Tropical forest management

Project name:

Manu National Park

Project purpose:

Tropical forest management

Project activities:

  • data collection/analysis

  • teaching

Weekly cost (approx USD):



Direct benefits you gain:

  • cultural integration

  • field research skills

  • remote scenic location

Noteworthy conservation points:

  • development goals (supporting local community)​

Wild Sun Rescue Center


shared double rooms in lodge

When does the project run?


accommodation included, food included, shared bathrooms, trials to walk, swim in the river

How long can I stay?


Details of the day-to-day life on the project:

Activities of volunteers

The type of work that volunteer choose to undertake will depend upon your expectations and skills.

  • Maintenance/cleaning, transplantation, seedbed preparation

  • Watching wildlife in their natural habitat

  • To record, create herbal and develop statistical data of the existing flora and its medicinal benefits.

  • Monitoring and reintroduction of wildlife, participation of 6 months minimum.

  • Support the rescue center wildlife

  • Extracurricular environmental workshop “The Messenger”

  • Workshop curriculum strengthening

  • Organic agriculture

  • Reforestation

  • Cleaning and maintenance of the paths / trails

  • Construction camp Paititi

  • Repair and maintenance of structures

  • Improvement and innovation with new tools, promotion and marketing of the website (

  • personal research projects, thesis students are received depending on the subject of application.

Reviews & ratings



5 Oct 2021

Great experience

Great experience. I have learned a lot about wild animals and the bush. The kids are super. Thanks to Michele and Ian but also I would like to thanks all the volunteers and local people.


Daktari Bush School & Wildlife Orphanage



21 Mar 2020

Very Good Program

My week at Daktari was excellent and the program is very intense in the sense that we all get together with the kids and animals from 7am until 9 pm. It is an excellent choice for a first volunteering program abroad considering and I would definitely like to go back someday


Daktari Bush School & Wildlife Orphanage

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