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Big Blue Conservation - SSI Shark Ecology

Shark Eco certSharks have always captivated the attention of mankind, for centuries. This Program will help you to seperate fact from fiction and learn the truth about these fascinating creatures. You will learn how to react properly when diving or snorkelling with Sharks.

Experience the fascination of Sharks in an unforgettable way! Divers and non-divers have the chance to find out more about Sharks..

Dives are optional in this program and therefore it is a perfect "holiday-prep-specialty" before your diving vacation starts. You will be able to apply the knowledge you have gained to future shark dives.

SSI is donating 10% of the income from the SHARK ECOLOGY Specialty Program to shark preservation. As a participant in the program you are making an active contribution to help secure the survival of sharks.

Course Content:

  • Fearcination Shark
  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Diving with Sharks
  • Different types of Sharks

Eco Objective

The primary goal of any SSI Specialty course is to teach you important skills in a fun environment. All courses are taught using home study, short academic sessions, and in-water training.

What do I need to start?

This course is a dry based course that divers and non divers can participate in. No prior diving qualification is required.

Am I fit to Dive?

Read this medical questionnaire. If you can answer yes to any of the questions, you will require medical clearance to enroll on a diving course.  Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like more information. 

How Long will it take?

The course takes one day to complete.

Typical Diary

Morning: 9:30 am Theory presentaions.

Afternoon: 1 pm Snorkeling with reef sharks at one of the local bays.

How do I book?

Please visit the booking section of the website and fill in the appropriate areas, a minimum of a 10% deposit is required for booking the course.