Freediving is an exciting and exhilarating water sport that allows you to explore the underwater world of Gran Canaria in a unique way. Unlike scuba diving, which relies on equipment to breathe underwater, freediving relies on your own breath-holding ability. This means you can move through the water with a level of grace and freedom that is not possible with scuba gear.
In addition to the physical challenges of freediving, it is also a mental game. You need to be able to stay calm and focused while holding your breath for long periods of time, and the sense of accomplishment you feel when you succeed is unbeatable. It’s definitely not for everyone!
Whether you’re a beginner looking to try freediving for the first time or an experienced diver looking to push your limits, there is a freediving experience out there for you. So why not give it a try and discover the amazing feeling of being weightless and at one with the ocean? Check the best spots and schools for freediving in Gran Canaria below!
Please note that these are answers and recommendations from community members and their personal experiences. Answers can be slightly edited for clarity.
Any info about freediving on Gran Canaria?
Buceo de Norte and Sardina are good for freediving.
I recently did an initiation course with Subzone freediving Gran Canaria / Apnea Gran Canaria and I really liked it! It was around 6h and cost €80. It was in Spanish though, I’m not sure they do English.
Tufia is a great place, you could see lots of life underwater. There are lots of scuba divers as well. It is a small fisherman village with almost always calm bay.
I just finished a six days course with Subzone freediving Gran Canaria / Apnea Gran Canaria and I loved it. I can only say good things about them and the free diving experience.
Buceo Norte in Sardina has, I’m told, weekly free diving meetings. I am not sure about language but it’s probably worth looking into.
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