Marine Conservation Program
ReefCI dive trips are a unique experience! ReefCI gives you the opportunity to learn about and help conserve and protect the marine environment by directly helping us with our marine conservation programs! At the same time you can enjoy a well-earned break and a have fun holiday/vacation. You can get involved in non-intensive or more intensive marine conservation work! The choice is yours. ReefCI is a non-profit marine conservation organization and has been protecting our oceans for over 13 years.
What will you be doing?
Each day will differ but you will be helping in the following areas:
- Queen Conch surveys
- Lobster surveys
- Commercial fish surveys
- Reef health surveys – ReefCI check & Coral watch
- Whale shark monitoring
- Coral reef bleaching and bio-diversity dives
- Lionfish population monitoring and control (spearing and dissecting lionfish)
Our marine conservation dive trip includes:
- 5 days/4 nights on private island in the Caribbean off coast of Belize
- 3 meals daily during dive week
- 3 daily dives (one dive on Friday)
- At least one night dive a week
- Training for conservation work and participation in our programs
- Island transfers to and from island
- Diving equipment (excluding wetsuits, booties, masks and snorkels)
- Accommodations while on the island
- Open Water Certification Course ($100 USD admin. fee does apply)
Our price remains the same throughout the year, even at Christmas and New Years and throughout whale shark season!
Please contact ReefCi with the form below if you have any questions, like to have a quote for another travel date or like to create a more custom package.
Where will you stay?
Tom Owens Island is a beautiful, idyllic remote private island that is part of the Sapodilla group of islands, located in the south of Belize. Our volunteers have been known to have tears in their eyes when they first arrive!
No one has to share accommodation at ReefCI, and there is no single supplement which makes us very popular amongst individual travelers.
Tom Owens island situated on the outer reef, is a true 'castaway' coral caye island – accommodation and facilities are rustic with a few home comforts thrown in!
The island is about 1 acre and has a large living area, great views and lots of hammock space. All of our guests upon arrival tell us that the photos do not do the island justice! It really is a perfect Caribbean paradise.
Accommodation is in private waterfront cabanas, all with amazing views overlooking the stunning Caribbean ocean. The individual cabanas are basic but comfortable and have shared or private bathroom facilities. There are also double en-suite rooms available for couples.
Click here to contact us if you would have any questions, would like to have a quote for another travel date or would like to create a more custom package.
SPECIAL DISCOUNTED OFFER! Offer only valid for trips taken before March 31st of 2018! Includes: 1 ReefCI week = 5 days/4 nights island package Includes: all diving, diving equipment (excluding wetsuits, booties, masks and snorkels), island transfers, all meals, accommodation and training for survey methodologies.
Dive Belize: 1 week Marine Conservation Dive Trip - $930.-
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