Projects

Become a Conservation Divemaster at one of our projects in Indonesia. We are accepting applications all year round! We work on a first come first serve basis so contact us about our next available start dates.

Complete your dive course up to PADI/SSI Divemaster and work alongside a team of experienced marine researchers and dive instructors. Contribute to local and global conservation efforts while exploring the rich waters of Indonesia.

Complete several internationally recognized certification courses: Marine Ecology, Shark Ecology, Manta Conservation, Turtle Ecology. and Ocean Gardener coral taxonomy and restoration courses. 

**Please note that this program tends to fill up around 6 months before start dates, please contact us for availability**

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NUSA PENIDA

Located on the island of Nusa Penida off the south eastern coast of Bali in the Lombok Strait and also the location of the Indo Ocean Project Headquarters. Mantas, seasonal molas, turtles, beautiful coral, occasional large shark sightings and strong currents!

Entry Airport: Ngurah Rai International Airport, Denpasar, Bali (DPS)

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RAJA AMPAT

Located beachside on the island of Waisai in the heart of the famous Raja Ampat, West Papua. Surrounded by rain forrest and incredible nature, this is our most remote project offering an abundance of pelagic species and the most biodiverse coral reefs on the planet.

Entry Airport: Domine Eduard Osok Airport, Sorong (SOQ)

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BIRA

Located on the south eastern tip of Sulawesi in a famous ship-building community of Bira. It is around a 4 hour drive from Indonesia’s third most populated city, Makassar. Picturesque private beaches and unexplored sites where we hope to establish a marine reserve. Sharks, sharks, sharks! Reef sharks galore with occasional sightings of hammerhead and thresher sharks.

Entry Airport: Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport, Makassar (UPG).

Want to join the team?

Contact us for available start dates!

Project News

Sharks and Rays of the BRUV

Sharks and Rays of the BRUV

Discover the resident megafauna captured from over 200 BRUV’s (Baited Remote Underwater Video) deployed and assessed by Indo Ocean Project.

BIMONTHLY REPORT BIRA PROJECT JULY 2022

BIMONTHLY REPORT BIRA PROJECT JULY 2022

Read what Jeffri, Elise, Qinthan and all the Bira Project interns have been up to in this bimonthly report from Sulawesi’s southern peninsula.