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Carpathian Mountains holiday, conservation & culture

Carpathian Mountains holiday, conservation & culture

Wolves, bears and sightseeing
From £1,199 to £1,329 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2018: 30 Jun, 28 Jul, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 6 Oct
2019: 4 May, 11 May, 1 Jun, 29 Jun, 27 Jul, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 30 Jun, 28 Jul, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 01 Sep
Volunteer with monkeys in South Africa

Volunteer with monkeys in South Africa

Help re-habilitate orphaned monkeys in beautiful rural South Africa
From £847 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures can be arranged at anytime to suit you, all year round
Save £50 on departures between 1st June and 31st August.
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
Save £50 on departures between 1st June and 31st August.
Volunteering with bears in Cambodia

Volunteering with bears in Cambodia

Care for rescued bears in tropical Cambodia
From £695 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: Departures every Sunday throughout the year
Spaces are still available to volunteer in Cambodia
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If you would like some help or advice, or just want to discuss your ideas for your next trip, do give us a call.
Jungle conservation & research, Peru

Jungle conservation & research, Peru

Jungle conservation and research project in the Amazon
From £1,495 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 12 Jul, 23 Jul, 9 Aug, 20 Aug, 17 Sep, 15 Oct, 12 Nov, 10 Dec
2019: 7 Jan, 4 Feb, 4 Mar, 1 Apr, 29 Apr, 27 May, 24 Jun, 22 Jul, 19 Aug, 16 Sep, 14 Oct, 11 Nov, 9 Dec
Last minute volunteering opportunity in the Amazon! Join the team in Peru for a 2-12 week placement
Marine conservation holiday in Thailand

Marine conservation holiday in Thailand

Join a community conservation project on a tropical island
From £795 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: Starts on the first and third Saturday of every month (except between October to mid December when the project is closed)
There are currently still spaces available to join our marine conservation team in Thailand for a 1-12 week placement
Volunteer with elephants in South Africa

Volunteer with elephants in South Africa

Volunteer with elephants near South Africa's beautiful coast
From £1,415 21 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures can be arranged at anytime to suit you, all year round
Save £50 on departures between 1st June and 31st August.
Elephant conservation and hill tribe volunteering in Thailand

Elephant conservation and hill tribe volunteering in Thailand

Conservation project returning elephants to the forest
From £420 6 days ex flights
Small group travel
Late Availability for unique volunteer Program. Spaces available for week commencing 16th July. Join an immersive week in our community experiencing Karen culture and of course elephants! Volunteers needed for genuine volunteer program.
Dog rescue volunteering in South Africa

Dog rescue volunteering in South Africa

Care for dogs in the coastal winelands of Cape Town
From £895 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
If you're interested in volunteering with dogs, you will be excited to hear that we are currently looking for volunteers to join our team in South Africa
Wildlife conservation in South Africa

Wildlife conservation in South Africa

Aid lion, elephant and rhino research in South Africa
From £995 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 1 Oct, 15 Oct, 1 Nov, 15 Nov, 1 Dec, 15 Dec
2019: 15 Jan
We are currently looking for volunteers to research lion, elephant and rhino populations on a Big 5 reserve in South Africa
Family volunteering with elephants in Laos

Family volunteering with elephants in Laos

Volunteer with your family to conserve elephants in Laos
From £639 to £869 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Save £50 on departures between 1st June and 31st August.
Wildlife rescue volunteering in Costa Rica

Wildlife rescue volunteering in Costa Rica

Assist caring for rescued animals in Costa Rica
From £1,095 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Spaces are still available to volunteer in Costa Rica
India volunteering & highlights

India volunteering & highlights

Experience the real India volunteering & a North India tour
From £1,249 21 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Take a truly responsible holiday in Southern India's tropical paradise state Kerala helping children in school and community work. Live like a true local in this beautiful part of India. Get £50 off for Nov/Dec/Jan
Namibia elephant conservation

Namibia elephant conservation

Help protect and research the desert elephants
From £995 to £3,645 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 9 Jul, 23 Jul, 6 Aug, 20 Aug, 3 Sep, 17 Sep, 1 Oct, 15 Oct, 29 Oct, 12 Nov, 26 Nov
2019: 6 Jan, 20 Jan, 3 Feb, 17 Feb, 3 Mar, 17 Mar, 31 Mar, 14 Apr, 28 Apr, 12 May, 26 May, 9 Jun, 23 Jun, 7 Jul, 21 Jul, 4 Aug, 18 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 29 Sep, 13 Oct, 27 Oct, 10 Nov, 24 Nov
Spaces are still available to volunteer with our elephant conservation team for 2-12 weeks in Namibia
Responsible Travel Helpdesk

Helpdesk

If you would like some help or advice, or just want to discuss your ideas for your next trip, do give us a call.
Peloponnese turtle conservation holiday, Greece

Peloponnese turtle conservation holiday, Greece

Sea turtle volunteering on stunning Greek beaches
From Ä750 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 11 Aug
Last places available & Ä100 p.p. discount for 11 August holiday!
Dolphin conservation holiday in Greece

Dolphin conservation holiday in Greece

Holiday on lovely Greek Island with daily dolphin tours
From Ä750 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 2 Jul, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep
Last seats available for June and July 2018!
Elephant conservation volunteering in Laos

Elephant conservation volunteering in Laos

Help to conserve elephants on an inspiring volunteer project
From £869 7 days ex flights
Tailor made
Save £50 on departures between 1st June and 31st August.
Volunteering with monkeys in Ecuador

Volunteering with monkeys in Ecuador

Care for over 60 monkeys in a rainforest sanctuary
From £809 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year
Save £50 on departures between 1st June and 31st August.
Ecuador wildlife sanctuary volunteering

Ecuador wildlife sanctuary volunteering

Volunteer with amazing Amazonian wildlife in a jungle haven
From £895 14 days ex flights
Tailor made
Save £50 on departures between 1st June and 31st August.
South Africa marine conservation diving holiday

South Africa marine conservation diving holiday

Learn to dive and contribute to research in Sodwana Bay
From £1,195 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 1 Oct, 15 Oct, 1 Nov, 15 Nov, 1 Dec, 15 Dec
2019: 1 Jan, 15 Jan, 1 Feb, 15 Feb, 1 Mar, 15 Mar, 1 Apr, 15 Apr, 1 May, 15 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 1 Oct, 15 Oct, 1 Nov, 15 Nov, 1 Dec, 15 Dec
2020: 1 Jan, 15 Jan, 1 Feb, 15 Feb, 1 Mar, 15 Mar, 1 Apr, 15 Apr, 1 May, 15 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 1 Jul
If you're interested in marine conservation, why not volunteer with our team in South Africa! Spaces are currently still available
Elephant conservation holiday, Cambodia

Elephant conservation holiday, Cambodia

Volunteer with rescued Asian elephants
From £725 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov, 24 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec, 15 Dec, 22 Dec, 29 Dec
2019: 6 Jan, 13 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 3 Feb, 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 3 Mar, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul ...
Volunteering opportunities are still available in Cambodia!
Family volunteering with bears in Romania

Family volunteering with bears in Romania

Romania Bear Sanctuary Volunteering Unique Family Holiday
From £925 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Save £50 on departures between 1st June and 31st August.
Conservation volunteering in Belize

Conservation volunteering in Belize

Join an award winning research team in Belize
From £945 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov, 24 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec, 15 Dec
2019: 6 Jan, 13 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct ...
There are currently still spaces available to join our conservation team in Belize for a 1-12 week placement
Volunteering abroad in Madagascar

Volunteering abroad in Madagascar

Support grass root community development work in Madagascar
From £1,445 4 weeks ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 3 Jul, 2 Oct
Spaces are still currently available to support school, building, health, education and conservation projects in Madagascar
Volunteering in Madagascar, community building project

Volunteering in Madagascar, community building project

Community building in beautiful Madagascar
From £895 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 3 Jul, 2 Oct
2019: 8 Jan, 2 Apr, 2 Jul, 1 Oct
Volunteers are needed to support the local building team in Madagascar
Madagascar conservation volunteering holiday

Madagascar conservation volunteering holiday

Conservation in beautiful Madagascar
From £895 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 3 Jul, 17 Jul, 31 Jul, 14 Aug, 28 Aug, 2 Oct, 16 Oct, 30 Oct, 13 Nov, 27 Nov
2019: 8 Jan, 22 Jan, 5 Feb, 19 Feb, 5 Mar, 2 Apr, 16 Apr, 30 Apr, 14 May, 28 May, 2 Jul, 16 Jul, 30 Jul, 13 Aug, 27 Aug, 1 Oct, 15 Oct, 29 Oct, 12 Nov, 26 Nov
If you're interested in volunteering with a conservation research team in Madagascar, spaces are still available!
Volunteer with bears in Borneo

Volunteer with bears in Borneo

Help to rehabilitate the world's smallest bear in Borneo
From £1,099 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Save £50 on departures between 1st June and 31st August.
Reef conservation volunteering in Belize

Reef conservation volunteering in Belize

Join an award-winning research team in Belize
From £895 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 25 Nov, 2 Dec, 9 Dec, 16 Dec, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
2019: 6 Jan, 13 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 3 Feb, 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 3 Mar, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul ...
There are currently still spaces available to join our reef conservation team in Belize for a 1-12 week placement
Family holiday with volunteering in India

Family holiday with volunteering in India

A truly fun & rewarding experience for families of any size
From US $549.5 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: This trip departs every Saturday thoroughout the year
$100 off our Family Volunteer Holiday in India this July 2018. Join us in the gorgeous Kerala with your family, travel, live, learn and give back to community programs. A truly inspiring and popular program for families! Apply soon!
Family volunteering with monkeys in South Africa

Family volunteering with monkeys in South Africa

Hands-on family volunteering with monkeys in South Africa
From £547 to £647 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Save £50 on departures between 1st June and 31st August.
Carpathian Mountains holiday, conservation & culture
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£1,199
including UK flights
The whole trip was memorable but I loved the walk in the snow and rain at the top of a mountain. Brilliant. (more)Julie Topliss
Walking in the Carpathian Mountains was stunning. Watching bear and wild boar at close quarters and visiting the bear sanctuary was definitely one of the highlights. Gaining an insight into the history of Romania by visiting castles, fortified churches and local towns was also fascinating. (more)Alison Mitchell
The most memorable were the painted monasteries and the village of Viscri and Transylvania generally. (more)Mauveen Jones
Volunteer with monkeys in South Africa
From
£847
excluding flights
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
There wasn't a single most memorable thing, I woke to lions roaring, to monkeys on the patio outside the door, chopping trees to building roads for manual labour... (more)Lisa Byron
Totally unforgettable. We didn't want to leave and wish that we had been there for longer. We will be going back. (more)Gillian McGowan
Volunteering with bears in Romania
From
£925
excluding flights
I was walking passed one of the mother and cub enclosers on my way to catch my lift home when I looked in and the mother was just laying on her back and the three cubs were all Having some milk from her. She hadnít got a care in the world. (more)Angela Nunn
Eating my lunch watching the bears being bears was the most memorable! A wonderful experience which combined living in a city with the rural component as the sanctuary was 45 minutes from the town. (more)Mary Motteram
This experience was 11 out of 10...the trip of a lifetime. (more)Ferida Reid
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
Jungle conservation & research, Peru
From
£1,495
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Getting to spend time walking through the jungle and seeing so many great animals and birds. The best moments were the tree frogs, manu poison frog and the rainbow boa! I really enjoyed the construction of the bird hides and biogarden even though sometimes it was really hard work! Pancakes for breakfast were great! Tips? There was a lot of walking and physical activity so itís really important to expect to do lots when you get there and probably need reasonable fitness! Local... (more)Melanie Veal
Marine conservation holiday in Thailand
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£795
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Arrival at Koh Tao and finding the lovely coral sand beach behind the dive school at Chalok Ban Bay. Then, exploring the fascinating underwater environment. Tips? Go prepared to learn, there's loads of really interesting marine ecology information to learn as part of the Environment Management Programme. There are interesting and knowledgeable people there, who are enthusiastic about sharing their knowledge. Enjoy the diving, safe in the knowledge that you are diving... (more)Stephen Orwin
Madagascar conservation volunteering holiday
From
£895
excluding flights
Memorable parts? I can't name that one and only moment I have to say. The whole experience was memorable. Not only the work but also the people I had the pleasure to meet. Tips? I was camping the first time in my life and did some research beforehand. However I did of course made a few mistakes. The next time I would definitely bring a bigger tent and 2 very strong head torches. My tent was ok for 2 weeks but for a longer period it would be to small. A very strong head torch is a... (more)Patricia
Dolphin conservation holiday in Greece
From
Ä750
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Tips? Local benefits? Overall rating? An excellent experience !!! We didn't want to leave. (more)Susan Fitzpatrick
Shark conservation in South Africa
From
£1,394
excluding flights
Memorable parts? My last cage dive. We had one large female shark who did a slow pass right next to the cage. You could see her blue eye moving and focusing as she had a good look at what was going on inside our cage. Tips? I would recommend adding a few extra days on either side of the project so that you can explore Cape Town and do any additional activities that you haven't yet had the chance to fit in. The longer you are there, the longer your "to do" list will get. Local... (more)Annabel Marriott
Elephant conservation holiday in Sri Lanka
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£1,059
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
Ecuador wildlife sanctuary volunteering
From
£895
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Helping animals. Tips? Itís a lot of work, but it pays off! The animals and the people are phenomenal. Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? Great experience! (more)Maya Dite
South Africa wildlife volunteering holiday
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£935
excluding flights
The highlight was being able to see so many different animals during the multiple game drives: elephants, giraffes, lions, rhinos, hippos, zebras, buffalos. It was truly amazing! (more)Caroline Mancioppi
5 I couldn't of had a better time. I truly had the time of my life, I felt at home, happy and really didn't want to go home. It seems crazy now to think its all over but this whole experience couldn't have been much better. Best decision of my life. (more)Kirstin Runcie
A fabulous experience and I would be keen to return. (more)Mark Milligan
Wildlife conservation holiday in South Africa
From
£995
excluding flights
It was great to learn about reserve management at Kruger and I also met some amazing people. (more)Arjun Dasgupta
Working with people who are dedicated, informed and enthusiastic about conservation in a practical and realistic way. And of course, seeing the wildlife as they are meant to be....This holiday was a life changing experience and will affect what I do next in my career and attitude to conservation. (more)Louise Sexton
Wildlife conservation in Borneo
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£1,145
excluding flights
The most memorable was working in a tropical downpour and seeing a mother and baby Orangutang climbing a tree near the work site. An interesting and insightful look at conservation in Sabah, Borneo. A bit short though - two full weeks would be better. (more)Conrad Blakemore
Seeing a large wild male Orangutan eating figs in a tree by the Kinabatangan River was the most memorable - we were so close to him and he looked so relaxed! What a beautiful special creature. A fabulous experience. (more)Sue Jarrett
Family volunteering with monkeys in South Africa
From
£547
excluding flights
Swimming with the baboons! The people, the monkeys ... an incredible experience made special by Bob, Lynne, Mias and all the volunteers. (more)Helen Cook
Be prepared for fun but also a lot of work. Do not wear glasses, the monkeys love them! (more)Pagona Roussi
I'd rate our holiday as excellent and would recommend to anyone (more)Lee Jeanes
Family volunteering with turtles in Costa Rica
From
£699
excluding flights
The whole holidays was an amazing experience, from seeing the turtles and collecting the eggs to visiting the school for a celebration day and learning to surf. (more)Helen Parker
Amazing, so humbling, incredible to think we could do a little bit to help and have fun at the same time. (more)Simon Wrench
Volunteer with elephants in South Africa
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£1,415
excluding flights
Fantastic!.... The whole experience was very good (the organisation of the trip, the travelling itself, the people...) but of course being able to spend time with these amazing animals was the highlight of the holiday and possibly of my last few years as well. (more)Darina Brejtrova
Most exciting holiday ever...Go for it (more)Ailish Scanlon
Amazing! It was my dream to work with elephants. It really was a trip of a lifetime. I learnt so much and made a few great friends out there which I still keep in contact with now. (more)Melisa Dora
Volunteer with turtles in Costa Rica
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£899
excluding flights
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
I would give the holiday 7/10. It was a very relaxing an beautiful beach and I learnt so much about the culture and turtles. (more)Ellie Hall
5 stars! My best experience abroad in the last 30 years.....Working with sea turtles: seeing turtle nesting and releasing baby hatchlings was absolutely fantastic (more)Daniel Halder
Thailand wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday
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£974
excluding flights
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
It was a very rewarding 2 weeks and I would recommend it to anyone who has a keen interest in animal welfare. (more)Colin Harvey
Horse rehabilitation project in South Africa
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£895
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Working with experienced people who are always willing to help and teach you Tips? To bring many working pieces of clothes and leave at home fashion dresses Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? Great and fulfilling experience (more)Giorgia Trevisan
Volunteering abroad in Madagascar
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£1,445
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Getting to work up close to the animals Tips? Be open minded and prepared to work hard. Local benefits? Supported conservation. Overall rating? It was a very good experience (more)Margaret Kellaghan
Family holiday with volunteering in India
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US $549.5
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Seeing the enthusiasm of the children and how welcome we felt at the schools. Feeling connected to the local community and other volunteers whilst staying in the comfortable volunteers house instead of a hotel. Also the delicious authentic Indian food cooked by a lovely local lady at the house. Tips? Make time for a bit of relaxation before the project and after as the travelling is very tiring and we would have liked to have had more time to spend in India. Make... (more)Rayner McKenzie
Reef conservation volunteering in Belize
From
£895
excluding flights
Seeing an Eagle ray swim right over us on a night dive, illuminated by our torchlight was the highlight. Staying on the island in the reef is wonderful and makes for very easy access to the dives. Excellent, a really enjoyable holiday with an environmental twist. (more)Tony Elliott
Best bits: Learning to hunt/catch lionfish. The 3 daily dives (more)Barbara Mack
School renovation volunteering in India
From
£500
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Getting an impression of the lifestyle and people of the Fort Kochi area. Tips? Very important: Make sure that you have a clear understanding with the organisers about what you will be doing during your volunteer time, and whether there are days when it will not be possible to do any volunteer work. Less important: Although you need to wear 'conservative' clothing during volunteer hours, you will want to take sufficient shorts/sundresses to use around the house.... (more)Anne Burrill
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