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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
Volunteer with elephants in South Africa

Volunteer with elephants in South Africa

Volunteer with elephants on the stunning Garden Route
From £1,365 21 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures can be arranged at anytime to suit you, all year round
Thailand wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday

Thailand wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday

Volunteering break at a wildlife sanctuary in Thailand
From £739 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This project can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Volunteer with monkeys in South Africa

Volunteer with monkeys in South Africa

Help re-habilitate orphaned monkeys in beautiful rural South Africa
From £769 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures can be arranged at anytime to suit you, all year round
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Volunteer with turtles in Costa Rica

Volunteer with turtles in Costa Rica

Protect nesting turtles on Costa Rica's beautiful beaches
From £989 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Flexible departures July - December (nesting season)
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!
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!
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!
Animal rescue volunteering in India

Animal rescue volunteering in India

Animal rescue project in India
From £645 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, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep ...
There is still time to join our team in India and care for rescued animals in need!
South Africa wildlife volunteering vacation

South Africa wildlife volunteering vacation

Conservation & animal care in a South African Big 5 Reserve
From £709 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Carnivore conservation & research in Namibia

Carnivore conservation & research in Namibia

Rehabilitate and release cheetah in the wilds of Namibia
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, 18 Dec
Namibia wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday

Namibia wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday

Care for rescued animals in Namibia
From £945 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: This trip departs every Monday and Thursday throughout the year
Malawi volunteering vacation

Malawi volunteering vacation

Volunteer at Africa's top wildlife sanctuary
From £1,370 to £4,350 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures can be arranged at anytime to suit you
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
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Wildlife conservation course in South Africa

Wildlife conservation course in South Africa

Learn species conservation and habitat management in South Africa
From US $3,000 4 weeks ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 1 Jun, 29 Jun, 27 Jul, 24 Aug, 21 Sep, 19 Oct, 16 Nov
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!
Dog and Cat Rescue in Thailand (shell)

Dog and Cat Rescue in Thailand (shell)

Animal rescue on a tropical island in Thailand
From £595 4 weeks ex flights
Tailor made
Elephant conservation volunteering in Thailand

Elephant conservation volunteering in Thailand

Elephant and Karen Hill tribe Community Volunteering
From £450 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Black sea turtle research project in Mexico

Black sea turtle research project in Mexico

Work with sea turtles and hatchlings in Mexico
From US $1,495 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 6 Dec, 7 Dec, 8 Dec, 9 Dec, 10 Dec, 11 Dec, 12 Dec, 13 Dec
Galapagos turtle conservation and wildlife vacation

Galapagos turtle conservation and wildlife vacation

Sea turtles, giant tortoises and island exploration
From US $3,595 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2021: 6 Feb, 7 Feb, 8 Feb, 9 Feb, 10 Feb, 11 Feb, 12 Feb, 13 Feb, 14 Feb
Volunteer with cats and dogs in Barcelona

Volunteer with cats and dogs in Barcelona

Care for rescued cats and dogs in beautiful Barcelona
From £989 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Family conservation project in South Africa

Family conservation project in South Africa

Exciting family volunteering with the Big 5
From £599 to £899 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 19 Oct
Volunteer with elephants in South Africa, 1 week

Volunteer with elephants in South Africa, 1 week

Care for rescued elephants on the stunning Garden Route
From £875 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Veterinary externship in Malawi

Veterinary externship in Malawi

Gain veterinary experience at Africa's top sanctuary
From £1,370 to £4,350 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Orangutan sanctuary volunteering in Borneo

Orangutan sanctuary volunteering in Borneo

Care for stunning endangered orangutans in beautiful Borneo
From £1,195 to £1,895 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 31 May, 14 Jun, 28 Jun, 12 Jul, 26 Jul, 9 Aug, 23 Aug
2021: 4 Apr, 18 Apr, 2 May, 16 May, 6 Jun, 20 Jun, 4 Jul, 18 Jul, 8 Aug, 22 Aug, 5 Sep, 19 Sep
Sri Lanka dog shelter volunteering

Sri Lanka dog shelter volunteering

If you love dogs then help volunteer with dogs in Sri Lanka
From US $1,250 21 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
Student research placement in Malawi

Student research placement in Malawi

Conduct your own independent research in beautiful Malawi
From £1,360 to £6,970 4 weeks ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Malawi conservation volunteering experience

Malawi conservation volunteering experience

2-12weeks exploring and researching the Wild Heart of Africa
From £1,370 to £4,350 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Volunteer at a wolf sanctuary in Portugal

Volunteer at a wolf sanctuary in Portugal

Volunteer with wolves at a sanctuary near Lisbon
From £1,248 to £1,746 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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
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 youíll 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
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. Itís hard to say what was the most memorable part of this vacation as there was so much variety and different experiences, itís 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
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
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
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
Primate rescue volunteer vacation in South Africa
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£545
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Going on a horseback safari and getting only six metres from a wild giraffe!! I also loved being so close with the monkeys in the center Tips? You must like dogs as the site is full of them (all friendly of course!!) and not be afraid to get your hands dirty. You will be cleaning up after animals, it's not all cuddles!! Local benefits? It definitely benefited the sanctuary. Whilst I was there, there was only myself as a short term volunteer and four long... (more)Carrie Hogan
Carnivore conservation & research in Namibia
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£1,340
excluding flights
Memorable parts? All of it ! Being involved with an on-going human conflicr situation where the farmer was loosing livestock to a problem cheetah allowed me to see 1st hand the devastation that can be caused; then being lucky enough for our group to accompany the vet who darted the problem cheetah who had been caught in a catch cage, thanks to the skill and knowledge of our coordinator. The cheetah's vital signs were all checked, a new GPS collar fitted and then she was re-located. Tips? Bring... (more)Mairi Hutchison
Madagascar conservation volunteering vacation
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£845
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
From
£709
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
Family volunteering with bears in Romania
From
£925
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the vacation was being around the bears all day and particularly when the tourists had gone we had the place to ourselves. (more)Rhiannon Lewis
Excellent. A great, unique program that can only be experienced in Romania at this sanctuary. And a fulfilling and mutually reciprocal volunteer experience: we got as much satisfaction and enjoyment out of the experience of helping the bears and the sanctuary as they hopefully benefited from our work. It's very fun! (more)Heather Jain
Elephant conservation volunteering in Thailand
From
£450
excluding flights
I am so pleased I got to have this experience and I will remember the Karen villagers, the mahouts, the elephants and the foundation staff with the fondest of memories. Canít praise highly enough. (more)Kelvin Simnett
The Elephant Conservation Project with Hill Tribes trip and walking with elephants was the most memorable. Just amazing, the best experience ever! The team are wonderful, passionate about their individual roles, the location is beautiful and the elephants are enjoying life to the full. (more)Sally Hillyer
Every moment was worth it. Unforgettable experience, just following the elephants every day as they forage and bathe and drink and eat in their natural home, the forests. (more)Cindy Fung
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
Elephant conservation volunteering in Laos
From
£769
excluding flights
Memorable parts? It was very interesting observing and learning about the elephants. Following the elephants up into the forest was exciting, and I loved getting so close to the elephants and getting to touch them. Tips? Make sure that you bring an old pair of pants, top, shoes and gloves if you end up doing some wall painting, as you will get paint all over your new clothes. But it's so much fun doing work around the camp, no matter how dirty you get! Local benefits? I feel... (more)Sue San
Costa Rica wildlife conservation
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£803
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Bird watching with Mac and night walk in the jungle. Tips? The humidity is high but there is a lovely swimming pool so remember swimwear. Garden gloves are useful. Local benefits? Definitely supported conservation and gave employment to local people. Overall rating? Really great experience. (more)Vivienne Pearson
Ocean research vacation in Baja, Mexico
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US $2,695
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Swimming with the whale sharks and seeing the grey whales and babies up close! Tips? Just enjoy it - only a weeks break but loads packed into the week. Local benefits? The trip was run locally by the operator- they really did take care not to impact the environment detrimentally, our vacation fee supported turtle monitoring and also work done by people on the rancheros. The vacation definitely did support local people - fishermen on the turtle monitoring and... (more)Celia Baxter
Elephant conservation vacation in Sri Lanka
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£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
Family volunteering with monkeys in South Africa
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£767
excluding flights
Very good and an experience of a life time :-) (more)Tanja Larsen
A fantastic way to introduce my young child to volunteering in a developing country, because the company gave us the support and reassurance needed throughout the whole process. (more)Julia Macrory
Swimming with the baboons! The people, the monkeys ... an incredible experience made special by Bob, Lynne, Mias and all the volunteers. (more)Helen Cook
Volunteer with elephants in South Africa
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£1,365
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the vacation was being so close to such amazing animals and being accepted by them. Preparing the enrichment birthday treats was fun and creative and then feeding it to an individual elephant was wonderful (more)Jane Stoyles
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
Volunteer with turtles in Costa Rica
From
£989
excluding flights
It was one of the best experiences Iíve ever had and I canít wait for a chance to go back and to share the trip with others who would enjoy it! (more)Jonah Cedar
I enjoyed the night patrols, walking by moonlight, seeing the constellations, milky way, shooting stars & some of the lightening storms were spectacular. (more)Julie Clark
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
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
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
Thailand wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday
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£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
Malawi volunteering vacation
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£1,370
excluding flights
Just do it, you won't regret it! (more)Chris Wade
Great from start to finish - the staff, the country, the project, the work - I was sad to leave and hope to go back. I went for the animal work which I really enjoyed but an unexpected highlight of the trip was getting out into the community to see one of their fuel briquette projects. (more)Kat Wendels
A great experience. I got to know some local people and volunteers from different countries and I learned about animal conservation and the social/ economic situation in Malawi. (more)Steve Boud
Volunteer with children & animals in South Africa
From
Ä550
excluding flights
It was AMAZING! (more)tracy ciotti
My whole time at the reserve was so incredible with thrills everyday from hurtling along dirt tracks to see elephants, watching porcupines and honey badgers battle right next to camp to the first time you lead a class by yourself. (more)Deirdre McClean
Working with all of the animals and children, and meeting wonderful people were most memorable - the whole experience was memorable and exciting. The trip well and truly exceeded my expectations. I would happily recommend it to anyone. (more)ThťrŤse Hutchins
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