Volunteer in Conservation

Protect some of the world’s most fragile environments.

By preserving these ecosystem, you’ll contribute to the project’s long term sustainability, and help reeducate the community.
Costa Rica Sea Turtle Conservation

About this Project What's Included

Want to give back to Mother Nature and hit some of Costa Rica’s highlights, too? Spend two weeks volunteering on a sea turtle conservation project, then travel to the Rara Avis Cloud Forest, and enjoy the spectacular views of the Arenal Volcano from La Fortuna.



Best Bits

- 2 weeks of volunteering for sea turtle conservation
- Night patrols along beach
- La Fortuna
- Hiking in forests of Rara Avis

21 days from $1499
Call 800.507.2979 for available dates

13 days of volunteering at sea turtle conservation project, Rara Avis Rainforest Lodge excursion with naturalist guide.

Accommodation:
Hotels (5 nights), shared basic lodges (15 nights)

Duration:
21 days / 20 nights

Transport:
Public bus, tractor, van, walking

Group Size:
Maximum 15; Average 10

In-Country Support:
Volunteer project coordinator, Chief Experience Officer (CEO)

Meals Included:
14 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 14 dinners

Budget:
Allow $100-150 per person for meals not included.

Tour Code:
GACRSTJ

 

Marine Conservation on Australia's Great Barrier Reef

About this Project What's Included

You will be a part of small team of volunteers assisting the project staff to return Brampton Island National Park to its natural state. The majority of the work includes eradicating invasive vegetation, collecting and analyzing marine debris and conducting surveys on the coral reef. In your free time you will have the opportunity to snorkel the reef, explore the island and enjoy the local wildlife.



In your free time you will have the opportunity to snorkel the reef, explore the island and enjoy the local wildlife.

14 days from $1995
Call 800.507.2979 for available dates

A unique opportunity to volunteer for two weeks on a Marine Conservation project on an island national park in the Whitsundays.

Accommodation:
Camping

Getting there:
Most people fly to Mackay. Greyhound Australia serves Mackay from Cairns on a Mini-Travelers pass.

Duration: 2 weeks

In-country Support:
Project coordinator and staff

Meals Included: Yes

Budget:
Please allow funds for side trips – otherwise there’s nothing to spend your money on, on the island.

Prices: Valid for departures in 2010

Notes: During 2011 this project may be adapted to include a week on Brampton Island followed by a week of fauna work in a reserve on the mainland

Tour code:
STAWDSMCO

 

Anti-Poaching Volunteer & Kruger Safari

About this Project What's Included

Kick off this voluntour by learning about and giving a helping hand to the Victoria Falls Anti-Poaching Unit who patrol the Zambezi National Park in Victoria Falls. Before leaving the ‘Falls’ there is time to enjoy the vast array of optional adrenaline activities in the area before going on safari in Chobe and Kruger National Parks en route to Johannesburg.



Best Bits

- Anti-poaching volunteering in Victoria Falls
- Victoria Falls – Africa’s most spectacular site
- The mighty Zambezi River
- Wildlife encounters in Kruger National Park
- Boat safari on the Chobe River

11 days from $1287 + local payment 
Call 800.507.2979 for available dates

This is an intimate group safari launching off in Victoria Falls, crossing over the Zambezi River to Livingstone in Zambia, then heading south through Botswana and South Africa!

Accommodation:
Camping (5 nights), permanent tent (1 night),
twin share room (3 nights), bush camping (1 night)

Getting there:
Fly to Victoria Falls

Transport:
Bus, overland truck, boat, safari vehicle

In-Country Support:
Volunteer project coordinator, antipoaching
scouts, services of a tour leader and driver on tour

Meals Included:
9 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners

Budget:
Allow $100-150 per person for meals not included

Minimum age:
18 years.

Tour code:
STAVFAAPK

 

Turtle Conservation in Greece

About this Project What's Included

Lakonikos is perhaps best known as an important nesting area for loggerhead sea turtles in the Mediterranean and this project, with the help of volunteers, engages in daily surveys to record nesting activity and protects turtle nests from land predators, destruction and other risks.



The project also provides conservation information and education to tourists and the local community.

14 days from $1620 
Call 800.507.2979  for available dates

Help to protect and conserve an important loggerhead turtle nesting area in the Mediterranean.!

Accommodation:
Camping (13 nights)

Getting there:
Fly to Athens and then take a bus to Gythio

Duration:
Minimum stay 14 nights, maximum stay 154 nights

In-country Support:
Project coordinator and staff

Meals Included:
Yes

Budget:
Allow $15-20 per day
Language Requirements: Good level of English

Prices:
Valid for departures in 2010 and 2011

Tour code:
STAATHTUR

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