Volunteering with animals holidays

Volunteering with animals holidays include domestic animals as well as those in their natural habitat. As well as working with the Big Five in Africa, sea turtles in Central America and koalas and kangaroos in Australia, volunteer placements also include rehabilitating neglected South African horses, and looking after rescued dogs and cats on a tropical Thai island.

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Thailand family volunteering with elephants

Thailand family volunteering with elephants

Elephant and Karen Hill tribe community volunteering
From 450 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Volunteering with bears in Romania

Volunteering with bears in Romania

Volunteer at an inspiring bear sanctuary in Transylvania
From 1,145 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Flexible departures available throughout the year, minimum stay 1 week
Namibia wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday

Namibia wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday

Care for rescued animals in Namibia
From 945 to 5,445 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: This project can be joined any day of the year
Book by January 31st and save 15% Off all 2023 & 2024 start dates!
Family volunteering with bears in Romania

Family volunteering with bears in Romania

Unique family volunteering holiday at a bear sanctuary
From 925 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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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.
01273 823 700
Call us after 9am
Calling from outside the UK
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: 2023: 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
Elephant conservation volunteering in Thailand

Elephant conservation volunteering in Thailand

Elephant and Karen Hill tribe community volunteering
From 450 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Malawi wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday

Malawi wildlife sanctuary 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
Rhino and elephant conservation in Zimbabwe

Rhino and elephant conservation in Zimbabwe

Integrate conservation efforts with the local community
From 895 to 6,395 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 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, 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, 18 Dec, 25 Dec
2024: 8 Jan, 15 Jan, 22 Jan, 29 Jan, 5 Feb, 12 Feb, 19 Feb ...
Turtle conservation in the Maldives

Turtle conservation in the Maldives

Help sea turtle conservation in the stunning Maldives!
From US $1,889 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 5 Feb, 19 Feb, 5 Mar, 19 Mar, 2 Apr, 16 Apr, 23 Apr, 30 Apr, 7 May, 14 May, 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
2024: 7 Jan, 14 Jan, 21 Jan, 28 Jan, 4 Feb, 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 3 Mar, 10 Mar, 17 Mar ...
Live and experience the paradise islands of Maldives as a volunteer on our marine project in 2023. This is an experience of a lifetime and you can live like a local in Maldives. Book by 28 Feb 2023 for any travel dates in 2023 and get a 10% discount
Orangutan sanctuary volunteering in Borneo

Orangutan sanctuary volunteering in Borneo

Care for stunning endangered orangutans in beautiful Borneo
From 1,195 to 1,895 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 2 Apr, 16 Apr, 30 Apr, 14 May, 4 Jun, 18 Jun, 2 Jul, 16 Jul, 6 Aug, 20 Aug, 3 Sep, 17 Sep
2024: 31 Mar, 14 Apr, 28 Apr, 12 May, 2 Jun, 16 Jun, 30 Jun, 14 Jul, 4 Aug, 18 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep
Costa Rica wildlife conservation

Costa Rica wildlife conservation

Work with sloths and other wildlife in Costa Rica.
From 945 to 1,745 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This project can be joined on any day of the year
Wildlife rescue volunteering in Costa Rica

Wildlife rescue volunteering in Costa Rica

Assist caring for rescued animals in Costa Rica
From 775 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. Flexible and free date changes personal support from our friendly team!
Turtle conservation in Costa Rica

Turtle conservation in Costa Rica

Help research and protect sea turtles and other wildlife
From 725 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
The team in Costa Rica are looking for volunteers to help them research and protect turtles and other tropical wildlife on the Southern Pacific Coast. Flexible and free date changes personal support from our friendly team
Elephant conservation holiday, Cambodia

Elephant conservation holiday, Cambodia

Volunteer with rescued Asian elephants
From 1,195 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 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, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 26 Aug, 9 Sep, 23 Sep, 7 Oct, 21 Oct, 4 Nov, 18 Nov, 2 Dec, 16 Dec, 30 Dec
There is still space for volunteers to join our team in Cambodia to help provide a safe haven for the elephants! Flexible and free date changes too.
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.
01273 823 700
Call us after 9am
Calling from outside the UK
Orangutan conservation in East Kalimantan, Indonesia

Orangutan conservation in East Kalimantan, Indonesia

Work with orangutans & sun bears in stunning East Kalimantan
From 1,295 to 1,995 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 2 Apr, 16 Apr, 30 Apr, 14 May, 4 Jun, 18 Jun, 2 Jul, 16 Jul, 6 Aug, 20 Aug, 3 Sep, 17 Sep
2024: 31 Mar, 14 Apr, 28 Apr, 12 May, 2 Jun, 16 Jun, 30 Jun, 14 Jul, 4 Aug, 18 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep
Elephant conservation holiday, Thailand

Elephant conservation holiday, Thailand

Care for Asian elephants saved from a life of abuse
From 665 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: Trips last for 1-6 weeks and start every week on a Sunday
We are still looking for volunteers to help care for elephants in need. Flexible and free date changes personal support from our friendly team!
Volunteer with turtles in Costa Rica

Volunteer with turtles in Costa Rica

Protect nesting turtles on Costa Rica's beautiful beaches
From 1,289 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: Flexible departures July - December (nesting season)
Wildlife conservation in Borneo

Wildlife conservation in Borneo

Conserve orangutans and elephants in Borneo's rainforests
From 1,285 12 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Volunteer with children & animals in South Africa

Volunteer with children & animals in South Africa

Volunteer with children and wild animals in South Africa.
From 590 to 4,190 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Family volunteering with monkeys in South Africa

Family volunteering with monkeys in South Africa

Family volunteering with baboons in South Africa
From 1,269 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Volunteer with monkeys in South Africa

Volunteer with monkeys in South Africa

Re-habilitate baboons into the wilds of South Africa
From 1,269 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures can be arranged at anytime to suit you, all year round
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
Volunteering with elephants in Thailand

Volunteering with elephants in Thailand

Travel to Chiang Mai Province & volunteer with elephants
From 1,695 to 4,395 12 weeks ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 4 Feb, 18 Feb, 4 Mar, 18 Mar, 1 Apr, 15 Apr, 29 Apr, 13 May, 27 May, 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 8 Jul, 22 Jul, 5 Aug, 19 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 30 Sep, 14 Oct, 28 Oct, 11 Nov, 25 Nov
Volunteer with horses in Portugal

Volunteer with horses in Portugal

Help out with horses and conservation near Porto
From 1,089 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: 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
Over 40s volunteering with elephants, South Africa

Over 40s volunteering with elephants, South Africa

Over-40s group volunteer with elephants adventure in Africa
From 1,250 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 3 May, 4 May, 5 May, 6 May, 7 May, 8 May, 9 May, 10 May, 11 May, 12 May, 13 May, 14 May, 15 May, 16 May, 17 May, 18 May, 19 May, 20 May, 21 May, 22 May, 23 May, 24 May, 25 May, 26 May, 27 May, 28 May, 29 May, 30 May, 31 May, 1 Jun, 2 Jun, 3 Jun, 4 Jun, 5 Jun, 6 Jun, 7 Jun, 8 Jun, 9 Jun, 10 Jun, 11 Jun, 12 Jun, 13 Jun, 14 Jun, 15 Jun, 16 Jun, 17 Jun, 18 Jun, 19 Jun, 20 Jun, 21 Jun, 22 Jun, 23 Jun, 24 Jun, 25 Jun, 26 Jun, 27 Jun ...
Volunteer with cats and dogs in Barcelona

Volunteer with cats and dogs in Barcelona

Care for rescued cats in beautiful Barcelona
From 1,129 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Family conservation project in South Africa

Family conservation project in South Africa

Exciting family volunteering with the Big 5
From 599 to 899 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 7 Mar, 7 Apr, 7 May, 7 Jun, 7 Jul, 7 Aug, 7 Sep
Volunteer with elephants in South Africa, 1 week

Volunteer with elephants in South Africa, 1 week

Care for rescued elephants on the stunning Garden Route
From 895 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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
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