Underwater Photography

This once-in-a-lifetime program will equip students with the knowledge and practical skills to produce world class underwater photographs.


Developed by internationally acclaimed underwater photographer, journalist and conservationist Fiona Ayerst, this course will empower students to see and explore the underwater realm in a totally new and intimate manner.

By focusing on becoming part of the marine world; using specialised breathing techniques and capitalising on the marine inhabitants natural curiosity, Fiona’s hand-picked and intensely trained team will teach you how to capture the most unimaginable photographs. Creativity and new techniques are key. The team will also show you how to capture star trails; timelapse and other interesting land based techniques.

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Underwater Photography costs

  • $2,750 USD – 1 month 2017

The price includes:

  • Dorm accommodation
  • Traditional meals
  • Program expeditions
  • Tuition and mentoring
  • Program instructors
  • Adventure of a lifetime
  • Gear and Equipment

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Building a generation of wildlife leaders

Oceans Campus welcomes students, interns and volunteers on a continual basis. We pride ourselves in providing the best, most up to date training mixed in with a large dose of fun and travel. Join any, or all, of our programs and start your journey.

Volunteer programs and internships in Mossel Bay, South Africa

Based in Mossel Bay, South Africa, Oceans Campus is your gateway to wild Africa. We host a wide variety of courses which are designed to bring aspiring adventure and discovery enthusiasts as close as is safely possible to the amazing wildlife of South Africa. From courses focussed on the study of and interaction with great white sharks, elephants, whales, dolphins, to internships based on education, adventure racing, environmental conservation and sky diving. We also offer facilities to make our guests and students stay as pleasant and worthwhile as possible, including a dedicated research centre, spa, lecture room, business centre, conference room, lecture room, restaurant and bar, adventure centre and more. This variety of courses and facilities makes Oceans Campus one of the most broad and exciting places to be, and your gateway to wild Africa.