Max. Depth
12 meters

120 €

1 day

Learn the

Academic +
Water Session



Discover Freediving

Get your first taste of freediving

  • 1 day only
  • Maximum depth of 12 meters
  • Academic session followed by a water session
  • Equipment and transport in Marsaskala/Saint Paul’s Bay
  • Snacks, water and free videos/pictures of the water session
  • Not a Certification
120 €



  • Introduction to freediving
  • Familiarization with the equipment
  • Duck dive techniques
  • Kicking techniques
  • Equalization techniques
  • Breathing techniques
  • Hydration and diet
  • Important points

Water Session

  • Practice of efficient breathing techniques
  • Preparation of the equipment
  • Practice of duck dive techniques
  • Practice of kicking techniques
  • Buoyancy test
  • Freediving disciplines
  • Freedives on the dive-line
  • Maximum depth of 12metres


The Discover Freediving course is designed for those who want to start freediving and learn the basics of this sport.

Also for those who don’t want to commit to a full certification course.



Thanks to this introduction course, you will learn the essentials of freediving to a maximum depth of 12 meters.

It will increase your comfort and your confidence underwater.

Once you have learned the basics of this amazing sport, you won’t be snorkeling the same way anymore!

You will be capable to spend more time underwater  in a relaxed way.


The Discover Freediving course only takes a day and is divided into a theory session and a water session.

During the theory session, we will provide you with general knowledge about freediving, its disciplines and equipment. You will also learn the different techniques of equalization and breathing used to increase the time spent underwater.

During the water session, you will learn how to move underwater in an efficient way. We have a normal ratio of 2 students to 1 instructor, with an absolute maximum 3 to 1, allowing for greater personalized attention and tuition. The instructor always dives with each and every student to increase their confidence in their new abilities, thus making faster progress, but also to guarantee everyone’s safety which is our most important concern.

Upon completion of the course, you can decide whether you want to continue to the next level and be certified as a Freediver in just one more day.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Freediving is a sport where you safely hold your breath underwater. There are different ways to practice this sport: by covering distances underwater, going deep or simply floating at the surface.

It is a sport based on relaxation and mental control. As such, it is considered as a healthy activity that can be practiced by everyone. Freediving is the most natural way to discover the underwater world and our bodies are made for it with natural automatic responses.

The only prerequisites to start the Discover Freediving course are:

  • Be 18y or older (or 11y with parental consent)
  • Be able to independently swim 200m with or without fins

APNEA TOTAL teaching methods are based on practice. There is no test to pass in order to complete the course. We evaluate each student on their potential, evolution and achievement in the water.

Our unique breathing techniques together with the effective structure of the course program creates a stress free, supportive, fun, educative environment and a successful freediving experience. We manage to make our students reach depth and objectives they thought were impossible.

Everyone is different and so is our way of teaching. We adapt the course to the student, not the other way around. We tailor our approach and do not focus on numbers or depth but on mastering the techniques of freediving. Our goal is to teach you how to freedive in a safe and comfortable manner.

Courses are taught by qualified and experienced instructors and you will be surprised what they can do for you. We aim to cater to the student’s individual goals, explore their potential and help them exceed their limits.

During the water sessions, the instructor always dives with each and every student to increase their confidence in their new abilities but also to guarantee everyone’s safety which is our most important concern.

  • Maximum 3 students per group
  • No minimum to start a course
  • Courses start every week
  • Free video/pictures for you to remember and share this amazing experience
  • In all our courses the equipment rental is included
  • Transportation in Marsaskala/Saint Paul’s Bay depending on course location.
  • Online access to course materials & worldwide certification
  • OUR PHILOSOPHY: Freediving is for everyone
  • OUR GOAL:  Share with you an experience you will forever remember
  • OUR MISSION: Share our passion in a safe way

Only one day is enough to complete the Discover Freediving course.

Courses start every week and include snacks, water, video, pictures, all the equipment needed and transportation in Marsaskala/Saint Paul’s Bay, depending on course location.

Apnea Total Malta provides all the necessary equipment but feel free to bring your own.

Just contact us by filling in our contact form,  by emailWhatsAppcall us or just pass by and we will provide you with all the information you need.

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What can you do next?

  • Freediver Course
  • Coaching

Our Courses

CoursesDiscover FreedivingFreediverStatic ApneaAdvanced FreediverMaster FreediverFreediving Instructor
Duration1 day2 days1 day3 daysfrom 4 to 5 weeks4 weeks
Max. Depth12 metres20 metres40 metres50 metresThere is no limit
Pre-requisitesSwim 200 metres
+11 (with parent consent)
Swim 200 metres
+11 (with parent consent)
(or equivalent)
(or equivalent)
(or equivalent)
Equipment rental
Price120 €230 €120 €290 €900 €1200 €
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