Freediving Depth Training Camp - Lake Barrine Cairns - OceanSense Freediving


Depth Training Camp - Cairns

Trip Highlights

Freediving depth training

This trip suits all certified freedivers, regardless of your depth experience. You can choose to focus on depth training only or include your Level 2 or Level 3 Freediving Course

Personalised coaching plan

a customised training plan developed by our instructors tailored to your individual goals

Coached depth freediving sessions

2 dives per day coached by our experienced freediving instructors

1:2 instructor to student ratio

get personalised coaching with 1 instructor for every two divers

Breathwork sessions

freediving specific breath work to improve your diving performance

Stretching for freediving

Pre dive stretching sessions

Freediving workshops

Learn deep equalisation techniques, line diving strategies and more

Easy access to depth

One of the best locations in Australia for depth training, with around 60 metres of depth

Calm & reliable conditions

No swell, no current - the ultimate dive conditions!

Freediving Depth Training Camp Overview

Ready to take your freediving skills to the next level? Come join us at our Cairns freediving depth camp in the beautiful Crater Lakes in the Atherton Tablelands!

Located in the stunning Australian landscape, this training camp features perfect conditions for stepping up your game.

Join us for 5 days of coached line diving sessions and workshops with structured training plans based on your individual depth goal, or complete your next freediving course.

OceanSense instructors will be guiding you through all the essential parts of a freediving training program that will give you the information and confidence you need to kick your goals and build yourself as a better freediver. 

There will be depth specific freediving workshops on offer each day so you can truly immerse yourself in freediving knowledge for the whole trip. 

You will also have the option to complete your Level 2 or Level 3 freediving course through PADI FD, SSI Freediver or Molchanovs System. 


Our depth training camp runs twice per year. The next available dates can be found at the top of this page. 

  • 4 days of line diving
  • Two coached sessions per day
  • Breathwork. & stretching for freediving
  • Depth specific freediving workshops
  • Travel to and from Cairns
  • Accommodation
  • Food & drinks 
  • Your next freediving course - Level 2 or 3 with Padi, Molchanovs or SSI - $300
  • Mask & snorkel - free
  • Weight belt & weights - $30
  • Freediving fins - $60
  • Wetsuit - $60
  • Freediving Gear (hire gear is available)
    • Mask and snorkel
    • Freediving Fins
    • Weight belt & weights
    • Neoprene socks
    • Wetsuit - 3mm - 5mm
  • Swimwear
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Yoga mat
  • Personal toiletries

Plan to arrive the day before the retreat starts, we will meet that evening for a welcome dinner. On the last day of the retreat we will dive in the afternoon and then have a last dinner together, so plan to leave the following morning. 

Accommodation Overview

OceanSense guests will be staying at the beautiful Ocean Prana resort purposely built for Freedivers to escape into the world of diving. Situated in Bali’s freediving mecca, Amed, with a 25m pool, clean and spacious rooms, yoga pavilion & restaurant.

Freedivers playground Jemeluk Bay is just across the road with easy access to deep blue water and tropical reefs.

Ocean Prana caters for all your needs and will help you find your zen!

Included is shared accommodation in beautiful timber bungalows with 6 beds per room, 2 upstairs and 4 downstairs. Spacious shared bathroom facilities accompany each shared room.

There is the option to upgrade to a private room, these rooms have very limited availability so be sure to book them early.

Optional Upgrades

Family Cabin

1 King + 2 Single Beds
+ $400 per cabin, minimum three people

Couple Cabin

1 King Bed
+ $320 per cabin, minimum two people

Retreat Schedule

Weather is one of the things we can’t control so the schedule is subject to variation, but we will always prioritise as much in water time as possible.

  • Arrive in time for dinner to meet your new depth training buddies! 
  • Review your personalised training plan with your coaches
  • If completing your course we will cover some of the theory requirements this afternoon
DAY 1Depth training
  • Morning stretching for freediving
  • Morning & afternoon depth training sessions
  • Deep equalisation techniques, mouthfill & deep frenzel workshop
Day 2Depth Training
  • Morning breathwork & lung stretching
  • Morning & afternoon depth training sessions
  • Line diving strategy workshop
  • Take a rest from depth diving today
  • Participate in workshops and equalisation drills to master your technique
  • Pool Session if completing a course
  • Explore the local area, it’s lakes and waterfalls
Day 4 Depth training
  • Morning breathing gymnastics
  • Morning & afternoon depth training sessions
  • Mental techniques for depth workshop
Day 5Depth Training
  • Morning visualisation & lung stretching
  • Morning & afternoon depth training sessions
  • Final group dinner to say bye for now. 

Book Now

Ready to book your Depth Training Camp? Book now or contact us for more information.

Learn to freedive with expert instructors & small classes in a safe and supportive environment.