Philippines and Cambodia

Duration

(weeks)

Dive

Trainee

Qualified

Diver

Returning Volunteer

2

£925

£825

£742.50

3

£1,310

£1,210

£1,089

4

£1,695

£1,595

£1,435.50

5

£1,970

£1,870

£1,683

6

£2,135

£2,035

£1,831.50

7

£2,300

£2,200

£1,980

8

£2,465

£2,365

£2,128.50

9

£2,630

£2,530

£2,277

10

£2,795

£2,695

£2425,50

11

£2,960

£2,860

£2,574

12

£3,125

£3,025

£2,722.50

14

£3,455

£3,355

£3,019.50

16

£3,785

£3,685

£3,316.50

Please note all costs are quoted in Great British Pound (GBP). 

 

Volunteers are welcome to stay for longer than 16 weeks.  Please contact us for prices of longer expeditions

 

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Montserrat

 

Duration

(weeks)

Terrestrial

(Non-diving)

Dive

Trainee

Qualified

Diver

1

£315

N/A

N/A

2

£630

£925

£825

3

£945

£1,310

£1,210

4

£1,260

£1,695

£1,595

5

£1,575

£1,970

£1,870

6

£1,775

£2,170

£2,070

7

£1,975

£2,370

£2,270

8

£2,175

£2,570

£2,470

9

£2,375

£2,770

£2,670

10

£2,575

£2,970

£2,870

RSPB members get a 10% discount on the above prices

 

Volunteers are welcome to stay for longer than 10 weeks.  Please contact us for prices of longer expeditions

 

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Volunteers with no or limited dive experience will need to join the expedition as a‘Dive Trainee’ and will be trained up to PADI Advanced Open Water level during the first week of their expedition. 

 

Those volunteers with PADI Advanced Open Water qualifications or higher will join the expedition as a ’Qualified Diver’ and will go straight into the two week Skills Development Programme.

 

Please see the comparisons table for those volunteers who have a dive qualification with an alternative awarding body.

What's Included?

  • UK briefing sessions 
  • Field accommodation 
  • Food 
  • PADI Open Water and PADI Advanced Open Water Training (Dive Trainees only) 
  • BCD and regulator hire (Marine Volunteers only)
  • Tanks, air, weights, weight belts (Marine Volunteers only) 
  • Reef Check Eco Diver Training (Marine Volunteers only)
  • ECP First Aid Training
  • Expedition research training
  • Surveying    
  • Recreational diving (Marine Volunteers only)
  • Field staff supervision 
  • Community and cultural involvement 
  • Contribution toward Coral Cay's local scholarship scheme

What's Not Included

  • International and domestic flights
  • In-transit accommodation 
  • Transfers between airports and project sites 
  • Visas
  • PADI manuals & Dive Certification (Positive Identification Cards (PIC's)
  • Reef Check Certification card
  • Travel insurance
  • Airport departure taxes
  • Personal diving or trekking equipment 
  • Personal spending money
  • Personal items

 

For a detailed breakdown of the costs above please see the relevant Project Summary and for the kit lists please see the Expedition Guides.  These are all available on the downloads page

To enable us to carry out our research all year round, expeditions have start dates every four weeks, so volunteers can choose the most convenient time of year to come and join us. Be it as part of your holiday leave from work or as part of a gap year adventure.

Philippines

Expedition Code  Dive Trainee Qualified Diver
2014
PHI 14/04 02-Apr-14 09-Apr-14
PHI 14/05 30-Apr-14 07-May-14
PHI 14/06 28-May-14   04-Jun-14
PHI 14/07 25-Jun-14 02-Jul-14
PHI 14/08 23-Jul-14 30-Jul-14
PHI 14/09 20-Aug-14 27-Aug-14
PHI 14/10 17-Sep-14 24-Sep-14
PHI 14/11 15-Oct-14 22-Oct-14
PHI 14/12 12-Nov-14 19-Nov-14
Christmas Break- Closed between 20-Dec-14 and 07-Jan-15
2015
PHI 15/01 07-Jan-15 14-Jan-15
PHI 15/02 04-Feb-15 11-Feb-15
PHI 15/03 04-Mar-15 11-Mar-15
 PHI 15/04 01-Apr-15 08-Apr-15
PHI 15/05 29-Apr-15 06-May-15
PHI 15/06 27-May-15 03-Jun-15
PHI 15/07 24-Jun-15 01-Jul-15
PHI 15/08 22-Jul-15 29-Jul-15
PHI 15/09 19-Aug-15 26-Aug-15
PHI 15/10 16-Sep-15 23-Sep-15
PHI 15/11 14-Oct-15 21-Oct-15
PHI 15/12 11-Nov-15 18-Nov-15
TBC 
 

Montserrat

Expedition Code  Dive Trainee Qualified Diver Terrestrial
2014
MON 14/03 20-Mar-14 27-Mar-14 27-Mar-14
MON 14/04 17-Apr-14 24-Apr-14 24-Apr-14
MON 14/05 15-May-14   22-May-14 22-May-14 
MON 14/06 12-Jun-14 19-Jun-14 19-Jun-14
MON 14/07 10-Jul-14 17-Jul-14 17-Jul-14
MON 14/08 7-Aug-14 14-Aug-14 14-Aug-14
MON 14/09 04-Sep-14 11-Sep-14 11-Sep-14
MON 14/10 02-Oct-14 09-Oct-14 09-Oct-14
MON 14/11 30-Oct-14 06-Nov-14 06-Nov-14
Christmas Break- Closed between 18-Dec-14 and 05-Feb-15
2015
MON 15/01 No Diving 05-Feb-15
MON 15/02 No Diving 05-Mar-15
MON 15/03 26-Mar-15  02-Apr-15  02-Apr-15 
MON 15/04 23-Apr-15  30-Apr-15  30-Apr-15 
MON 15/05 21-May-15 28-May-15 28-May-15
MON 15/06 18-Jun-15   25-Jun-15  25-Jun-15 
MON 15/07 16-Jul-15 23-Jul-15  23-Jul-15 
MON 15/08  13-Aug-15  20-Aug-15  20-Aug-15 
MON 15/09  10-Sep-15  17-Sep-15  17-Sep-15 
MON 15/10  08-Oct-15  15-Oct-15  15-Oct-15 
MON 15/11  No Diving 12-Nov-15 
 Closed from 18-Dec-15, re-opens 2016