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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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 or help protect, preserve and restore wild habitats at an Australian conservation project.
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!
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!
15 days from £849 £899849
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!
11 days from £1,544 £1,5791544
Culture, islands, wildlife and rainforests in Borneo!
Pack your bags and fly out to beautiful Borneo for 11 days of exotic rainforests, incredible wildlife, peaceful surroundings and paradise off the beaten track islands. Laze on white sandy beaches and zipline through jungles on an adrenaline pumping adventure. What are you waiting for? Borneo is waiting for you!
13 days from £1,4191419
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!
2-12 weeks from £719719
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.
2 - 4 weeks from £929929
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.
2-4 weeks from £909909
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!
27 days or longer from £1,5391539
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 from £419419
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!
4-8 weeks from £1,8991899
Wallaby a Volunteer in Oz?
Become a volunteer at an amazing Wildlife Park in Australia for a chance to get up close to wonderful wildlife such as kangaroos, wallabies and koalas!
2 weeks or longer from £1,2191219
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!