Trips

Benefit from our expertise while swimming with whale sharks

Whale Shark Science

11.11.23-18.11.23

 

For the first time this year, we are offering our own whale shark science trip, where we will provide unique expertise and insights into our daily work. Join us for a week of dedicated research trips with project founder Stella Diamant, learn more about whale shark science and conservation, while staying in a beautiful villa and swimming with whale sharks every day. You will also have the opportunity to participate in data collection, and your participation in this trip will support our work directly.

Space is limited to 6 people.

Prerequisites:

  • Be comfortable snorkelling and be able to swim 200 meters with fins
  • Be able to spend several hours on a boat in the open sea
  • 18 years old minimum
  • Medical certificate confirming ability to travel to a remote location and freedive
  • Full repatriation insurance
  • Interest in scientific research and whale shark conservation
  • Adaptability, enthusiasm and humour are strongly required!

 

What we offer:

  • A unique insight into a global scientific programme
  • 5 days at sea with the dream team: expert captain, guide, our founder and staff
  • Accommodation in a shared villa
  • Breakfast, lunches and snacks (except on your free day)
  • Airport transfers
  • Snorkelling equipment if required
  • Photographs from your trip

 

Contact us to obtain the full itinerary and details!

Freediving X Science

4.11.23-11.11.23

 

This trip is run in partnership with local freediving school Freedive Nosy Be, and is designed for nature lovers who wish to improve their freediving skills (depth and exploration) while diving into the the daily life of a scientific program dedicated to whale sharks.

Every day you will have a freediving session first, then head out to swim with whale sharks. You will also have the opportunity to participate in data collection, and your participation in this trip will support our work directly. You will also be able to undertake SSI freediving certifications.

Space is limited to 8 people.

 

Prerequisites:

  • Be comfortable snorkelling and able to swim 200 meters with fins
  • Ability to spend several hours on a boat in the open ocean
  • 18 years old minimum
  • Have a freediving insurance (DAN, Lafont…)
  • The desire to learn more about freediving and progress
  • Interest in scientific research and whale shark conservation

 

What we offer:

  • 6 days at sea
  • Presentations and scientific expertise
  • Safety and training for freediving
  • Airport transfers
  • Refreshments and snacks on board
  • Entrance fees to Tanikely Marine Reserve
  • Freediving equipment if required

 

Contact us for more information and prices!