Our Latest Award


Dan Lund, Fiji Country Director collects our DAN Award 2014

We have also be awarded the following:


  • “Best Volunteering Organisation” by Responsible Travel in 2011, sponsored by Virgin Holidays


  • GVI Thailand won a national award for their partnership with the Ao Luk Non-Formal Education Center


  • In 2012 we were selected by public nomination for the DAN Member’s Choice Award for International Business.  The community felt we had demonstrated remarkable and commendable dedication to establishing a culture of dive safety.


  • GVI Fiji won the best Volunteer and Project Award.


  • Our work assisting our partners in Mexico, Amigos de Sian Ka’an achieved the Whitley Award for conservation, and several awards for the best NGO is Mexico
  • Our Ecuador partners, the Yachana Foundation, also won the Whitley Award for conservation

We have also been featured globally in major press, including The Times, Guardian, Daily Mail in the UK, and BBC Holiday (Top 10 Holidays) and more recently, the BBC series The Dark