Volunteer for Sharks
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Volunteer for Sharks


South Africa: Cape Town, Hermanus

Adventure Types

  • Eco Tours
  • Nature Tours
  • Photography
  • Scuba
  • Snorkeling
  • Student Tours
  • Summer Camp


  • Animal Sciences
  • Biology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Marine Science
  • Photography
  • Scuba
  • Tourism
  • Zoology & Wildlife Sciences


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

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks

Age Range

18 years and older

This Program is open to

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

Cost in USD

USD 240 for 2 weeks (USD 120 for one week)

Program Includes:

• One night accommodation included in Cape Town pre-Monday pick up
• Monday transfer from Cape Town- Gansbaai return included
• Frequent presentations and hands on research experience
• Centrally located self-catering accommodation (Wi-Fi, cleaning)
• Full introduction to the local area and authentic South African braai
• Welcome pack (Includes cap, tee-shirts, local guide-book and a map of the area)
• Transport to shops
• Shark cage diving experience, diving equipment (ie wetsuit and mask) and boat tour of nearby “Shark Alley” and Dyer Island
• Educational community excursions and outreach on nonsea- going days
• Assistance with arranging your own Cape Town or Garden Route tours
• Reference letters and certificates
• Breakfast, light lunches on sea-going days
• A trip to Cape Agulhas – the most southern point of Africa (on a non sea-going day)
• A trip to Betty ’s Bay te see the Stony Point penguin colony (on a non sea-going day)

Accommodation Options

  • Dormitory
  • Group living
  • Home-stays
  • Independent living

Experience Required



No specific Qualification needed, but a marine background will help

Minimum Education

High School

Application Procedures

  • Written Application