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Ocean Ambassadors





Come aboard and be a part of

the solution!


Visit local villages and present our educational resource packages regarding waste plastics in our oceans. Everything from the cause and effect of marine debris, to why/how we recycle and inforgraphic hand-outs for local communities to learn from.


Leave everywhere better than you found it. By personally engaging with developing nations and leaving them with the tools to succeed.


You will be literally sailing on a 38ft traditional double hull voyaging canoe. Snorkel, dive, surf, paddle or simply relax on our spacious deck’s.


“The only source of knowledge is experience.” Albert Einstein.

Living in first world countries and enjoying all the advancements of modern technology can provide a level of complacency. Aboard our flagship it all slows down and we take the chance to learn from other people who have a more simple and natural value system. Our vessel is a traditional design gaff rigged schooner, you will power yourself from wind, the vessel with solar and your soul with goodness.

Ocean Ambassadors
Ocean Ambassadors
Ocean Ambassadors
Ocean Ambassadors


We are now opening spaces for volunteers to voyage with us throughout the pacific region, learn about the issue and personally effect change.

Our direct focus is on marine debris. Arriving in Fiji we worked on solutions and locally processing waste plastics to second life products to stop it from entering our oceans.

This task keeps us busy with education programs, community outreach, beach clean-ups, data collection all while sailing around on our flagship S.V. Moana.

The research we conduct is essential in providing real-time data on quantities of waste entering our oceans and the companies who make these products. It supports global, regional and local NGO’s lobby for accountability from manufacturers and local government with statistics for better waste management.
Our community outreach is aimed at providing the tools necessary for responsible waste management and achievable daily practice in stopping plastics enter the ocean at the source.

As part of your induction you will learn the ropes aboard S.V. Moana, tacking, gybing, sourcing secure anchor spots and navigating through the south pacific island archipelago’s.

Throughout the journey we as well offer PADI diving certifications and underwater surveys of the marine environment.

Volunteers will be involved with:
- Cleaning beaches and waterways of waste plastics
- Collecting data on plastics found
- Physically processing waste plastics to alternative fuels and building supplies
- Conducting community outreach and education
- Collecting water samples for micro-plastics research
- Underwater survey’s

How to Apply

Send us an e-mail or visit our website – we have a friendly team on call to answer any of your questions in detail.

When you are ready to apply for time aboard our ship, we will forward you an application form.

About Ocean Ambassadors
Ocean Ambassadors is a leading global organisation working on marine debris solutions, frameworks for developing countries, achievable daily practice, locally designed education, outreach, scientific support and overseas voluntary work placements. Founded in 2010, we maintain a small yet effective team to focus on what we know!

Our projects run year-round and we offer a high level of flexibility and choice. By focusing on our topic we are able to give you the best attention to detail while ensuring your time with us is memorable.

Whether you are on a gap year, a student, a career-breaker or a retiree, we can welcome you aboard for destination focused work and voyaging aboard S.V. Moana. We welcome volunteers of all nationalities and backgrounds to join us and even have specific programs for families to get involved in!

Ocean Ambassadors as well welcome volunteers who have professional qualifications and experience - we love knowledge sharing and further developing our goals!

With placements available throughout the South Pacific, volunteers can enjoy adventurous foreign travel whilst making a positive contribution within our oceans!