Barefoot Conservation

Make a Difference, See a Difference, Be the Difference

Why become a marine conservation volunteer with Barefoot Conservation

Do you want to work in marine biology or conservation? Do you want to do something life enriching with your GAP year or career break? Are you a scuba diver who wants to take your passion to the next level?

With Barefoot Conservation you will gain practical marine conservation experience in one of the world’s most stunningly pristine and remote locations for marine research. 

  • Work with experienced marine scientists and the local community on vital marine conservation projects.
  • Learn marine biology field skills essential for scientific and marine conservation research.
  • Get involved in local community projects.
  • Gain recognized scuba diving qualifications, skills and experience. 


Volunteering is one of the most rewarding things you will ever do. Barefoot Conservation is committed to ensuring you know where every penny goes and the real difference your time with us makes. 

Make a difference. See a difference. Be the difference.


" When you walk with naked feet, how can you forget the earth "

                                                                                                                                                                           - Carl Jung

Our marine conservation and community projects wouldn't be possible without our volunteers. The expedition fee you contribute provides essential funding. We are committed to making sure you can see where every penny is  spent and the difference it makes. Whether you join us for 2 weeks or 20, the energy, passion and commitment of our volunteers is the driving force of Barefoot Conservation.

In return we promise you the experience of a lifetime. Diving the most exciting, vibrant reefs on the planet, learning marine biology and conservation skills you can use anywhere in the world, becoming part of the wonderful local community, and helping to preserve a truly remarkable marine environment.

If you are interested in a career in marine science, biology or diving, your work with us will look great on your CV, setting you apart in a competitive industry. You might choose to get involved in other aspects of Barefoot Conservation. If you like writing, why not write for our blog? Interested in photography? Enhance your portfolio by taking shots for our website.

Whatever your goals, take a step closer with Barefoot Conservation.

Make a Difference. See a Difference. Be the Difference.

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