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Philippines Freediving Retreat

Philippines Freediving Retreat

Trip Highlights

Explore the best freediving sites in Coron

including islands, lakes, shipwrecks & marine life

Island Hopping

take boat trips around the area's beautiful islands, freediving and exploring

Visit Barracuda Lake

a famous freediving location known for it's visibility and amazing underwater landscape

Freedive with Dugongs & Manta Rays

as well as schools of barracuda.

Your freediving course

is included in the price, learn to freedive with our level 1 course or complete your next course

Coached depth diving sessions

with our experienced freediving instructors

Relax

with transport and accommodation included, make the most of a relaxing holiday,

Guided breathwork

stretching and meditation sessions

Freediving equalization

and technique workshops

Philippines Freediving Retreat Overview

Welcome to our Philippines Freediving Retreat in Coron –  an adventure designed for freedivers of all levels.

 Join us as we explore the diverse freediving sites around Coron, hopping from island to island in this picturesque location. 

Search for dugongs and manta rays, creating memories that go beyond the ordinary. Dive into the unique Barracuda Lake, known for its clear layers and captivating underwater features. 

Our retreat includes a freediving course led by our experienced instructors, whether you’re a complete beginner or looking to refine your skills.

Join two coached depth diving sessions to enhance your technique, and delve into breathwork practices for improved mindfulness.

Rest easy with accommodations and transport seamlessly arranged. Enjoy inclusive meals that highlight local flavors. Connect with like-minded people, forging friendships that last a lifetime.

Book your spot now and discover the underwater wonders of Coron with us.

FAQs

The dates for our Philippines Freediving Retreat make the most of the best diving conditions and visibility. Available dates can be found at the top of this page. 

  • 5 nights shared accommodation
  • Airport transfers from Busuanga Airport to the hotel & back
  • Daily breakfast
  • Snacks & lunch while on freediving tours
  • A Level 1, Level 2 or Level 3 Freediving Course with SSI, Molchanovs or PADI .
  • Daily diving sessions - a mixture of depth & exploration dives
  • Transport for all activities.
  • Breathwork, meditation & stretching sessions
  • A variety of Workshops

During our Philippines Freediving Retreat a Level 1, Level 2 or Level 3 Course with SSI, Molchanovs or PADI is included. There will be two line diving sessions scheduled during the retreat for completing the course or practicing depth diving.

Level 3 Courses Please Note: there will only be one line diving session with the 30m + depth required for some Level 3 Course requirements. 

  • Flights to and from Philippines
  • Visa & entry costs into Philippines
  • Meals & drinks other than those specified

Freediving Rental Equipment:

  • Mask & snorkel - $30
  • Weight belt - $30
  • Weights (total of 3kg) - $30
  • Freediving fins - $60

Note: Although masks & snorkels are available to rent, we would recommend you have your own freediving mask and snorkel for this trip to ensure the best fit and the most comfortable experience.

 

Private room upgrade - $500

 

 

Philippines Freediving Retreat Packing List:

  • Freediving Gear (hire gear is available)
    • Mask and snorkel
    • Freediving Fins
    • Weight belt & weights
  • Wetsuit - 1mm to 3mm
  • Swimwear
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Beach towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Yoga mat (optional)
  • Personal toiletries

Plan to arrive in Coron at Busuanga Airport by midday of the first day, we will check in at the resort from 2pm and meet for a welcome dinner that evening. If you are completing a course, we will run a theory session at 4pm. We will have our last dive in the morning on the last day of the retreat, and then check out from the resort at 12pm so plan to leave Coron in the late afternoon or evening. 

Accommodation Overview

We will stay together at Coron Westown Resort, where Filipino culture and modern amenities blend into a total resort experience. With an onsite restaurant, 3 outdoor pools, air conditioned rooms and wifi.

Transfers to and from all our activities for the week are included and the hotel is just 5 minutes from Coron town centre.

Included is accommodation in a deluxe twin share room. If you are travelling on your own we will pair you up with another freediver to share with.

There is the option to upgrade to a private room at an extra cost, subject to availability.

Optional Upgrades

Don’t fancy sharing a room? Upgrade to a private room

Private Room +$500

Retreat Schedule

The below schedule is an example, subject to variation. We will always choose the best dive sites for the days weather conditions and prioritise as much in water time as possible. We’ll keep our eyes open for all sorts of amazing underwater animals, but of course specific sightings of wild animals can’t be guaranteed. 

Day 1Arrive in Coron
  • Airport transfer to the hotel
  • Check in from 2pm
  • Course Theory
  • Group dinner and get to know your new freediving family
Day 2Barracuda LAke
  • Breathwork session
  • Pool skills session
  • Line diving & exploration in Barracuda Lake
  • Nightly group dinner
Day 3ISLAND HOPPING
  • Morning workshop
  • Spend the day island hopping, exploring shipwrecks and taking in the amazing surroundings
Day 4DUGONGS & MANTAS
  • Depart before sunrise for a trip to freedive with Dugongs
  • Visit a manta feeding station to search for manta rays
  • Afternoon workshop
Day 5Island Hopping
  • Visit picturesque Banul Beach
  • Freediving on shipwrecks, search for schooling barracudas and visit a cave
  • Farewell dinner – share stories, photos and memories
Day 6Barracuda lake
  • Our last diving session – line diving and exploration in Barracuda lake.
  • Check out from the hotel at 12pm

Book Now

Ready to book your Philippines freediving retreat? Book now or contact us for more information.

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