Wild Dolphin Research Mozambique
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Wild Dolphin Research Mozambique

Adventure Types

  • Eco Tours
  • Ecology
  • Snorkeling
  • Student Tours


  • Business
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Environment
  • Human Rights
  • Marine Conservation
  • Tourism
  • Wildlife

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks

Year(s) Offered

4 weeks

Participation Guidelines

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families and Couples.

Cost in USD per week

USD 2,320

Program Includes:

What is included:
- Accommodation in the village on-site with the dolphin crew
- Basic meals (three per day)(self help)(food stuffs provided)
- DolphinCare~Africa Gift Pack (2 t-shirts to be worn on duty, Dca
- Volunteer certificate of attendance, Dvd with pictures and dolphin diaries of during your stay; dvd with information on our dolphins, research projects and interesting reference papers.
- Tour of Ponta do Ouro
- Participation in a three launch dolphin encountour
- Training for specific tasks
- Field trips ~ 3 per week weather dependent
- Invaluable experience working at sea (behavioural observations, data collection, photographic identification) etc..
- Research contribution to DolphinCare-Africa
- Mentoring by DolphinCareAfrica crew

Duties include but are not limited to:
- Educational briefings and turtle walks
- Boat based data capture (photographic, behavioral, etc.)
- Land based data (land based observations ~ 3per week, data entry, fin identification, etc)
- Preparation of educational/information boards
- Marine animal stranding help
- Bone/skeleton preparation, cataloguing & reconstruction

What you are responsible for & additional costs:
- Airfare & travel costs to/from Ponta do Ouro. Transfers from further location such as Maputo, Mozambique & Richards Bay, South Africa can be arranged on request (price dependent).
- One month visa
- Soft drinks, alcohol, dining out, spending money etc
- Any recreational activities you decide to take part in (kiting, surfing, scuba diving, bush excursions, etc.)
- Medical and travel insurance
- Additional activities (open-water dive course ~ USD550)

Accommodation Options

  • Other

Experience Required



* Fluent in English - Portuguese a bonus
* Computer literate
* Good people skill
* Willingness to work as a team
* Not scared to work
* Good physical health

Minimum Education

High School

Application Procedures

  • Resume
  • Written Application