Locally run volunteering holidays

In an ideal world, all volunteering holidays would be locally run. But often, due to a lack of resources, international operators carry the baton. These locally run volunteering holidays are all managed at the grass roots in places where projects are well established, communities are involved and infrastructure is strong. As with all volunteering holidays, our suppliers follow strict guidelines, ensuring your contribution counts and that you have a wonderful experience.

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Marine conservation in Belize

Marine conservation in Belize

Help us protect coral reefs and marine ecosystems!
From US $865 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures on weekends but transfers can be made on other days at an extra cost
Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa

Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa

Award-winning, Fair Trade certified wildlife conservation!
From US $1,463 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 30 May, 13 Jun, 27 Jun, 11 Jul, 25 Jul, 8 Aug, 22 Aug, 5 Sep, 19 Sep, 3 Oct, 17 Oct, 31 Oct, 14 Nov, 28 Nov, 12 Dec, 26 Dec
2023: 9 Jan, 23 Jan, 6 Feb, 20 Feb, 6 Mar, 20 Mar, 3 Apr, 17 Apr, 1 May, 15 May, 29 May, 12 Jun, 26 Jun, 10 Jul, 24 Jul, 7 Aug, 21 Aug, 4 Sep, 18 Sep, 2 Oct, 16 Oct, 30 Oct, 13 Nov, 27 Nov, 11 Dec, 25 Dec
Seychelles Island conservation holiday

Seychelles Island conservation holiday

Volunteer on a private island paradise in the Seychelles!
From 2,500 4 weeks ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 30 May, 13 Jun, 27 Jun, 11 Jul, 25 Jul, 8 Aug, 22 Aug, 5 Sep, 19 Sep, 3 Oct, 17 Oct, 31 Oct, 14 Nov, 28 Nov, 12 Dec, 26 Dec
Dolphin conservation in Greece

Dolphin conservation in Greece

Dolphin research and conservation in western Greece
From 720 to 750 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: All departure dates for 2022, usually June - September, will be available soon!
Responsible Travel, Travel Team

Travel Team

If you would like some help or advice, or just want to discuss your ideas for your next trip, do give us a call.
Whale & dolphin research in Ligurian Sea, Italy

Whale & dolphin research in Ligurian Sea, Italy

Whale and dolphin conservation trip
From 805 to 950 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 30 May, 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 4 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep
Marine conservation holiday in Portugal

Marine conservation holiday in Portugal

Marine Conservation Dive and Clean the Atlantic Ocean
From 1,249 to 7,199 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Tanzania volunteering projects

Tanzania volunteering projects

Have fun by helping people help themselves
From 600 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 28 May, 4 Jun, 18 Jun, 2 Jul, 16 Jul, 30 Jul, 31 Jul, 13 Aug, 14 Aug, 27 Aug, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct
Malawi volunteering holiday

Malawi volunteering holiday

Volunteer at Africa's top wildlife sanctuary
From 1,370 to 4,350 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures can be arranged at anytime to suit you
Wildlife conservation course in South Africa

Wildlife conservation course in South Africa

Learn species conservation and habitat management in South Africa
From US $2,800 4 weeks ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 30 May, 27 Jun, 25 Jul, 22 Aug, 19 Sep, 17 Oct, 14 Nov
Coral reef conservation in Belize

Coral reef conservation in Belize

Hands-on conservation experience on idyllic Caribbean island
From US $865 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you
India permaculture volunteering on a tea plantation

India permaculture volunteering on a tea plantation

Eco-farming on an organic tea plantation
From US $795 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 22 May, 5 Jun, 19 Jun, 3 Jul, 17 Jul, 31 Jul, 14 Aug, 28 Aug, 11 Sep, 25 Sep, 9 Oct, 23 Oct, 6 Nov, 20 Nov, 4 Dec, 18 Dec
2023: 1 Jan, 15 Jan, 29 Jan, 12 Feb, 26 Feb, 12 Mar, 26 Mar, 9 Apr, 23 Apr, 7 May, 21 May, 4 Jun, 18 Jun, 2 Jul, 16 Jul, 30 Jul, 13 Aug, 27 Aug, 10 Sep, 24 Sep, 8 Oct, 22 Oct, 5 Nov, 19 Nov, 3 Dec
Volunteer with NGO's in Rome, Italy

Volunteer with NGO's in Rome, Italy

Create real impact in different NGO's in Rome
From 891 to 4,482 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Panda volunteering holiday in China

Panda volunteering holiday in China

Hang out with the awesome Pandas then travel!
From 1,425 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 18 Jun, 2 Jul, 16 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 27 Aug, 17 Sep, 1 Oct, 15 Oct, 29 Oct
2023: 11 Mar, 25 Mar, 8 Apr, 6 May, 20 May, 3 Jun, 17 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 26 Aug, 16 Sep, 30 Sep, 14 Oct, 28 Oct
Costa Rica volunteering and travel holiday

Costa Rica volunteering and travel holiday

Travel Costa Rica and support conservation projects!
From US $1,750 to US $1,950 14 days ex flights
Small group travel
Responsible Travel, Travel Team

Travel Team

If you would like some help or advice, or just want to discuss your ideas for your next trip, do give us a call.
Plant trees for koalas in Australia

Plant trees for koalas in Australia

Plant trees for wild koalas near Melbourne
From AU $1,575 to AU $1,750 3 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 7 Jul, 21 Jul, 3 Aug, 17 Aug
Tanzania volunteering and safari

Tanzania volunteering and safari

Make a difference and experience the Serengeti plains
From 830 to 1,600 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 28 May, 4 Jun, 18 Jun, 2 Jul, 16 Jul, 30 Jul, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 22 Oct
Community volunteering in Tanzania

Community volunteering in Tanzania

Have fun helping people help themselves
From 600 14 days ex flights
Small group travel
Veterinary externship in Malawi

Veterinary externship in Malawi

Gain veterinary experience at Africa's top sanctuary
From 1,370 to 4,350 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Malawi conservation volunteering experience

Malawi conservation volunteering experience

2-12 weeks exploring and researching the Wild Heart of Africa
From 1,370 to 4,350 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Help rebuild Dominica after hurricane Maria

Help rebuild Dominica after hurricane Maria

Help rebuild an eco lodge and a local community,
From US $70 to US $720 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Come as soon as you can, and stay as long as you are able to
Volunteer in India, sports coaching

Volunteer in India, sports coaching

Join the local community and coach football
From US $800 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 21 May, 28 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 18 Jun, 25 Jun, 2 Jul, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov, 3 Dec, 10 Dec, 17 Dec, 24 Dec, 31 Dec
2023: 7 Jan, 14 Jan, 21 Jan, 28 Jan, 4 Feb, 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr
Costa Rica activity holiday, including volunteering

Costa Rica activity holiday, including volunteering

Cultural integration, nature conservation & community work
From US $690 to US $750 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
7 day veterinary medicine course in Malawi

7 day veterinary medicine course in Malawi

Wildlife veterinary course at top African sanctuary
From 1,000 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 7 Jun, 9 Aug
Trek & volunteer in Nepal, help rebuild it

Trek & volunteer in Nepal, help rebuild it

Join helping hands with us to rebuild in Nepal
From US $799 to US $855 12 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Wildlife conservation safari in South Africa

Wildlife conservation safari in South Africa

Join wildlife conservation experts in the field
From R9,600 to R30,000 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Family holiday with volunteering in India

Family holiday with volunteering in India

A truly fun & rewarding experience for families of any size
From US $800 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: This trip departs every Saturday thoroughout the year
Kerala volunteering and Taj Mahal tour

Kerala volunteering and Taj Mahal tour

Volunteer for a week and visit Taj Mahal!
From US $1,099 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Lionfish spearing marine conservation in Belize

Lionfish spearing marine conservation in Belize

Help us protect reef ecosystems by hunting invasive species!
From US $865 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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