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Volunteer with Sun Bears in Borneo

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks


Monthly arrivals throughout the year. Arrival day on the the 5th of each month.

Travel Types

  • Ecology
  • Vacation Packages


  • English

Cost in US$:

2 weeks costs $1460 and 4 weeks costs $2236.

Program Fees Include:

Before booking: Dedicated period of time on the phone or in person to discuss the project, answer any questions that you might have and find out more about you

- Met at Sandakan airport and transferred to your accommodation
- Self catering accommodation in shared rooms in a beautiful jungle setting
- Welcome meal on your first night
- Transport to and from the project
- Food budget to cover your food on project days
- Return transfer to Sandakan airport at the end of your trip
- Donation to the project
- Pre-departure information covering medical, safety and placement advice
- Help and advice from our UK office before departure and whilst away
- Advice on visa and health requirements for project
- Local support in Malaysia from English speaking staff
- ATOL financial protection (if Oyster books your flight)
- Free access to InterHealth’s Travel Health Advice Service
- Oyster Worldwide volunteer t-shirt

On your return:
- Call from Anne to gather your feedback
- Welcome home pack
- Certificate of Recognition (on request)
- References (on request)

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Conservation
  • Wildlife

Age Range


This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living

Application Process Involves

  • Phone/Video Interview
  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 day from recepit of form to booking interview