Ocean Research and Marine Conservation, South Africa

Cause Areas


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


Plettenburg BayKnysna, NAZA


Become a marine conservation volunteer and work on dolphin and whale research projects, helping to understand more about these magnificent species. Marine conservation volunteers will also have the opportunity to assist with community education projects on the South African coastline and aid with maintaining the high coastline quality. Opportunities also exist to volunteer with sea turtle and penguin rescue and monitor river health. Long term marine research internship placements also available.

You can volunteer in South Africa for between 1 week and 10 months, and we have places available throughout the year.

Individuals, groups and students are all welcome.

Cost for food, accommodation, equipment, programme materials and training starts from £450.


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Valid passport with 2+ blank pages
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