Reef Conservation on a Caribbean Island
- Help restore damaged reef ecosystems
- Volunteer on a picture-perfect castaway Caribbean island located directly on the Belize Barrier Reef
- Feel the rush of spearing the invasive lionfish and the satisfaction in helping remove this invasive species destroying the reefs of the Caribbean
- Protect endangered marine species
- Learn to scuba dive or further your dive qualifications; everyone contributes regardless of your experience
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Over het programma
Hands-on ocean conservation on a picture perfect Caribbean island located on the Belize Barrier Reef in the Sapodilla Marine Reserve Park in Belize.
The Belize Barrier Reef, spanning 190 miles, is the second largest reef in the world. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is home to seven protected areas, and is an important habitat for many threatened and endangered marine species. These include the manatee, numerous sea turtle ...
Each week/day will differ but you will be helping and participating in the following areas:
- Invasive Lionfish: Spearfish to remove this destructive invasive species that is destroying native coral reef ecosystems.
- Marine Conservation Education: Learn about coral reefs and marine animals and ...
Our volunteers can choose how much they wish to get involved. Some people want to do as much conservation diving and learning as possible, while others wish to combine the conservation dives with relaxation and fun dives. All dives are voluntary so you can choose to relax in our hammocks with ...
Wat is er NIET inbegrepen?
Gegevens over jouw aankomst
Our conservation dive trips are Monday thru Friday – we depart for our island at 9:30am on Monday from Placencia, Belize and return to the mainland (Placencia) on Friday anywhere from 10am-12pm depending on ocean navigability. Volunteers must schedule arrival and departure in and out of Placencia, Belize either on a Saturday or Sunday.
All volunteers will need to book a hotel or hostel in Placencia upon their arrival and departure on a Saturday or Sunday. Those staying multiple weeks will need weekend accommodations on the mainland Friday night thru Sunday night in between their weeks with us on the island. So with ReefCI you get the best of both worlds. An amazing marine conservation volunteering experience Monday thru Friday on a private Caribbean island on the Belize Barrier Reef and the weekends on the mainland exploring all Belize has to offer. From ancient ruins, jungles and nature expeditions, spelunking, repelling, ziplining, cave and river tubing, to cultural tours; there is something for everyone on the weekends. You are guaranteed a trip of a lifetime in Belize!
Flights to Placencia, Belize
All volunteers will fly into Belize’s only
international airport - Belize International Airport (BZE) which is located in
Belize City. From there, you will make a
connection flight to Placencia, Belize via a small hopper plane. The short hopper flights typically provide
around 9 daily flights on the weekends to and from Belize International Airport
and Placencia. There are two airline companies that operate
hopper flights in Belize. Tropic Air and Maya
Island Air –google them
to search flight times and prices. All volunteers must schedule arrival and departure on a Saturday or Sunday. We will depart for the island on Monday from Placencia, Belize at 9:30am and return on Friday to Placencia anywhere from 10am-12pm.
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NGO - opgericht in 2006
Geverifieerd door Volunteer World
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