Wildlife conservation and community volunteer projects and internships worldwide

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!

This list assumes that everyone is fully vaccinated for these projects, if you are not fully vaccinated, you may need to check if quarantine is required in some of the countries listed below.


Great Barrier Reef Conservation Project, Australia


Bear Sanctuary Volunteer Project, Cambodia

Elephant Sanctuary Volunteer Project, Cambodia


Wildlife Rescue Internship Programme


Caribbean Reef Buddy Project

Costa Rica:

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


Bottlenose Dolphin Research Project


Cloudforest Conservation Programme
Galapagos Conservation Programme


Sea Turtle Conservation Project
Dolphin Research Project

Grenada (From 2022) 

Ocean Spirits Leatherback Sea Turtle Volunteer Project, Grenada


Reforestation Volunteer Project


Dolphin & Whale Research Project


Watamu Sea Turtle Volunteer Project, Kenya


Maldives Island Volunteer Project


Blue Lagoon Coral Reed Project, Mauritius

Namibia (back on UK Red list):

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


Rural Community Volunteer Project, Nepal


Community Development Volunteer Project, Peru


Dolphin & Whale Research Project
Wolf Conservation Project

Sri Lanka:

Elephant Conservation Volunteer Project, Sri Lanka

South Africa (back on UK Red list):

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
The Great African Sea-Forest Marine Volunteer Programme

St. Eustatius:

Statia Conservation Volunteer Project


Elephant Volunteer Project, Thailand

Coral Reef Conservation & Diving Project, Thailand


California Conservation Volunteer Project

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