280 euros a Week Marine Conservation Program
95% Rating
(2 Reviews)

280 euros a Week Marine Conservation Program

Welcome to our Marine Conservation program. What we propose is to make you part of our team by building artificial reef and help us to create a unique marine sanctuary. We are working with the local community, the government and scientist from different countries. This program is only for people who want to be really implicated. You will not do only survey!

With us, you will learn about marine biology, how to build an artificial reef, do corals transplantation and maintenance it. At the end of your journey you did something real. You will understand how much your work been benefit for the marine life every time when you will receive upgrade from us. You can also do fun dives, excursions, trekking, quad and more on the island. This project is running all year around but we don’t take more than 6 volunteers because we want to make in all the aspect of the project.

We believe that anybody can make a change and it’s what we do.

If you want to be part of the change, join us!

Locations
Africa » Madagascar
Length
1-2 Weeks
2-4 Weeks
1-3 Months
3-6 Months
Language
English
Housing
Hostel
Starting Price
$0.00
Currency
USD
Price Details
What’s included:

Pre-departure support
Accommodation
PADI fees
Food
Diving Gears

What’s not included:

Flight
PADI professional membership fees for the Divemaster course
PADI Divemaster Crew Package for Divemaster Course
Visa
Insurance
Other Locations
Nosy Be

Questions & Answers

Program Reviews

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Program Reviews (2)

Tamzin
Female

Marine Conservation Project

10/10

I worked on NGO Marine conservation projects at Scuba Nosy Be as an intern & researcher 📖
We built 6 artificial reefs and transplanted corals on to them and even have fish and invertebrates living inside and on them - I also completed my Rescue diver exam 🏆 🐠
I created Tammy's Point with the help and knowledge of Etienne (The most passionate marine conservationist I have ever met, I'd love to work with you again one day - I have so many plans!) 🐙
(S13° 22' 406" E48° 10' 882")
Our work is now a thriving habitat to many corals and marine life 🐡
Underwater photos never capture the true beauty of what is really down there 📸
I've had cocktails (Rum Cocos) on the most incredible beaches and eaten some amazing vegan food 🍹
I've met some lemurs, crocodiles, birds, dogs, zebu, iguanas, beetles, butterflies, spiders, panther chameleons, geckos, moths, frogs, fossa, snakes, and cats
I've dived in some incredible sites: Shark point, Nosy Tanikely, Area 51, Nosy Mangabe, Tammy's Point, Ship Wreck, Nosy Sakatia, Anjiamarango & many more 🌊
I got to swim along side giant sea turtles, lion fish, leopard sharks, moray eels, scorpion fish, angelfish, damselfish, parrotfish, sea cucumbers, starfish, urchins, rays, giant clams & butterfly fish 🐢
I've cut fishing nets to free trapped turtles & rays ⚓️
I've sunk two cars to turn into reefs and almost achieved everything I wanted to do.
Etienne & Pat were incredibly accommodating, they went above and beyond to make sure I had a fantastic experience. They both organised excursions for me and catered for my special dietary requirements.
The local people as well as Eitenne's family are beautiful and friendly people. Everybody really helps make you feel relaxed and at home. Now I am continuing my journey else where, I still keep in contact with the people i shared my experience with for updates and to share photos.
I highly recommend this conservation project!

Caro
Female
35 years old
Marseille, France

A worthwhile and enjoyable experience in Madagascar

9/10

As a professional dive instructor I have been diving all over the world and have enjoyed and participated in many aspects of the underwater world. However, this was my first real opportunity to actively participate in a conservation project.
This project allowed me to participate and get involved in the practical aspects of the work rather than just doing data collection.
I was involved in the construction of artificial reefs, fabricating the metalic structure which would host the coral, placing it in the water and attaching the coral. The founders of this project, Etienne and Erwan are really knowledgeable, passionate and always willing to teach. Madagascar is an amazing dive destination.
The coral reefs are pristine, and there is a variety of interesting topography on the dive sites. In addition to the great diving, there is a great atmosphere around the dive center and (very important) the food was amazing. I plan to return next year to see the result of my contribution and to participate in future projects.

Response from Nosy Be Conservation

Dear Caroline,

Thanks you for your review. It was a real pleasure to have you helping us at the begining of the NGO.

Since you left, we done a lot more and I will send to you some updates, so you will be able to see the evolution of the work done.

Hope everything is going well for you, feel free to send us some news.

Kind regard

Etienne Wojcieckowski

About The Provider

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We are a marine conservation NGO based in Nosy Be Island, Madagascar.
Our work is to create artificial reef, repair damaged reef and scientist research.
We work closely with the scientist community and we are continuously searching for new ways to protect the marine life.

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