Experience close encounters with manta rays, sharks, turtles and sunfish in some of Indonesia’s top diving destinations while completing your research diver and divemaster internship and taking an active role as a field researcher. Join our network of marine biologists and dive profesionals or collaborate for your independent research.
Indo Ocean Project is a marine research and conservation program in the heart of the coral triangle, training the next generation of dive professionals through our unique conservation dive master internship program. Our field expeditions in Indonesia hosts international and local research projects on marine conservation efforts including marine megafauna, coral restoration, ecological monitoring, community outreach and education programs. We are constantly seeking hardworking and enthusiastic people who take part in our dive master/research diver-training program and join the research team. You don’t need to be a diver or a scientist to take part! Our project relies on the experience and expertise of our participants from around the world.
Project Highlights: BRUV, coral restoration and Penida Turtle ID
Diving Highlights: Manta rays, molas, turtles, thriving coral reefs, occasional pelagics like hammerhead and thresher sharks.
Project Highlights: BRUV, shark ID, coral restoration, MPA development
Diving Highlights: Reef sharks, turtles, incredible coral reefs, occasional pelagics like hammerhead and thresher sharks.
Project Highlights: BRUV, shark and manta ID, biodiversity
Diving Highlights: Reef sharks, manta rays, biodiverse coral reefs, macro critters, occasional whale sharks and marine mammals.
project Video Log
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We were excited to welcome Prof. Sai-Kit Yeung from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology to Nusa Penida in August to collaborate on field sureveys
Hear from the team Michaela, Rinaldi and Sigrid with all the news from the Penida Project over the last three months.
Over 8 months running the Raja Ampat Project and we are slowly but surly working out the kinks of operating in one of the world’s most remote destinations. Find out what the team has been up to the last three months!