Volunteer with lemon sharks and turtles on Curieuse Island, Seychelles – 5% off with Sea Fans.


Lemon Shark and Turtle Conservation in the Seychelles


Who: Global Vision International (GVI)

Where: Curieuse Island, Seychelles

Focus: Lemon shark and green and hawksbill turtle conservation

When: All year round

Duration: 6, 8, 10 or 12 weeks

Suitability: Over 18s

Cost: The price per week gets cheaper the longer you stay:

  • 6 weeks from GPB 2,895
  • 8 weeks from GPB 3,445
  • 10 weeks from GPB 3,945
  • 12 weeks from GPB 4,495

Get 5% off your booking (subject to conditions). Simply complete the form below.

As a volunteer, you will:

  • Rotate between the 2 key conservation projects within the Curieuse Island National Park – lemon sharks and turtles.
  • Track down lemon shark pups in mangrove forests in order to gather valuable data pertaining to population and growth rates on the elusive under-studied species.
  • Patrol the beaches to study the nesting success and habits of both hawksbill and green turtles on the island.
  • In conjunction with the Seychelles National Parks Authority, get involved in various educational campaigns and activities including mangrove replanting, endemic flora re-vegetation, beach clean ups and environmental education classes.
  • Work alongside knowledgeable and dedicated national partners and get an invaluable insight into the life and work of conservationists.
  • Receive a conservation certificate and summary of training and experience received.

The Base

Accommodation: Remote research station on a beautiful island.

Sleeping: Small huts with other volunteers in a dormitory-style set up. Camp duties are done on a rotational basis.

Working week: Monday to Friday with weekends free.

Support: 24-hour emergency phone, 24-hour in-country support.

Transport: Airport pick up included

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