Protecting our Oceans has become one of the most important environmental protection aims across the world. That's why we have included a comprehensive marine conservation section into our gap year program range. If you care for the Oceans, its inhabitants, and want to actively help this magnificent ecosystem to survive, then our range of Marine Conservation programs are for you!
What happens during our Marine Conservation Volunteer courses?
You will learn to dive, attend classes on ocean protection and - based on your chosen location - specific project work. Our conservation programs in Thailand, Costa Ricaand Fijineed volunteer support in a range of ongoing projects, ranging from coral reefs, nudibranchs, sharks, sponges, juvenile fish, clean ups and much more. Guided and taught by a highly experienced team, you will be able to conduct important marine surveys, identify issues that threaten marine species, and collect data for internationally recognized organizations, upon which they will base their future conservation plans.
Do I need previous experience to attend a Marine Conservation Volunteer course?
You can join without any pre-qualification. Internationally recognized qualifications and practical project work will all be part of your marine conservation volunteer course. An interest in Marine Conservation and diving is all you need to bring!
Will volunteering help me to gain work experience for Marine Conservation jobs?
Spending your gap year on a marine conservation course will not only provide you with valuable practical references, but it will also set you up for a career in the industry or build a platform for further studies. Previous Gapforce marine conservation volunteers have gone on to jobs in marine conservation including leading educational tours, managing dive resorts, and leading TV crews in marine environments. Whatever your career goals, we will equip you with the crucial first aid skills and experiences you need to make a valuable career start! Choose the ideal course for you depending on your individual interests or career goals.
Want to learn more about our Marine Conservation programs?
Please do not hesitate to get in contactwith one of our team, we will be happy to help.
Marine Conservation Volunteer & Dive Training Programs
Lying in the crystal clear, tropical waters of the Gulf of Thailand, Koh Tao’s abundant and diverse coral reefs provide a vast selection of model organisms to conduct essential research on reef ecosystems.