Try Dive - Introductory Freediving Course at Porthkerris Cove

£ 152

Helston, Cornwall

Try Dive – Introductory Freediving Course at Porthkerris Cove
Minimum age: 14
Helston, Cornwall
Max. group size: 9
Cancellation: Strict
Minimum booking size: 2
£ 152

Activity Highlights:

Discover the exhilarating world of freediving with our introductory experience in Cornwall. Designed for those curious about the sport, this session offers a safe and enjoyable way to dip your toes into freediving without committing to a full certification course. Whether you want to enhance your snorkelling skills or explore the underwater environment, this experience is perfect for you.

Key Details

  • Duration: 4-5 hours
  • Location: Beach at Porthkerris Cove (weather permitting)
  • Schedule: Regular sessions between mid-May and end of September
  • Price: £152 per person
  • Class Sizes: Minimum of 2 people, maximum of 4 people per instructor
  • Minimum Age: 15 years old (prerequisite medical and liability release forms required)

Key Skills

  • Basic theory of freediving
  • Breathing techniques
  • Equalisation techniques
  • Improved snorkelling skills
  • Introduction to underwater exploration

Session Breakdown

The session begins with an introduction and theory lesson, where you’ll learn the fundamentals of freediving, including essential safety practices. This is followed by breathing techniques, helping you to stay calm and extend your dive time effectively.

Next, we cover equalisation techniques to ensure you can equalise pressure comfortably while diving. Once you’re ready, you’ll move to the water session, applying your new skills and exploring depths up to 5 metres under the guidance of a professional instructor.

Finally, the experience concludes with a wrap-up and feedback session, where you’ll receive personalised tips and earn the SSI ‘Try Freedive’ recognition rating.

Location

This course takes place at the beautiful Porthkerris Cove, providing a scenic and peaceful environment for your freediving experience.

Prerequisites

No previous experience is necessary. Participants should be comfortable swimmers in good health. Additionally, medical and liability release forms must be completed before the session. You can view this form in the FAQs on this page.

Why Choose Us

We pride ourselves on offering a welcoming and supportive environment for all our students. Our experienced instructors are dedicated to ensuring you have a safe and enjoyable experience.

Small class sizes mean you receive plenty of individual attention, helping you to build confidence and skills quickly. Join us and take the first step towards discovering the fascinating world beneath the waves.

 

Credits: Images by Daan Verhoeven.

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What's Included:

  • Professional instruction and guidance
  • Use of freediving equipment
  • Theory and practical sessions
  • SSI ‘Try Freedive’ recognition rating

What's Not Included:

  • Personal swimwear and towels
  • Refreshments
  • Transport to and from the meeting point
  • On-site parking - £3 per car, per day

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Frequently Asked Questions

No prior diving experience is necessary. This course is designed for beginners.

Please bring your swimwear, a towel, and any personal items you might need for a day at the beach. All other equipment is provided.

If weather conditions are unsuitable, we will either move to a different (local) location or reschedule your session to ensure your safety.

We will let you know in advance if we need to change the venue.

Yes, you can book for groups, but please note that class sizes are limited to a maximum of 4 people per instructor.

Participants must be at least 14 years old and in good health.

You can take a look at the form below. We recommend you read this in detail before making a booking. You will need to answer ‘no’ to all 10 questions, or you will need to seek a medical evaluation from a doctor to be signed off to participate.

SSI Freediving Medical Form

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Cancellation Policy

Flexible

  • You can cancel until 48 hours before your booking for a full refund.
  • If you cancel after that, you’ll pay 50% up to 24 hours beforehand and the full amount after 24 hours.
  • Where applicable, deposit payments are non-refundable.

Moderate

  • You can cancel until 5 days before your booking for a full refund.
  • If you cancel after that, you’ll pay 50% up to 48 hours beforehand and the full amount after 48 hours.
  • Where applicable, deposit payments are non-refundable.

Firm

  • To receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 14 days before their booking.
  • If you cancel between 7 and 14 days before your booking, you’ll pay 50% of the cost.
  • If you cancel less than 7 days before the booking starts, you’ll pay the full amount.
  • Where applicable, deposit payments are non-refundable.

Strict

  • To receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 30 days before your booking.
  • If you cancel between 7 and 30 days before your booking, you’ll pay 50% of the cost.
  • If you cancel less than 7 days before the booking starts, you’ll pay the full amount.
  • You can also receive a full refund if you cancel within 48 hours of paying if the cancellation occurs at least 14 days before the booking starts.
  • Where applicable, deposit payments are non-refundable.

Custom Cancellation Policy

To receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 30 days before your booking.
If you cancel between 7 and 30 days before your booking, you’ll pay 50% of the cost.
If you cancel less than 7 days before the booking starts, you’ll pay the full amount.

Please note: Your booking will not be confirmed until a £100 non-refundable or transferable deposit is paid.

  • Where applicable, deposit payments are non-refundable.

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