AIDA2 Freediving Course (ocean sessions)

29/09/2018 – 30/09/2018 all-day
Manta Lodge & SCUBA Centre
132 Dickson Way
Point Lookout QLD 4183
(07) 3822 7578

These are the dates for the open ocean sessions of the AIDA2 Freediving Course. Note that the course also includes a pool day on 20 September. Please contact us to enquire about securing a place on this course or to make an alternative date.

Cost: $650 for full AIDA 2 course

What’s included in the AIDA2 course:
  • AIDA2 course manual
  • 2 x pool sessions (approx. 1/2 day)
  • 3 open water sessions (+ additional fun dive) conducted over 2 days
  • Certification if successful in completing course requirements
What’s not included in the course:
  • Personal equipment
  • Additional pool or open water sessions if required if course performance requirements are not met during standard sessions
Time: Meeting at 6:45am each day. We will return back to land before lunch.
Location: Meet at Manta Lodge & SCUBA Centre
Getting there: From the mainland you can catch the 5:55am Flyer water taxi departing Cleveland. Manta Lodge then provides a transfer from the ferry to the Lodge & SCUBA Centre. Return water taxi and transfers are $18 – please let us know at the time of booking if you would like us to arrange transfer for you.
What to bring*: Swim wear, wetsuit, mask, snorkel, fins, weight belt, weights (if you have them – let us know if you need to borrow weights), sun protection, water, towel.

*Please note that specialised freediving equipment is not required (e.g. snorkelling fins, SCUBA mask, or surfing wetsuit should all be fine). We also have for sale masks & snorkels and weight belts that are ideal for freediving should you wish to purchase any equipment. Manta SCUBA Centre also has some equipment available to rent. Get in touch with us if you have any questions about the suitability of your equipment or would like us to bring any sale equipment to the course.

Payment and cancellation policy
A non-refundable deposit of $100 per participant is required to reserve your place in the course and gain access to the learning materials. Full course payment is required at least 1 week prior to the course starting. You may change the date of your course up to 1 week before your scheduled course date at no additional cost. If you cancel your course more than 1 week prior to the scheduled start of the course, you will be refunded any payment less the non-refundable $100 deposit. Date changes with less than 1 week notice will be charged for the rescheduled session.
Due to weather conditions or circumstances beyond the control of Encounter Freediving, we may on occasion have to reschedule the date/time of course sessions. If this occurs, we will reschedule an alternate date agreed to by yourself and Encounter Freediving. If you are travelling to the region and will not be able to complete the course at a later date, then we suggest you take out travel insurance to cover any lost payments.