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!
2 weeks or longer from £1,182 £1,2191182
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 from £2,349 £2,3992349
Experience the best of 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!
6-8 weeks from £2,220 £2,2892220
Immerse yourself in the Costa Rican Culture
Learn 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.
19 weeks or longer from £9,699 £9,9999699
An epic round-the-world adventure of a lifetime!
Cross more places off your bucket list and do some in-depth travelling to Thailand, Bali, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and the USA - all on one breathtaking Round the World trip! Uncover hidden gems, glorious beaches, great landmarks and take yourself on a once in a lifetime trip!
2 - 3 weeks from £775 £799775
Culture, turtles and beaches!
Conserve and care for wonderful turtles on the beautiful south-west coast of Sri Lanka! Make a difference and have fun on this fantastic hands-on wildlife experience.
20 weeks or longer from £6,189 £6,3396189
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!
2-4 weeks from £581 £599581
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.
2-4 weeks from £581 £599581
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.
9-30 days from £648 £669648
Work aboard the shark cage dive boats!
Spend 2-4 weeks on this awesome shark and whale conservation project in stunning South Africa; go on research and cage diving boat trips and get up close to amazing marine wildlife!
Up to 12 months or longer from £4,259 £4,3594259
Our most popular round-the-world trip – in reverse!
Head west across the globe and explore 5 fantastic countries. See the USA, New Zealand, Fiji, Australia and Thailand in one perfect round-the-world package!