· Marine Research & Conservation in Indonesia ·

Conserving our oceans through research, education, and sharing of knowledge

Welcome to Indo Ocean Project, your gateway to a world of underwater exploration, research and adventure. We are more then just a diving program – we are a community of passionate individuals dedicated to preserving our oceans for generations to come.

Our award-winning initiatives and internships allow you to refine your diving skills while actively contributing to marine research and conservation efforts. Immerse yourself in the vibrant coral reefs and diverse marine life at our three ocean observatories in Indonesia. Complete internationally recognised certifications guided by industry-leading professionals.

You don’t need to a scientist or a diver to get involved! Join us in our missions to protect and understand our ocean’s delicate ecosystems. Indo Ocean Project is not just a divemaster program, it’s an opportunity to dive into a world of knowledge, make a meaningful impact, and become a steward of our plant’s underwater world.

Explore with purpose – join the Indo Ocean Project community today!

ECO COMMITMENT

We adopt an economic, environmental and social responsability policy in all our project locations and partnering dive centers.

MISSION

Conserving Indonesia’s marine environment through research, education, and sharing of knowledge.

GET INVOLVED

Join our award-winning and innovative Divemaster and Research Diver Internship or collaborate with us for your independent research.

PROJECT LOCATIONS

NUSA PENIDA

Bali

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.

BIRA

Southern Sulawesi

Project Highlights: BRUV, shark ID, coral restoration, MPA development

Diving Highlights: Reef sharks, turtles, incredible coral reefs, occasional pelagics like hammerhead and thresher sharks.

RAJA AMPAT

West Papua

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.

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Project News

Quarterly Report Bira Project December 2023

Quarterly Report Bira Project December 2023

The team in South Sulawesi have been busy with the turn of seasons and a new year around the corner! Hear from Jess, Ben and Qinthan in this month’s quarterly report.

Quarterly Report Penida Project November 2023

Quarterly Report Penida Project November 2023

As we approach the Penida Project’s 6th year of operating we say goodbye to some staff and hello to others! The cold water the last few months have brought in some incredible megafauna sights and we reach our 200th BRUV dropped in the area!