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Sea Turtle Conservation Volunteer Project, Greece

2-4 Weeks from

£649
18+ individual or for families 7+
minimum age

  • Help to conserve endangered sea turtle populations in Greece
  • Gain experience in marine conservation and sea turtle monitoring techniques
  • Work alongside a team of volunteers from all over the world
  • Take part in coastal conservation programmes through snorkelling research

Project Costs

Sea turtle reaches sea in GreeceThe cost to join this project to protect endangered sea turtles in Greece, the following costs apply:

April & October start dates: £649 for 2 wks
May & Sept start dates: £729 for 2 wks
June, July, Aug & 1st week of Sept start dates: £779 for 2 wks (**for 2025, the cost will be £799 for 2 weeks)

Some special beginning/end of season discounts apply to the following 4 week 2024 start dates:

16 April & 1 Oct for 4 weeks: £1080
30 April & 17 Sept for 4 weeks: £1165
14 May, 3 & 5 Sept for 4 weeks: £1250
28 May, 30 May, 1 June, 20 Aug, 22 Aug & 24 August for 4 weeks: £1295
June, July & Aug dates not listed above for 4 wks: £1340

This cost includes accommodation in the volunteer apartments shared with the rest of the team, transfers from Kefalonia airport or bus station to the project on your start and end dates, a researcher t-shirt, ongoing training and project operation costs, snorkel/fins and rash guard (for the coastal project), crockery, and cookware.

The cost does not include your travel to & from the project (i.e. flights to Kefalonia), food, travel insurance or personal expenses. It is mandatory for you to take out travel insurance for the duration of your stay.

For the family programme, the cost is £470 per adult and £370 per child for the 6 day hatchling/educational programme.

 

Payment Terms

Volunteers on beach in GreeceTo secure your volunteer placement, you will need to complete and submit the online application form including your application payment of £195 (included in the total project costs listed above), and please also email a recent photo of yourself to the volunteer coordinator at victoria.mcneil@workingabroad.com. If for some reason, your application is not accepted, we would reimburse your application payment fully. However, for those who are accepted, one-third of the full balance amount needs to be paid within 7 days of being confirmed on the project, with the remaining balance to be paid two months before your arrival. If you apply with under 2 month’s notice, the full payment is due in full upon confirmation. Once your place is confirmed on the programme, you will receive pre-departure information with all further details on your project, travel info, suggested items to bring and so on.

Project Dates

We currently offer the Sea Turtle project in two different project locations in Greece, Argostoli & Lixouri. You can join either location for either 2 weeks or 4 weeks and start on the specific dates listed below only.

The Marine and Coastal conservation programme in Skala begins in June and start dates will be every second Thursday through to September.

Please note that each location also has different start and end dates as listed below.

StartEndAvailability
June 23rd 2024 July 7th 2024 Fully Booked
June 23rd 2024 July 21st 2024 Fully Booked
June 25th 2024 July 9th 2024 Fully Booked
June 25th 2024 July 23rd 2024 Fully Booked
June 27th 2024 July 11th 2024 Fully Booked
June 27th 2024 July 25th 2024 Fully Booked
July 7th 2024 July 21st 2024 Fully Booked
July 7th 2024 August 4th 2024 Fully Booked
July 9th 2024 July 23rd 2024 Fully Booked
July 9th 2024 August 6th 2024 Fully Booked
July 11th 2024 July 25th 2024 Fully Booked
July 11th 2024 August 8th 2024 Fully Booked
July 21st 2024 August 4th 2024 Fully Booked
July 21st 2024 August 18th 2024 Fully Booked
July 23rd 2024 August 6th 2024 Fully Booked
July 23rd 2024 August 20th 2024 Fully Booked
July 25th 2024 August 8th 2024 Fully Booked
July 25th 2024 August 22nd 2024 Skala Location - 4 weeks
August 4th 2024 August 18th 2024 Fully Booked
August 4th 2024 September 1st 2024 Fully Booked
August 6th 2024 August 20th 2024 Fully Booked
August 6th 2024 September 3rd 2024 Fully Booked
August 8th 2024 August 22nd 2024 Fully Booked
August 8th 2024 September 5th 2024 Fully Booked
August 15th 2024 August 20th 2024 Family special Hatching Season - 6 nights
August 18th 2024 September 1st 2024 Fully Booked
August 18th 2024 September 15th 2024 Fully Booked
August 20th 2024 September 3rd 2024 Fully Booked
August 20th 2024 September 17th 2024 Fully Booked
August 22nd 2024 September 5th 2024 Skala Location - 2 weeks
August 22nd 2024 September 19th 2024 Skala Location - 4 weeks
August 29th 2024 September 3rd 2024 Family special Hatching Season - 6 nights
September 1st 2024 September 15th 2024 Fully Booked
September 1st 2024 September 29th 2024 Fully Booked
September 3rd 2024 September 17th 2024 Fully Booked
September 3rd 2024 October 1st 2024 Fully Booked
September 5th 2024 September 19th 2024 Skala Location - 2 weeks
September 5th 2024 October 3rd 2024 Skala Location - 4 weeks
September 15th 2024 September 29th 2024 Fully Booked
September 15th 2024 October 13th 2024 Fully Booked
September 17th 2024 October 1st 2024 Fully Booked
September 17th 2024 October 15th 2024 Fully Booked
September 19th 2024 October 3rd 2024 Skala Location - 2 weeks
September 29th 2024 October 13th 2024 Fully Booked
September 29th 2024 October 27th 2024 Fully Booked
October 1st 2024 October 15th 2024 Fully Booked
October 13th 2024 October 27th 2024 Fully Booked
April 13th 2025 April 27th 2025 Argostoli Location - 2 weeks
April 13th 2025 May 11th 2025 Argostoli Location - 4 weeks
April 27th 2025 May 11th 2025 Argostoli Location - 2 weeks
April 27th 2025 May 25th 2025 Argostoli Location - 4 weeks
May 11th 2025 May 25th 2025 Argostoli Location - 2 weeks
May 11th 2025 June 8th 2025 Argostoli Location - 4 weeks
July 6th 2025 July 20th 2025 Argostoli Location - 2 weeks
July 20th 2025 August 3rd 2025 Argostoli Location - 2 weeks
August 3rd 2025 August 17th 2025 Argostoli Location - 2 weeks
August 17th 2025 August 31st 2025 Argostoli Location - 2 weeks
Sea Turtle Conservation Volunteer Project, Greece

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