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Pacific Sea Turtle Volunteer Project, Costa Rica

1 - 12 weeks from

£430
18+
minimum age

  • Volunteer and explore the beauty of the amazing Playa Hermosa
  • 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 you can organize zip lining, ATV, horseback riding, and catamaran tours

Volunteer releasing baby turtle

Project Costs

The cost for 1 week is £430,  2 weeks is £665, 3 weeks is £900, and 4 weeks is £1135, 6 weeks is £1605, 8 weeks is £2075 and 12 weeks is £3015.

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.

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.

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June 13th 2023 June 27th 2023
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Pacific Sea Turtle Volunteer Project, Costa Rica

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