Citizen Science Research Expeditions

Fins Attached conducts research expeditions throughout the year. Some of these trips are open to donors of Fins Attached. The expeditions allow donors to be involved and participate in shark research to see how their donations are being used to study and protect sharks and our marine environment. We have found that these experiences completely transform the perceptions that individuals have about and towards sharks. Currently, Fins Attached is conducting expedition to Mexico, Costa Rica, and the Maldives.

Fins Attached is a US based 501(c)(3) non-profit. All donations given by participants is used to support the research and conservation efforts of Fins Attached and their partners.

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Fins Attached – Coastal Costa Rica Research Expeditions

If you are an ocean lover, whether you dive or not, this is the adventure for you. This multifaceted adventure includes the Fins Attached Turtle Beach Project in Quepos. This includes night walks to find nesting turtles, collecting the eggs, and replanting the eggs in our nursery area. We will also be releasing baby turtles once they have hatched.
There will also be two-days of coral restoration work with our partner nonprofit Marine Conservation Costa Rica. Additionally, we will be diving for two days at the Cano Island National Park as part of our research in the area. Cano is a site to see sharks, manta rays and turtles.
Accommodation at La Foresta Nature Resort. https://www.laforestahotel.com/

Email [email protected] for more details.

8-days, 7-night of turtle beach work, reef restoration, and diving and research at Cano Island. 

Trip 1: July 19-26, 2025 (SOLD OUT)

Trip 2: July 29-August 5, 2025 (6 Spaces available)

Trip 3: August 8-15, 2025 (8 Spaces available)

2024: Cocos Island Expeditions

Donors can join Fins Attached and One Ocean Worldwide Coalition in 2024 on one of our Cocos Island Expeditions. These expeditions will inspire you as you participate in the research that will make a difference towards saving sharks in the Eastern Tropical Pacific. Fins Attached scientists will be leading the expeditions,. Email [email protected] for more details.

2024 Expedition Dates:

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