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Deep Ecology and Sea Turtle Conservation Programme, Costa Rica

1 week - 6 months from

£433
£18 +
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

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.

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.  Please note this programme is closed from 1st December to 20th January 2023.

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Deep Ecology and Sea Turtle Conservation Programme, Costa Rica

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