Living With Sharks More Info -

Living With Sharks More Info

Volunteers will live in a volunteer house with shared rooms with 2-3 volunteers per room. The house is equipped with a full kitchen, lounge area, security and is located a short 10 minute drive from the lab and ocean.
Sunday: Volunteers arrive at the facility. Upon arrival, volunteers will be welcomed and shown to their accommodation. Once settled in, volunteers are given a full orientation and will hear about the weeks activities and will be taken to the shop to pick up any food they need for the week.

Monday – Friday: Volunteers will assist at the research center and out at sea. Due to weather the times may vary and depending on the time of the year, the projects and research being conducted will vary.

Saturday – Sunday: Volunteers will be able to participate in Shark Cage Diving as well as scheduled trips into Cape town to explore the area.
*Schedule is subject to change

Volunteers will be provided with breakfast and will be responsible for cooking lunch and dinner for themselves. Upon arrival, volunteers will be taken to the grocery store to purchase the food they need.
Each week volunteers are able to plan an excursion, options include:

  • Table Mountain
  • Cape Town Tour
  • Penguin Beach
  • Wineries
  • Cape Point
  • Many more!

Please note that excursions are at an additional cost and range from between $40US – $200US.

Our team ensures that each volunteer receives a premium experience and we are happy to include the following items:

  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation
  • 2 Airport Transfers
  • Generous Program Donation
  • Welcome pack including hat, t-shirt and local guide map to the area
  • In Country 24 Hours Emergency Support
  • Laundry (1bag/week)
  • WIFI (1 GB/week)
  • Fun and Rewarding Lifetime Experience
Arrival Airport: Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
Arrival Time: Anytime before 4PM on Sunday afternoon
Once your flight arrives in Cape Town, a team member will meet you at the airport to take you to the program.
Departure Airport: Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
Departure Time: Sunday afternoon/evening
Our team will ensure that you arrive at the airport in time for your departing flight.