The Auckland Freediving Club


Developing the sport of Freediving in Auckland

Auckland Freediving Club is New Zealand's largest Freediving Club. We provide a safe environment and structured training for beginners through to Elite Freedivers and Spearos.


Beginner and advanced AIDA courses to dive deep into freediving knowledge and build your skills.

Join us

Become a member of our club - train, dive and learn with us. We can't wait to meet you!


Pool and lake training throughout the year in different training locations across Auckland.

AFC Events

Regular BBQs, visiting film festivals, trips, and any other organised events we're doing together.


Get the latest updates, trip reports and competition reviews, get insprired and stay informed!

About AFC

Learn more about what our club is all about, meet the committee and get in touch!

Join Auckland Freediving Club

AFC Members get access to pool training all year round as well as depth training over the summer months. We also hold regular events for members - from trips to information nights. On top of this members get access to discounts at some local dive shops.


AIDA freediving courses

AFC is home to a number of Freediving Instructors who can teach both AIDA and PADI Freediving courses.

"Really clear and informed guidance from Brad and Nicky on the Aida 3 course last weekend. I came away with a lot of new skills and information. It puts a lot of the pieces together."

Matt, AIDA 3 Star student


Latest Articles

Winter Training 2021

Winter Training 2021

With the end of daylight saving, our regular depth sessions are also finishing up and we're starting pool training at AUT Millennium from April 15 on. Start at AUT is 7pm, see you there! WINTER TRAINING SCHEDULE Mon - Tepid Baths - 7 pm Tue - Westwave, if there is...

Vertical Green 2021 – sign up now

Vertical Green 2021 – sign up now

Vertical Green is AFC's new depth competition! Only for club members and running for six weeks, Vertical Green is great for you if you are new to depth diving or competitions. For experienced divers, it's the perfect preparation for the Depth Nationals. Compete across...

Spearfishing in Rangiputa 2020

Spearfishing in Rangiputa 2020

Thirteen people, three boats, two batches, and lots of fish! On a weekend in November, a bunch of us headed up to Rangiputa for another great spearfishing trip.  Serena wrote a little account of the adventures of one of the two groups. "While the boat was named after...