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Grenada Volunteer in Grenada

" It was a very hands-on project, helping to collect data about the turtles, their eggs and the nests, which was very rewarding. I also had the opportunity to explore Grenada too. I visited waterfalls, a tropical island, chocolate and rum factories, St George’s and climbed Welcome Rock. I found the Grenadians to be lovely people who were always very kind and helpful."

Rhiannon O'Neil

Volunteer in Grenada – Embrace Nature and Conservation in the Spice Isle

Grenada, the smallest independent country in the Western Hemisphere, is a diverse array of natural beauty, rich culture, and vibrant traditions. Known affectionately as the “Spice Isle” for its nutmeg and mace crops, Grenada’s air is perfumed with spice, its landscapes are a dazzling array of colours, and its culture is a mixing pot of traditions and stories. From the serene waterfalls and lush rainforests to the lively annual carnivals bursting with music and dance, Grenada offers a special blend of experiences that captivate all who visit. These are just some of the reasons  we love supporting our volunteer project in Grenada.

Why Volunteer in Grenada?

Volunteering in Grenada allows you to contribute to meaningful conservation efforts while submersing yourself in the island’s spectacular natural beauty and welcoming community.

  1. Leatherback Sea Turtle Conservation: As home to the Ocean Spirits Leatherback Sea Turtle Volunteer Project, Grenada is at the forefront of efforts to study and protect one of the ocean’s most majestic creatures. Volunteers play a crucial role in monitoring nesting sites, conducting research, and raising awareness about the importance of preserving these ancient mariners.
  2. Diverse Ecosystems: Grenada’s varied landscapes, from its coastal towns to its dense rainforests, provide a haven for a wide range of flora and fauna. Volunteering with nature in Grenada offers a chance to engage in activities that preserve these ecosystems, ensuring their health and resilience for generations to come.
  3. Cultural Immersion: Experience the warmth and vibrancy of Grenadian culture. The island’s spirited carnivals, rich folktales, and friendly locals offer volunteers a perfect opportunity for cultural exchange, enriching their time on the island.
  4. A Taste of the Tropics: Grenada’s reputation as the spice island is well-earned. Volunteers have the unique opportunity to learn about the cultivation and uses of local spices, adding another layer to their volunteering experience.
  5. Community Engagement: Working alongside local people, volunteers in Grenada contribute to projects that support sustainable development and environmental education, fostering a spirit of collaboration and mutual respect.

Join Our Conservation Efforts in Grenada

Volunteering in Grenada is not just about lending a hand; it’s about becoming part of a community dedicated to protecting nature’s wonders and sharing the island’s cultural heritage. Whether you’re helping to conserve the leatherback sea turtles or engaging in broader nature conservation efforts, your time in Grenada will be a rewarding adventure that combines tropical escapism with the satisfaction of making a difference.

Ready to volunteer in Grenada and experience the unique blend of natural beauty, vibrant culture, and conservation work? Click on our project below.

Our Projects in Grenada

  • Ocean Spirits Leatherback Sea Turtle Volunteer Project, Grenada

    • Duration 2 - 12 Weeks
    • Prices from £1169

    Volunteer in the Caribbean as a Research Assistant and take part in leatherback sea turtle monitoring, research, and community outreach programmes on the island of Grenada.

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Geography and Climate

Grenada, and its multiple territories are the southernmost islands of the Windward Islands.  It is densely forested with a narrow coastal plain, and across the nation you can expect a tropical, though wet, climate.

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History and Culture

Written history begins with the colonisation of the island by the French, who were later displaced by the British. A mix of European, African and South American influence colours the traditions of the country.

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Wildlife and Biodiversity

The country offers a paradise home to some incredible species, like iguana, mongoose and turtles.  Coming to volunteer in Grenada will enable you to work with the world’s largest sea turtle; the leatherback sea turtle.

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