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**



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)



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)



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 Penida Project May 2023

Quarterly Report Penida Project May 2023

Michaela Dudasova Penida Project ManagerOver in the Penida project interns and staff have wished farewell to the wet season and welcomed the dry sunny days. In between diving, workshops and sunbathing, 7 interns have graduated from the programme and obtained their...

New Grant Announcment

New Grant Announcment

Indo Ocean Project will be awarding a 30,000,000 IDR grant to post graduate students conducting marine research in Indonesia every year. Our continued commitment to conserving the marine environment through research, education, and sharing of knowledge.

Quarterly Report Raja Ampat Project April 2023

Quarterly Report Raja Ampat Project April 2023

Mette Carlsen- Raja Ampat Project ManagerI am proud to report the second quarterly report for the Raja Ampat project, which has been running for almost six months now. The program has truly been developing in the past few months as more and more things are falling...