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 are under threat and needs your help! By becoming a valuable volunteer abroad, you can get involved with vital conservation projects and make a real difference in the natural world.
Get involved in wildlife projects abroad and help care for amazing animals. 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. If you care about conservation, we offer an incredible range of rewarding conservation volunteering programmes around the world!
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Calling all conservationists!
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 South Africa Wild Adventure, staying on a private game reserve. Take part in vital wildlife conservation and anti-poaching projects or help protect, preserve and restore wild habitats at an Australian conservation project.
Want to protect wildlife?
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, or travel to South Africa and volunteer at a wildlife sanctuary or with mischievous monkeys!
Amazing marine conservation
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, or save Great White Sharks, whales and other marine wildlife in stunning South Africa!
Change the world for the better as a conservation volunteer!
South Africa Wild Adventure
15 days from4.5 34
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!
Amazon Wildlife Rescue
2 - 4 weeks from4.0 5
Head to the edge of the Amazon and help care for wildlife!Calling all animal lovers in search of an Amazonian adventure! Help care for wildlife at a rescue centre in the amazing Amazon jungle in Ecuador.
Wildlife Sanctuary Volunteer in South Africa
2 - 8 weeks from4.0 20
1-4 weeks from4.5 14
Have an awesome elephant experience in stunning rural ThailandGet 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!
Wildlife Volunteer Australia
2-8 weeks from4.5 6
8 days from5.0 1
Monkey Sanctuary Volunteers
2-12 weeks from4.0 20
Hands-on rehab project with cheeky primates!Join monkey rehab for 2 - 8 weeks, & have a swinging sanctuary time helping to support and return apes, monkeys & other animals to the wild.
South Africa Volunteer & Safari
8 or 10 weeks from4.5 27
Conservation Volunteering in Canada
2 weeks or longer4.0 2
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!
Volunteer & Learn Spanish in Costa Rica
6-8 weeks from4.5 6
Immerse yourself in the Costa Rican CultureLearn Spanish is Costa Rica, live with locals in a homestay and volunteer with kids, communities or wildlife conservation projects in this stunning Central American country.
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