Lionfish spearing marine conservation in Belize

Volunteer with a small group on a remote coral caye in Belize for five days or longer. Mix up lionfish hunting dives and life on the island with time spent on the mainland.
Three spearfishing dives a day Belize mainland optional activities include: nature expeditions, spelunking, repelling, zip-lining, cave and river tubing, PADI certifications and cultural tours
Price
US $995 excluding flights
Duration
5 Days
Type
Tailor made
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In order to participate in our program, one must be a certified scuba diver or get PADI open water certified on the island during your stay with us.
Additional fees apply if taking PADI certification courses.
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Description of Lionfish spearing marine conservation in Belize

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Price information

US $995 excluding flights
In order to participate in our program, one must be a certified scuba diver or get PADI open water certified on the island during your stay with us.
Additional fees apply if taking PADI certification courses.
Make enquiry

Departure information

This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements

Travel guides

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Reviews

4 Reviews of Lionfish spearing marine conservation in Belize

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Reviewed on 05 Mar 2021 by

This is one of the best vacations I have ever been on. The island is very well organised, there is no pressure to go diving and you can relax at times instead. The staff are all very knowledgeable with regards to diving and the local area. If time allowed I would certainly return in the future. Read full review

Reviewed on 20 May 2018 by

Feeling that you are contributing to the sea environment. Waking up to the beautiful sunrise and seeing the lovely sunset. Living on a tiny island for a short time. Read full review

Reviewed on 30 Aug 2014 by

The best diving vacation I did so far and it will be hard to beat. I learned so much about fish identification and substrates and this makes diving much more enjoyable. Read full review

Reviewed on 06 Oct 2013 by

The entire trip was a blast! Multiple dives per day without another diver in sight, unspoiled beauty of the amazing reef, incredible food, etc. etc. Everything about this trip was memorable and exciting! Read full review

Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.

Planet

We are one of the leading NGOs/non-profit marine conservation organizations in Belize. We have been developing and working on a wide variety of marine conservation projects to protect the Belize Barrier Reef and ocean ecosystem since 2006. We are a registered NGO in Belize as well as a registered non-profit in the USA.

Our mission is to protect our oceans through hands-on conservation action and marine environmental education and awareness. We empower everyday global citizens to take an active role in directly protecting and conserving the Belize Barrier Reef and our oceans that we love via our marine conservation projects and environmental education and awareness.

People

Our mission is to not only protect our coral reefs and oceans, but to also provide sustainable employment and job training to poor coastal Belizean communities. Our staff is comprised almost entirely of Belizeans, who we have been hired through our internship/job training program. They serve in leadership roles as managers, marine biologists, educators, and scuba dive instructors.

Our ultimate goal is to utilize scientifically researched based approaches to conserve and protect fragile marine and coastal habitats, and create livelihoods to support the culture and traditions of the coastal communities of Belize. We have demonstrated the scalable potential of marine conservation to bring lasting benefits to people and biodiversity in some of the worldís poorest coastal communities. Effective community-based conservation and sustainable management of reefs is critical to the future of Belize.

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