Here is my first blog as part of the Marine team in Madagascar! We have been working hard to earn our scuba stripes and qualify to the certified standards needed to complete the surveys here. Learning to dive has been a very different challenge to anything else I have tried, mainly due to how bizarre it felt… Read More


After leaving Mamooke, we sailed south and stopped at a small town called Ankify. These were my first steps onto mainland Madagascar, and they reaffirmed the feeling of travel that may otherwise have been hard to attain without the Eco-Tour. As the sun set, we located a stunning hotel/bar with a garden terrace that hung… Read More


Ahoy! We have set sail on the Eco-Tour filled with the spirit of adventure and brimming wih excitement. The catamaran is more than accommodating, and its crew are already positive our time on board will be one the highlights of our Madagascar experience. For the first 3 days, we have been moored next to the… Read More


We’ve just finished our first full week in Madagascar, which has been full of new experiences! I have spent the week on a forestry conservation program and have had many wild encounters, including lots of endemic species of chameleons and geckos. It also included a long trek up Nosy Komba to find the rare Black Lemurs, which… Read More


Good morning from Madagascar! On the 3rd day of travelling, we finally made it to the idyllic island of Nosy Komba. Built into the beaches and forests that cover the entire island, Turtle Cove camp is our new home. Perfectly integrated into the surrounding island, it is without doubt the craziest, wildest place I have ever lived.… Read More


Hello! My name is Vincent, and on April 1st I will be embarking on my eagerly anticipated adventure to Madagascar with the other leapers, whose imaginations have also been captured by the planet’s 4th largest island. I live in Sheffield (UK), and in the summer of 2014 I finished my A-Levels and deferred my entry… Read More