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Shark Research and Conservation Volunteer Program

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks


PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent with a minimum of 25 logged dives


  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:


Cost Includes:

  • Excursions
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

Pre-departure support; travel and medical advice; pre-trip information package; highly qualified and professional project leaders; three nutritious meals a day and refreshments; comfortable accommodation with hot showers, toilets, beds, pillows, linen; local orientation and comprehensive project training; research materials; underwater slates; 24 hour in-country support; ground transportation during the program; boat transfers; diving equipment: BCD, regulator, diving tanks, weights; TSO t-shirt.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Biological Research
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • Marine Conservation
  • Sports
  • Wildlife

Typical Volunteer

World citizens with an interest for marine conservation

Age Range


This Program is open to

Australian, Canadian, European, American, South African, Kiwi, Worldwide, Asian, British and Irish Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Guest House

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 8 to 16

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

15 minutes

Post Services Include

  • Exit Debriefing Abroad