Take part in an expedition to the coasts of South Africa and Mozambique, take an Introduction to Scuba course AND get careers training from Conservation Careers!

Embark on an adventure-filled 17-day expedition to the coastal areas of north-eastern South Africa and southern Mozambique. Spend time with marine biology experts and conservationists who are passionate about the preservation of the unique species of the warm Indian ocean waters. The biosphere reserves and estuaries provides for a rich educational experience. An Introduction to Scuba Course will make sure that nobody is left high and dry.

About Our Partner

Meet your mobile classroom in Marine Biology!

Conservation Careers has teamed up with an organisation offering exciting hands-on, in depth educational expeditions to students and professionals in conservation biology and marine biology in particular. Anyone with a keen interest in the ocean and marine biology can come and enjoy a behind-the-scenes experience! This is an ideal way to launch your career in marine biology or conservation.

If you register your interest below, we’ll put you in touch with our partner to take the booking and to plan your trip!

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Course Content

Join us for a 17-day program on the north-eastern coastal areas of South Africa and neighbouring Mozambique. The focus is on: Marine and Mangrove estuary ecology, Coral Reef and Sea Turtle ecology, Dolphin and Shark research, Modern wildlife conservation practices. An introduction to Scuba course is included.

  • Wildlife diversity and conservation in southern Africa
  • Marine biology practices on the south-eastern seaboard of Africa
  • Mangrove and estuary biology
  • Southern African coral reef ecology in the Indian ocean
  • Indo-Pacific Humpback, Spinner and Bottlenose dolphin ecology
  • Leatherback and Loggerhead turtle ecology
  • Local community fishing practices and conservation

BONUS! Kick-starter online training for Early Career Conservationists (worth £295)

Conservation CareersFeeling lost in your conservation job hunt? Want to work in conservation, but don’t know where to start? Get your career on track with the Kick-starter online training for Early Career Conservationists designed to help you understand the job market, to navigate your career options, and to get hired more quickly.

Whether you’re at university and planning your next steps, a graduate in the job hunt or working in an unrelated job but interested to switch into conservation, this course is designed to help you.

This unique online course has been designed to increase your chances of success, and is being specially organised and run by Conservation Careers.

All you need to do is register your interest in the project below, and if you choose to make a booking we’ll save a place for you on our course when you get back from your placement.

Included in the course is a year’s full-access membership of the Conservation Careers Academy, which includes access to over 10,000 jobs, 1,500 training courses, live training events and many more career-boosting options.

Dates & Cost

Dates 2021:

  • MBC03 – August 1-17

Cost: US$3,900 per person sharing

Expeditions include:

  • Accommodation (camping unless specified otherwise) and transportation for the duration of the program
  • Airport transfers as stated
  • Lectures and course material
  • Permits and entry fees
  • All meals
  • Group activities

Expeditions exclude:

  • Air travel to and from South Africa

Reserve your place or ask a question