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Dolphin Research Volunteer & Internship Project, Spain

1 Week+ from

£650
18+
minimum age

  • Contribute to bottlenose dolphin, whale & porpoise conservation in Spain
  • Gain hands-on field and laboratory experience in marine conservation techniques
  • Work alongside a team of volunteers from all over the world
  • Explore the scenic coastline and experience the local culture of Galicia
Overview

Overview

Located in the town of O Grove, volunteers and interns will have the opportunity to contribute to bottlenose dolphin, whale & porpoise conservation whilst gaining hands-on field and laboratory experience.

Testimonial

Testimonial

Having the opportunity to go out on the research boat and survey wild dolphins in the water around us was an incredible experience I’ll never forget.
Matthew Garrett, UK

Video

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Highlights

Highlights

You will gain an insight into dolphin research, learn about different research instruments and techniques, learn about bottlenose dolphins and gain awareness about their conservation.

Location

Location

Galicia is known in Spain as the “land of the 1000 rivers”. Those rivers cross all the region from the mountainous inland to the coast, where they form the characteristical “Rias” (firths). At least 16 cetacean species have been recorded in Galician waters.

Free Time

Free Time

During free time, volunteers can enjoy the Atlantic Islands of Galicia National Park. You can also enjoy sports like cycling, kayaking, surfing and sailing. O Grove offers great nightlife and some superb restaurants serving a wide variety of seafood.

Dolphin Research Volunteer & Internship Project, Spain

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