Volunteer at an ethical wolf sanctuary. Learn about wolf conservation in Portugal whilst supporting the welfare of the endangered Iberian wolf (Canis lupus signatus).
“I fell in love with the wolves, the nature, the landscape, the food, the warmth of the Portuguese sun and the people” – Previous Volunteer Mayté Heymans
Located at the very edge of the Iberian Peninsula in southwest Europe, Portugal is a combination of cultural, historic and natural treasures. The country, with such geographic and climatic diversity, offers a range of ideal habitats for its flora and fauna. Read more about Portugal here.
Learn about the plight of the iconic Iberian wolf, and help to contribute directly to conserving this endangered species. Relax and enjoy the stunning natural surroundings, whilst exploring Portuguese culture and heritage during your free time.
The wolf sanctuary is located within a stunning 18 hectares of forest, in the hillsides near Mafra, about 30km North of the capital city of Lisbon.
During your free weekends, you can take time to relax and enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings, or travel to visit famous Portuguese touristic and cultural sights at Mafra, Lisbon and Sintra to name a few.