Gili Shark Conservation

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Gili Shark Conservation is an international marine research center that hosts researchers, scientists, and oceans lovers from all over the world.

About Gili Shark Conservation

We are an international research center dedicated to shark conservation and citizen scientific research. We're always on the lookout for individuals eager to live and work alongside our diverse team. From passionate marine biologists and researchers, to dive instructors, ...

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About Gili Shark Conservation

We are an international research center dedicated to shark conservation and citizen scientific research. We're always on the lookout for individuals eager to live and work alongside our diverse team. From passionate marine biologists and researchers, to dive instructors, scholarship candidates, and social media enthusiasts, our collective mission is to safeguard our oceans.

At Gili Shark Conservation, we're driven by a desire to offer curious minds in marine conservation a one-of-a-kind experience. Our efforts have earned us multiple awards, with recognition as the world's best marine conservation program! We firmly believe in the power of a vibrant community, understanding that collective action is key to protecting our oceans. That's why we collaborate closely with the local research team of NGO Gili Matra Bersama. 

During your program you will be staying at our HQ, which is located on the quiet and relaxed island of Gili Air, one of the three beautiful Gili Islands in Indonesia. We’ve put a lot of hard work and love in creating a place for you that feels like a home away from home All our shark warriors live and work together, creating a close-knit and caring atmosphere at our HQ. 

About our Research Assistant Program

We are proud partners of PADI and Conservation Diver, we offer a comprehensive range of training and globally recognized certifications in marine research and ocean conservation.

Depending on which package you choose, you will receive one or more of the following courses:

  • PADI Scientific Diver Course
  • Conservation Diver ‘Shark Ecology and Population Studies Course‘
  • Conservation Diver ‘Sea Turtle Ecology & Monitoring Course’
  • Conservation Diver ‘Marine Ecology and Monitoring Diver Course‘

 For our 2-week package, a diving certification is a prerequisite. However, opt for a stay of 3 weeks or more, and we'll include the next level of diving certification in your program at no extra cost.

During your time with us, you learn how to dive / improve your diving skills and we will teach you all about our various research methodologies, including remote underwater video (RUV), roving survey dives, photographic identification of sharks and turtles, Reef Check surveys, Coral Health Index surveys, Coral Watch surveys, photogrammetry, fish belt transects, invertebrate belt transects, coral restoration, Dive Against Debris, land and marine-based time-lapse projects, data analysis, and much more!

Jour mission to conserve our seas and dive into an experience that will never forget!



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Rose Huizenga

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Yasoda rating5,0

2023 at Research Assistant Program

It was amazing a real eye opening experience about what’s in the ocean and it’s problems. Learnt sooo much about corals and different species in the region and met amazing people from around the world overall a really great place to go especially if travelling alone for the first time its safe ...
Irene Fabig rating5,0

2023 at Research Assistant Program

My experience was amazing! The program trained me to do scientific diving, and I really felt like I was able to contribute and use my skills to help even in two weeks. There were also super informative lectures and they let me jump right in to help with data entry and turtle identification right ...
Billy rating5,0

2023 at Research Assistant Program

I reached out to Rose at GSC and the team at Oceans5 in the hopes of completing my PADI Divemaster program in a destination where I could also help with conservation work concurrently. After some correspondence and personal back-and-forth brainstorming between destinations I decided to spend 9 weeks ...
Melissa rating5,0

2023 at Research Assistant Program

I really enjoyed my EMP training ! It gave me in-depth knowledge about invertebrates, fish and substrate, and helped me better understand how to evaluate the ocean’s health! ...
Brad Sledz rating5,0

2023 at Research Assistant Program

Having minimal diving experience or education regarding ocean habitats before arriving at GSC I was unsure of what to expect. Three weeks and 27 dives later, I was sad to leave but extremely satisfied about a fantastic experience with a great program ran by wonderful people. I was treated so well ...
Kristen rating5,0

2023 at Research Assistant Program

I was lucky enough to spend my 6 weeks of University Placement with the Gili Shark Conservation Team. The Gili Shark Team and the locals of Gili Air have made this Island a second home for me. I have had fieldwork experiences that I would never have been able to receive in my Marine Science ...

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UN Sustainable Development Goals

  • Life Below Water