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You, A 'Roo, and Australia Zoo


Australia: Cairns, Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas

Program Duration

1-2 Week


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Travel Types

  • Eco Tours


Students must be 16 to 18 years old Additionally, participants must submit an application through the Rustic Pathways website and complete the appropriate documents before traveling on the program.

Type of Programs

  • Community Service & Volunteering
  • Adventure Travel


  • English

Cost in US$:

USD 2,295

Cost Includes:

  • Excursions
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Travel while in host country
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

The above cost includes all ground transportation in-country, 3 meals a day, housing, staff through the duration of the program, all supplies for the volunteer projects and all excursions on the program itinerary not listed as "optional".

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Environment

Age Range

16 -18

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Participants Travel

in Groups

Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 10

Scholarships are Available

Scholarships are available annually for students interested in Rustic Pathways programs on an application basis. The scholarships are for all Rustic Pathways programs across the world and not only for this particular program. Applications for scholarships are available starting in late January or early February for students and interested parties should contact Rustic Pathways directly to learn how to apply.

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1-2 business days