PADI Master Freediver Course

PADI Master Freediving lets you reach for the top of scuba diving so that you can become the best of the best in this enthralling water sport. If you have this certification, then it will denote superior achievement and proficiency in dive skills, experience, and underwater activities. It comprises specialised training for a wide variety of activities and thus, achieving this fun and intensely educative adventure. In order to reach the highest non-professional level in the PADI system of diver education, the experienced and knowledgeable staff of Dive Andaman will assist you completely.

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Master Freediver course is for those who are willing to approach elite freediving levels. In this, one learns to bring their static apnea, dynamic apnea, free immersion, and constant weight skills to the advanced level through focused sessions. This course is perfect for you in case you are an advanced freediver and are interested in learning how to fine-tune your lifestyle and training so that you can be a part of the elite freediving levels. 

One should be at least eighteen years old and have a PADI Advanced Freediver certification (or a qualifying certification from another freediver organization) in order to enrol in a PADI Master Freediver course. Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 1 year is also required. This training can be completed during the PADI Rescue Diver course. At the same time, you may also be offered the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider speciality diver course by your instructor. 


The PADI Master Freediver course comprises the following three main phases:

Knowledge development about nutrition, relaxation and advanced breathing techniques- Using the PADI Freediver eLearning, you will be independently studying this. Class sessions may also be conducted by your instructor if the course is not available in your language online. You will be completing independent research also as part of the Master Freediver Assignment.

There will be a confined water session for improving static and dynamic apnea attempts, including a no fins dynamic apnea.

Goal- Static apnea of 3 minutes, 30 seconds and dynamic apnea of 70 metres/230 feet

Open water sessions for practising mouthfill equalization along with performing warm-up and workup dives for free immersion and constant weight freediving. Goal - Constant weight freedive of 32 metres/105 feet.

Available Languages

Please contact your PADI Dive Center for information on other available languages.


A freediving mask, snorkel, bifins, wetsuit, weight belt, a surface signalling device, and a freediving computer (or depth gauge and timer) will be required by you. Your instructor may allow you to use monofins. Get advice about what you need from your PADI Master Freediver instructor.

Getting Started

You can get started on the Master Freediver section if you already have the PADI Freediver eLearning. And if you don’t have it, then contact your local PADI freediver center or PADI Master Freediver instructor. Basic and advanced freediving information can be reviewed in the first two sections. After that, you can begin studying for your master freediver training.

Scuba diving in Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)

If you are a nature lover along with an adrenaline junkie as well, then you should know that Havelock Island is counted among the best places for scuba diving across India. Your trip to this island would be incomplete without a dip in its serene waters that is oozing with rich marine life. Its marine life is world-famous and thus, considered perfect for scuba diving. There are beachfront resorts that are exceptionally attractive. You should go scuba diving early in the morning as there is excellent visibility at that time. Swimming freely in the ocean surrounded by colourful corals, clownfish, and various other underwater species is something that you will not forget ever. It’s like swimming in a huge aquarium. Interesting, isn’t it! That is why, scuba diving in Havelock Island is gaining so much popularity in every nook and corner of the country.

Especially for divers, the biggest reason to travel to Havelock Island is to witness the majestic as well as the smaller-sized fishes that rest peacefully in the corals. Scuba diving here lets you witness the miraculous underwater world. The most exciting thing to know is that the colourful corals and rich marine life are not so far when you are on this island. Life is too short to miss out on this paradise! We strongly recommend adding scuba diving in Havelock Island to your travel bucket list. 

Havelock Island is ranked at a pretty high position when you search for the best scuba diving destinations in India. The perfect conditions for a growing underwater world are provided by the sparkling and warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Its thriving marine life includes a wide variety of lovely fishes.

There are a number of PADI-certified dive centres on the island. Here, you can enrol in various programs and dives as per your preference. It is absolutely fine if you have never ever dived in your life. These centres are experts in teaching newbies. They often have special training pools where you are taught the techniques so that you can get comfortable with being under the water and feel familiar before going out for the actual dive. There is a lot on offer for more advanced divers. All you have to do is show your PADI certification to the dive centre when you arrive and make the most of your island vacation.

If you are someone who is willing to partake in a bit unusual dives, then go for night dives, deep dives, and wreck dives. You can scuba dive all year round, but the best time is between October and May when the water is clearer and calmer. That’s why, everything is extra costly here during the peak season. Choose Dive Andaman for scuba diving when in Havelock Island. It is a 5-star PADI centre that offers dives as well as diving programs. So whether you are a first-timer or an experienced diver, this dive shop in the Andamans is perfect for you.

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