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Volunteer with Sharks in South Africa

Program Duration

9-12 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks

Dates

You can volunteer here throughout the year. Arrivals on Sunday.

Travel Types

  • Ecology

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

2 weeks costs £1207; each additional weeks costs £295 per week, excluding flights.

Program Fees Include:

- Before booking: Dedicated period of time on the phone or in person to discuss the project, answer any questions that you might have and find out more about you
- Pre-departure information covering medical, safety and project advice
- Advice on visa requirements
- Help and advice from our UK office before departure and whilst away
- Pre-arranged voluntary work with accommodation.
- ATOL financial protection (if Oyster books your flight)
- Being met at Cape Town airport and taken to your first night guest house accommodation in Cape Town
- Collection from your guest house and transfer to the project site
- Assistance and support from our representative whilst on your project
- Formal training session upon arrival, including health and safety, rules and regulations etc
- Internet access at the accommodation, along with swimming and pool table access
- Suitable gear for working with sharks, including cage diving
- Breakfast provided, as well as lunch when out on the boats
- Return transfer to Cape Town
- Donation to penguin houses project included
- Contribution to Oyster’s penguin house sponsorship
- Free access to InterHealth’s Travel Health Advice Service
- Oyster Worldwide volunteer t-shirt

On your return:

- Welcome home pack
- Certificate of Recognition (on request)
- References (on request)

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Biological Research
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Environment
  • Wildlife

Age Range

18+

This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Kiwi, Worldwide and Asian Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living

Application Process Involves

  • Phone/Video Interview
  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 day from recepit of form to booking interview

Post Services Include

  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home