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Find the Right Freediving or Spearfishing Wetsuit for You


Why Measure For a Freediving or Spearfishing Wetsuit?

Where do you begin when in search of the perfect freediving suit? Try to walk into your local shop and often-times the selection is underwhelming. Shopping online is also a challenge because you can't try the suit on virtually. This means having to return suit after freediving wetsuit that just doesn't fit quite right. The answer? Our custom freediving suits have more options than you could ever imagine. With reasonable pricing, tons of styles, and sizing that just fits. Our large selection means finding the perfect freediving wetsuit for you. Check out easy to use guide and we'll find the perfect freediving suit to fit you and your style.

Why Choose a Freediving or Spearfishing Wetsuit

Is this your first time choosing a freediving wetsuit? Start here. Consider your intended use. There are 3 primary common uses for a suit.

  • Reef Freediving

  • Spearfishing

  • Competitive/line Freediving

Reasons Why it's Important to have a proper Fitting Wetsuit

  • Warmth

  • Bouyancy

  • Protection from the Sun

  • Protection from scrapes and bumps

  • Looks

  • Comfort

3mm vs 5mm and Beyond   Water Temperature and Wetsuit Thickness

Wetsuit temperature guidelines:


  • 2 mm or less above 80º f or 26 º C

  • 3 mm 75 - between 80º f or 24-26º C

  • 5 mm between 60 - 75º f or 15.5-24º C

  • 7mm between 45 - 60º f or 7-15.5º C

  • 8mm+ below 45º f

BestDive Wetsuits

Freediving is a growing sport. The availability of gear is becoming more widespread by the day. Suits for freediving were once a small niche in the diving world. Today they are becoming more widely available. Bestdive wetsuits are at the forefront of the wetsuit market. How do we know? Kona Freedivers has been selling custom wetsuits since 2016. After having dealt with the major wetsuit brands for years we have finally found the world's premier wetsuit maker. Bestdive is able to produce wetsuits quickly, at a reasonable price, with so many options that the suit can only fit you perfectly.

There are several reasons why you should order a Bestdive wetsuit versus any other freediving wetsuit. Primarily it is going to fit you better. Fit is important because it means it will be easier to put on and take off while still providing the warmth needed from a freediving wetsuit.

Secondly Bestdive will make your wetsuit in a timely way. This means you will get it within a reasonable time. Many custom wetsuit makers will take 1-3 months to produce your suit.

The quality of construction of a Bestdive wetsuit is yet another reason why they are best-in-class.

Lastly Bestdive wetsuits offer the widest possible selection of fit, styles, sizing, colors, thickness, and options available in the custom freediving wetsuit world.

Are you looking for a spearfishing wetsuit? More often than not any spearfishing wetsuit you find will be open cell. This means you Will need to use lubricant to put it on. This is a warmer option but can get messy on a boat and some don't like having to use lube. With a custom spearfishing wetsuit you can specify the lining to be open-cell, nylon, or smoothskin. This means you get the color, fit and material you demand for your spearfishing Kona. A spearfishing wetsuit will usually have pads on the chest for loading your gun , and some of the better suits will have elbow and knee pads as well. This means your suit will last longer. You can get an off-the-rack spearfishing wetsuit but none will fit like a good custom or well chosen stock size spearfishing wetsuit. Take your time and fill out the form to get a recommendation for the best suit for your needs.

Womens Freediving Wetsuits

Let's face facts. It can be downright challenging if not impossible to find suitable womens freediving wetsuits if you're a woman with curves. This is not uncommon. Women's bodies can have a large variety in shapes and sizes. Especially between top and bottom. This means your needs for a proper fitting suit are even greater than your average man. There are very few off the-rack freediving suit options that are going to fit most women. When manufacturers make a suit it's cut to fit a mannequin and unless you are the same shape and size as the mannequin you're probably not going to have a great fit. But fear not! We have a solution. Take some time and fill out the stock measurement form. This will give us an idea if you will fit into one of our stock suits. We have the ability to select from different size tops and bottoms among 24 sizes! This means we can fit many women with a stock size freediving suit.


When it comes to womens freediving wetsuits Kona Freedivers has some of the best selection available in the world. There are multiple style options, some with unique designs and others that are tried and true. We have 43 color options for our nylon suits. This means one you pick your style you can customize the colors to your personal style. Some suit styles offer up to 3 color choices so you'll be sure to have a unique freediving suit that suits your tastes. In womens freediving wetsuits we have the ultimate in fit and finish! If you're looking for a wetsuit that is fashionable and photography friendly we recommend a smooth skin wetsuit. You can read our blog about how to select the right thickness and material for your freediving suit. In womens freediving wetsuits we have a nearly endless amount of options available. You can add zippers, change logo colors and select from 3 lining types. You can also add pads or remove the hood. There are so many choices sometimes you need to go for a coffee just to think it over! To get measured for their new womens freediving wetsuits we require an appointment. Call us at the shop at (808) 464-6584 to schedule your measurement and wetsuit consult session with a freediving professional. We love hearing back from our guests about how much they love their womens freediving wetsuits and often get re-orders on them.

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