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

Quarterly Report Bira Project February 2024

Quarterly Report Bira Project February 2024

Jessica and Benjamin Graves - Bira Proejct Co-ManagersIn the Northern Hemisphere at least, spring has almost sprung and likewise it feels so in Bira. After our South-West facing bay was battered by the Westerly monsoon with high winds, rain, thunder and lightning, as...

Announcing The Purple Grant: Empowering Women in Marine Sciences

Announcing The Purple Grant: Empowering Women in Marine Sciences

We are delighted to unveil the Purple Grant in collaboration with Purple Dive Penida, an initiative designed to empower Indonesian women in the field of marine sciences. This grant, awarded twice a year, is made possible through Purple Dive Penida's dedication to...

Quarterly Report Penida Project February 2024

Quarterly Report Penida Project February 2024

Dive into the latest Nusa Penida Project Quarterly Report for exclusive insights from our dedicated staff members on marine research and conservation initiatives. You’ll gain firsthand knowledge of scientific findings and program updates, showcasing our commitment to preserving Nusa Penida’s natural beauty and fostering community engagement.