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 join a unique wilderness internship 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 for a wilderness internship in Canada and do conservation work 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 with big cats or mischievous monkeys!
Make a difference around the world as a marine conservation volunteer. The earth’s underwater world is under threat. Scuba dive and help with marine conservation in beautiful Belize. 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!
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!
8 or 10 weeks
Wild adventures in stunning South Africa
Go wild in South Africa on this incredible 360 combo trip, including an African wild adventure, a breathtaking road trip, community volunteering in Cape Town and wonderful wildlife sanctuary projects!
2 or 4 weeks
Gain pre-veterinary experience for your CV in South Africa!
Boost your CV with some amazing animal welfare experience, and work with wildlife, livestock and domestic animals at game reserves, farms and rural villages in South Africa!
Help with turtle conservation on an unspoilt Balinese island!
Volunteer at an incredible turtle conservation project on an idyllic Indonesian island in Bali. Enjoy a cultural immersion week then head to an unspoilt island to volunteer with turtles.
4 months or longer
An epic round-the-world adventure of a lifetime!
Tick off four continents on this unforgettable globe-trotting experience! Look after wildlife in South Africa, get adventurous in Thailand, go beach-hunting in Australia, explore stunning landscapes in New Zealand and enjoy an unforgettable American road trip – all in one incredible package!
20 weeks or longer
Become the ultimate explorer!
Travel the whole world with this incredible package trip! Tick off South Africa, Thailand, Singapore, Bali, Australia, New Zealand, USA, and Brazil - you’ll have seen and done it all!
Help save the turtles and make a difference!
Volunteer with Costa Rica's amazing sea turtles and help to protect this endangered species. Intermediate/high level Spanish skills required.
Have fun with wildlife in stunning Costa Rica!
Help conserve and protect native wildlife at conservation projects in Costa Rica on this Spanish-speaking wildlife experience.