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South Africa - Great White Shark Conservation

Overall Rating

9/ 10

  • Volunteer Placement

    10

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Living Situation

    8

  • Community Engagement

    7

  • Health & Safety

    10

  • Day to Day Life

    10

Amazing experience

My experience through GoEco was nothing short of amazing. This was my first time volunteering abroad and traveling on my own and everyone made my trip stress free.

The program was made so that anyone could volunteer, no matter what your background. The marine biologists and trip coordinators were so friendly and caring. They made me feel so comfortable and were up to answer any questions that I had. Because this was a marine based trip, our days were planned around "sea-days" or "no sea days". So even if there were days where we were not able to get on the water, the coordinators planned out activities for us to do all day long. I learned so much and was able to even get to spend some time volunteering with the African Penguins!

My only criticism is that I chose to volunteer for one week. I'm 100% doing this again, but this time I'll be staying for at least two weeks!