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11 holidays found

Arabian desert species conservation volunteering holiday

This environment volunteer project will take you to the iconic sandy desert landscape of the Arabian Peninsula. Working alongside scientists from the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, you will be part of a small international team, monitoring Arabian oryx, Gordon's wildcat and other desert species. From a comfortable oasis field camp you will venture out in the expedition Land Rovers and on foot to study oryx behaviour and social structures, camera- and live-trap Gordon's wildcat and monitor Macqueen’s bustard by radio and GPS telemetry. All this because the three main study species are on the IUCN Red list and the expedition’s work will help to ensure the survival of the species in the ... Read more >
From £1,440 excluding flights

Scuba diving conservation holiday in Malaysia

This SCUBA diving expedition will take you to Tioman, the Malaysian island named by Time Magazine as one of the world's most beautiful. Working in a small group of fellow divers, and based on a very comfortable and modern liveaboard yacht, you will assist the local researcher to study and protect the local Marine Park's beautiful but fragile coral reefs. Diving two to four times a day, the expedition includes training as a Reef Check EcoDiver; with this qualification you are eligible to apply for PADI or NAUI Reef Check Speciality Course certification after the expedition. Please note that you need to be a fully qualified diver to take part in this expedition (minimum PADI Open Water or ... Read more >
From £1,640 excluding flights

Marine conservation holiday in Oman

These SCUBA diving conservation volunteer holidays will take you to the United Arab Emirates and from there to the remote and mountainous Musandam peninsula of Oman. There you will study the diverse coral reefs fringing the areas where the mountains plunge into the Arabian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. This is a pioneering study to map this currently unprotected underwater environment. The reefs boast a rich mixture of beautiful corals and a multitude of fish and other animals. Data on the current biological status of the reefs and of population levels of key indicator species are therefore crucial for educational purposes and to be able to put forward ideas for future marine protected areas. ... Read more >
From £1,280 excluding flights

Leopard volunteering holiday Western Cape, South Africa

This conservation volunteer expedition will take you to South Africa’s beautiful Cape Floral Kingdom (fynbos), a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the world’s only biome contained within one country, to conduct a survey of leopard, caracal and fynbos biodiversity and to experience African fauna (such as buffalo, giraffe, eland, kudu, zebras, etc.). Based in a remote mountainous part of the Western Cape on a comfortable former farmstead with all modern amenities, you will first learn some bush skills and then conduct surveys on foot, mountain bike or car. You will also set camera traps, conduct game counts and you may assist with cat capturing and collaring. All this in an effort to mitigate ... Read more >
From £1,840 excluding flights

Lynx, wolf & bear conservation volunteer holiday in Slovakia

This conservation project will take you to the Carpathian mountains of Slovakia to monitor lynx, wolf & bear populations and their interrelationship with prey species. You will be part of a small international team, working with the local scientist and contributing to an important piece of research. You will track large carnivores through snow in the forest and meadow habitats of the mountains (using snow shoes, which are easy to use) and you may be involved in capturing and radio-collaring them. You will also learn how to recognise and record other signs of their presence, such as radio telemetry signals, scats and scent markings, camera trap them, collect samples to study their diet and ... Read more >
From £1,330 excluding flights

Costa Rica sea turtles conservation holiday

This wildlife volunteering project will take you to the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, the Central American country best know for its beaches, volcanoes, biodiversity and inspiring environmental policies. Working on a remote black sands beach, you will be involved in direct conservation actions of the critically endangered leatherback sea turtle, the world's largest living turtle. Venturing out from a research station by the beach, you will conduct beach patrols, guard and collect eggs, count and measure hatchlings and adult turtles, and assist with other direct conservation and research activities. All this to help create strategies to ensure the species' survival into the ... Read more >
From £1,480 excluding flights

Marine conservation volunteering in the Maldives

This SCUBA diving voluntourism project will take you to the beautiful 26 coral atolls that make up the Republic of Maldives. There you will help marine biologists study and protect its spectacular coral reefs and resident whale shark population. All this because the Maldives government identified a need for further research and monitoring work as far back as 1997. We are addressing this need with your help and will train you as a Reef Check EcoDiver. With this qualification you will then gather important reef and whale shark data and you will also be eligible to apply for PADI or NAUI Reef Check Speciality Course certification after the expedition. Please note that you need to be a fully ... Read more >
From £1,770 excluding flights

Amazon wildlife conservation project, Peru

This expedition to volunteer in South America will take you to a remote and beautiful biodiversity hotspot of the Amazon basin. As part of a small international team, you will experience living and working in the jungle together with local biologists on an important wildlife survey concentrating on cats, primates, macaws and other flagship species of the Amazon to aid community conservation efforts and the development of sustainable management strategies. Based at a comfortable jungle lodge in a remote part of the forest, you will be working on foot in the jungle, recording cat, primate and other species and setting camera traps, as well as from hides observing macaws feeding on riverside ... Read more >
From £1,240 excluding flights

Snow leopard conservation holiday in Kyrgyzstan

These conservation working holidays will take you to the Tien Shan mountains of Kyrgyzstan to survey snow leopards and their prey animals such as the Tien Shan argali mountain sheep and the Central Asian ibex, as well as other animals including marmots and birds. You will be working as part of a small international team from a mobile tented base camp set at various locations and altitudes of around 2000 m. You will be covering ground in the expedition vehicles and on foot, looking for tracks, kills, scats and the animals themselves, and setting camera traps. True expedition-style base camp conditions, testing but satisfying mountain surveying, off road driving, and variable mountain ... Read more >
From £1,890 excluding flights

Tiger conservation project in Sumatra

This tiger conservation project will take you to the Indonesian island of Sumatra to survey critically endangered Sumatran tigers and the rainforest setting in which they are struggling to survive. You will be working as part of an international team from a comfortable traditional timber house expedition base inside the forest. You will be covering ground on foot, in boats and on motorbikes, looking for tracks, kills, scats and the animals themselves, and setting camera traps. You will also work with local people on capacity-building and creating local incentives for tiger conservation. All this in an effort to mitigate human-wildlife conflict and create strategies to ensure the survival of ... Read more >
From £1,780 excluding flights

Azores conservation holiday, whales, dolphins and turtles

This conservation work expedition will take you to the Azores Archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean to study whales, dolphins and loggerhead turtles. You will photograph whales and dolphins and record them for local and international monitoring databases as part of a small international team. You will listen to and make recordings of whale and dolphin vocalisations and capture loggerhead turtles in the open ocean for tagging and release. All this in an effort to elucidate the animals’ life histories and migration patterns across the oceans and assist with the formulation of effective conservation strategies. The whole team will be working on a modern catamaran research boat during ... Read more >
From £1,390 excluding flights
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