Wildlife rescue volunteering in Costa Rica

Wildlife rescue volunteering in Costa Rica

Assist caring for rescued animals in Costa Rica
From £695 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Our team in Costa Rica are looking for volunteers to help care for animals at a tropical wildlife sanctuary in the next few months!
Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa

Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa

Award-winning, Fair Trade certified wildlife conservation!
From US $1,544 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 29 Jun, 13 Jul, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 24 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 16 Nov, 30 Nov, 14 Dec, 28 Dec
2021: 11 Jan, 25 Jan, 8 Feb, 22 Feb, 8 Mar, 22 Mar, 5 Apr, 19 Apr, 3 May, 17 May, 31 May, 14 Jun, 28 Jun, 12 Jul, 26 Jul, 9 Aug, 23 Aug, 6 Sep, 20 Sep, 4 Oct, 18 Oct, 1 Nov, 15 Nov, 29 Nov, 13 Dec, 27 Dec
Marine conservation in Belize

Marine conservation in Belize

Help us protect coral reefs and marine ecosystems!
From US $1,330 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures on weekends but transfers can be made on other days at an extra cost
$450 off a trip to Belize! Marine conservation in the Caribbean!
Peloponnese turtle conservation holiday, Greece

Peloponnese turtle conservation holiday, Greece

Sea turtle volunteering on stunning Greek beaches
From €850 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 18 Jul, 3 Aug
Whale shark research in Mexico

Whale shark research in Mexico

Snorkelling with Whale Sharks & Giant Manta Rays
From £1,990 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 17 Jul, 27 Jul
2021: 17 Jul, 24 Jul
Brown bear tracking in Northern Greece

Brown bear tracking in Northern Greece

Track wild bears & explore the wilderness with park rangers
From €650 5 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 26 Sep, 17 Oct
Borneo Wildlife Volunteer Project

Borneo Wildlife Volunteer Project

Encounter orangutans and elephants in the Bornean jungle.
From £1,295 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 21 Jun, 21 Jul, 21 Aug, 21 Sep, 21 Oct, 21 Nov
Volunteering with bears in Cambodia

Volunteering with bears in Cambodia

Care for rescued bears in tropical Cambodia
From £675 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: Departures every Sunday throughout the year
We are looking for volunteers to join our team in Cambodia in the next few months and help provide a safe haven for the bears!
Volunteering Thailand, wildlife rescue centre

Volunteering Thailand, wildlife rescue centre

Work with rescued tropical animals such as monkeys and bears
From £645 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: Placements last from 1-12 weeks and can start on any date throughout the year
There is still time to join our team in Thailand and care for animals in need!
Elephant conservation vacation, Thailand

Elephant conservation vacation, Thailand

Care for Asian elephants saved from a life of abuse
From £665 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: Trips last for 1-6 weeks and start every week on a Sunday
We are still looking for volunteers to help care for elephants in need!
Volunteering with bears in Romania

Volunteering with bears in Romania

Volunteer at an inspiring bear sanctuary in Transylvania
From £925 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Flexible departures available throughout the year, minimum stay 1 week
Women’s empowerment volunteering in Nepal

Women’s empowerment volunteering in Nepal

Join a women's empowerment project in Pokhara, Nepal.
From US $1,943 to US $4,173 14 days ex flights
Tailor made
Nepal teacher volunteering

Nepal teacher volunteering

Volunteer with children in Pokhara, Nepal.
From US $2,543 to US $4,718 4 weeks ex flights
Tailor made
Elephant refuge volunteering in Thailand

Elephant refuge volunteering in Thailand

Volunteer with rescued elephants in an inspiring refuge
From £779 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Community volunteering in Tanzania

Community volunteering in Tanzania

Have fun helping people help themselves
From £600 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 15 Jul, 15 Aug
Film and photography volunteering in Ghana

Film and photography volunteering in Ghana

Volunteer in the heart of an African community
From £795 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 5 Sep, 19 Sep, 3 Oct, 17 Oct, 31 Oct, 14 Nov, 28 Nov
2021: 9 Jan, 23 Jan, 6 Feb, 20 Feb, 6 Mar, 20 Mar, 3 Apr, 17 Apr, 1 May, 15 May, 29 May, 12 Jun, 26 Jun, 10 Jul, 24 Jul, 7 Aug, 21 Aug, 4 Sep, 18 Sep, 2 Oct, 16 Oct, 30 Oct, 13 Nov, 27 Nov, 11 Dec
There is still time to volunteer with our film and photography team in rural Ghana in the next few months!
Laos Wildlife sanctuary volunteering vacation

Laos Wildlife sanctuary volunteering vacation

Care for animals rescued from illegal trafficking in Laos!
From £525 to £1,900 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 31 May, 7 Jun, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 28 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 19 Jul, 26 Jul, 2 Aug, 9 Aug, 16 Aug, 23 Aug, 30 Aug, 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 4 Oct, 11 Oct, 18 Oct, 25 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov, 15 Nov, 22 Nov, 29 Nov, 6 Dec, 13 Dec, 20 Dec, 27 Dec
New Zealand conservation volunteering

New Zealand conservation volunteering

Enjoy helping with conservation in beautiful New Zealand
From £699 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Dolphin conservation vacation in Greece

Dolphin conservation vacation in Greece

Holiday on stunning Greek Island with daily dolphin tours
From €850 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 8 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep
Ecuador wildlife sanctuary volunteering

Ecuador wildlife sanctuary volunteering

Volunteer with amazing Amazonian wildlife in a jungle haven
From £715 7 days ex flights
Tailor made
Costa Rica turtle conservation experience

Costa Rica turtle conservation experience

Help protect turtles by volunteering in Costa Rica!
From £640 to £3,895 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This project can be joined any day between August - December
Conservation volunteering in Belize

Conservation volunteering in Belize

Join an award winning research team in Belize
From £895 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 4 Oct, 11 Oct, 18 Oct, 25 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov, 15 Nov, 22 Nov, 29 Nov, 6 Dec, 13 Dec
2021: 3 Jan, 10 Jan, 17 Jan, 24 Jan, 2 May, 9 May, 16 May, 23 May, 30 May, 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 24 Oct, 31 Oct, 7 Nov, 14 Nov, 21 Nov, 28 Nov, 5 Dec, 12 Dec
Namibia carnivore conservation & research project

Namibia carnivore conservation & research project

Assist the team as a Big Cat Conservation Volunteer!
From £1,340 17 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 29 May, 5 Jun, 12 Jun, 19 Jun, 26 Jun, 3 Jul, 10 Jul, 17 Jul, 24 Jul, 31 Jul, 7 Aug, 14 Aug, 21 Aug, 28 Aug, 4 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 25 Sep, 2 Oct, 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 30 Oct, 6 Nov, 13 Nov, 20 Nov, 27 Nov, 4 Dec, 11 Dec
Reef conservation volunteering in Belize

Reef conservation volunteering in Belize

Live on a private Caribbean island
From £995 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 4 Oct, 11 Oct, 18 Oct, 25 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov, 15 Nov, 22 Nov, 29 Nov, 6 Dec, 13 Dec, 20 Dec, 27 Dec
2021: 3 Jan, 10 Jan, 17 Jan, 24 Jan, 31 Jan, 7 Feb, 14 Feb, 21 Feb, 28 Feb, 7 Mar, 14 Mar, 21 Mar, 28 Mar, 4 Apr, 11 Apr, 18 Apr, 25 Apr, 2 May, 9 May, 16 May, 23 May, 30 May, 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 3 Oct, 10 Oct, 17 Oct ...
Seychelles Island conservation vacation

Seychelles Island conservation vacation

Volunteer on an exclusive island paradise in the Seychelles!
From US $2,800 4 weeks ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 29 Jun, 13 Jul, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 24 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 16 Nov, 30 Nov, 14 Dec, 28 Dec
2021: 11 Jan, 25 Jan, 8 Feb, 22 Feb, 8 Mar, 22 Mar, 5 Apr, 19 Apr, 3 May, 17 May, 31 May, 14 Jun, 28 Jun, 12 Jul, 26 Jul, 9 Aug, 23 Aug, 6 Sep, 20 Sep, 4 Oct, 18 Oct, 1 Nov, 15 Nov, 29 Nov, 13 Dec, 27 Dec
Over 50s volunteering in India

Over 50s volunteering in India

Use your 50's to travel and give back to the community!
From US $679 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: This holiday departs every Saturday throughout the year
Whale conservation holiday in the Azores

Whale conservation holiday in the Azores

Help assist in integral whale and dolphin conservation!
From £605 to £3,395 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul
Northern Greece bear conservation tour

Northern Greece bear conservation tour

Brown bear conservation in Pindos & birds of Prespa Lake
From €850 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 26 Sep, 17 Oct
Raja Ampat diving project, Indonesia

Raja Ampat diving project, Indonesia

Dive and conserve the stunning coral reefs of Raja Ampat
From £1,095 to £3,550 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 27 May, 24 Jun, 22 Jul, 19 Aug, 16 Sep, 14 Oct, 11 Nov, 9 Dec
2021: 6 Jan
Yoga in India and volunteering vacation

Yoga in India and volunteering vacation

Enjoy yoga & volunteer in the exotic India
From US $779 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 30 May, 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 24 Oct, 31 Oct, 7 Nov, 14 Nov, 21 Nov, 28 Nov, 5 Dec, 12 Dec, 19 Dec, 26 Dec
2021: 2 Jan, 9 Jan, 16 Jan, 23 Jan, 30 Jan, 6 Feb, 13 Feb, 20 Feb, 27 Feb, 6 Mar, 13 Mar, 20 Mar, 27 Mar, 3 Apr, 10 Apr, 17 Apr, 24 Apr, 1 May, 8 May, 15 May, 22 May, 29 May, 5 Jun ...
Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa
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US $1,544
excluding flights
A fantastic opportunity. I enjoyed every minute. (more)Hazel Dykes
Definitely worth doing! The type of work and your experience with the organisation depends a lot on the project you’ll be involved in, so familiarise yourself carefully with the info they provide beforehand to know what to bring (more)Alexandra Bergholm
It was a really interesting experience and I definitely recommend it to anyone who love animals (more)Boris Traverso
Marine conservation in Belize
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US $1,330
excluding flights
I loved the beach clean up on a nearby island. Really great, especially for younger divers. (more)Georgina Stevens
The most memorable part of the vacation was diving in a downpour. It wasn't scary, just interesting. (more)Brian Benner
All of it was pretty amazing. I didn't realize how small the island was and I loved it. Being able to dive 3 times a day and get to know the local marine life, while learning about it was my favourite. (more)Irina Tyshkevich
Borneo Wildlife Volunteer Project
From
£1,295
excluding flights
All of it was memorable!! Seeing orang-utans in wild and incredible opportunity to see many other animals and birds so close with expert guide. Teamwork sense of achievement in conservation work. Fantastic opportunity. Beautiful location, adequate facilities. Emphasis always on our health and safety. (more)Cathy Dowdle
It was beautifully organised and structured and a great opportunity to be part of another culture and to see wonderful wildlife. An excellent project. (more)Tessa Milne-Day
Volunteering Thailand, wildlife rescue centre
From
£645
excluding flights
Memorable parts? I went to the Wildlife Rescue Centre in Thailand, this was a fantastic project helping animals who had been mostly kept as pets. It’s hard to say what was the most memorable part of this vacation as there was so much variety and different experiences, it’s difficult to decide what was the best part of it. I enjoyed working in teams and caring for the animals, the atmosphere in the center was just what I hoped for, somewhere dynamic with a lot going on and approachable friendly... (more)Cathy Bisset
Peloponnese turtle conservation holiday, Greece
From
€850
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the vacation was doing night patrol, really trying to look for turtles and potentially help them in the water, along with educating people about how they can help keep the turtles protected and safe. (more)Isabella Tully
5* (more)Abigail Williams
I really enjoyed it....Seeing the turtle hatchlings make their way to the sea. (more)Anja Tremper
Whale shark research in Mexico
From
£1,990
excluding flights
Fantastic trip with many memorable moments - swimming with the whale sharks was amazing and swimming with 2 manta rays and seeing their courtship ritual on the final day was magical. (more)Sandra Bateman
AMAZING ... we took a 13 and 17 year old with us who got so much out of this ... they are both fascinated by cetaceans and were competent swimmers / snorkellers. (more)Rachel Calvert
Volunteering with bears in Romania
From
£925
excluding flights
This experience was absolutely life changing. (more)Mary Lee
We saw a number of bears taking a dip in the water and I enjoyed seeing the pleasure on their faces as they enjoyed the therapeutic effects of the water (more)Suzanne Jones
Excellent. Exceeded my expectations, all very well organised, very good accommodation with lots of help from local rep. Brasov had plenty to offer and the bears were amazing! (more)Deborah Robson
Brown bear tracking in Northern Greece
From
€650
excluding flights
Signs of bears and the amazing local food (more)Lyn A
The most memorable part of the vacation was being led on hikes to the remote regions of Northern Greece in search of sighting of the animals residing in the area. (more)Lynne Davies
Most memorable: Exploring this little known (to us) part of Greece, meeting the friendly locals, and eating the fantastic food. The scenery is truly stunning and unspoilt, and the autumn colours were just superb. (more)Baxter Jeffs
Volunteering with bears in Cambodia
From
£675
excluding flights
I loved every second of my trip - the people, the country, the bears I worked with... (more)Louise Bednarz
Meeting the bears and being able to really make a difference to their day-to-day lives with enrichment, feeding and cleaning; some of the things we were doing (such as enrichment to keep the bears active and happy) wouldn't get done unless we were there to help out! (more)Heather Reynolds
We were so close to the bears and keepers that you feel part of the project rather than just a short stay helper. I think we were really lucky... to have the baby bear (Lola) arrive when we were there too. (more)Anon
Elephant conservation vacation, Thailand
From
£665
excluding flights
It was a challenging and eye-opening experience. (more)Brad Moritz
The experience was EXCELLENT! (more)Cordelia Barrera
Wonderful unforgettable experience I feel privileged to have been on. (more)Anne Feltwell
Elephant conservation vacation in Sri Lanka
From
£845
excluding flights
Memorable parts? To experience the rare opportunity to work with the amongst the most amazing scenery that I have ever seen. Tips? The journey to the Field House is a long but beautiful one. The Field House is basic, rustic but very comfortable and surrounded by amazing scenery. Local benefits? Yes most definitely, the placement is amongst a local village, and the local villagers appreciated the efforts made by the volunteers. Overall rating? I would highly recommend... (more)Julie Marshman
Namibia carnivore conservation & research project
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£1,340
excluding flights
Memorable parts? My most memorable activity was actually my first where I returned a greeting to a baboon as indicated by the guides, I later had to endure a grooming from one of the baboons. The most exciting part was heading to the Big Daddy sand dune in Sossusvlei. Kind of what I always imagined an adventure to be. Tips? Two weeks is not enough, to get the most out of your time at this project you'll need to be there at least a month and then there's the other sites to consider.... (more)Stephen King
Whale conservation holiday in the Azores
From
£605
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Seeing a blue whale for the first time in my life Tips? Bring warm clothes for sea even in May it is quite chilly. Sea sickness pills: even if you are not sensitive some rough day at sea it may bring extra comfort. I did not bring but it is easy and cheap to buy at a pharmacy in Horta. Local benefits? I hope it will help for the conservation and understanding better local populations of whales Overall rating? This was a great experience, Tiago and... (more)Sylvain Masse
Elephant refuge volunteering in Thailand
From
£779
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Working with the elephants was amazing, hard work but so rewarding! Tips? Be prepared for a change for your everyday life...embrace it! Local benefits? Yes indeed. Overall rating? 10/10 (more)Kam Sian
Ecuador wildlife sanctuary volunteering
From
£715
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the trip was interacting with all the beautiful animals at the sanctuary. Completely unforgettable. (more)Gemma Ramsden
The highlight was helping animals. Great experience! (more)Maya Dite
Costa Rica turtle conservation experience
From
£640
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Traveling home under the night time stars after spotting Crocks & Caymans. Tips? Ensure you take wick away sports clothing as your going to get wet / sweat. Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? Absolutely brilliant - loved every minute (more)Helen Maloney
Northern Greece bear conservation tour
From
€850
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the vacation was the selection of dishes ordered for group lunch were always interesting and made for a very social period. (more)Bob Handley
It's hard to think of one highlight. Perhaps walking through the mountain forest, through areas of oak, fir, beech, to an alpine meadow with cattle grazing. (more)Cathryn Symons
Going on a walk with the conservationists up the various mountains and then trying out Greek drinks such as their coffee and "Mountain tea" that was made from local plants. (more)Ruairi Benn
Dolphin conservation vacation in Greece
From
€850
excluding flights
The most memorable moment was when we had the opportunity to see a monk seal quietly sleeping on a sandy beach, just in front of us, on the first day of our vacation! (more)Lara Maistrello
I had a fantastic vacation. Kimon was a wonderful and knowledgeable guide and ensured that even on days when the weather meant we couldn't go on the boat to look for dolphins other activities were arranged. The island has a lovely welcoming feel to it and the people both at MOm and on the island in general are very friendly and keen to make sure you have a good time. (more)Sarah Bigby
The most memorable parts of the vacation were being in the sea and watching marvellous places, the sea dolphin view was amazing. (more)Serena Catalano
Yoga in India and volunteering vacation
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US $779
excluding flights
It was a perfect vacation - I would recommend it for any one at any age. (more)Nadege Vallois
So many aspects of the trip were memorable, even life changing -- it is hard to choose just one... Working closely with the women and children in the projects was an incredible opportunity to connect with and learn about realities outside our own world. Truly life-changing. (more)Shirley Redpath
This was a volunteering vacation so that whole premise was fantastic. I'd never done that before and it felt fabulous to be really doing something even though on vacations. (more)Kristin Walters
Namibia wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday
From
£945
excluding flights
Very glad I took part in this project, and would highly recommend to animal-lovers of all ages. (more)Donna Gorin
The most memorable part of the vacation was getting to see the large animals in their natural environment. (more)Claire Springett
The highlight was walking with cheetahs. Unforgettable. (more)Chris Downing
Orangutan conservation vacation in Borneo
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£1,195
excluding flights
It was an incredible experience. A great mix of locations and activities. (more)Tracey Mobley
It was a highlight to see the orang utan Ganti and her baby come in from the forest - and the sunbears are truly awesome! But really it was the whole experience that I'll remember. (more)Kim Jordan
Staying with the local tribe in the jungle was the most memorable part of the vacation...10 out of 10. (more)Jennifer Beard
Thailand wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday
From
£739
excluding flights
Excellent, hard work but rewarding and original. (more)Tracy Hynd
Even in the short time we were there (2 weeks), we saw animals arrive and leave, and got a glimpse of the process between rescue and return to the wild. (more)Camille Askins
The people with whom you're working with are terrific. From the other volunteers to the staff and those who stay for the long term there was a very good wibe within the WTTF community. (more)Stuart Moncrieff
Volunteer with monkeys in South Africa
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£769
excluding flights
The contact with these very social baboons was the most memorable part of our vacation. Sometimes they play like crazy, sometimes they just like to be close and sleep so deeply when you hold them in your arms. (more)Karsten Georges
An amazing experience. Would recommend to anyone who loves animals and is willing to work hard. (more)Shannon Hiltabrand
The highlight was sitting on a stool in the babies enclosure and having the privilege of a baby baboon sitting on my boot working out how to undo my shoe laces, a 'cuddle' of baby monkeys holding... (more)Gill Stevenson
Marine conservation vacation in Thailand
From
£875
excluding flights
Fantastic! One of the best conservation vacations I have been on - a very fun, interesting and rewarding experience. A lot of people who go to the project short term end up staying permanently, and it's easy to see why! (more)Eve Nelson
It was an excellent experience, a chance to visit a beautiful location, meet interesting people, improve my diving and enjoy myself. (more)Stephen Orwin
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