Bonaire Freediving School Education offers all levels of AIDA courses


AIDA International (International Association for the Development of Apnea) founded in 1992 and is the global authority for competitive freediving. This association organizes the most important international freediving competitions and verifies and records all freediving records. AIDA’s goals include further research and development of freediving techniques and science, and the safe and effective training of recreational freedivers. Many of the sport’s greatest freedivers belong to AIDA, including William Trubridge, Guillaume Nery and others.

AIDA organizes freediving courses into four levels. Each level teaches the diver progressively more advanced skills, and has specific requirements to achieve certification. The levels focus on three disciplines of freediving dynamic, static, and constant weight


  • CMAS (World Underwater Federation)
    The World Underwater Federation was founded in 1959 and by now it comprises over 130 federations from 5 continents. In addition to organizing international underwater sport events it is at the forefront of technical and scientific research and development. It can be associated with elaborating one of the oldest and most extensive dive training systems

Bonaire Freediving School Education offers all levels of PADI and AIDA freediving courses.


  • What to bring For all freediving trips and courses, each diver is responsible for bringing his or her own equipment : Mask & Snorkel, full Wetsuit (3mm o 2mm) -Belt, fins and timing device.
  • Gear Rental, Are you doing a Freediving course but don’t have the required equipment? If you feel you do not wish to purchase gear before the course, Bonaire Freediving School is happy to offer basic Freediving gear for the duration of the course.

For Freediving education: Bonaire Freediving School:  +5994167672 Instagram @Bonairefreediving facebook @BonaireFreedivingSchool

67 Kaya Gobernador N Debrot #2, Harbour Village Marina

Freediving Introductory Course

Duration: from 9:00 to 2:00 Pm Introduction to: Breathing Equalization Stretching Relaxation Static Free inmersion Constant weight Price $198



Beginner Basic Freediver Certification Course at Bonaire Freediving School Learn basic freediving principles and focus on practicing breathhold techniques in a pool or confined water site. Description The PADI Basic Freediver course is a subset of the PADI Freediver course. It’s a great first step for developing solid freediving skills. You learn basic freediving principles and […]



Beginner FREEDIVER Certification Course at Bonaire Freediving School Your first step toward discovering why freediving is becoming a popular way to explore beneath the waves. No previous freediving course is required. Description Freediving is about inward power, discipline and control. If you’ve always wanted to enter the underwater world quietly, on your own terms, staying […]


Advanced Freediver

Advanced Freediver Intermediate Freediving Certification Course at Bonaire Freediving School Designed to refine and improve your freediving skills, allowing you to progress slowly while learning how your body performs during apnea (suspension of breathing). Description Achieving a new freediving time or reaching a new depth is an incredible feeling. It satisfies that very personal desire […]


PADI Master Freediver

Master Freediver Certification Course at Bonaire Freediving School For advanced freedivers who want to approach elite freediving levels. You’ll learn to bring your static apnea, dynamic apnea, free immersion and constant weight skills to the next level. Description If you’re an advanced freediver who wants to learn how to fine-tune your lifestyle and training so […]


Discover Freediving

Invest half day learning about the exciting sport of freediving, this especial program consist of a short theory and extensive practical work in the ocean. This is the perfect introduction of the beauty of breath-hold diving and is a real eye opener for people who are not sure about getting involve in a full course. […]


AIDA 1 Star Freediver

No matter what your background in diving is…


AIDA 2 Stars Freediver

This is probably the most challenging and rewarding AIDA course. For those who are already confident in the open water this course is your starting point. The course builds a foundation of good technique and safety so that you can buddy with other AIDA 2 star freedivers.This course consists of two theory sessions, a pool session […]


AIDA 1 & 2 Star Combo Course

AIDA 1 & 2 COMBO IN BONAIRE FREEDIVING SCHOOL The AIDA 1&2 star course is by far the most popular way to get in to freediving as it combines the 1st and 2nd levels of the AIDA educational ladder in a fun 3.5 day course. Certification: AIDA ** Freediver. Duration: 3.5  Days minimum. (Plus half day […]


AIDA 3 Star Freediver

AIDA 3 IN BONAIRE FREEDIVING SCHOOL Interested in going deeper and improving your technique? This course goes into the theory of Freediving in more depth which will allow you to understand the physiology and techniques behind diving deeper. The course will help you improve your Freediving performance whilst advancing your safety and rescue skills.This course consists of […]


AIDA 4 Star Freediver

AIDA 4 IN BONAIRE FREEDIVING SCHOOL This course takes you to a whole new level of confidence in your Freediving. Not only will you learn the latest techniques for deeper diving but  you will also learn more about conditioning your body for Freediving.     This course will push you to the limits of your […]


Boat freediving Trips

Let Nature be your guide… Bonaire Freediving School will take you away from pure “line diving”  Are you a freediver? Do you want to freedive and have fun in a safe environment with qualified instructors present on site? Do you like the idea of freediving with a porpoise, exploring and interacting with sea life?  price: Call for […]


Shore freediving

Let Nature be your guide… Bonaire Freediving School will take you away from pure “line diving” From Shore guided Freediving tour. Bonaire Freediving School offers a range of freediving trips to various locations around Bonaire. These trips are tailor made for freedivers with specific emphasis on training your apnea skills and exploring some of the […]


Night Freediving

Bonaire Freediving School Night freediving experience. Feel the thrill of been immerse in the darkness of the ocean at night, all just by your senses and a torch light. Contemplate what comes out at night with all the possibilities of seeing: lobsters, moray eels, octopus, sting rays and many other underwater creatures. Freediving at night sure […]


Freediving Training

Bonaire Freediving School customized training sessions Freediving vacations are the perfect way to combine relaxation with fun and challenge. However, if you are really looking to improve your performances, join us and start your training or certification course. Freediving is just as much a sport as it is recreation and most of all is an […]


ZEN freediving Course

Bonaire Freediving School Let Nature be your guide… We will take you away from pure “line diving”  Immersing in ourselves, immersing in the water, exploring and connecting with the underwater world in a free state of mind, being present in the now. My intention is to help my students develop watermanship, learn stretching for freediving […]


Underwater Environment orientation Course

For Freediving Education: Bonaire Freediving School This is an introductory Course in Underwater Environment, Basic Fish & Creature Identification and Nature Responsible Interaction Bonaire Freediving School Participant Certificate Duration: 2 Days minimum. Day 1: Knowledge development:, Open Water sessions Day 2: Knowledge Development, Open Water Sessions and  Exam. Requirements: Be 16 years of age or […]


Rescue Workshop

Freediving Education  Bonaire Freediving School Rescue course is suitable for everyone, regardless of being a certified freediver or not. Consists of 1 theory lesson, 1 visit at the pool and 1 visit to the ocean. This workshop is only considered with the subjects of safety. The school concerns itself with rescue techniques for static and […]


EFR CPR and First Aid (Emergency First Response)

Bonaire Freediving School Education Program  Learn how to deal with all kinds of emergency situations, as well as administer first aid, in a fun and supportive environment with Bonaire Freediving School NV. Freediving involves diving underwater without the aid of external breathing apparatus, such as a scuba tank. This means that while freediving is extremely […]


EFR & Rescue Workshop. Combo Course

Bonaire Freediving School EFR Certification: EFR Certification Card and SFS Rescue Workshop Certificate (verification of Training) Duration: 2 days (Plus half day home study) Day 1: Knowledge development, confined water training. Day 2: Open Water Sessions and Exam. Important. Due to different options EFR Certification card and EFR book are not included in the price. […]

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Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean

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