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Most Affordable Sea Turttle Conservation in Costa Rica

Program Duration

1-2 Week, 2-4 Week, 5-8 Week, 9-12 Week, 3-6 Month


First and third Mondays of each month


No qualification required


  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Most Affordable: from 275 for one week, less than USD 95 per week for programs with 10 weeks or more

Cost Includes:

  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure
  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Food
  • Housing

Program Fees Include:

Program fee varies according to the duration (from US$ 275 for one week to less than US$ 95 per week if staying 10 weeks or more, and includes:
Orientation, accommodation, 3 meals per day, support from the local staff, program supervision, in-country 24/7 support throughout your program, in-country administration costs and donation to support your project.
Registration Fee is only USD 189 and includes:
Marketing costs, pre and post placement support from our staff, a complete country information guide, volunteer training booklet, detailed information about the program, administration costs, travel costs to run inspection visits in all locations, communication costs, and office staff.
Extra costs are the costs to prepare for your trip and leisure activities when in country.
Volunteers are responsible for their own flights, visas, travel insurance and vaccinations (if necessary).

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Conservation
  • Environment
  • Wildlife

Typical Volunteer

Most volunteers are from 18 to 30 years old, but we also receive older volunteers on our programs. Everybody is welcome regardless of their age.

Age Range

minimum age requirement 18 years old

This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Kiwi, Worldwide and Asian Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Other
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

30 days

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network