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Research Boat

Research Boat

Research Boat

Research Boat

"At the Mauritius Dolphin Conservation project, for three months I had the best office in the world" Brian Christie

Baby Sperm Whale

Baby Sperm Whale

Baby Sperm Whale

Baby Sperm Whale

The volunteers received a phone call from a local fisherman who reported that a baby sperm whales was trapped by the reef

Monitoring Bottlenose Dolphins

Monitoring Bottlenose Dolphins

Monitoring Bottlenose Dolphins

Monitoring Bottlenose Dolphins

In the wild, these sleek swimmers can reach speeds of over 18 miles (30 kilometers) an hour.

Collecting environmental data

Collecting environmental data

Collecting environmental data

Collecting environmental data

The Mauritius Dolphin Conservation Project is the ideal option for anyone wanting a career in marine biology. Working as part of the small research team you will be directly involved in boat-based studies

Data collection

Data collection

Data collection

Data collection

As a volunteer at the Mauritius Dolphin Conservation Project you assist with monitoring and controlling the impact of eco tourism on the local populations of spinner, melon headed and bottle nosed dolphins.

Whale Fluke

Whale Fluke

Whale Fluke

Whale Fluke

Humpback whales can dive for up to 30 minutes to a depth of 150-210 m!

Bottlenose dolphins play in the waves

Bottlenose dolphins play in the waves

Bottlenose dolphins play in the waves

Bottlenose dolphins play in the waves

You can find these dolphins in Plettenburg Bay where they are usually in the waves since the noise of the water hides them from predators who use sound to hunt