Do you care about the fate of our fragile planet? If so, there's no more worthwhile way of spending your gap year than by getting involved in conservation volunteering. Issues such as climate change, deforestation and poaching are an increasing problem. The world's wonderful wildlife and diversity is under threat and needs your help! Conservation projects across the world aim to combat this. By becoming a valuable volunteer abroad you can help them achieve their goals!
Get involved in wildlife projects abroad and help care for amazing animals. Help out as a conservation volunteer looking after national parks or game reserves. Become a marine conservation volunteer and protect coral reefs and marine life. Get involved in wildlife rescue projects and help rehabilitate animals. Help to save sea turtles in stunning coastal destinations. Protect big game from poaching in Africa. Or become a conservation volunteer in Canada and work with wildlife. If you care about conservation we offer an incredible range of rewarding conservation volunteering programmes around the world!
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Do you care about conservation? Become a conservation volunteer and help protect some of the world’s amazing environments. Head to South Africa and sign up for our Volunteer & Safari Adventure, staying on a private game reserve. Take part in vital wildlife conservation and anti-poaching projects. Help protect, preserve and restore wild habitats at an Australian conservation project. Or sign up as a conservation volunteer in Canada at some of the country’s awesome National Parks.
If you care about the welfare of the world’s wildlife, why not volunteer at a wildlife project? Get involved with animal rescue in the Amazon or have an elephant experience in Thailand. Work with wildlife projects in Costa Rica or Australia. Protect incredible orangutans in Indonesia. Or travel to South Africa and volunteer at a wildlife sanctuary or with mischievous monkeys!
Make a difference around the world as a marine conservation volunteer. The earth’s underwater world is under threat. Help save sea turtles in Bali, Costa Rica or Sri Lanka. Dive in marine worlds off the coast of Fiji’s paradise islands. Or save Great White Sharks, whales and other marine wildlife in stunning South Africa!
Change the world for the better as a conservation volunteer!
Wonderful wildlife adventures in South Africa!
Our 15-day epic South African volunteering and safari adventure! Combines wildlife conservation, community volunteering, stunning safaris, camping in Kruger National Park, adventure activities and exciting excursions. It’s the ultimate African experience!
Care for endangered pandas and explore China!
Get involved with some super-rewarding wildlife volunteering at the Dujiangyan Panda Research Centre, before journeying through China with a group and guide. Includes a Kung Fu lesson in Shaolin and a night camping on the Great Wall of China!
Have an awesome elephant experience in stunning rural Thailand
Get up close to these amazing creatures at an elephant project and live in a rural Thai village community. Help bathe the elephants, plant crops and harvest bamboo, and get involved with local community projects. A magical experience!
41 days or longer
Volunteer with communities and wildlife, and explore the Land of Smiles!
Enjoy a month of unforgettable volunteer experiences and an action packed 12-day group tour. Teach children, care for elephants and explore the Thai islands on this fantastic combo adventure!
27 days or longer
2 weeks volunteering; 2 weeks partying!
Spend 4 weeks in Thailand volunteering, exploring and partying! Choose between teaching, childcare or elephant volunteering, and then travel around the country on our awesome 12-day Thai Intro tour!
2 - 8 weeks
Hands-on experience with exotic furry friends
Become a wildlife sanctuary volunteer and rescue and rehabilitate some amazing creatures in South Africa. Get up close to a range of African animals including monkeys, big cats and servals!
2 weeks or longer
Amazing wildlife or conservation volunteering in Canada!
A unique and amazing opportunity to become an unpaid environmental volunteer in rural Canada! Help at wildlife protection or environmental conservation projects with charitable or non-profit organisations and discover the great Canadian outdoors!