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MARINE CONSERVATION GAP YEAR COURSES

purple square All across the world marine conservation projects are desperate for volunteers to join them across a wide range of projects. Whether it be working on one of the Lionfish projects or looking after turtles, you will normally get the opportunity to work on your diving skills and some programmes even give you the qualifications! Your will be contributing to valuable scientific research and really making a difference to these fragile marine environments and the local communities that often coexist with them.

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Volunteering / Internships with Animals

Volunteering / Internships with Animals

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Gap Year Provider: TRU Experience Travel, worldwide
Take part in an incredible opportunity to spend time volunteering with majestic animals during your gap year! Set in spectacular locations around the world the projects will bring you close to the animals as you take part in their daily routines.

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Bahamas Marine Conservation

Bahamas Marine Conservation

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Gap Year Provider: Gapforce, Bahamas
Join our Volunteer Marine Conservation project in the Bahamas and help create UNESCO protected marine parks, assist local communities and teach conservation awareness in primary schools. Learn to dive, become a PADI Advanced Diver!



Marine Scientist Training

Marine Scientist Training

Bahamas
Gain valuable experience in Marine Conservation, either as a way into the industry or as a platform for further studies. Based on our Marine Research Station in the Bahamas, working with the Bahamas National Trust to create a new Marine Park and Bahamas first "Green Nature" Island, you will learn gl



Affordable Overseas Volunteer Programs From £150

Affordable Overseas Volunteer Programs From £150

Worldwide
Plan My Gap Year is an award-winning international volunteer placement organisation based in the UK. We provide the worlds most affordable, need-driven and supportive short-term volunteer programmes in Africa and Asia. Our programmes start from just two weeks in duration right up to six months.



Affordable Volunteer Abroad Programs from £120

Affordable Volunteer Abroad Programs from £120

Africa, Asia, South & Latin America
IVHQ provides safe, responsible, and extremely affordable volunteering placements in developing countries all over the world. Each year we place thousands of volunteers on our programs abroad, making us one of the world's most trusted volunteer organizations.



Dolphin Conservation in Zanzibar

Dolphin Conservation in Zanzibar

Tanzania
Help us protect Zanzibar's wild dolphin population by researching the impact that tourism is having on these amazing animals. You will get up-close encounters while learning how to swim ethically with dolphins, all the while contributing to marine conservation on this stunning tropical island.




Summer Projects for 16-19 year olds

Summer Projects for 16-19 year olds

Worldwide
Our Short-term Special Projects for 16-19 year olds offer teenagers the chance to volunteer and make a difference during their summer holidays! Projects Abroad has a wide range of projects from our Care & Panda Project in China to Conservation Projects in Peru.



Affordable Wildlife Volunteer Abroad Programs From £380

Affordable Wildlife Volunteer Abroad Programs From £380

Worldwide
PMGY offer some of the most amazing wildlife conservation volunteer projects in gorgeous, exotic locations abroad from 2-weeks to 6-months.



Adventure Road Trip and Community Development

Adventure Road Trip and Community Development

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Worldwide
Begin with an orientation to the country you have chosen, it is great way to embrace your new environment and become familiar with the new culture. You will visit some of the most beautiful landmarks in your chosen country, and also involved with some local communities along the way.



Conservation Projects Abroad

Conservation Projects Abroad

Worldwide
Volunteer on a Conservation & Environment placement with Projects Abroad and help to conserve some of the world’s most beautiful and fragile ecosystems. You may find yourself diving on our Shark Conservation project in Fiji, working in the heart of the Amazon rainforest or working with sea turtles




Affordable Teaching Volunteer Programs From £150

Affordable Teaching Volunteer Programs From £150

Worldwide
PMGY offer some of the most amazing teaching volunteer projects in gorgeous, exotic locations abroad from 1-week to 6-months.



Wildlife Conservation in Malaysia - turtles, tigers, scuba diving

Wildlife Conservation in Malaysia - turtles, tigers, scuba diving

Malaysia
We manage several conservation and community projects in Malaysia. Join us in the Perhentian Islands on our coral and diving research project or our turtle project. We have 2 tiger and rainforest conservation projects one in Merapoh and the other at Royal Belum State Park. Contact us now.



Costa Rica Marine Adventure

Costa Rica Marine Adventure

Costa Rica
Join our tropical Marine Conservation project in Costa Rica and scuba dive in one of the world's most stunning settings. Once fully trained, volunteer at our Sea Turtle conservation project and help protect marine life. Gain three PADI qualifications. See Manta rays, dolphins, sharks and whales.



Conservation Gap Year

Conservation Gap Year

Australia, Costa Rica, Galapagos, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Namibia, S.Africa, Malaysia, Borneo, Romania, Ecuador
Make a genuine difference with Oyster's many links to charities and organisations from around the world. Volunteer with exotic wildlife and help with environmental conservation by choosing from a variety of beautiful and exotic locations. Volunteer from as little as one week to up to 12 months.




Affordable Under 18 Volunteer Abroad Programs From £220

Affordable Under 18 Volunteer Abroad Programs From £220

Worldwide
PMGY offer some of the most amazing Under 18 volunteer projects in gorgeous, exotic locations abroad from 1-week to 6-months.



Culture and Volunteer experiences in Asia, Africa and South America

Culture and Volunteer experiences in Asia, Africa and South America

Worldwide
Begin with an orientation to the country you have chosen, it is great way to embrace your new environment and become familiar with the new culture. After this fun packed orientation you will be able to begin on your volunteer project, from Teaching, Conservation, Construction or Healthcare.



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More Marine Conservation Gap Years


Bahamas Marine Conservation

Bahamas Marine Conservation

Bahamas
Join our Volunteer Marine Conservation project in the Bahamas and help create UNESCO protected marine parks, assist local communities and teach conservation awareness in primary schools. Learn to dive, become a PADI Advanced Diver!





Adventurous Courses for your Year Out

If you love the open water then marine conservation should definitely be on the top of your choices when thinking about taking a gap year. You'll get the chance to take part in some ground-breaking conservation research projects, help to conserve maritime environments that are threatened by pollution or overfishing, and work with local communities to protect their way of life, whether that is through fishing or tourism. If you are sitting looking out of the window wondering what it would be like to go to and take part in a marine conservation project, simply have a look at some of the offers we have for you.