Fiji Marine Conservation with Gapforce

Location: Fiji: Rural Areas

Program Duration: 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks

Dates: 2019,2020,Year Round

https://gapforce.org/?utm_source=goabroad....

Wimbledon Business Centre 4 Queens Road Wimbledon London, UK SW19 8YB England

Call Us

Phone: +(0)207 384 3028 (UK)

Description

Join the Gapforce volunteer marine survey team in Fiji and find yourself living on a stunning South Pacific island being taught how to dive in the crystal blue Pacific Ocean.

Spend your days diving on exquisite coral reefs collecting vital survey data with marine biologists and help create a seascape multi-use reserve in partnership with worldwide marine conservation efforts.

Join our project partners in engaging activities, gaining PADI certifications, and giving back to the community with rewarding experiences.

The project is an amazing opportunity to live on the other side of the world, a perfect balance between conservation and adventure.

Highlights

1. Volunteer as a research assistant to help protect a coral reef in Fiji.

2. Join a marine research station on a stunning South Pacific island.

3. Become an experienced PADI qualified diver.

4. Swim with sharks, rays, turtles, and more.

5. Dive Namena Marine Reserve, one of the world's top three dive sites.

Travel Types
  • Scuba
Qualifications

REEF Check, PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Advanced Diver, Deep Dive and Night Dive Training, Emergency First Response Training.

Cost in US$:

$600-900,$900-1250

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

COMPREHENSIVE PRE-DEPARTURE SUPPORT
24-HOUR IN-COUNTRY SUPPORT
AIRPORT PICK-UP (UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED)
ALL NECESSARY PROJECT EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS
ALL NECESSARY PROJECT TRAINING BY EXPERIENCED STAFF
COMMUNITY WORK WORKSHOP
CORAL REEF ECOLOGY
DIVING COMPRESSOR TRAINING WORKSHOP
FIRST AID & CPR TRAINING
LOCATION ORIENTATION
LONG TERM EXPERIENCED STAFF
MEALS WHILE ON PROJECT
PADI CORAL REEF RESEARCH DIVER DISTINCTIVE SPECIALITY
PADI OPEN WATER (FOR 8 AND 12 WEEK VOLUNTEERS) AND ADVANCED OPEN WATER
SAFE AND BASIC ACCOMMODATIONS (USUALLY SHARED)
TRANSFER TO BASE LOCATION
USE OF O2 EQUIPMENT WO

Credit Available

no

Volunteer Types
  • Marine Conservation
  • Conservation
  • Childcare & Children
This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Dormitory

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
Typically The Application Process Time is
5 days
Year Founded

1997

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