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Island & Turtle conservation

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks

Minimum Education

High School


  • English

Cost in US$:

02 Weeks: $1450.00 US

Cost Includes:

  • Emergency evacuation services
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees
  • Travel while in host country
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

* Placement
* Island Conservation (Bangkaru)
* Accommodation
* On the island, all volunteers will be housed in the HAKA Rangers Camp with rooms that are modest dormitory styled. There’s also a small organic garden which volunteers can access at any time for use and the camp site is located just a few minutes away from the beach.
* Meals
* On Bangkaru Island, all volunteers will be expected to work with the HAKA Rangers to prepare meals with all ingredients and groceries bought from Simeulue Island.
* Airport Pick up
* Flights would be in and out of Medan (Kualanamu International Airport), Indonesia (the project covers the local flights from there) they would pick up and drop you off at the local airport. All transportation will be included as well during your stay in Indonesia.
* Mail-Holding Services
* You can use FRONTEERINGS office as a reliable address to have your mail delivered.
* Ongoing service
* If there are any problems with your volunteer project we are always there to help you and mediate between yourself and the organization.
* Tours
* Through FRONTEERING you have the possibility to book tours in Indonesia after you have finished your volunteer project.
* 24/7 Emergency contact
* If there are any problems during your stay , you can reach us at any time to assist you.



Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Biological Research
  • Eco-tourism
  • Environment
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Marine Conservation
  • Organic Farming
  • Parks
  • Recreation
  • Reforestation
  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Tree Planting
  • Water Projects
  • Wildlife
  • Youth

Typical Volunteer

Love of the outdoors and a passion for wildlife is a priority, must be physically and mentally fit since there will be lots of walking. Must be open to learning new traditions and cultures. You should not be fussy, picky or hypersensitive about getting your hands dirty. We will not tolerate smoking, alcohol or the use of drugs. Please remember that you are a guest, therefore, respecting the rules is essential.

Age Range


This Program is open to

American, European, Australian, Canadian, South African, Kiwi, Asian, British and Irish Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Essay
  • Other
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

4 weeks