Volunteer with us
Stay posted for the 2019 dates of our volunteer program in partnership with MADA Megafauna, TBA in April 2019.
We currently do not offer bachelor or master thesis projects for students.
Join us for a day
Whale shark season in Nosy Be runs from September to December, the best time to see them is in October and November. You can join us for a day in the water to swim with whale sharks and learn more about our research, as our team goes out daily with clients. Contact Les Baleines Rand’eau directly either by email or phone ahead of time as it is the busy season.
Join an organised trip
Project Co-supervisor and whale shark expert Dr.Simon Pierce hosts a private weekly trip each year with travel company Aqua-Firma, who has been supporting us financially since the project started. The 2019 dates are already open for bookings so have a look at the trip details! Project leader Stella Diamant will be hosting the project’s first expedition in 2019 with Natural World Safaris, stay posted for more details-limited places!
Our field team delivers regular presentations about whale shark ecology and research during the season. You can also request Stella’s presence for presentations at institutions or universities, especially from January to August, feel free to contact her here.