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Great White Shark & Whale Conservation

Work aboard the shark cage dive boats!
1 week or longer
from £499.00
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1 Weeks
Great White Shark & Whale Conservation - 1 week
£499.00
2 Weeks
Great White Shark & Whale Conservation - 2 weeks
£899.00
3 Weeks
Great White Shark & Whale Conservation - 3 weeks
£1,249.00
4 Weeks
Great White Shark & Whale Conservation - 4 weeks
£1,499.00
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Great White Shark & Whale Conservation
What's included
  • A meeting and transfer from the airport to your Cape Town hostel
  • One night in a Cape Town hostel
  • A transfer from your Cape Town hostel to the shark project
  • A return transfer to Cape Town (but not to the airport) at the end of your project
  • Volunteer house accommodation at the project
  • Meals aboard the dive boat – A simple breakfast, and teas and coffees are also included at your accommodation. Inclusive lunches (sandwiches) are served on board
  • Internet at your accommodation
  • Lectures and other activities led by expert marine biologists
  • Trips out on the boat (includes shark cage diving)
  • The chance to become involved in whale and other marine wildlife observations (subject to seasonal availability)
  • A welcome pack containing project information, tshirts, a hat, water boots, and a DVD
  • Volunteer participation certificates
  • Tours of Gansbaai, around the township and surrounding area, such as to Danger Point Lighthouse
  • 24 hour emergency support
+What's not included
  • A return airport transfer from Cape Town
  • Flights
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance*
  • Telephone usage
  • Meals when not aboard the boat.
  • Any extra activities you’d like to participate in (many can be organised through our shark partners, such as paintballing, horse riding, quad biking, kayaking and skydiving)
  • Transfers to the airport at the end of your project (a Cape Town transfer is included however)
  • Accommodation in Cape Town after your project (we recommend you book a night, and can make reservations for you if you need)

*Please note you should make sure your travel insurance policy covers shark cage diving activities.

Trip summary

  • Work as a volunteer in the “White Shark Capital of the World"
  • Become a marine conservation volunteer along the amazing Cape Coast in South Africa
  • Make new friends from your coastal base in gorgeous Gansbaai
  • Work alongside marine biologists to monitor and track Great White Sharks
  • Research the rare Southern Right Whale during migration season
  • Volunteer on eco-tourism boat trips and take tourists cage diving with sharks
  • Get up close to Great Whites on your own cage dive adventures
  • Help protect colonies of African Penguins as well as dolphins, seals and seabirds

Trip highlights

  • Become a marine conservation and eco-tourism volunteer in South Africa
  • Get up close to amazing marine life such as Great White Sharks and endangered Whales
  • Work alongside marine biologists tagging, tracking, identifying and studying the migratory, feeding, and general behavioural habits of sharks
  • Watch rare Southern Right Whales in migration season from July-December
  • Head out on daily boat trips, dividing your time between research and eco-tourism
  • Help with other conservation projects protecting wildlife such as the endangered African penguin, seals and dolphins
  • Spend time assisting tourists on a world-renowned cage diving boat
  • Go underwater on your very own shark cage dive experience!

Start Dates

You can view the start dates for this programme using either the calendar on the left or the lists to the right.
2014 Start Dates
2015 Start Dates
2016 Start Dates

This project starts on every Sunday.

Prices from

1 Weeks
Great White Shark & Whale Conservation - 1 week
£499.00
2 Weeks
Great White Shark & Whale Conservation - 2 weeks
£899.00
3 Weeks
Great White Shark & Whale Conservation - 3 weeks
£1,249.00
4 Weeks
Great White Shark & Whale Conservation - 4 weeks
£1,499.00

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