If you’ve always loved the ocean and are looking to make a genuine impact, look no further than volunteering in Fiji. Located in the South Pacific and sitting roughly halfway between Australia and Hawaii, Fiji is home to white sand beaches, pristine waters, and some...
Part of the aims and goals of GVI is to advise and help the communities of Moturiki with managing the marine resources around their island. Fish makes up a huge part of the protein intake within Fijian diets and as a result, commercial exploitation has given most...
Explore underwater worlds and sea-based careers with one of GVI’s PADI Divemaster internships. Dive into a marine career by becoming a PADI Divemaster. Getting this certification as you carry out an internship in marine conservation in some of the most spectacular...
Bula (Hello) from Caqalai island in Fiji, South Pacific. Well what can I say, this is a change of pace. The Fijian people are so friendly, I have never had so many people come up to me to ask my name and shake my hand. The country is stunning and our island, Caqalai,...
DAY 1 at Caqalai Let’s start with the good. The island and the landscape are beautiful. You can walk around the whole thing in ten minutes. I cannot wait to get in the water it is so blue and clear. We stopped at a small island about five minutes from Caqalai before...
I came to Fiji as a Marine Conservation volunteer expecting to stay for 2 months. Caqalai Island and the people I met along the way, had me knowing that this is where I was meant to be. Friday 18th August 2017, my first international flight. After leaving Cairns,...
Bula Vinaka! Hello! My name is Jules Power, I am 47 years old from the United Kingdom doing the 3 month Marine Conservation volunteer program at Caqalai. To start off my 2nd month here we celebrated Fiji Day! Fiji Day is on October 10th every year, celebrating the...
Our stay at the GVI base in Silana village was very much like a home away from home meets camp experience. Our expedition project team worked independently to execute a variety of jobs around the village. This included but was not limited to ploughing land to build...
Hi, my name is Shelby, I’m nineteen years old and from Canada. I’ve been here in Fiji for 2 weeks now doing the education project. It has been a crazy two week, filled with new experiences, learning new skills and a lot of fun times. School life is very different from...
Monday 10th & Tuesday 11th April The Community stayed on Caqalai to focus on some project development and side projects. In the vegetable garden this included planting both basil and pumpkin saplings, raking the leaves to clear the beds and tilling the soil, making...
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