Travel Information

Details to the research trips

  • Duration: A research trip takes 7 days from Saturday to Saturday. By request an extension week can be booked
  • Accommodation on board: Either in one of the four roomy double cabins or in the comfortable single cabin. The research vessel “Ocean Breeze” is solidly built, lies steady and offers an agreeable life on boards thanks to its generous space
  • Research activities on sea: Equipped with binoculars and GPS you will observe whales, dolphins and other inhabitants of the sea. You will determine the species and numbers and will collect data of their behavior
  • Social life on board: Crew and guests engage in all required activities on board. Several meals will be prepared daily by crew and guests.
  • Sailing/maneuvers: Our skipper appreciates a helping hand while setting sails and during anchor- and harbor manoeuvers.
  • Number of participants: max. 6 volunteers, 1 marine biologist and 2 crew
  • Disclaimer: changes of prices and offers are possible


Costs and services

Costs per person for a research trip of 1 week:

  • CHF 1’790.--     Bahamas
  • CHF 1’990.--     Galapagos – Ecuador
  • CHF 1’990.--     Baja California (Mexico)


Extension week per person: CHF 1’450.--


Changes are possible.



Costs include the following services:

  • Accommodation on board
  • All meals and non alcoholic beverages, light table wine
  • Guidance from marine biologist and skipper
  • Use of research material as well as library on board
  • One guided excursion
  • Detailed information after registration



Not included:

  • International flight
  • Exquisite wines and spirits
  • Individual excursions
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses