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Unlock Your Next Adventure with Us

Dive into the world of freediving with Apnea Center! From beginner, advanced, and master courses to breath training, relaxation techniques, travel experiences, and premium freedive equipment selection – we are your gateway to extraordinary aquatic and terrestrial adventures. With locations in Zurich, Switzerland and Dubai, United Arab Emirates, join us for a thrilling journey into the depths of freediving excellence.

At Apnea Center, we stand out as your premier choice for freediving in Zurich, Switzerland and Dubai, United Arab Emirates, offering an unparalleled blend of expertise and community. What distinguishes us is our passionate freediving mission, our exceptional instructors, and our global community.

Our passion is freediving and everything directly related to it: courses and training, breathing and relaxation techniques, as well as travel and the selection of the best equipment. We do everything we can to offer you extraordinary experiences in the water and on land. Our goal is to try and find the perfect solution for you. Therefore, we are independent from product brands or organizations. We invite you to become part of our freediving community and actively shape our platform.

Our Services

Personalised Training

We believe people are different. We develop a tailor-made training for your individual goals.

Various Course Options

We offer freediving courses from multiple organizations including AIDA, Molchanovs, and PADI.

Superior Equipment

We consistently seek cost-effective materials, rigorously testing them ourselves and ensuring suppliers maintain high service quality.

Daily Availability

Feel free to reach out to us anytime for assistance or with any questions you may have. We're here to help you!

Global Community

Our team and community comprise individuals from many countries, spanning across Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates.

Bespoke Travel

Embark on uniquely crafted adventures with our tailor-made trips, where the thrill of freediving takes center stage, complemented by exclusive experiences.

Top Travel Destinations

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Mexico, Playa del Carmen

In April, we are embarking on another thrilling journey to Mexico, immersing ourselves in the mesmerizing cenotes of Yucatan. Come join our expedition for an unforgettable experience featuring six freediving sessions led by seasoned instructors, captivating Maya sightseeing, and an indulgence in the finest local culinary delights. Professional underwater photos will capture the magic of your underwater adventures.

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Spain, Tenerife

Prepare for an electrifying retreat to Tabaiba on Tenerife, courtesy of Apnea Center's upcoming freediving camp! Building on the triumph of our September 2023 event, we are poised to deliver an even more remarkable experience, and we cordially invite you to join us for this exhilarating adventure.

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Diverse People — One Passion

Tobi profile

Founder, Co-Owner

Languages: German, English

Profession: Entrepeneur & Investor

Interests: Freediving, Skiing, Hiking, Travel

Chris profile


Languages: German, English, Spanish, French

Profession: General Manager

Interests: Freediving, Wakesurfing, Biking, Travel

Jorge profile


Languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish

Profession: Senior Consultant

Interests: Freediving, Triathlon, UW Photograpgy

Baba profile


Languages: Arabic, English

Profession: Software Engineering Manager

Interests: Freediving, Spearfishing, Cyber Security

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What People Say

Stephane profile

Great teacher and nice group atmosphere. I recommend to anyone who would like to get into the fascinating world of freediving! The Apnea Center team is very skilled and instructors are motivated.

Tina profile

I am new to the underwater life!!! I cant thank Tobi and Baba enough!! They are really great instructors and an amazing team!!! I highly recommend joining Apnea Center to anyone interested in freediving.

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Marco profile

The best to learn and improve your freediving! I have been taking all my AIDA certificates with Apnea Center. Tobi is a superb instructor that allows you to build up your apnea skills with time and dedication.


3 Years of Following The Dream

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