Marine Scientist Training

Know Before You Go: FAQs, Marine Scientist Training

Program: Marine Scientist Training Location: Costa Rica, Quepos Duration: 10 weeks If you have a deep passion for the underwater world, like to explore this environment and want to get active in conserving it for the future, Gapforce Marine Scientist Training is the right program for you.

Costa Rica Marine Conservation Training

Know Before You Go: FAQs, Marine Conservation Training

Program: Marine Conservation Training Location: Costa Rica, Quepos Duration: 4 or 6 weeks If you have a passion for the underwater world, would like to explore this environment closer in depth and want to get active in conserving it for the future you have found the right program. Located in the beautiful beachtown of Quepos, Costa Rica, with Gapforce Marine … Read More

The International Year of the Reef

The International Year of the Reef 2018 is the third International Year of the Reef which aims to strengthen awareness globally about the value of, and threats to, coral reefs and associated Ecosystems. Today, we are faced for the first time with losing an entire ecosystem on which we depend.   If we succeed in saving coral reefs, we will not … Read More

Gap year adventures in the bahamas

Ocean Shaggies in The Bahamas

Sitting in Jay’s bedroom writing this while doing knowledge reviews I realise it would be easy to make this blog melancholic, for three people left this week and will be sorely missed. But looking back over the week there were some truly amazing moments that I…

A Sensational Week of Diving in The Bahamas

Well what a sensational jam packed week we have had! This week kicked off with the commencement of the compressor thanks to the magician Paul who managed to kick start the life back into…

Looking Fresh In Our Androsia Shirts

Monday started with two dives in the morning to do some non-priority fish point outs. When we got back to camp we all did some serious cramming as our non-priority fish test was later on that afternoon. We all passed with flying colours so now we know almost every fish on the reef! We had our camp meeting to talk about the awesome week that had gone by and Victoria introduced us to a game called assassins where we each got given a place and item to ‘kill’ someone…

An Exciting Week Of Diving, Puppies, Dolphins And Good Food

Monday we started with two dives in the morning. In the afternoon we had our non priority fish lecture and we feel like we know all of the fish in the sea. After our camp meeting everyone relaxed and had an early night.
Tuesday morning there was two dives and after lunch we went to the Bahamas National Trust to set up for the spay and neuter clinic. When we returned we had a volleyball match which was fun for everyone. After playing volleyball, we had a beach clean and nobody found any money or any treasures…

Update from Bahamas Marine Conservation Program

Roaming along the river bank

Monday In the morning the most of us were happy to wake up without a hangover and more sleep, so there were smiles all around. For the first half of the day the beginners were briefed on how to assemble their dive gear for the first time. After they finished there session, they were thrilled to have learnt something new. … Read More

Bahamas Gap Year

You’re So Beautiful Like A Butterfly

It has been a busy first week in The Bahamas. Our marine conservation volunteers have been getting used to their new home, food and lifestyle! Recent updates:   Saturday After a very short night the morning group met at the international airport in Nassau before heading to our camp on Andros Island. When we arrived at our camp the first thing to do was hanging on … Read More

Week 8

Monday began at the crack of dawn for Prasanna, Chloe and James as they completed the final transect on our new favourite dive site, Mike Hunts. It was an especially beautiful morning for Chloe and James as they got to witness Prasanna sporting a rather tiny blue bikini bottom and sunglasses for his 100th dive, which then resulted in a … Read More