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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
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
Lilongwe Wildlife Trust is offering 20% off 2018 volunteer bookings if you book by September 30th. (excluding courses, vet externship and bookings already made)
Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa

Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa

Award-winning, Fair Trade certified conservation work!
From US $1,330 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 8 Oct, 22 Oct, 5 Nov, 19 Nov, 3 Dec
2019: 14 Jan, 28 Jan, 11 Feb, 25 Feb, 11 Mar, 25 Mar, 8 Apr, 22 Apr, 6 May, 20 May, 3 Jun, 17 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 29 Jul, 12 Aug, 26 Aug, 9 Sep, 23 Sep, 7 Oct, 21 Oct, 4 Nov, 18 Nov
40% late availability discount on all bookings made for starting dates 27 Aug, 10 Sept & 24 Sept 2018. Reference: "Autumn Special". Support award-winning conservation work being done in Africa to save endangered & threatened wildlife. Ages 18 to 65+
Madagascar conservation volunteering holiday

Madagascar conservation volunteering holiday

Conservation in beautiful Madagascar
From £895 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 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!
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Carnivore conservation & research in Namibia

Carnivore conservation & research in Namibia

Rehabilitate and release cheetah in the wilds of Namibia
From £860 17 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov, 16 Nov, 23 Nov, 30 Nov, 7 Dec, 14 Dec, 21 Dec, 28 Dec
2019: 4 Jan, 11 Jan, 18 Jan, 25 Jan, 1 Feb, 8 Feb, 15 Feb, 22 Feb, 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 ...
Spaces are still available for volunteers to join throughout August, September and October! Book now to avoid missing out on the opportunity of a lifetime!
Volunteer with turtles in Costa Rica

Volunteer with turtles in Costa Rica

Protect nesting turtles on Costa Rica's beautiful beaches
From £899 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Flexible departures July - December (nesting season)
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 £100 on your South Africa adventure when you book before 28th September 2018.
Wildlife conservation holiday in South Africa

Wildlife conservation holiday in South Africa

Assist with conservation & research in Greater Kruger Park
From £995 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 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, 15 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 1 Oct, 15 Oct, 1 Nov, 15 Nov, 1 Dec ...
We are looking for volunteers to join the team in Greater Kruger National Park!
Laos Wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday

Laos Wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday

Care for animals rescued from illegal trafficking in Laos!
From £485 to £1,700 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 26 Sep, 30 Sep, 3 Oct, 7 Oct, 10 Oct, 14 Oct, 17 Oct, 21 Oct, 24 Oct, 28 Oct, 31 Oct, 4 Nov, 7 Nov, 11 Nov, 14 Nov, 18 Nov, 21 Nov, 25 Nov, 28 Nov, 2 Dec, 5 Dec, 9 Dec, 12 Dec, 16 Dec, 19 Dec, 23 Dec, 26 Dec, 30 Dec
2019: 2 Jan, 6 Jan, 9 Jan, 13 Jan, 16 Jan, 20 Jan, 23 Jan, 27 Jan, 30 Jan, 6 Feb, 13 Feb, 20 Feb, 27 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 ...
Laos elephant volunteering for over 40s

Laos elephant volunteering for over 40s

Join a group of over 40s volunteering with elephants in Laos
From £869 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 10 Feb
Baja ocean wildlife expedition, Mexico

Baja ocean wildlife expedition, Mexico

Participate in turtle research and observe ocean wildlife.
From US $2,295 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 2 Mar, 3 Mar, 4 Mar, 5 Mar, 6 Mar, 7 Mar, 8 Mar, 9 Mar
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 £100 on your South Africa adventure when you book before 28th September 2018.
Elephant conservation and hill tribe volunteering in Thailand

Elephant conservation and hill tribe volunteering in Thailand

Conservation project returning elephants to the forest
From £450 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Malawi wildlife conservation holiday

Malawi wildlife conservation holiday

Aid animal conservation at the Lilongwe Wildlife Centre!
From £1,370 to £4,350 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 25 Sep, 2 Oct, 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 30 Oct, 6 Nov, 13 Nov, 20 Nov, 27 Nov, 4 Dec, 11 Dec, 18 Dec, 25 Dec
2019: 1 Jan, 8 Jan, 15 Jan, 22 Jan, 29 Jan, 5 Feb, 12 Feb, 19 Feb, 26 Feb, 5 Mar, 12 Mar, 19 Mar, 26 Mar, 2 Apr, 9 Apr, 16 Apr, 23 Apr, 30 Apr, 1 May, 7 May, 8 May, 14 May, 15 May, 21 May, 22 May, 28 May, 29 May, 4 Jun, 5 Jun, 11 Jun, 12 Jun, 18 Jun, 19 Jun, 25 Jun, 26 Jun, 2 Jul, 3 Jul, 9 Jul, 10 Jul, 16 Jul ...
Spaces are still available for volunteers to join throughout August, September and October! Book now to avoid missing out on the opportunity of a lifetime!
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.
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
Family volunteering in Namibia, desert elephants

Family volunteering in Namibia, desert elephants

Family trip to research and conserve desert elephants
From £920 to £995 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Rhino and Elephant Conservation in Zimbabwe

Rhino and Elephant Conservation in Zimbabwe

Volunteer with rhinos and elephants in beautiful Zimbabwe.
From £674 to £5,401 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov
2019: 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, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 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 ...
Spaces are still available for volunteers to join throughout August, September and October! Book now to avoid missing out on the opportunity of a lifetime!
South Africa volunteering with the big five

South Africa volunteering with the big five

Take part in the conservation of Africa's wildlife.
From £475 to £5,700 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 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
2019: 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, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 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 ...
Spaces are still available for volunteers to join throughout August, September and October! Book now to avoid missing out on the opportunity of a lifetime!
Big five conservation in South Africa

Big five conservation in South Africa

Volunteer with the Big Five in South Africa.
From £805 to £3,219 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 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
2019: 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, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 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 ...
Spaces are still available for volunteers to join throughout August, September and October! Book now to avoid missing out on the opportunity of a lifetime!
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 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 £569 to £769 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Volunteer with horses in Florida, USA

Volunteer with horses in Florida, USA

Care and rehabilitate wild mustangs
From £845 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: All year round - you choose your start and finish dates
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
Greece volunteering holiday

Greece volunteering holiday

Volunteer†with sea turtles &†maintain Island walking†trails
From Ä895 8 days ex flights
Small group travel
Rhino conservation volunteering in Uganda

Rhino conservation volunteering in Uganda

Conserve endangered rhinos in Uganda before a 3-day safari
From £1,695 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 29 Oct
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: 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
Elephant conservation volunteering in Laos

Elephant conservation volunteering in Laos

Help to conserve elephants on an inspiring volunteer project
From £769 7 days ex flights
Tailor made
Thailand Elephant conservation volunteering

Thailand Elephant conservation volunteering

Help to bring elephants from captivity back to the wild
From £965 7 days ex flights
Tailor made
Wildlife rehabilitation volunteering in Borneo

Wildlife rehabilitation volunteering in Borneo

Volunteering with orangutan, sun bears and more on Borneo
From £1,280 to £1,800 14 days ex flights
Small group travel
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
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
Wonderful (more)Sheila Scott
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
Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa
From
US $1,330
excluding flights
This was an amazing holiday and I really did not want it to end. (more)Anne Brown
There were many memorable moments - Finding the wild dogs after hours of scanning and watching them watching us :-) An elephant herd having their veggie dinner in the breath-taking sunset... Observing the pack of wild dogs hunting and sharing the prey like a family... (more)Ilona Schultz
The feeling you get when you stay a month in the African bush is an amazing experience. (more)William Esbjug Gromstad
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
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
£645
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
South Africa wildlife reserves conservation expedition
From
US $1,330
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Monitoring and tracking the wild dogs was a most memorable experience. We'd get up early in the morning and sit in the back of an open jeep and roar off to the last sighting. It was winter. It was cold. It didn't matter as it was a big adventure and the not knowing would we find them or not? Waiting and watching for the next time. Really great fun. Tips? For the winter, take lots of warm clothing layers as you can peel off as the weather warms up. Follow the list... (more)Keith Costelloe
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
Elephant conservation holiday in Sri Lanka
From
£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
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
Primate rescue volunteer holiday in South Africa
From
£545
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Going on a horseback safari and getting only six metres from a wild giraffe!! I also loved being so close with the monkeys in the centre Tips? You must like dogs as the site is full of them (all friendly of course!!) and not be afraid to get your hands dirty. You will be cleaning up after animals, it's not all cuddles!! Local benefits? It definitely benefited the sanctuary. Whilst I was there, there was only myself as a short term volunteer and four long... (more)Carrie Hogan
Greece volunteering holiday
From
Ä895
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The most memorable part of the holiday was going out on the boat and assisting with spotting and then observing the Dolphins . We saw dolphins most days and each time it was different and fascinating. This together with the great talks on dolphins and nature conservancy in general by a Kimon made it a very interesting and worthwhile holiday. Tips? This is not dolphin watching - we are lucky enough to be part of team of scientists and part of a research project . It... (more)Steph Tchan
Family volunteering with bears in Romania
From
£925
excluding flights
Memorable parts? I think we will all remember watching the cubs not so gently nursing with their mom; "bread bear" running out at feeding time to stealthily take a loaf of bread and scurry back into the bushes while other bears happily ate the other food together; the mucky, fun mess of making bear ice cream; just watching the bears be bears. Tips? Be prepared to get dirty and smell the expired food (but you'll get used to it). Bring an apron and rubber gloves and don't bring nice... (more)Heather Jain
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
From
£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
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
Volunteer with turtles in Costa Rica
From
£899
excluding flights
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
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
Thailand wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday
From
£974
excluding flights
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
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
Namibia wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday
From
£875
excluding flights
The highlight was walking with cheetahs. Unforgettable. (more)Chris Downing
I had an amazing time!!! I felt like I was really making a contribution to the functioning of the wildlife sanctuary with food prep, cleaning enclosures, feeding and caring for animals and being responsible for the environment and impact on the ecosystem with recycling and conservation efforts . (more)Naomi Soffa
Staff were extremely knowledgeable and helpful, the volunteers all worked well together and a range of activities were provided... All in all, one of the most amazing experiences of my life. I will be going back! (more)Frances Toomey
Wildlife conservation in Borneo
From
£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
Volunteering in Thailand, wildlife rescue centre
From
£645
excluding flights
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. (more)Cathy Bisset
I had so many fantastic experiences, and the centre itself was in an idyllic area, on the grounds of a Buddhist temple. One highlight was spotting wild elephants in a nearby national park, after dark. (more)Olly Carney
Malawi volunteering holiday
From
£1,370
excluding flights
Just do it, you won't regret it! (more)Chris Wade
Great from start to finish - the staff, the country, the project, the work - I was sad to leave and hope to go back. I went for the animal work which I really enjoyed but an unexpected highlight of the trip was getting out into the community to see one of their fuel briquette projects. (more)Kat Wendels
A great experience. I got to know some local people and volunteers from different countries and I learned about animal conservation and the social/ economic situation in Malawi. (more)Steve Boud
Volunteer with elephants in South Africa
From
£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 elephants in Cambodia
From
£889
excluding flights
Getting so many life experiences and doing things I had never done before. It was hard work during the day and lots of fun afterwards. (more)Amruta M
Amazing experience! We went as a whole family and it something we will never forget. (more)andy blades
Family volunteering in Borneo
From
£649
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Being in a group of mostly 20-somethings was a wee window into their world! Handling the monkeys was pretty extraordinary! Tips? Just be prepared to get dirty and for quite physical work. Local benefits? Yes we were directly looking after animals. Overall rating? It was a very interesting experience and we both learned a lot. But I think my 'roughing it' days are over; I was really glad to get to a nice, clean hotel at the end! (more)Mela Greenslade
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