Here are the most frequently asked questions from our volunteers
Is the Diving course included in the Price?
Yes a complete CMAS1*Star Course including certification card and logbook is included in the Price.
Do I get a certificate after my Project is over?
Yes you’ll receive an official record on how long and what courses you have completed.
Is accommodation included?
Yes accommodation is included.
Is insurance included?
While a Diving insurance is provided. You’re required to obtain appropriate travel and medical insurance that will cover you for the entire duration of your project and travels abroad. Your travel insurance policy must include emergency medical including repatriation, personal accident, personal liability and loss of baggage.
How long do projects last?
We offer projects ranging from 2 weeks to 8 weeks. The easiest way to check this is to view our Prices page.
However, if you would like to go for longer, then you can add on as many ‘Extra Weeks’ as you like.
Will I need vaccinations
We recommend booking an appointment with your local doctor, who will be happy to advise on what vaccinations you may need.
What qualifications do i need?
No qualifications are necessary. You only need to be able to speak a little English and or German.
Where do I stay?
You will live together in shared apartments in a range of accommodation, from beach-side dormitories to bungalows.
I am a female volunteer. Is it safe to travel and volunteer alone?
In terms of traveling and volunteering, women do not experience any more problems than a curious stare. However, it’s always a good idea to be careful and follow common sense. The two most important pieces of advice for a female traveler are to be aware of cultural differences – in the way people act or dress – and always trust your gut instincts.
Where are you Located?
We are Located in Ao Nang Province of Krabi, Thailand.
Is the Scuba Diving Course internationally recognized?
Yes Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques (CMAS) is an international federation that represents underwater activities in underwater sport and underwater sciences, and oversees an international system of recreational snorkel and scuba diver training and recognition. It is also known by its English name, the World Underwater Federation, and its Spanish name, Confederacion Mundial De Actividades Subacuaticas. Its foundation in Monaco during January 1959 makes it one of the world’s oldest underwater diving organizations.
Is food included in the Price?
Food is included only on the boat
What do I need to bring?
Bring some old and some new clothes due to the work you might get a little dirty!
Is the work paid?
You will not be paid for your work, but you will gain valuable work experience and discover skills – and have a great time! We do not have government funding or other outside funding. Our partner organizations can often barely afford to pay their own staff, so these positions have to be voluntary and self-funded.
What’s the minimum age?
Minimum age is 18 years old, but a we also have older retired or PHD Doctorate volunteers.
What will i gain from this Project?
This programs are an excellent opportunity to combine travel & work. As well as gaining experience that look brilliant in your CV, you will improve your skills such as team-working, presentation and especially knowledge in Marine conservation.
How often do we go diving per week?
As weather permits we are trying to go 4 days worth of diving per week
Can i use my Mobile Phone?
Yes you can. You can buy a local sim card for your mobile phone. These are perfect for local calls to other volunteers and to keep in touch with our local staff in the destination. Calling overseas might be expensive but most sim cards also provide you with 4G internet.