live chat software

Fiji Shark Behavior & Conservation 

Shark Behavior and Conservation

View Previous TripView Next Trip

Get in the water with bull, lemon and reef sharks and study them in their natural habitat. Venture to a Rukua Village and hear stories of a Shark God, then raft in the Navua Gorge. 

shark studies in Fiji international outdoor adventures community service for college students
scuba diving certifications Community service hours in Caribbean college community service marine biology and shark studies summer programs fiji community service international travel for college students marine biology study abroad College student scuba diving certification
caribbean shark study abroad camps outdoor adventure summer camps study sharks in caribbean study abroad in Fiji Fiji summer college programs

Survey the natural history, biology, behavior, and ecological and social importance of these formidable creatures that now, after millions of years, are in danger of extinction. Observe and study sharks up close in a controlled underwater environment at the Shark Reef Marine Reserve (SRMR). Discover shark habitats and work toward protecting them. There is even time for a cultural visit in a Fijian village, where stories of an ancient protective Shark God are shared. Return from this trip having collected vital data and engaged in cultural exchange. Know that you did your part to ensure the future survival of sharks and the Fijian people.  

Marine science study abroad in Fiji
“Pictures, videos and words can’t even come close to what you actually see and feel like when in the water with the sharks.” — Patrick Goebel, Independence, OH


3 marine science college credits through Lesley University


10 hours of community service


  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
  • PADI Fish Identification
  • PADI U/W Naturalist

What are my next steps?

Speak with a Guide Enroll Now Share This Trip

Share This Trip

At a Glance

Trips Available for Current Grades Click your current grade to view dates
Community Service & College Credit
  • 10 Hours
  • 3 Credits
  • Highlights
  • Earn 3 college marine science credits
  • Study shark physiology, habitats, conservation and myths
  • Scuba dive with sharks while collecting data for your own research project
  • Learn about the cultural and historical connection between sharks and Fijian culture
  • Cultural immersion in traditional Fijian villages
  • Journey down the whitewater of the Luva River in inflatable kayaks
  • Experience Required
  • PADI Open Water
  • Minimum 18 years old
  • High school graduate
  • High school or college biology
  • Minimum GPA: 2.50
  • Completed at least one semester at college or graduated high school over a year ago
  • Locations
  • Beqa Island
  • Luva River
  • Pacific Harbour
Related Trips