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Marine Conservation, South Africa


Vacancy: Marine Conservation, South Africa
Company: BUNAC
Reference Number: BUNAC
Category: Community Projects (Community development, Schools & Education, Social Work)
Dates: Regular departures, year-round
Cost : From £1250

Marine Conservation, South Africa


Marine Conservation Volunteering in South Africa

Are you a bit of an adrenaline junkie who would like to tick one more amazing experience off your bucket list? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to cave dive with great white sharks? Would you like to volunteer with the endangered African penguin?

BUNAC’s Marine Conservation: Sharks, Whales & Penguins volunteering programme will allow you to do this, all while experiencing the amazing diverse country that is South Africaand developing transferable skills to use in your future search for employment. Take a dip into the deep blue sea with this awesome opportunity based in gorgeous Gansabaai, South Africa.

What inclusions are there? 

  • Return transfers from Cape Town to Gansbaai
  • A cage dive with Great Whites (you will get a video of this)
  • Training on equipment, procedures and animals
  • All transport to and from group activities
  • Sea days where you will track and monitor the Marine Big 5
  • Accommodation at the International Marine Volunteer Centre (Including Wi-Fi, all bedding, breakfast and lunch)
  • Additional dives and snorkelling trips
  • Social events and excursions
  • Free entrance to the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town, either before/after your trip (let us know a few days in advance so that we can arrange this)
  • Dedicated support from BUNAC and our in-country partner.

Placement Details


Main Category: Community Projects


  • Community development
  • Schools & Education
  • Social Work


 South Africa
  • Port Elizabeth

Included with this placement

  • Airport Pickup
  • Accommodation
  • Food


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