Dolphin & Whale Experience and Coastal Conservation in South Africa

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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


EDGE of AFRICAKnysna, Western Cape 6570ZA


Experience the wonders of the ocean with the only eco-tourism company permitted to do close encounter whale and dolphin watching along the Knysna Coast!

Expand your knowledge of our beautiful cetaceans, as well as assisting the team with recording daily sightings of the various species of whales and dolphins visiting our coastline. (Please note that boat trips are dependent on sea conditions and you may need to be flexible at times)

Throughout your stay you will assist with a variety of coastal conservation projects including surveying
local bird populations; conducting inter-tidal zone surveys; helping to keep our beaches clean; and assisting with monitoring various estuarine species.

You will also have the unforgettable experience of educating local children about the wonders of the ocean and providing them with an opportunity to visit local natural areas.

Throughout this program you will enjoy a variety of informative lectures, helping you to expand your
knowledge of marine life and aquatic ecology.

We are dedicated to making a positive difference to the marine ecology of this area; and you will be a part of this vision.


  • People Skills
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Science

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • minimum 2 weeks
  • confident speaking English

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