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Conservation Volunteering

Many organisations conducting research in remote and exotic locations recruit people on a year out to help. Conservation volunteers concentrate on the sustainable development of land, and projects designed to conserve environments and aid local people or collect essential data.

Conservation Volunteer Work

Fiji Shark Conservation

Globally, and within Fiji, data is deficient for many shark species, which provides a barrier to effective management. Frontier’s research is based around the island of Beqa, recognised as a critical area for shark protection, yet in desperate..

Cost: from £895

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Volunteer Conservation Work

Volunteer on a Conservation & Environment placement with Projects Abroad and help to conserve some of the world’s most beautiful and fragile ecosystems. As a volunteer on a Conservation Programme you’ll protect some of the..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Conservation project prices from £1,295

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Marine Turtle Monitoring and Tagging Programme

Concordia offers each year the opportunity to join more than 1500 short and medium term volunteer projects worldwide. Project: The Marine Turtle Monitoring and Tagging Programme is entering its tenth year. Each year we invite volunteers and interns..

Cost: Volunteers pay a registration fee of £270 to Concordia and fund their own travel and insurance. Usually food and accommodation is free of charge.

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Australia Wallaby Conservation

Queensland is the second-largest and third-most-populous state in Australia and is home many of the close to 1000 different bird species, over 700 reptile species and almost 400 mammal species that are found in Australia. With an area of 1,852,642..

Cost: from £799

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Belize Manatee Conservation

Nestled in Central America on the Caribbean coast between Mexico and Guatemala, Belize lies at the centre of the Mesoamerican "biodiversity hotspot". Pristine subtropical forests provide a refuge for wildlife and conceal ancient Mayan ruins, whilst..

Cost: £895

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Belize Marine Conservation & Diving

Nestled in Central America on the Caribbean coast between Mexico and Guatemala, Belize lies at the centre of the Mesoamerican "biodiversity hotspot". Pristine subtropical forests provide a refuge for wildlife and conceal ancient Mayan ruins whilst..

Cost: from £895

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China Panda Breeding Centre

China is a land of mesmerising and awe-inspiring contradictions. As the world’s oldest continuous civilisation, travel around China can lead you down a path of rich antiquity. Tempt yourself with out of this world flavours from tender Peking..

Cost: from £600

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Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation

At first glance, Corcovado National Park on Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula is a mere pin prick on the world map, covering a measly 0.03% of the world’s landmass. This makes it even more astonishing that an incredible 4% of the world’s..

Cost: from £515

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Costa Rica Climate Change Project

Set between its tropical Caribbean and Pacific coasts, Costa Rica is one of the most breath-taking countries in the world. Even though it covers just 0.03% of the world’s landmass, it is home to an incredible 500,000 species including jaguars,..

Cost: from £515

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Costa Rica Sloth and Animal Rescue Project

Set between tropical Caribbean and Pacific coasts, Costa Rica is one of the most breathtaking countries in the world. Even though it covers just 0.03% of the world’s landmass, it is home to an incredible 500,000 species including jaguars,..

Cost: from £599

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Fiji Marine Conservation & Diving

The Fijian archipelago lies scattered lazily in the achingly blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, bathed in the radiant antipodean sunlight. Its towns and villages are veritable melting pots of cultural influences. Fiji's irresistible shores are..

Cost: from £1095

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Greece Sea Turtle Conservation

Greece provides a blend of a hot Mediterranean climate, fascinating ancient culture, and seas teeming with marine life. Enjoy the chance to immerse yourself in this fabulous culture whilst living close to the beautiful sandy beaches and helping to..

Cost: from £599

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Group Leaders go Free - Worldwide Placements

If you would like to go on a Frontier project and are ready to organise a group of friends to go with you, our Group Leaders Program could be perfect for you. As a group leader, you could earn your placement for free, and even have your flight costs..

Cost: Free for Group Leaders

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Koala Conservation and Sanctuary in South Australia

Travel to isolated and incredibly bio-diverse Kangaroo Island, South Australia, and contribute to the conservation of koalas and other native Australian species. Spending some time on this reserve will allow you to become fully immersed within this..

Cost: 749

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Madagascar Beach Conservation

Escape to Madagascar – the magical island which is home to some of the world's most spectacular and least explored tropical forests, white sand beaches and coral reefs. The crystal clear waters host a dazzling array of pristine marine habitats..

Cost: £525

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Madagascar Lemur Conservation

The magical Island of Madagascar is famous for its bizarre assemblage of wildlife, its dramatic landscapes and its unique and varied ecosystems. No other island or place in Earth boasts such a combination of species richness and endemism, which is..

Cost: £795

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Madagascar Marine Conservation & Diving

Escape to Madagascar and a paradise island which is home to some of the world's most spectacular and least explored dive sites. The crystal clear waters host a dazzling array of pristine marine habitats and support a huge diversity and abundance of..

Cost: From £895

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Madagascar Wildlife Conservation Adventure

On the Frontier-Madagascar wildlife conservation project you’ll discover the huge variety of Madagascar's exotic species as you trek through remote regions of this hugely exciting island. Working alongside other dedicated volunteers,..

Cost: from £795

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Malaysia Tiger Conservation

Malaysia is a paradise of lush forests, pristine beaches and tropical islands. World renowned for its diversity of wildlife and people, this incredible country offers visitors a wealth of activities and fascinating things to see and do. The result..

Cost: from £499

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Namibia Wildlife Conservation & Sanctuary

Help conserve Namibia's precious wildlife at a spectacular sanctuary, in the heart of Africa. Rehabilitate and care for animals such as cheetahs, wild dogs, baboons, lions, and leopards as well as sheep, rabbits and other farm animals. Our baboons..

Cost: from £895

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South Africa Wildlife Conservation Volunteer

Visit South Africa – a "Rainbow Nation" that combines modern culture with an ancient landscape that is simply breathtaking. South Africa has evolved over thousands of years to become the biologically and culturally diverse nation that it is..

Cost: from £799

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Tanzania Whale Sharks & Turtles

The vivid, multi-hued coral reefs support a dazzling array of tropical reef fish and provide rich feeding grounds for turtles, rays and other marine creatures, whilst the deep blue offshore waters support vast shoals of cruising pelagics, whale..

Cost: £845

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Tenerife Whale & Dolphin Conservation

As one of the top whale and dolphin watching destinations in the world, the south-west coast of Tenerife is a truly outstanding location for the observation of free-living whales. There are resident communities of pilot whales and dolphins which..

Cost: £300

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Thailand Animal Rescue Centre

Thailand is one of the world’s most beautiful destinations and is bustling with friendly people and exotic wildlife.  With its golden beaches, rich culture and tropical climate Thailand has become a popular tourist destination.  Many..

Cost: £449

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Thailand Gibbon Sanctuary

Thailand – a magnificent country of idyllic beaches, tumbling forest landscapes, hospitable people and fantastic food. Experience this incredible destination whilst volunteering in a gibbon sanctuary where volunteers care for rescued..

Cost: £699

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Vietnam Pangolin Rescue

After emerging from years of conflict and war, Vietnam has now become a permanent fixture on many a wanderer's bucket list and attracts millions of visitors annually. It is a diverse country, both geographically and demographically. From the chilly..

Cost: from £799

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Volunteer Kruger National Park

VOLUNTEER KRUGER NATIONAL PARK Does rolling your sleeves and helping conservation research in the Greater Kruger National Park sound like a dream come true? Then look no further, this is the BUNAC programme for you. Working in a Balule game reserve..

Cost: From £820

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Florida Animal Rescue and Sanctuary

Florida, nicknamed the sunshine state, is one of the world’s most beautiful destinations, bustling with friendly people and exotic wildlife. There is a wide variety of things to do and see, with its white sandy beaches, subtropical wilderness,..

Cost: 1,200

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Affordable & Trusted Volunteer Programs in New Zealand

IVHQ New Zealand is based in the harbour city of Auckland, New Zealand's largest city. IVHQ New Zealand offers unique and affordable volunteer programs including NGO Support, Coastline Conservation and Education and Freshwater Restoration and..

Cost: £660

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African Wildlife Volunteer Program - £650 for 2 weeks

Join IVHQ and volunteer abroad in Victoria Falls! Highly affordable programs are available for anywhere from 2 to 12 weeks. The program is based within a private game reserve in the province of Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe. Located on the border of..

Cost: From £650

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