Manta ray and coral reef conservation

Project name:

Barefoot Conservation

Project purpose:

Manta ray and coral reef conservation

Project activities:

  • community awareness

  • data collection/analysis

Weekly cost (approx USD):





South-East Asia

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Direct benefits you gain:

  • cultural integration

  • gain a qualification/credit

  • field research skills

  • remote scenic location

Noteworthy conservation points:

  • development goals (supporting local community)

  • publishes work


Mixed sex beach bungalows

When does the project run?


accommodation included, food included, pillows, mattress, electricity, refillable drinking water, fun dives

How long can I stay?


Details of the day-to-day life on the project:

Weekly price depends on whether you are a certified diver and the duration of your expedition (qualified divers can volunteer for a minimum of 2 weeks, but non-certified divers must stay a minimum of 3 weeks).

the price listed for weekly expenses is estimated using a 4 week project with a certified diver 

2 weeks with PADI open water/equivalent $720

3 weeks with PADI open water/equivalent $620
3 weeks no diving qualification $711

6 weeks with PADI open water/equivalent $478

6 weeks no diving qualification $523

9 weeks with PADI open water/equivalent $408

9 weeks with no diving qualifications $437

The price per week decreases with increasing duration on the project. After 12 weeks of volunteering, additional weeks cost $270 for both non certified and certified divers.

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