Day in the life of a Sharky – by Bella

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The shark team woke to a balmy morning and were greeted by a staple breakfast here at Villa Nangka, of tropical fruit and toast prepared by our friends Hendra, Dan and Pudja. We set off down the dirt road to Oceans 5 dive centre, with a box of mackerel and our stinky bate cage in hand.     Once geared up, […]

Back to the Project – by Dimitri

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After 6 intense weeks, I have finally reached one of my dreams : being a divemaster! It is a big step from recreational to professional diver and I’ve learned much more than I expected. I now am able to solve all kinds of problems under water from the loss of your mask to a small panic […]

The Little Things – by Lucy

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There are tons of reasons why people come to the Gili Islands whether it be for the beaches or the diving, but what people often don’t think about is the culture here on Gili Air. It is such a tight knit community comprised of people from all around the world. At Villa Nangka, the project’s […]

Time to reflect – by Luka

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A Unique Experience on My Journey Around Earth! I am currently traveling around the world during my gap year. Before joining Gili Shark Conservation I worked for a marine conservation organisation in Thailand and will take part in another internship of this sort in the Philippines. Through this projects, apart from enjoying traveling, I aim […]

1 month down, 2 to go! – by Kelsey

After one month being at the project, I’ve done my rescue diver training and now I’m doing my Dive Master Training course. There are many things involved in the course but it’s basically broken into three sections:   Firstly we have the theoretical part, which includes the Dive Guide theory and the Science of Diving […]