Marine Conservation in Lisbon

Location: Portugal: Lisbon

Program Duration: 1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks

Dates: 2019,2020,2021,Year Round

ImpacTrip

http://www.impactrip.com

Rua Dr. Lopes Baptista Lisbon, Cartaxo 2070 Portugal

Call Us

Phone: +351919279188

Description

Volunteers on this program will have the opportunity to join a variety of conservation efforts focused on the protection of the marine ecosystem in the Coastline of Portugal. In collaboration with a diving school which has a special emphasis on the local environmental protection you can:

• Take internationally recognized Diving certifications
• Explore the Portuguese coastline underwater world
• Learn about the marine ecosystem and how to protect it
• Collect trash from the bottom of the Ocean to recycle it
• Work with the local community - educate them about environmental issues, conservation, and protection of biodiversity and marine resources.

You will always be supervised by an experienced diver instructor and will receive comprehensive training on the marine conservation subject.

Any person can participate, from beginners (starting with the Open Water Dive Certification) to more experienced divers, as the program is adapted to your diving experience. Observe fish of all colors, touch weird seaweeds, explore caves, discover boat wrecks and much more. You will discover a Portuguese treasure unknown to many and loved by those who are brave enough to take this challenge.

Travel Types
  • Backpacking
  • Camping
  • Deep-Sea Fishing
  • Eco Tours
  • Heritage Tourism
  • Nature Tours
  • Scuba
Qualifications

You don't need diving experience.

Languages
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • English

Cost in US$:

$900-1250

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

* Accommodation at a dormitory at a sustainable hostel in the city center(Private rooms with shared bathroom are also available)
* Three meals a day, every day: breakfast, lunch, dinner cooked by a Portuguese cook
(Vegetarian, gluten-free and meals for lactose-intolerant are available upon request.)
* Pick-up at the airport and transfer to the accommodation (At any time)
* Guided city tour (2 hours)
* Diving equipment, certifications, and instruction
* Free SIM card
* Support 24/7 and 365 days a year at anytime
* Insurance

Credit Available

no

Volunteer Types
  • Water Projects
  • Marine Conservation
  • Historic Preservation
  • Environment
  • Conservation
  • Animal Welfare
Age Range
10-99
This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, Asian, Worldwide, Kiwi, South African, Irish, British Participant. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Participants Travel to Portugal

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
1 hour
Post Services Include
  • Alumni Network
Year Founded

2015

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