability to teach freediving.
•If weather hampers completion of your course we will do our

best to get you certified, available space permitting

according to our course schedule.

Your Commitment to Us
•Please check the medical form.

If you check ‘YES’ to any questions we will need your

doctors consent
that you are fit to dive. We cannot teach you to dive without

this consent. This check must be done before
signing up for your course as your deposit pays for your

E-Learning and is therefore non-refundable.
•Your deposit is valid for the 2018/19 season ending

30th May2019.
•Re-booking for any reason with less than a week’s notice
will incur a NZ $150 charge.
•In the event of course non-completion on the part of the

student, the course cost is always non-refundable
•For your safety, during your training excessive consumption of

alcohol and/or drugs is prohibited. You are
required to arrive at the required time for the

duration of the course
•To avoid costly disappointment, please speak to one of our

Instructors for honest guidance before buying
your equipment and to make sure the course is for you.
•For your own safety our company policy requires any equipment

used during training to be inspected and approved

by our Training Manager or Instructor.