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Shark Conservation Project

Frivillighetsarbeid med dyr

Shark Conservation Project

Frivillighetsarbeid med dyr i Sør-Afrika

This exciting project is situated in Gansbaai –the White Shark capital of the world. The coast around Gansbaai is home to multiple marine species. You will be able to experience a wide range of these South African Marine Wildlife, including the Marine Big 5!

There are shark sightings all year, peaking in the Southern Hemisphere in winter (May -September). Southern Right Whales including their calves return every year in July and stay around until December, when they return back to Antarctic waters. Other species including seals and penguins are resident all year and we sometimes have sightings of bottlenose, humpback and common dolphins. Our volunteer programs here offer a limited number of places each year which allows participants to gain the maximum from their time working closely with biologists from our research team on our shark cage diving vessel.

Reisefakta

Pris: 14 dager fra 13.500 kr

(fly t/r Norge ikke inkludert)

Volunteer Tasks:

  • Assist inlaying and retrieving the anchor
  • Assist putting in the cage and attaching it to the boat
  • Help prepare bait
  • Help with the chumming
  • Assist the customers on the boat – answering any questions they have, informing them about the white sharks, helping them with their wet suits, offering help to any people suffering from seasickness
  • Assist divers in getting ready for the cage, and helping them in and out of the cage – providing them with masks, weight belts and towels
  • Collecting data on the sharks
  • Helping prepare the cage if we have a second trip
  • Viewing the sharks and taking pictures

Price includes:

  • 3 nights in Cape Town
  • Accommodation on project
  • Cape Town Orientation tour
  • Transfer Gansbaai back to Cape Town, providing you travel back on a Monday
  • Breakfast and lunch on working days
  • 24 hour support and supervision on project 
  • Certificate of appreciation
  • Donation to the NPO to assist with projects, for all bookings of 4 weeks or more

Project Highlights:

  • Every volunteer gets involved in our eco-tourism (cage diving), whale-watching and other conservation work throughout their stay
  • You will work with professionals and clients in a world-class ecotourism environment
  • You will learn about the behaviors and biology of Great White Sharks, whales, penguins and the other species in our seas
  • Volunteers can choose from day-to-day between working on our shark-cage diving vessel, eco-tour/whale watching vessel or at our bird rehabilitation centre
  • The opportunity to help out at our African Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary
  • We will help, support and encourage you to get the most out of your stay

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