Wildlife conservation, community and environmental volunteer projects and internships worldwide

Last updated: 22 February 2021

Where can WorkingAbroad volunteers and interns travel right now? Below you will find a full list of the projects where we are currently accepting volunteers in countries that have reopened their borders.

Volunteers and interns from around the world are wondering which countries they can travel to right now, and the positive news is that many countries have started to remove restrictions, reopen borders and many of our projects are welcoming volunteers again!

Below you will find a list of our WorkingAbroad projects that you can join across the globe.  Please note that countries may suddenly reopen or close from one day to the next, so we recommend that you double check before travelling anywhere!

Costa Rica:

Playa Tortuga Conservation Project
Wildlife Rescue Volunteer Project
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle Programme


Bottlenose Dolphin Research Project

Ecuador (subject to uk quarantine rules):

Cloudforest Conservation Programme
Galapagos Conservation Programme


Sea Turtle Conservation Project
Dolphin Research Project


Reforestation Volunteer Project


Dolphin & Whale Research Project


Watamu Turtle Programme

Maldives (10 day quarantine at volunteer house required and for min. 1-3 month durations):

Maldives Island Project – Marine Conservation

Mauritius (2 week quarantine obligatory):

Blue Lagoon and Coral Reef programme

Namibia (subject to uk quarantine rules) :

Desert Elephants Project
Wildlife Conservation & San Bushmen medical programme
Dolphin Research Project Namibia

Peru: (subject to uk quarantine rules)

Amazon Basin Research and Conservation Programme

South Africa: (subject to uk quarantine rules)

Ocean Research and Marine Conservation Programme
Kariega Big Five Game reserve programme
Shamwari Big Five Game reserve programme
Wildlife Reserve volunteer programme
Sea Search whale & dolphin research programme




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