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: 27 Jan, 10 Feb, 24 Feb, 9 Mar, 23 Mar, 6 Apr, 20 Apr, 4 May, 18 May, 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
25% discount on all bookings made for Jan, Feb and March 2020, to join our award-winning wildlife conservation projects and help make a different for our endangered and priority species! Reference: "Early Bird Special"
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
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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Travel Team

If you would like some help or advice, or just want to discuss your ideas for your next trip, do give us a call.
Animal project in South Africa

Animal project in South Africa

Animal Welfare in Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre & Hospital
From £1,395 4 weeks ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be arranged at any time throughout the year for up to 12 weeks
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 Feb, 21 Mar, 21 Apr, 21 May, 21 Jun, 21 Jul, 21 Aug, 21 Sep, 21 Oct, 21 Nov
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 £695 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!
Sailing & conservation vacation in Greece

Sailing & conservation vacation in Greece

A unique wildlife & sailing adventure
From £683 to £759 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 2 May, 9 May, 16 May, 23 May, 30 May, 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 24 Oct, 31 Oct
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: 26 Jan, 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, 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
We still have spaces available to join our conservation team in Belize in the next few months!
Family volunteering with turtles in Costa Rica

Family volunteering with turtles in Costa Rica

Family turtle conservation volunteering in Costa Rica
From £749 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Tailor made: Flexible departures July - December (nesting season)
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
Book any one of our five volunteer placements with a friend for up to 4 weeks with Lilongwe Wildlife Trust and each receive 25% off. Must book, pay in full and arrive prior to the end of March 2020.
Game Reserve conservation in South Africa

Game Reserve conservation in South Africa

Conserve Wildlife in 4 Game Reserves: Exciting and varied!
From £1,895 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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: 10 Feb, 9 Mar, 6 Apr, 4 May, 1 Jun, 29 Jun, 27 Jul, 24 Aug, 21 Sep, 19 Oct, 16 Nov
Responsible Travel, Travel Team

Travel Team

If you would like some help or advice, or just want to discuss your ideas for your next trip, do give us a call.
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: 23 May, 26 Sep, 17 Oct
Wildlife photography and conservation in South Africa

Wildlife photography and conservation in South Africa

Photography and conservation on a Big 5 game reserve
From £3,860 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2021: 22 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
Galapagos conservation & photography vacation

Galapagos conservation & photography vacation

Conservation volunteering and photography in the Galapagos
From £3,595 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2021: 7 Nov
Big cat conservation safari, South Africa

Big cat conservation safari, South Africa

Safari with purpose to support South Africa's lions
From R41,035 to R50,115 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
South Africa endangered wildlife conservation

South Africa endangered wildlife conservation

Assist with protecting endangered species in South Africa
From £1,195 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 27 Jan, 10 Feb, 24 Feb, 9 Mar, 23 Mar, 6 Apr, 20 Apr, 4 May, 18 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 29 Jun, 13 Jul, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 16 Nov, 30 Nov, 14 Dec, 28 Dec
We are looking for volunteers to help protect endangered animals in South Africa in the next few months!
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
Seal conservation vacation in Greece

Seal conservation vacation in Greece

Watch the world’s rarest Seal around stunning Greek Islands
From €600 5 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 24 May, 21 Jun, 25 Jul
Kenya wildlife rangers safari vacation

Kenya wildlife rangers safari vacation

Spend a week on the frontline of wildlife conservation
From US $2,195 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 25 Jul, 12 Sep
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
Book any one of our five volunteer placements with a friend for up to 4 weeks with Lilongwe Wildlife Trust and each receive 25% off. Must book, pay in full and arrive prior to the end of March 2020.
Primate internship at a sanctuary in Malawi

Primate internship at a sanctuary in Malawi

Fulfil course requirements with a tailor-made experience!
From £2,235 to £4,350 4 weeks ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Book any one of our five volunteer placements with a friend for up to 4 weeks with Lilongwe Wildlife Trust and each receive 25% off. Must book, pay in full and arrive prior to the end of March 2020.
Gap year volunteering in Kenya

Gap year volunteering in Kenya

Unrivalled conservation experience in remote destinations
From £9,475 8 weeks ex flights
Small group travel
Elephant & wildlife conservation volunteering in Sri Lanka

Elephant & wildlife conservation volunteering in Sri Lanka

Help wild elephants and wildlife in Sri Lanka
From £945 to £3,105 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 26 Jan, 2 Feb, 9 Feb, 16 Feb, 23 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, 2 Aug, 9 Aug, 16 Aug, 23 Aug, 30 Aug, 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 4 Oct, 11 Oct
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: 2020: 28 Jan, 4 Feb, 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 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, 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
Family volunteering in Namibia, desert elephants

Family volunteering in Namibia, desert elephants

Family trip to research and conserve desert elephants
From £995 to £1,095 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 5 Apr, 26 Jul, 9 Aug
Rhino and Elephant Conservation in Zimbabwe

Rhino and Elephant Conservation in Zimbabwe

Volunteer with rhinos and elephants in beautiful Zimbabwe.
From £740 to £5,920 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 27 Jan, 3 Feb, 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 2 Mar, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 18 May, 25 May, 1 Jun, 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, 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
Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa
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US $1,544
excluding flights
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
This was an amazing vacation and I really did not want it to end. (more)Anne Brown
Borneo Wildlife Volunteer Project
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£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
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£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
Volunteering with bears in Cambodia
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£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
Brown bear tracking in Northern Greece
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€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 Romania
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£925
excluding flights
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
The most memorable part of the vacation was...getting to spend time watching the bears play together, and seeing them all so happy. (more)Melinda Kerr
Animal project in South Africa
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£1,395
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Tips? Local benefits? Overall rating? Poor. Not much meaningful work. It was not well organized in keeping volunteers busy. There were lots of occasions when we ran out of jobs and were told to wander around and look for things to do. Myself and my grandchildren were extremely disappointed. We had a family meeting and left early. Still a bad taste in our mouth. After staying there I felt that the fee charged was excessive. John Brown. (more)John Brown
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
Sailing & conservation vacation in Greece
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£683
excluding flights
The whole experience was wonderful. Sotiris, our skipper was fantastic , very professional, kind and fun. This vacation was wonderful...it could not have been better...we should have stayed longer. It really was a very unique experience, very special to me. (more)Joanne David
Excellent! Every aspect was amazing. My partner and I are both deeply grateful to everyone who works for the operator for making such a special and memorable experience. We will almost certainly be booking up again! (more)Alison Crawford
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 elephants in Sri Lanka
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£745
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Getting education by staff. Volunteering for the center. Seeing the elephants interact with one another in a natural environment. Tips? Great experience, but don't go in expecting the comforts of home. It's rustic, there are lots of insects, and it's hot. If you can get past this, then it's a must see. Local benefits? yes, while volunteering we felt like we were supporting the center. Overall rating? 9/10 (more)Simmi Behal
Shark conservation in South Africa
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£829
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
Wildlife conservation holiday in India
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£1,995
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Learned a lot about elephants. Tips? Take part in all the activities and go to the beach on you weekends off. Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? (more)Julie Grosso
Orangutan conservation in East Kalimantan, Indonesia
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£1,295
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Every second was amazing. No part was less memorable that another. Not exactly a vacation. You are there to work and provide enrichment and stimulus to the Orang Utangs and Sun Bears. Tips? Take plenty of mosquito repellent ! Plenty to spare wellington boots at the Lodge. Be prepared for cold showers. Local benefits? Yes. That is the purpose of the project - especially as far as the animals are concerned. Overall rating? Ten out of Ten. Great group... (more)Adrian Smith
Family volunteering with turtles in Costa Rica
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£749
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the vacation was the people who we worked along side, and seeing the mama turtles and the baby turtles.. (more)Lawrie Drinkaus-Arias
Five stars - one of the best vacations I've ever had! We had fun with the other people who were working there at the same time, and there was plenty to do to keep us busy, both working and playing. (more)Molly Bull
One night we were walking along the length of the beach in the dead of night and could clearly see the Milky Way illuminated and lots of shooting stars, whilst holding the hands of my three little girls and my husband - it was the most magical experience we had and an overwhelming sense of peace and happiness. (more)Debbie Young
Family volunteering in Thailand
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£739
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Spending time with my family and working for these magnificent animals was such a rewarding experience. Hand feeding these gentle giants is something I will never forget. When you look into their eyes and connect with them it as if they can see who you are. You can tell these are intelligent and kind animals. Tips? If you can afford it, stay at the guest lodges. Going back to an air-conditioned room after a hard days work is wonderful. You also have hot water and... (more)Joe Stern
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
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£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
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
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
Balkan Lynx wildlife conservation holiday in Montenegro
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€1,409
excluding flights
Memorable parts? It is really almost impossible to narrow this down, every day was an adventure for our expedition. The scenery was fantastic we had great, mountain climbing and also traveling between the two locations provided an opportunity for down time and an opportunity to the enjoy the wonderful scenery from the comfort of our bus. Florian who was our guide and an expert in conservation is a wonderful guide and was there for us everyday, we also had 2 local guides, Azad and Enza... (more)Cathy Bisset
Ecuador wildlife sanctuary volunteering
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£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
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£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
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