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
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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