Volunteer with monkeys in South Africa

Volunteer with monkeys in South Africa

Help re-habilitate orphaned monkeys in beautiful rural South Africa
From £769 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures can be arranged at anytime to suit you, all year round
Volunteering with bears in Romania

Volunteering with bears in Romania

Volunteer at an inspiring bear sanctuary in Transylvania
From £925 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Flexible departures available throughout the year, minimum stay 1 week
Exclusive Responsible Travel discount: Save £100 on departures in March and April 2020
Brown bear tracking in Northern Greece

Brown bear tracking in Northern Greece

Track wild bears & explore the wilderness with park rangers
From Ä650 5 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 23 May, 26 Sep, 17 Oct
Last-minute availability for 23 May departure
Volunteer with turtles in Costa Rica

Volunteer with turtles in Costa Rica

Protect nesting turtles on Costa Rica's beautiful beaches
From £989 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Flexible departures July - December (nesting season)
Marine conservation in Belize

Marine conservation in Belize

Help us protect coral reefs and marine ecosystems!
From US $1,330 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures on weekends but transfers can be made on other days at an extra cost
The secret to happiness? Experiences not things! $465 off a trip to Belize - a savings of 35% off our regular price of $1330! Applies only to trips booked for travel from now until March 29th, 2020.
Peloponnese turtle conservation holiday, Greece

Peloponnese turtle conservation holiday, Greece

Sea turtle volunteering on stunning Greek beaches
From Ä850 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 18 Jul, 3 Aug
Turtle conservation in Costa Rica

Turtle conservation in Costa Rica

Join a conservation team protecting sea turtle populations
From £995 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov, 16 Nov, 23 Nov, 30 Nov
2021: 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 19 Jul, 26 Jul, 2 Aug, 9 Aug, 16 Aug, 23 Aug, 30 Aug, 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 4 Oct, 11 Oct, 18 Oct, 25 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov, 15 Nov, 22 Nov, 29 Nov, 6 Dec
Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa

Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa

Award-winning, Fair Trade certified wildlife conservation!
From US $1,544 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 9 Mar, 23 Mar, 6 Apr, 20 Apr, 4 May, 18 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 29 Jun, 13 Jul, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 24 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 16 Nov, 30 Nov, 14 Dec, 28 Dec
2021: 11 Jan, 25 Jan, 8 Feb, 22 Feb, 8 Mar, 22 Mar, 5 Apr, 19 Apr, 3 May, 17 May, 31 May, 14 Jun, 28 Jun, 12 Jul, 26 Jul, 9 Aug, 23 Aug, 6 Sep, 20 Sep, 4 Oct, 18 Oct, 1 Nov, 15 Nov, 29 Nov, 13 Dec, 27 Dec
33% discount on all bookings made to join our award-winning wildlife conservation projects in Zululand, during March & April 2020. An impactful & meaningful experience for anyone aged 18-65+ who wish to make a difference for Africa's wildlife
Whale shark research in Mexico

Whale shark research in Mexico

Snorkelling with Whale Sharks & Giant Manta Rays
From £1,990 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 17 Jul, 27 Jul
2021: 17 Jul, 24 Jul
Borneo wildlife volunteer project

Borneo wildlife volunteer project

Encounter orangutans and elephants in the Bornean jungle.
From £1,295 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 21 Mar, 21 Apr, 21 May, 21 Jun, 21 Jul, 21 Aug, 21 Sep, 21 Oct, 21 Nov
Marine conservation holiday in Thailand

Marine conservation holiday in Thailand

Join an innovative marine conservation programme on Koh Tao
From £875 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: Placement start dates depend on dive level and run throughout the year (except between mid-October to mid-December when the project is closed).Ē
We still have a few spaces to join this project in the next few months, so get in touch soon so that we can help you plan your trip!
Elephant refuge volunteering in Thailand

Elephant refuge volunteering in Thailand

Volunteer with rescued elephants in an inspiring refuge
From £779 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Community volunteering in Tanzania

Community volunteering in Tanzania

Have fun helping people help themselves
From £600 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 15 Jul, 15 Aug
Wildlife rescue volunteering in Costa Rica

Wildlife rescue volunteering in Costa Rica

Assist caring for rescued animals in Costa Rica
From £695 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Our team in Costa Rica are looking for volunteers to help care for animals at a tropical wildlife sanctuary in the next few months!
New Zealand conservation volunteering

New Zealand conservation volunteering

Enjoy helping with conservation in beautiful New Zealand
From £699 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Dolphin conservation holiday in Greece

Dolphin conservation holiday in Greece

Holiday on stunning Greek Island with daily dolphin tours
From Ä850 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 8 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep
Namibia carnivore conservation & research project

Namibia carnivore conservation & research project

Assist the team as a Big Cat Conservation Volunteer!
From £1,340 17 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 28 Feb, 6 Mar, 13 Mar, 20 Mar, 27 Mar, 3 Apr, 10 Apr, 17 Apr, 24 Apr, 1 May, 8 May, 15 May, 22 May, 29 May, 5 Jun, 12 Jun, 19 Jun, 26 Jun, 3 Jul, 10 Jul, 17 Jul, 24 Jul, 31 Jul, 7 Aug, 14 Aug, 21 Aug, 28 Aug, 4 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 25 Sep, 2 Oct, 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 30 Oct, 6 Nov, 13 Nov, 20 Nov, 27 Nov, 4 Dec, 11 Dec
Whale conservation holiday in the Azores

Whale conservation holiday in the Azores

Help assist in integral whale and dolphin conservation!
From £605 to £3,395 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 15 Apr, 1 May, 15 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul
Northern Greece bear conservation tour

Northern Greece bear conservation tour

Brown bear conservation in Pindos & birds of Prespa Lake
From Ä850 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 23 May, 26 Sep, 17 Oct
Last-minute availability for 23 May departure
Raja Ampat diving project, Indonesia

Raja Ampat diving project, Indonesia

Dive and conserve the stunning coral reefs of Raja Ampat
From £1,095 to £3,550 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 4 Mar, 29 Apr, 27 May, 24 Jun, 22 Jul, 19 Aug, 16 Sep, 14 Oct, 11 Nov, 9 Dec
2021: 6 Jan
The great white shark conservation project in South Africa

The great white shark conservation project in South Africa

Encounter iconic Great White Sharks in South Africa!
From £895 to £3,995 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 29 Feb, 14 Mar, 31 Mar, 14 Apr, 30 Apr, 14 May, 31 May, 14 Jun, 30 Jun, 14 Jul, 31 Jul, 14 Aug, 31 Aug, 14 Sep, 30 Sep, 14 Oct, 31 Oct, 14 Nov, 30 Nov, 14 Dec, 31 Dec
Book this February and save 15% off any travel date in 2020 or 2021
Namibia wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday

Namibia wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday

Care for rescued animals in Namibia
From £945 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: This trip departs every Monday and Thursday throughout the year
Orangutan conservation holiday in Borneo

Orangutan conservation holiday in Borneo

Meet Iban tribes and encounter orangutans in Borneo
From £1,195 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 3 Mar, 3 Apr, 3 May, 3 Jun, 3 Jul, 3 Aug, 3 Sep, 3 Oct, 3 Nov, 3 Dec
Book this February and save 15% off any travel date in 2020 or 2021
Whale & dolphin research in Ligurian Sea, Italy

Whale & dolphin research in Ligurian Sea, Italy

Whale and dolphin conservation trip
From Ä795 to Ä910 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep
Elephant conservation holiday in Sri Lanka

Elephant conservation holiday in Sri Lanka

Volunteer with elephants in stunning Sri Lanka
From £845 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Turtle conservation in Colombia

Turtle conservation in Colombia

Work with researchers along the beautiful Caribbean coast
From US $2,295 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 11 Jul
Womenís empowerment volunteering in Nepal

Womenís empowerment volunteering in Nepal

Join a women's empowerment project in Pokhara, Nepal.
From £1,295 to £3,145 14 days ex flights
Tailor made
Nepal teacher volunteering

Nepal teacher volunteering

Volunteer with children in Pokhara, Nepal.
From £1,695 to £3,145 4 weeks ex flights
Tailor made
Film and photography volunteering in Ghana

Film and photography volunteering in Ghana

Volunteer in the heart of an African community
From £795 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 7 Mar, 21 Mar, 4 Apr, 18 Apr, 2 May, 16 May, 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
2021: 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
There is still time to volunteer with our film and photography team in rural Ghana in the next few months!
Laos Wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday

Laos Wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday

Care for animals rescued from illegal trafficking in Laos!
From £525 to £1,900 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 1 Mar, 8 Mar, 15 Mar, 22 Mar, 29 Mar, 5 Apr, 12 Apr, 19 Apr, 26 Apr, 3 May, 10 May, 17 May, 24 May, 31 May, 7 Jun, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 28 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 19 Jul, 26 Jul, 2 Aug, 9 Aug, 16 Aug, 23 Aug, 30 Aug, 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 4 Oct, 11 Oct, 18 Oct, 25 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov, 15 Nov, 22 Nov, 29 Nov, 6 Dec, 13 Dec, 20 Dec, 27 Dec
Volunteering with bears in Romania
From
£925
excluding flights
This experience was absolutely life changing. (more)Mary Lee
We saw a number of bears taking a dip in the water and I enjoyed seeing the pleasure on their faces as they enjoyed the therapeutic effects of the water (more)Suzanne Jones
Excellent. Exceeded my expectations, all very well organised, very good accommodation with lots of help from local rep. Brasov had plenty to offer and the bears were amazing! (more)Deborah Robson
Marine conservation in Belize
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US $1,330
excluding flights
I loved the beach clean up on a nearby island. Really great, especially for younger divers. (more)Georgina Stevens
The most memorable part of the holiday was diving in a downpour. It wasn't scary, just interesting. (more)Brian Benner
All of it was pretty amazing. I didn't realize how small the island was and I loved it. Being able to dive 3 times a day and get to know the local marine life, while learning about it was my favourite. (more)Irina Tyshkevich
Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa
From
US $1,544
excluding flights
A fantastic opportunity. I enjoyed every minute. (more)Hazel Dykes
Definitely worth doing! The type of work and your experience with the organisation depends a lot on the project youíll be involved in, so familiarise yourself carefully with the info they provide beforehand to know what to bring (more)Alexandra Bergholm
It was a really interesting experience and I definitely recommend it to anyone who love animals (more)Boris Traverso
Volunteer with turtles in Costa Rica
From
£989
excluding flights
It was one of the best experiences Iíve ever had and I canít wait for a chance to go back and to share the trip with others who would enjoy it! (more)Jonah Cedar
I enjoyed the night patrols, walking by moonlight, seeing the constellations, milky way, shooting stars & some of the lightening storms were spectacular. (more)Julie Clark
This is a really sound conservation project with some clear tangible benefits and as a volunteer you really fee like you're making a difference. Would highly recommend this project to anyone. (more)Katie Wilkinson
Volunteer with monkeys in South Africa
From
£769
excluding flights
The contact with these very social baboons was the most memorable part of our holiday. Sometimes they play like crazy, sometimes they just like to be close and sleep so deeply when you hold them in your arms. (more)Karsten Georges
An amazing experience. Would recommend to anyone who loves animals and is willing to work hard. (more)Shannon Hiltabrand
The highlight was sitting on a stool in the babies enclosure and having the privilege of a baby baboon sitting on my boot working out how to undo my shoe laces, a 'cuddle' of baby monkeys holding... (more)Gill Stevenson
Borneo wildlife volunteer project
From
£1,295
excluding flights
All of it was memorable!! Seeing orang-utans in wild and incredible opportunity to see many other animals and birds so close with expert guide. Teamwork sense of achievement in conservation work. Fantastic opportunity. Beautiful location, adequate facilities. Emphasis always on our health and safety. (more)Cathy Dowdle
It was beautifully organised and structured and a great opportunity to be part of another culture and to see wonderful wildlife. An excellent project. (more)Tessa Milne-Day
Whale shark research in Mexico
From
£1,990
excluding flights
Fantastic trip with many memorable moments - swimming with the whale sharks was amazing and swimming with 2 manta rays and seeing their courtship ritual on the final day was magical. (more)Sandra Bateman
AMAZING ... we took a 13 and 17 year old with us who got so much out of this ... they are both fascinated by cetaceans and were competent swimmers / snorkellers. (more)Rachel Calvert
Peloponnese turtle conservation holiday, Greece
From
Ä850
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the holiday was doing night patrol, really trying to look for turtles and potentially help them in the water, along with educating people about how they can help keep the turtles protected and safe. (more)Isabella Tully
5* (more)Abigail Williams
I really enjoyed it....Seeing the turtle hatchlings make their way to the sea. (more)Anja Tremper
Brown bear tracking in Northern Greece
From
Ä650
excluding flights
Signs of bears and the amazing local food (more)Lyn A
The most memorable part of the holiday was being led on hikes to the remote regions of Northern Greece in search of sighting of the animals residing in the area. (more)Lynne Davies
Most memorable: Exploring this little known (to us) part of Greece, meeting the friendly locals, and eating the fantastic food. The scenery is truly stunning and unspoilt, and the autumn colours were just superb. (more)Baxter Jeffs
Volunteering with bears in Cambodia
From
£695
excluding flights
I loved every second of my trip - the people, the country, the bears I worked with... (more)Louise Bednarz
Meeting the bears and being able to really make a difference to their day-to-day lives with enrichment, feeding and cleaning; some of the things we were doing (such as enrichment to keep the bears active and happy) wouldn't get done unless we were there to help out! (more)Heather Reynolds
We were so close to the bears and keepers that you feel part of the project rather than just a short stay helper. I think we were really lucky... to have the baby bear (Lola) arrive when we were there too. (more)Anon
Marine conservation holiday in Thailand
From
£875
excluding flights
Fantastic! One of the best conservation holidays I have been on - a very fun, interesting and rewarding experience. A lot of people who go to the project short term end up staying permanently, and it's easy to see why! (more)Eve Nelson
It was an excellent experience, a chance to visit a beautiful location, meet interesting people, improve my diving and enjoy myself. (more)Stephen Orwin
Volunteering in Thailand, wildlife rescue centre
From
£645
excluding flights
Memorable parts? I went to the Wildlife Rescue Centre in Thailand, this was a fantastic project helping animals who had been mostly kept as pets. Itís hard to say what was the most memorable part of this holiday as there was so much variety and different experiences, itís difficult to decide what was the best part of it. I enjoyed working in teams and caring for the animals, the atmosphere in the centre was just what I hoped for, somewhere dynamic with a lot going on and approachable friendly... (more)Cathy Bisset
Whale conservation holiday in the Azores
From
£605
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Seeing a blue whale for the first time in my life Tips? Bring warm clothes for sea even in May it is quite chilly. Sea sickness pills: even if you are not sensitive some rough day at sea it may bring extra comfort. I did not bring but it is easy and cheap to buy at a pharmacy in Horta. Local benefits? I hope it will help for the conservation and understanding better local populations of whales Overall rating? This was a great experience, Tiago and... (more)Sylvain Masse
Namibia carnivore conservation & research project
From
£1,340
excluding flights
Memorable parts? My most memorable activity was actually my first where I returned a greeting to a baboon as indicated by the guides, I later had to endure a grooming from one of the baboons. The most exciting part was heading to the Big Daddy sand dune in Sossusvlei. Kind of what I always imagined an adventure to be. Tips? Two weeks is not enough, to get the most out of your time at this project you'll need to be there at least a month and then there's the other sites to consider.... (more)Stephen King
Elephant refuge volunteering in Thailand
From
£779
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Working with the elephants was amazing, hard work but so rewarding! Tips? Be prepared for a change for your everyday life...embrace it! Local benefits? Yes indeed. Overall rating? 10/10 (more)Kam Sian
Elephant conservation project with hill tribes in Thailand
From
£240
excluding flights
I am so pleased I got to have this experience and I will remember the Karen villagers, the mahouts, the elephants and the foundation staff with the fondest of memories. Canít praise highly enough. (more)Kelvin Simnett
The Elephant Conservation Project with Hill Tribes trip and walking with elephants was the most memorable. Just amazing, the best experience ever! The team are wonderful, passionate about their individual roles, the location is beautiful and the elephants are enjoying life to the full. (more)Sally Hillyer
Every moment was worth it. Unforgettable experience, just following the elephants every day as they forage and bathe and drink and eat in their natural home, the forests. (more)Cindy Fung
Costa Rica turtle conservation experience
From
£640
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Travelling home under the night time stars after spotting Crocks & Caymans. Tips? Ensure you take wick away sports clothing as your going to get wet / sweat. Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? Absolutely brilliant - loved every minute (more)Helen Maloney
Ecuador wildlife sanctuary volunteering
From
£715
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the trip was interacting with all the beautiful animals at the sanctuary. Completely unforgettable. (more)Gemma Ramsden
The highlight was helping animals. Great experience! (more)Maya Dite
Elephant conservation holiday in Sri Lanka
From
£845
excluding flights
Memorable parts? To experience the rare opportunity to work with the amongst the most amazing scenery that I have ever seen. Tips? The journey to the Field House is a long but beautiful one. The Field House is basic, rustic but very comfortable and surrounded by amazing scenery. Local benefits? Yes most definitely, the placement is amongst a local village, and the local villagers appreciated the efforts made by the volunteers. Overall rating? I would highly recommend... (more)Julie Marshman
Dolphin conservation holiday in Greece
From
Ä850
excluding flights
The most memorable moment was when we had the opportunity to see a monk seal quietly sleeping on a sandy beach, just in front of us, on the first day of our vacation! (more)Lara Maistrello
I had a fantastic holiday. Kimon was a wonderful and knowledgeable guide and ensured that even on days when the weather meant we couldn't go on the boat to look for dolphins other activities were arranged. The island has a lovely welcoming feel to it and the people both at MOm and on the island in general are very friendly and keen to make sure you have a good time. (more)Sarah Bigby
The most memorable parts of the holiday were being in the sea and watching marvellous places, the sea dolphin view was amazing. (more)Serena Catalano
New Zealand conservation volunteering
From
£699
excluding flights
The best part of the trip was meeting lots on new people from different countries and backgrounds. It was amazing to have an opportunity to visit and stay in more remote/ less popular (with tourists) parts of New Zealand. It added a real unique aspect to visiting New Zealand. (more)Amy Memin
My highlight was seeing places that tourists don't normally see or experience through lack of information or inability to access such as nurseries. (more)Helen Frazer
Seychelles Island conservation holiday
From
US $2,800
excluding flights
Every second, from getting on the boat to going to leaving, everyday was marked with memories... Thank you Responsible Travel for finding this project, its what dreams are made of. (more)Louise Banks
A unique experience from which you gain as much as you put in. I loved it. There is no age limit. Anyone can earn and enjoy the fulfilment. (more)LINDA VERNON
Thailand wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday
From
£739
excluding flights
Excellent, hard work but rewarding and original. (more)Tracy Hynd
Even in the short time we were there (2 weeks), we saw animals arrive and leave, and got a glimpse of the process between rescue and return to the wild. (more)Camille Askins
The people with whom you're working with are terrific. From the other volunteers to the staff and those who stay for the long term there was a very good wibe within the WTTF community. (more)Stuart Moncrieff
Lionfish spearing marine conservation in Belize
From
US $1,330
excluding flights
Feeling that you are contributing to the sea environment. Waking up to the beautiful sunrise and seeing the lovely sunset. Living on a tiny island for a short time. (more)Lynda Hughes
The best diving holiday I did so far and it will be hard to beat. I learned so much about fish identification and substrates and this makes diving much more enjoyable. (more)Ulrike Kachel
The entire trip was a blast! Multiple dives per day without another diver in sight, unspoiled beauty of the amazing reef, incredible food, etc. etc. Everything about this trip was memorable and exciting! (more)Eric Strobel
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