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Pacific Sea Turtle Volunteer Project, Costa Rica

1 - 12 weeks from

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

Watching turtle babies crawl out to sea

Useful Information About Costa Rica

Costa Rica is located in Central America, bordered by Panama on the East and Nicaragua on the West. It is a country of staggering beauty, immense variety of wildlife, active and dormant volcanoes, mountains with extensive trail systems, cloudforest and rainforest, Pacific and Caribbean beaches, indigenous groups and loads more. It is also a very peaceful country with one of the highest ratings for “happiness” amongst its nationals in the world!


Click to watch a video showcasing the activities you will be involved with as a volunteer in Costa Rica!

Tours and Free Time

We know that volunteers not only come to work but also to discover the incredible nature of Playa Hermosa, and the programme offers unforgettable tours and activities.

Volunteers enjoying the Hermosa sunset

As a volunteer, you will be allocated one free day every week, during which you may decide to take advantage of the tours offered by the camp, explore the local nature on foot, or simply use the day to relax.

In addition, the programme makes an effort to organise an inexpensive group excursion or activity once a week, so that everyone gets a chance to spend some free time together; however, these are dependent upon weather and workload. At all other times, it is expected that each volunteer will be fully engaged with the work schedule. It is important to note that, in addition to the pre-arranged schedule, other tasks will emerge on a daily basis as we respond to changing conditions, construction projects or activities with the community, and the availability of materials or labour.

Pacific Sea Turtle Volunteer Project, Costa Rica

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