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Pacific Sea Turtle Volunteer Project, Costa Rica

1 - 12 weeks from

£367
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 £367, 2 weeks is £539, 3 weeks is £711, and 4 weeks is £788, 5 weeks is £936, 6 weeks is £1085, 7 weeks is £1233, 8 weeks is £1381  and 12 weeks is £1975.  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
July 6th 2021 July 20th 2021
July 13th 2021 July 20th 2021
July 20th 2021 August 3rd 2021
July 27th 2021 August 10th 2021
August 3rd 2021 August 17th 2021
August 10th 2021 August 24th 2021
August 17th 2021 August 31st 2021
August 24th 2021 September 7th 2021
August 31st 2021 September 14th 2021
September 7th 2021 September 21st 2021
September 14th 2021 September 28th 2021
September 21st 2021 October 5th 2021
September 28th 2021 October 12th 2021
October 5th 2021 October 19th 2021
October 12th 2021 October 26th 2021
October 19th 2021 November 2nd 2021
October 26th 2021 November 9th 2021
November 2nd 2021 November 16th 2021
November 9th 2021 November 23rd 2021
November 16th 2021 November 30th 2021
Pacific Sea Turtle Volunteer Project, Costa Rica

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