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Volunteer · VO-02

Sea Turtle Conservation

Costa Rica
2 to 12 weeks
18 to 85 years old
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Trip overview

Embark on an unforgettable volunteer trip and experience the Costa Rican lifestyle whilst making a real difference to marine life. On this amazing adventure, you’ll volunteer along the stunning shores of Ostional, nurturing sea turtle nests and their eggs. Picture yourself protecting and monitoring marine turtles, relaxing on the white-sand beaches, listening to the local folk music and contributing to an important, real-world research and conservation project.

We offer the complete package for those looking to volunteer abroad and, best of all, we have joined with project partners to secure you a guaranteed volunteering placement overseas. You’ll be contributing to the Costa Rican wildlife with both confidence and purpose. Our team will help you with all the essentials, from visa assistance to airport pickup, volunteer accommodation, provided meals, onsite training and so much more.

Make a sustainable impact on the local sea turtle population, make new friends from all corners of the world and break away from your routine back home as you embark on this incredible volunteer travel opportunity. This trip is perfect for anyone ready to make a difference and lasting impact on Costa Rica’s marine life whilst channelling that soulful and coastal lifestyle at the same time.


Inclusions

Volunteer placement

Return airport transfer

Volunteer accommodation

Meals

Project supplies

Dedicated Trip Coordinator

Pre-Departure Guide

Personal Travel Concierge

Certificate of completion

Ongoing support from our local team

24/7 Global Emergency Line

gWorld access

$200 Global Tour Voucher

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Trip details

Our Sea Turtle Conservation Volunteer trip in Costa Rica is designed to get you volunteering overseas in a safe and fun environment and with a genuine and rewarding purpose. Our expert team and local partners take care of everything you need to start making a positive impact, from volunteer placement to accommodation and ongoing support throughout your entire journey.

Whether you’re doing gap year volunteering or taking a volunteering holiday from work, you’ll arrive in Costa Rica with the confidence that absolutely everything has been pre-arranged for you. You’ll be able to jump straight into your volunteer duties, relax into the tropical lifestyle and start making new friends with all the logistical details sorted, from airport transfers to accommodation.

Channel all your energy into immersing yourself in your volunteer placement, as well as taking time to get to know the local area. Surf Ostional’s perfect waves, relax on the white sand and hike the volcanic peaks instead of sweating the logistical stuff - that’s exactly why we’re here. Feel confident and proud you are contributing much-needed help to a meaningful cause and save yourself the time, money and even the risk of being stranded in a foreign country by having us on your side. Make your time count on this life-changing opportunity to volunteer in Costa Rica and arrive home knowing you've made a lasting and positive impact on the marine turtles.

Requirements 

To qualify for this trip, you must be able to undertake laborious duties and obtain and pass a medical examination as proof.

What extra costs will I have? 

Flights, travel insurance, criminal background check, souvenirs & spending money.


Trip itinerary

The beauty of this trip is that your days will be filled with structured volunteer duties. You’ll then have the mornings and weekends to explore however you please. As a rough idea, this is the daily schedule you can expect:

Day 1

Once you have touched down at San Jose Airport, your pre-arranged transfer will take you straight to your initial hostel accommodation in San Ramon.

Trip location

You'll be volunteering in Ostional.

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Deposit is 100% refundable if you don’t qualify.


Payment plans available

Pay your trip off in instalments that you get to choose.


Lifetime Deposit Guarantee

If you change your mind or something comes up, we’ll let you change your travel dates or your trip, or even gift your deposit to a friend!