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 Raja Ampat Project January 2024

Quarterly Report Raja Ampat Project January 2024

Ready to find out what the Raja Ampat team have been up to the last 3 months? Hear from co-managers Sel and Mario and the program coordinator, Shae, in this month’s quarterly report.

Indo Ocean Secures 2nd Place for the Third Consecutive Year in GoOverseas Community Choice Awards!

Indo Ocean Secures 2nd Place for the Third Consecutive Year in GoOverseas Community Choice Awards!

We are thrilled to announce that Indo Ocean has once again been recognised for excellence in providing internships abroad. For the third consecutive year, we have secured the 2nd place award in the Overall Top Internship Providers category at the GoOverseas Community Choice Awards. This achievement underscores our commitment to offering exceptional international internship experiences and the positive impact we continue to make on the lives of our participants and our oceans.