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Deep Ecology and Sea Turtle Conservation Programme, Costa Rica

1 week - 6 months from

£433
18 + for individuals - families 2+
minimum age

  • Research sea turtles in Drake Bay alongside eco living in a paradise location
  • Take part in ecological food production and sustainable living
  • In your free time, you can have free yoga, Spanish or cooking lessons and learn how to make cosmetics
  • Located in the stunning Osa Peninsula with Corcovado National Park on your doorstep
  • Exceptional family volunteering opportunities available

Blue bird Costa ricaProject Costs

The cost for 1 week is £433, 2 weeks is £671, 3 weeks is £909, and 4 weeks is £1147, 5 weeks is £1245, 6 weeks is £1455, 7 weeks is £1665 and 8 weeks is £1875.  Please contact us for longer durations.  And if you are a family/group, we also offer on site jungle bungalow accommodation for a little bit extra – pls enquire.

This cost includes three meals a day, accommodation, snacks for patrols, equipment (for patrols), and guides during the volunteering and training.

What is not included is your airfare and transportation to the project, lodging in San Jose, travel/medical insurance and personal expenses. It is mandatory for you to take out travel and medical insurance for the duration of the project.

Costa Rica Farm workPayment Terms

To secure your placement on the project, you will need to complete and submit the application form with your application payment of £195 (included in the total project costs listed above). If for some reason your application is not accepted, we will reimburse this payment fully. However, for those who are accepted, you will need to pay 25% of the balance within 14 days of being accepted on the programme, with the remaining 75% of the balance to be paid one month before arrival.  Once you have been accepted on the programme, we will send you a confirmation email including an information pack full of information and facts to ensure you are fully prepared for your visit.

Project Dates

Although we are flexible with the end dates, we ask that all volunteers arrive on a Monday if possible. Please email  Victoria.McNeil@workingabroad.com for any questions with regards to dates, durations etc.

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June 16th 2024 June 23rd 2024 Fully Booked
June 23rd 2024 June 30th 2024 Fully Booked
June 30th 2024 July 8th 2024 Fully Booked
July 3rd 2024 July 10th 2024 Fully Booked
July 10th 2024 July 15th 2024 Fully Booked
July 16th 2024 July 23rd 2024 Fully Booked
July 22nd 2024 July 29th 2024 Fully Booked
July 28th 2024 August 10th 2024 Fully Booked
July 30th 2024 August 5th 2024 Fully Booked
August 5th 2024 August 12th 2024 Fully Booked
August 12th 2024 August 19th 2024 Fully Booked
August 18th 2024 August 25th 2024 Fully Booked
August 25th 2024 September 1st 2024 Jungle bungalow only
September 1st 2024 September 8th 2024 Family options only
September 1st 2024 September 14th 2024 Fully Booked
September 8th 2024 September 15th 2024 Family options only
September 15th 2024 September 22nd 2024 Family options only
September 22nd 2024 October 6th 2024 Family options only
September 29th 2024 October 12th 2024 Fully Booked
October 6th 2024 October 13th 2024 Fully Booked
October 14th 2024 November 4th 2024 Fully Booked
November 4th 2024 November 23rd 2024 Fully Booked
November 24th 2024 December 1st 2024 Family options only
November 24th 2024 December 7th 2024 Fully Booked
December 1st 2024 December 8th 2024 Family options only
December 8th 2024 December 15th 2024 Family options only
December 15th 2024 December 22nd 2024 Jungle studio only (max 3 people)
December 22nd 2024 December 29th 2024 Jungle studio only (max 3 people)
December 29th 2024 January 5th 2025 Fully Booked
January 3rd 2025 January 10th 2025 Jungle studio & Jungle Cabin available
January 5th 2025 January 12th 2025 Family option only
January 5th 2025 January 19th 2025 Shared dorm space available
January 12th 2025 January 19th 2025 Jungle studio only (max 3 people)
January 19th 2025 January 26th 2025 Family option only
January 26th 2025 February 2nd 2025 Family option only
March 2nd 2025 March 16th 2025 Family option and Shared dorm space available
March 30th 2025 April 13th 2025 Family option and Shared dorm space available
April 27th 2025 May 11th 2025 Family option and Shared dorm space available
June 1st 2025 June 15th 2025 Family option and Shared dorm space available
June 29th 2025 July 6th 2025 Jungle studio, cabin and bungalow available
July 6th 2025 July 13th 2025 Jungle studio, cabin and bungalow available
July 13th 2025 July 20th 2025 Jungle studio, cabin and bungalow available
July 20th 2025 July 27th 2025 Jungle studio, cabin and bungalow available
July 27th 2025 August 3rd 2025 Fully Booked
August 3rd 2025 August 10th 2025 Fully Booked
August 10th 2025 August 17th 2025 Jungle studio & jungle cabin available
August 17th 2025 August 24th 2025 Fully Booked
August 24th 2025 August 31st 2025 Jungle studio, cabin and bungalow available
August 31st 2025 September 7th 2025 Jungle studio, cabin and bungalow available
September 28th 2025 October 12th 2025 Family option and Shared dorm space available
October 12th 2025 November 23rd 2025 Fully Booked
November 23rd 2025 December 7th 2025 Family option and Shared dorm space available
November 30th 2025 December 7th 2025 Jungle studio, cabin and bungalow available
December 7th 2025 December 14th 2025 Jungle studio, cabin and bungalow available
December 14th 2025 December 21st 2025 Jungle studio, cabin and bungalow available
December 21st 2025 December 28th 2025 Jungle studio, cabin and bungalow available
December 28th 2025 January 4th 2026 Jungle studio, cabin and bungalow available
July 26th 2026 August 2nd 2026 Jungle studio, cabin and bungalow available
August 2nd 2026 August 9th 2026 Jungle studio and bungalow available
August 9th 2026 August 16th 2026 Jungle studio, cabin and bungalow available
August 16th 2026 August 23rd 2026 Jungle studio and cabin available
August 23rd 2026 August 30th 2026 Jungle studio, cabin and bungalow available
Deep Ecology and Sea Turtle Conservation Programme, Costa Rica

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