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Turtle and shark conservation

Project name:

Oceanlife Conservation

Project purpose:

We run a turtle and shark tour and monitoring program in South Africa. Indian Ocean Loggerhead- and Leatherback turtles nest on our beaches.

Project activities:

  • animal interaction

  • community awareness

  • data collection/analysis

  • teaching

  • scuba diving


South Africa


average rating is 5 out of 5, based on 1 votes, Ratings


Weekly cost (approx USD):



Direct benefits you gain:

  • cultural integration

  • data/statistical skills

  • field research skills

  • gain a qualification and/or credit

  • remote scenic location

  • report writing

Noteworthy conservation points:

  • contributes to environmental policy

  • development goals (supporting local community)

  • ethical rehabilitation centre/practices

Wild Sun Rescue Center


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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