Great White Shark & Whale Conservation

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Duration: 9-30 days

Trip code: SAGW

Head to the “White Shark Capital of the World" and 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 and research the rare Southern Right Whale during migration season - wow! 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 and help to protect colonies of African Penguins as well as dolphins, seals and seabirds in this amazing South African location! 

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, and watch rare Southern Right Whales in migration season
  • Head out on daily boat trips, dividing your time between research and eco-tourism, where you will spend time assisting tourists on a world-renowned cage diving boat
  • Help with other conservation projects protecting wildlife such as the endangered African penguin, seals and dolphins
  • Go underwater on your very own shark cage dive experience!
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