Fiji Beach Conservation

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Fiji Beach Conservation

from £699
Duration: from 1 week
Countries: Fiji
On this project in the stunning setting of Beqa Island, Fiji, you will be snorkelling to locate and map the extensive coral reefs and study the various communities living on them.

Fiji Beach Conservation

The Fijian archipelago lies scattered lazily in the achingly blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, bathed in the radiant antipodean sunlight. Its towns and villages are veritable melting pots of cultural influences.

Fiji's irresistible shores are fringed with picture-perfect palm trees, and the azure waters that surround the islands are inhabited by an astonishing array of marine creatures; over 1,200 species of fish including clownfish, triggerfish, blue tangs, 12 species of whales including humpbacks, dolphins, anemones, soft coral and much more.

Enjoy fragrant sun drenched days and balmy exotic nights – try a Fijian beach party for whirling fire dancers, traditional dancing and delectable food cooked in a traditional underground oven. Fiji will enchant you with its infectious, chilled out “Fiji time” lifestyle and its heavenly beaches – the perfect paradise location for your Fijian adventure!


The aim of this Reef Conservation Project is to better understand the marine resources of the island of Beqa, and to provide teaching and training to enable local communities to make informed decisions regarding the management of their coastal ecosystems.

To achieve this mission, we conduct scientific baseline data surveys of reef areas, mapping the sea grass beds and mangrove fringes of the region. Once a long term data set is obtained, patterns of resource use can be identified and work with local communities can begin to build awareness of the value and vulnerability of their marine environment. We also aim to locate turtle nesting beaches on Beqa and help to create seasonally protected areas.

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from £699


Call 0333 333 9923 to enquire or book

Departure Dates

First Monday of the month for escorted groups meeting in Nadi International Airport or weekly departures from Suva every Monday.

Alternative dates available on request.


From one week

Pre-Departure Inclusions

Pre-departure support
Travel & medical advice & documentation
Equipment advice
Discounted medical kit
Free Frontier T-shirt
FREE UK residential briefing weekend (10 Week+ Volunteers)
UK residential briefing weekend (£50 per person)

In-Country Inclusions

All camp accommodation & food
Local orientation & comprehensive project training
Project equipment
Research materials
24 hour in-country support
International HQ emergency support & back-up
Airport pick-up (subject to arrival dates)
Internal ground transfers & first night in-transit hostel accommodation (subject to arrival dates)

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