Island Conservation Expedition in Seychelles

Company : GVI
Location : Curieuse Island, Seychelles
Duration: 1 week to 3 months
Approx Costs: 1500 to 3000+ £ Pound (UK)

Travel to the Seychelles and engage in crucial conservation initiatives alongside one of the leading marine & terrestrial data collection organisations. 


  • Developing valuable skills need for a career in conservation
  • Contributing to the conservation of endangered species
  • Living the island life on an uninhabited, untouched island
  • Snorkeling in clear blue waters and spotting dolphins, figh and coral
  • Experience spectaculare sunrises and sunsets while living

Travel to the pristine, uninhabited island of Curieuse in the Seychelles and join an international group of volunteers on marine and terrestrial conservation initiatives. 

Work alongside partner organisations such as the Seychelles National Parks authority to contribute directly to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, such as #14 – Life Below Water, #15 – Life On Land, #4 – Quality Education and #17- Partnerships For Goals. 

Project work varies depending on seasons. You could expect to be working with endangered green & hawksbill sea turtles; collect data on the understudied sicklefin lemon shark pups; conduct beach profiling surveys to monitor coastal erosion or partake in a yearly census of giant Aldabra tortoises. Rotating between various focuses provides the chance for you to make a valuable impact and to develop a vast range of new skills. 

This program includes a complimentary Wildlife conservation online courses which must be completed in order to obtain a certificate offered in partnership with the University of Richmond in the United States. 

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Costs / Benefits

Since we opened our doors in 1998, we have spent over 65% of all funds directly on our projects. It is our mission to support field operations in the long term. Rather than abandon programs that recruit fewer volunteers we strategically invest from our fully staffed sites to help maintain our presence across the globe. The remaining 35% that is not directly invested in our programs covers the cost of volunteer recruitment, the operations of our head office.

Cost for the program by duration:
1 week - £2,345
2 weeks - £2,695
3 weeks - £3,045
4 weeks - £3,445
5 weeks - £3,795
6 weeks - £4,195
7 weeks - £4,545
8 weeks - £4,895
9 weeks - £5,245
10 weeks - £5,595
11 weeks - £5,945
12 weeks - £6,295


- 18+
- English
- Good physical fitness

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