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Caribbean Reef Buddy Diving Project, Carriacou, West Indies

2-8 weeks from

£1916
17+
minimum age

  • Learn to dive in the warm, crystal clear waters of the Caribbean
  • Become an Eco Divemaster and start your diving career
  • Take part in coral reef restoration
  • Day trip to Tobabo Cays where Pirates of the Caribbean was filmed

Food, Lodging and Travel

Caribbean Reef Diving | Volunteer in Carriacou | Working Abroad

You will be based in a quaint family-run hotel, just 2 minutes walk from the dive centre. Mishka, the owner / manager is a true Caribbean gem, her and her partner Tim, will be on hand to ensure your stay is as relaxed and comfortable as possible. Just a short hop over the road from the hotel and you will find yourself on the beautiful island beaches where you are able to relax, chill and soak up the unique island atmosphere.

You will be provided with breakfast every morning, usually comprising of cereals, toast, eggs, bacon, fresh juices, tea and coffee. When you return from your diving activities you can expect delicious dishes such as home-made lasagne, burgers and traditional meals from the West Indies – such as the famous rotis and Oil Downs! For those volunteers with special dietary requirements, please ensure you include this as part of your application.

Requirements

• No previous experience is required, all training, materials and equipment is provided.
• Minimum age 17+ years (parental consent needed if you are 17).
• A good team player with a positive ‘can do’ attitude, a sense of humour is a must!

Free time

Your time with us will be busy and immensely rewarding, particularly if you are only with us for 2 weeks. However, we fully appreciate that this is your trip and your experience, and we want you to get the most from it. Volunteers will be given one day off a week for island exploration and relaxation, and if more time off is needed the programme can always be adjusted to suit. Some potential activities outside of our programmes (additional costs incurred) include:

• Guided tours of the island.
• ‘Castaway’ remote Island trips and island bbq.
• Kite surfing on Union Island with our friends at the JT Pro Centre.
• Visit to ‘Happy island’, an island containing nothing but a bar!
• A nature walk through mangroves and the nature park at High North.

Travel to Grenada

If you are travelling from the UK or Europe, direct flights are available with British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. Alternatively, flights via Barbados, Trinidad and the US are available with BWIA, Virgin Atlantic and American Airlines. If you are travelling from the US or Canada, flights are available with American Airlines and Air Canada. Flight prices do vary so please book early to get the best prices!

Travel to Carriacou

Carriacou is a short boat ride from Grenada. There is a daily ferry leaving the Osprey terminal in St. George’s at 08:30am Monday to Saturday and 8:00am on Sunday. Depending on your flight time, there may be a requirement for an overnight stay in Grenada, please factor this in to your travel plans to ensure you arrive in time to start your programme. A member of the team will be waiting to meet you as you step off the ferry in Carriacou. In the event of an overnight stay in Grenada, we offer a discounted rate of $35USD per person per night (room only) at the Sea Breeze Hotel located right on the famous Grande Anse beach.

Caribbean Reef Buddy Diving Project, Carriacou, West Indies

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