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Carpathian Mountains conservation & culture vacation

Carpathian Mountains conservation & culture vacation

Wolves, bears & sightseeing
From US $1,395 to US $1,595 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 28 Jul, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct
2019: 4 May, 11 May, 1 Jun, 29 Jun, 27 Jul, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 28 Jul, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 01 Sep, 29 Sep, 06 Oct
Wildlife conservation vacation in South Africa

Wildlife conservation vacation in South Africa

Assist with conservation & research in Greater Kruger Park
From £995 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 1 Oct, 15 Oct, 1 Nov, 15 Nov, 1 Dec, 15 Dec
2019: 1 Jan, 15 Jan, 1 Feb, 15 Feb, 1 Mar, 15 Mar, 1 Apr, 15 Apr, 1 May, 15 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 1 Oct, 15 Oct, 1 Nov, 15 Nov, 1 Dec, 15 Dec
2020: 1 Jan, 15 Jan, 1 Feb, 15 Feb, 1 Mar, 15 Mar, 1 Apr, 15 Apr, 1 May, 15 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 1 Oct ...
We are looking for volunteers to join the team in Greater Kruger National Park!
Elephant conservation vacation, Thailand

Elephant conservation vacation, Thailand

Care for Asian elephants saved from a life of abuse
From £645 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: Trips last for 1-6 weeks and start every week on a Sunday
There are currently still spaces available to join our team in Thailand for a 1-6 week placement to care for rescued elephants
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
Save £100 for arrivals on 17th August 2018 - applicable to stays of 1, 2 or 3 weeks.
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Borneo Wildlife Volunteer Project

Borneo Wildlife Volunteer Project

Encounter orangutans and elephants in the Bornean jungle.
From £1,195 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 21 Jul, 21 Aug, 21 Sep, 21 Oct, 21 Nov, 21 Dec
Spaces are still available for volunteers to join throughout August, September and October! Book now to avoid missing out on the opportunity of a lifetime!
Volunteering with bears in Cambodia

Volunteering with bears in Cambodia

Care for rescued bears in tropical Cambodia
From £695 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: Departures every Sunday throughout the year
Spaces are still available to volunteer in Cambodia
Jungle conservation & research, Peru

Jungle conservation & research, Peru

Jungle conservation and research project in the Amazon
From £1,495 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 23 Jul, 9 Aug, 20 Aug, 17 Sep, 15 Oct, 12 Nov, 10 Dec
2019: 7 Jan, 4 Feb, 4 Mar, 1 Apr, 29 Apr, 27 May, 24 Jun, 22 Jul, 19 Aug, 16 Sep, 14 Oct, 11 Nov, 9 Dec
Last minute volunteering opportunity in the Amazon! Join the team in Peru for a 2-12 week placement
Volunteer with elephants in South Africa

Volunteer with elephants in South Africa

Volunteer with elephants near South Africa's beautiful coast
From £1,415 21 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures can be arranged at anytime to suit you, all year round
Save £50 on departures between 1st June and 31st August.
Malawi wildlife conservation holiday

Malawi wildlife conservation holiday

.Aid animal conservation at the Lilongwe Wildlife Centre!
From £1,370 to £4,350 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 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, 18 Dec, 25 Dec
2019: 1 Jan, 8 Jan, 15 Jan, 22 Jan, 29 Jan, 5 Feb, 12 Feb, 19 Feb, 26 Feb, 5 Mar, 12 Mar, 19 Mar, 26 Mar, 2 Apr, 9 Apr, 16 Apr, 23 Apr, 30 Apr, 1 May, 7 May, 8 May, 14 May, 15 May, 21 May, 22 May, 28 May, 29 May, 4 Jun, 5 Jun, 11 Jun, 12 Jun ...
Spaces are still available for volunteers to join throughout August, September and October! Book now to avoid missing out on the opportunity of a lifetime!
Dog rescue volunteering in South Africa

Dog rescue volunteering in South Africa

Care for dogs in the coastal winelands of Cape Town
From £895 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
If you're interested in volunteering with dogs, you will be excited to hear that we are currently looking for volunteers to join our team in South Africa
Rhino and Elephant Conservation in Zimbabwe

Rhino and Elephant Conservation in Zimbabwe

Volunteer with rhinos and elephants in beautiful Zimbabwe.
From £674 to £5,401 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov
2019: 7 Jan, 14 Jan, 21 Jan, 28 Jan, 4 Feb, 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep ...
Spaces are still available for volunteers to join throughout August, September and October! Book now to avoid missing out on the opportunity of a lifetime!
South Africa volunteering with the big five

South Africa volunteering with the big five

Take part in the conservation of Africa's wildlife.
From £475 to £5,700 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov, 3 Dec, 10 Dec, 17 Dec, 24 Dec, 31 Dec
2019: 7 Jan, 14 Jan, 21 Jan, 28 Jan, 4 Feb, 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug ...
Spaces are still available for volunteers to join throughout August, September and October! Book now to avoid missing out on the opportunity of a lifetime!
Big five conservation in South Africa

Big five conservation in South Africa

Volunteer with the Big Five in South Africa.
From £805 to £3,219 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov, 3 Dec, 10 Dec, 17 Dec, 24 Dec, 31 Dec
2019: 7 Jan, 14 Jan, 21 Jan, 28 Jan, 4 Feb, 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul ...
Spaces are still available for volunteers to join throughout August, September and October! Book now to avoid missing out on the opportunity of a lifetime!
Wildlife conservation in South Africa

Wildlife conservation in South Africa

Aid lion, elephant and rhino research in South Africa
From £995 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 1 Oct, 15 Oct, 1 Nov, 15 Nov, 1 Dec, 15 Dec
2019: 15 Jan
We are currently looking for volunteers to research lion, elephant and rhino populations on a Big 5 reserve in South Africa
Responsible Travel Helpdesk

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If you would like some help or advice, or just want to discuss your ideas for your next trip, do give us a call.
Family volunteering with elephants in Laos

Family volunteering with elephants in Laos

Volunteer with your family to conserve elephants in Laos
From £569 to £769 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Save £50 on departures between 1st June and 31st August.
Costa Rica wildlife conservation

Costa Rica wildlife conservation

Work with sloths and other wildlife in Costa Rica.
From £803 to £3,786 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 20 Jul, 21 Jul, 22 Jul, 23 Jul, 24 Jul, 25 Jul, 26 Jul, 27 Jul, 28 Jul, 29 Jul, 30 Jul, 31 Jul, 1 Aug, 2 Aug, 3 Aug, 4 Aug, 5 Aug, 6 Aug, 7 Aug, 8 Aug, 9 Aug, 10 Aug, 11 Aug, 12 Aug, 13 Aug, 14 Aug, 15 Aug, 16 Aug, 17 Aug, 18 Aug, 19 Aug, 20 Aug, 21 Aug, 22 Aug, 23 Aug, 24 Aug, 25 Aug, 26 Aug, 27 Aug, 28 Aug, 29 Aug, 30 Aug, 31 Aug, 1 Sep, 2 Sep, 3 Sep, 4 Sep, 5 Sep, 6 Sep, 7 Sep, 8 Sep, 9 Sep, 10 Sep, 11 Sep, 12 Sep, 13 Sep ...
Spaces are still available for volunteers to join throughout August, September and October! Book now to avoid missing out on the opportunity of a lifetime!
Wildlife rescue volunteering in Costa Rica

Wildlife rescue volunteering in Costa Rica

Assist caring for rescued animals in Costa Rica
From £1,095 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Spaces are still available to volunteer in Costa Rica
India volunteering & highlights

India volunteering & highlights

Experience the real India volunteering & a North India tour
From £1,249 21 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Take a truly responsible holiday in Southern India's tropical paradise state Kerala helping children in school and community work. Live like a true local in this beautiful part of India. Get £50 off for Nov/Dec/Jan
Namibia elephant conservation

Namibia elephant conservation

Help protect and research the desert elephants
From £995 to £3,645 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 23 Jul, 6 Aug, 20 Aug, 3 Sep, 17 Sep, 1 Oct, 15 Oct, 29 Oct, 12 Nov, 26 Nov
2019: 6 Jan, 20 Jan, 3 Feb, 17 Feb, 3 Mar, 17 Mar, 31 Mar, 14 Apr, 28 Apr, 12 May, 26 May, 9 Jun, 23 Jun, 7 Jul, 21 Jul, 4 Aug, 18 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 29 Sep, 13 Oct, 27 Oct, 10 Nov, 24 Nov
Spaces are still available to volunteer with our elephant conservation team for 2-12 weeks in Namibia
Peloponnese turtle conservation holiday, Greece

Peloponnese turtle conservation holiday, Greece

Sea turtle volunteering on stunning Greek beaches
From Ä750 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 11 Aug
Last places available & Ä100 p.p. discount for 11 August vacation
Dolphin conservation vacation in Greece

Dolphin conservation vacation in Greece

Holiday on lovely Greek Island with daily dolphin tours
From Ä750 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep
Dolphin conservation holiday - last places available Summer 2018
Elephant conservation volunteering in Laos

Elephant conservation volunteering in Laos

Help to conserve elephants on an inspiring volunteer project
From £769 7 days ex flights
Tailor made
Save £50 on departures between 1st June and 31st August.
Volunteering with monkeys in Ecuador

Volunteering with monkeys in Ecuador

Care for over 60 monkeys in a rainforest sanctuary
From £809 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year
Save £50 on departures between 1st June and 31st August.
Ecuador wildlife sanctuary volunteering

Ecuador wildlife sanctuary volunteering

Volunteer with amazing Amazonian wildlife in a jungle haven
From £895 14 days ex flights
Tailor made
Save £50 on departures between 1st June and 31st August.
Costa Rica turtle conservation experience

Costa Rica turtle conservation experience

Help protect turtles by volunteering in Costa Rica!
From £511 to £3,382 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 20 Jul, 21 Jul, 22 Jul, 23 Jul, 24 Jul, 25 Jul, 26 Jul, 27 Jul, 28 Jul, 29 Jul, 30 Jul, 31 Jul, 1 Aug, 2 Aug, 3 Aug, 4 Aug, 5 Aug, 6 Aug, 7 Aug, 8 Aug, 9 Aug, 10 Aug, 11 Aug, 12 Aug, 13 Aug, 14 Aug, 15 Aug, 16 Aug, 17 Aug, 18 Aug, 19 Aug, 20 Aug, 21 Aug, 22 Aug, 23 Aug, 24 Aug, 25 Aug, 26 Aug, 27 Aug, 28 Aug, 29 Aug, 30 Aug, 31 Aug, 1 Sep, 2 Sep, 3 Sep, 4 Sep, 5 Sep, 6 Sep, 7 Sep, 8 Sep, 9 Sep, 10 Sep, 11 Sep, 12 Sep, 13 Sep ...
Spaces are still available for volunteers to join throughout August, September and October! Book now to avoid missing out on the opportunity of a lifetime!
South Africa marine conservation diving vacation

South Africa marine conservation diving vacation

Learn to dive and contribute to research in Sodwana Bay
From £1,195 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 1 Oct, 15 Oct, 1 Nov, 15 Nov, 1 Dec, 15 Dec
2019: 1 Jan, 15 Jan, 1 Feb, 15 Feb, 1 Mar, 15 Mar, 1 Apr, 15 Apr, 1 May, 15 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 1 Oct, 15 Oct, 1 Nov, 15 Nov, 1 Dec, 15 Dec
2020: 1 Jan, 15 Jan, 1 Feb, 15 Feb, 1 Mar, 15 Mar, 1 Apr, 15 Apr, 1 May, 15 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 1 Jul
If you're interested in marine conservation, why not volunteer with our team in South Africa! Spaces are currently still available
Elephant conservation vacation, Cambodia

Elephant conservation vacation, Cambodia

Volunteer with rescued Asian elephants
From £725 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov, 24 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec, 15 Dec, 22 Dec, 29 Dec
2019: 6 Jan, 13 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 3 Feb, 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 3 Mar, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul ...
Volunteering opportunities are still available in Cambodia!
Family volunteering with bears in Romania

Family volunteering with bears in Romania

Romania Bear Sanctuary Volunteering Unique Family Vacation
From £925 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Save £100 for arrivals on 17th August 2018 - applicable to stays of 1, 2 or 3 weeks.
Conservation volunteering in Belize

Conservation volunteering in Belize

Join an award winning research team in Belize
From £995 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov, 24 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec, 15 Dec
2019: 6 Jan, 13 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov ...
There are currently still spaces available to join our conservation team in Belize for a 1-12 week placement
Namibia carnivore conservation & research project

Namibia carnivore conservation & research project

Assist the team as a Big Cat Conservation Volunteer!
From £860 17 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov, 16 Nov, 23 Nov, 30 Nov, 7 Dec, 14 Dec, 21 Dec, 28 Dec
2019: 4 Jan, 11 Jan, 18 Jan, 25 Jan, 1 Feb, 8 Feb, 15 Feb, 22 Feb, 1 Mar, 8 Mar, 15 Mar, 22 Mar, 29 Mar, 5 Apr, 12 Apr, 19 Apr, 26 Apr, 3 May, 10 May, 17 May, 24 May, 31 May, 7 Jun, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 28 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 19 Jul, 26 Jul ...
Spaces are still available for volunteers to join throughout August, September and October! Book now to avoid missing out on the opportunity of a lifetime!
Carpathian Mountains conservation & culture vacation
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US $1,395
excluding flights
The whole trip was memorable but I loved the walk in the snow and rain at the top of a mountain. Brilliant. (more)Julie Topliss
Walking in the Carpathian Mountains was stunning. Watching bear and wild boar at close quarters and visiting the bear sanctuary was definitely one of the highlights. Gaining an insight into the history of Romania by visiting castles, fortified churches and local towns was also fascinating. (more)Alison Mitchell
The most memorable were the painted monasteries and the village of Viscri and Transylvania generally. (more)Mauveen Jones
Wildlife conservation vacation in South Africa
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£995
excluding flights
It was great to learn about reserve management at Kruger and I also met some amazing people. (more)Arjun Dasgupta
Working with people who are dedicated, informed and enthusiastic about conservation in a practical and realistic way. And of course, seeing the wildlife as they are meant to be....This vacation was a life changing experience and will affect what I do next in my career and attitude to conservation. (more)Louise Sexton
Borneo Wildlife Volunteer Project
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£1,195
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 with bears in Cambodia
From
£695
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
Volunteering with bears in Romania
From
£925
excluding flights
I was walking passed one of the mother and cub enclosers on my way to catch my lift home when I looked in and the mother was just laying on her back and the three cubs were all Having some milk from her. She hadnít got a care in the world. (more)Angela Nunn
Eating my lunch watching the bears being bears was the most memorable! A wonderful experience which combined living in a city with the rural component as the sanctuary was 45 minutes from the town. (more)Mary Motteram
This experience was 11 out of 10...the trip of a lifetime. (more)Ferida Reid
Jungle conservation & research, Peru
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£1,495
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Getting to spend time walking through the jungle and seeing so many great animals and birds. The best moments were the tree frogs, manu poison frog and the rainbow boa! I really enjoyed the construction of the bird hides and biogarden even though sometimes it was really hard work! Pancakes for breakfast were great! Tips? There was a lot of walking and physical activity so itís really important to expect to do lots when you get there and probably need reasonable fitness! Local... (more)Melanie Veal
Elephant conservation vacation, Thailand
From
£645
excluding flights
The experience was EXCELLENT! (more)Cordelia Barrera
Being with the elephants and their handlers. Having the big bull elephants walk past you, just inches from your face, leaving you to feel completely small and vulnerable as these pre-historic like mammals move by with grace, softness, power and majesty! (more)Georgina Hickman
What a wonderful educational experience and to feel you are putting something back into the preservation of these magnificent creatures. (more)Sharryn Salkilld
Elephant conservation vacation in Sri Lanka
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£1,059
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
Shark conservation in South Africa
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£1,394
excluding flights
Memorable parts? My last cage dive. We had one large female shark who did a slow pass right next to the cage. You could see her blue eye moving and focusing as she had a good look at what was going on inside our cage. Tips? I would recommend adding a few extra days on either side of the project so that you can explore Cape Town and do any additional activities that you haven't yet had the chance to fit in. The longer you are there, the longer your "to do" list will get. Local... (more)Annabel Marriott
Namibia carnivore conservation & research project
From
£860
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
Ecuador wildlife sanctuary volunteering
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£895
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Helping animals. Tips? Itís a lot of work, but it pays off! The animals and the people are phenomenal. Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? Great experience! (more)Maya Dite
Dolphin conservation vacation in Greece
From
Ä750
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Tips? Local benefits? Overall rating? An excellent experience !!! We didn't want to leave. (more)Susan Fitzpatrick
Madagascar conservation volunteering vacation
From
£895
excluding flights
Memorable parts? I can't name that one and only moment I have to say. The whole experience was memorable. Not only the work but also the people I had the pleasure to meet. Tips? I was camping the first time in my life and did some research beforehand. However I did of course made a few mistakes. The next time I would definitely bring a bigger tent and 2 very strong head torches. My tent was ok for 2 weeks but for a longer period it would be to small. A very strong head torch is a... (more)Patricia
South Africa wildlife volunteering vacation
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£935
excluding flights
The highlight was being able to see so many different animals during the multiple game drives: elephants, giraffes, lions, rhinos, hippos, zebras, buffalos. It was truly amazing! (more)Caroline Mancioppi
5 I couldn't of had a better time. I truly had the time of my life, I felt at home, happy and really didn't want to go home. It seems crazy now to think its all over but this whole experience couldn't have been much better. Best decision of my life. (more)Kirstin Runcie
A fabulous experience and I would be keen to return. (more)Mark Milligan
Whale Shark conservation in the Maldives
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£1,732
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Swimming with the megafauna (whale sharks and manta) Tips? Practice snorkelling beforehand if you're not used to it, but if you are, then you'll be fine. If seasick in the slightest, bring the necessary medicine; you don't want to waste boat time being ill. If sensitive to the sun, be prepared to put on lots of sunscreen frequently, and take seriously covering up against the sun. Local benefits? I think the program does support the local island economy.... (more)Nuraini Arsad
Family volunteering with monkeys in South Africa
From
£547
excluding flights
Swimming with the baboons! The people, the monkeys ... an incredible experience made special by Bob, Lynne, Mias and all the volunteers. (more)Helen Cook
Be prepared for fun but also a lot of work. Do not wear glasses, the monkeys love them! (more)Pagona Roussi
I'd rate our vacation as excellent and would recommend to anyone (more)Lee Jeanes
Family volunteering with turtles in Costa Rica
From
£699
excluding flights
The whole vacations was an amazing experience, from seeing the turtles and collecting the eggs to visiting the school for a celebration day and learning to surf. (more)Helen Parker
Amazing, so humbling, incredible to think we could do a little bit to help and have fun at the same time. (more)Simon Wrench
Raja Ampat diving project, Indonesia
From
£1,095
excluding flights
The most memorable was watching sunsets with a cold beer and my new friends. The island life. (more)Dewi Meekes
I loved the balance of activities: snorkeling alongside whale sharks, whale watching, data logging, community projects, working alongside serious scientists and having a proper vacation all at the same time (more)Anna Bosatta
Volunteer with monkeys in South Africa
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£847
excluding flights
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
There wasn't a single most memorable thing, I woke to lions roaring, to monkeys on the patio outside the door, chopping trees to building roads for manual labour... (more)Lisa Byron
Totally unforgettable. We didn't want to leave and wish that we had been there for longer. We will be going back. (more)Gillian McGowan
Thailand wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday
From
£974
excluding flights
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
It was a very rewarding 2 weeks and I would recommend it to anyone who has a keen interest in animal welfare. (more)Colin Harvey
Volunteer with elephants in South Africa
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£1,415
excluding flights
Fantastic!.... The whole experience was very good (the organisation of the trip, the traveling itself, the people...) but of course being able to spend time with these amazing animals was the highlight of the vacation and possibly of my last few years as well. (more)Darina Brejtrova
Most exciting vacation ever...Go for it (more)Ailish Scanlon
Amazing! It was my dream to work with elephants. It really was a trip of a lifetime. I learnt so much and made a few great friends out there which I still keep in contact with now. (more)Melisa Dora
Volunteer with turtles in Costa Rica
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£899
excluding flights
This is a really sound conservation project with some clear tangible benefits and as a volunteer you really fee like you're making a difference. Would highly recommend this project to anyone. (more)Katie Wilkinson
I would give the vacation 7/10. It was a very relaxing an beautiful beach and I learnt so much about the culture and turtles. (more)Ellie Hall
5 stars! My best experience abroad in the last 30 years.....Working with sea turtles: seeing turtle nesting and releasing baby hatchlings was absolutely fantastic (more)Daniel Halder
Namibia wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday
From
£875
excluding flights
I had an amazing time!!! I felt like I was really making a contribution to the functioning of the wildlife sanctuary with food prep, cleaning enclosures, feeding and caring for animals and being responsible for the environment and impact on the ecosystem with recycling and conservation efforts . (more)Naomi Soffa
Staff were extremely knowledgeable and helpful, the volunteers all worked well together and a range of activities were provided... All in all, one of the most amazing experiences of my life. I will be going back! (more)Frances Toomey
The most memorable part of the vacation was being able to be near, feed and touch some majestic animals - lions, cheetahs, baboons. (more)Catherine Armstrong
Orangutan volunteering in Borneo
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£1,280
excluding flights
I enjoyed the time in Batang-Ai in the longhouse most. A natural paradise- the tribes people were wonderful and our guide also...Overall, an excellent trip (more)Katie Beckwith
Working with such amazing animals and finding out how intelligent and human like they are....Brilliant once in a life time experience. (more)Holly Ferguson
The opportunity and privilege to work so closely with magnificent animals such as the Orangutan and Sun Bears ...A wonderful and moving experience (more)Lynne Parish
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