Turtle and shark conservation
We run a turtle and shark tour and monitoring program in South Africa. Indian Ocean Loggerhead- and Leatherback turtles nest on our beaches.
Weekly cost (approx USD):
Direct benefits you gain:
field research skills
gain a qualification and/or credit
remote scenic location
Noteworthy conservation points:
contributes to environmental policy
development goals (supporting local community)
ethical rehabilitation centre/practices
Fully serviced house with private rooms.
When does the project run?
All year. Turtle monitoring is November to May
accommodation included, cooking facilities, electricity, local shops, near-by medical, refillable drinking water, hot shower, western toilet, wifi.
How long can I stay?
2 weeks/4 weeks/6 weeks
Over 18 years, fit and healthy.
Disabled persons also welcome.
Details of the day-to-day life on the project:
Marine turtle monitoring on the beaches at night. Shark conservation programs at our marine center.
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