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Responsible (and awesome!) shark tourism

Kate Cameron has volunteered with us twice already, as has her Dad, Craig and her friend Kristie.  Kate’s enthusiasm is contagious and her happy laugh and kind demeanour are missed by us all.  She is a true example of an … Continue reading

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Dissection day!

Shark dissection time!  As the day progressed so did the excitement of the volunteers, constant questions of “Can’t wait, when we going to start?” become the order of the day. As we start the setup of all the dissection and … Continue reading

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A tribute to International Marine Volunteer alumna, Elly Warren.

It’s a sombre time in the International Marine Volunteers’ Center as we process the news that sweet, beautiful, vivacious Elly Warren has passed away. Elly was just crazy about the sharks, simply head-over-heels in love with Trevor-the-dog and a wonderfully … Continue reading

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A day in the life of an International Marine Volunteer

Our day starts by waking up nice and early…we grab some coffee and cereal for breakfast or, if we don’t hit the snooze button too many times (!), we rustle up some nice warm bacon and eggs. One of our … Continue reading

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Sea Safety

Volunteers are really important to us and we know they take chances out there on the water. So we felt like we needed to give them a little extra “something” to take with them out on the water.     … Continue reading

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Entering the New Year

Volunteer Blog 23rd Dec – 5th Jan 2014 A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year……….. Now back to the adventure! Just want to say a big thank you to all the volunteers who have been here over the South … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New year

Volunteer Blog 16th – 22nd December 2013 The silly season is upon us…..Christmas…….. Again this week the volunteers have been energetic and kept busy all week, they may be due for a holiday when they get home though. Slashfin has … Continue reading

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Goodbye Lukas and Lucas from Germany

when volunteers arrive everyone is unsure of how the personalities will come together but we have been very glad that most of the volunteers becomes a part of the family. Goodbye to all the volunteers that left us in December … Continue reading

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Summer Volunteers

Volunteer Blog 9th – 15th December A week before Christmas……..as a volunteer As we are finding ourselves another week closer to Christmas the team has had a very adventurous and fun filled week. Slashfin has been running mostly two trips … Continue reading

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New volunteer house

We have just moved into our pride and joy of facilities, The Birkenhead Lodge. This lodge is equipped with 4 chalets that house between 4 and 6 persons per chalet, with own bathroom, kitchen and living areas as well as … Continue reading

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