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Pacific Sea Turtle Volunteer Project, Costa Rica

1 - 12 weeks from

£399
16+
minimum age

  • Volunteer and explore the remote pristine wilderness of the Osa Peninsula
  • Research and monitor Green, Olive Ridley and Hawksbill sea turtles
  • Live on a stunning beach and experience the best sunsets in the world
  • In your free time, explore the vast wilderness of the Corcovado National Park

Volunteer releasing baby turtle

Project Costs

The cost for 1 week is £399, 2 weeks is £603, 3 weeks is £808, and 4 weeks is £895, 5 weeks is £1070, 6 weeks is £1245, 7 weeks is £1420, 8 weeks is £1595  and 12 weeks is £2295.  This cost includes three meals a day, accommodation, snacks for patrols, equipment (for patrols), guide 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.

Pacific sea turtle hatchlingPayment 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 Tuesday. Please email  Victoria.McNeil@workingabroad.com for any questions with regards to dates, durations etc.

Start End Availability
October 1st 2019 October 15th 2019
October 8th 2019 October 22nd 2019
October 22nd 2019 October 29th 2019 Fully Booked
October 29th 2019 November 4th 2019
November 12th 2019 November 19th 2019 Fully Booked
November 19th 2019 November 26th 2019 Fully Booked
November 26th 2019 December 3rd 2019 Fully Booked
December 3rd 2019 December 10th 2019
December 10th 2019 December 24th 2019 Fully Booked
December 24th 2019 January 7th 2020
July 7th 2020 July 21st 2020
July 21st 2020 August 4th 2020
August 4th 2020 August 18th 2020
August 18th 2020 September 1st 2020
September 1st 2020 September 15th 2020
September 15th 2020 September 29th 2020
September 29th 2020 October 13th 2020
October 13th 2020 October 27th 2020
October 27th 2020 November 10th 2020
November 10th 2020 November 24th 2020
November 24th 2020 December 8th 2020
December 8th 2020 December 22nd 2020
December 22nd 2020 January 5th 2021
January 5th 2021 January 19th 2021
Pacific Sea Turtle Volunteer Project, Costa Rica

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