Volunteer with sea turtles in Costa Rica
Oyster Worldwide (2)
Live on a beautiful tropical beach and help the vital work of the locals, protecting sea turtles and ensuring the hatchlings reach the ocean. Patrol the beach during the night to catch a glimpse of nesting turtles, a rare and unique sight! There are also opportunities to get involved with the local community, teaching children about conserving the environment and life within it.
- animal interaction
- animal rehabilitation
- community awareness
- habitat restoration/management
Weekly cost (approx USD):
Direct benefits you gain:
- cultural integration
- gain a qualification or credit
Noteworthy conservation points:
- development goals (supporting local community)
- ethical rehabilitation centre/practices
Simple beach-side accommodation in Costa Rican houses or cabins, mixed dorms of up to 5 people
When does the project run?
Early July - mid December
accommodation included, food included, electricity, local shops, refillable drinking water, shower (cold), toilet (western), wifi
Accommodation is basic but comfortable. Expect to share a dorm room with up to 5 people. En-suite bathrooms include cool showers, perfect for cooling down after a sun-bathing session!
How long can I stay?
- General level of fitness required.
- Participants must be 17+.
Details of the day-to-day life on the project:
Participants can volunteer for 1 week ($1349), 2 weeks ($1739) or up to 12 weeks at $405 per additional week.
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