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Watamu Sea Turtle Programme, Kenya

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks


throughout the year


* 18 years old and over
* Fit, healthy and capable of carrying out manual work in all conditions in a hot climate
* No specific skills are needed, but those with previous experience of sea turtle monitoring, conservation work, community development projects would be particularly useful
* Self-motivated
* Has own initiative
* With an interest in marine biology
* Anyone with additional skills, such as arts and creativity, languages and education are especially welcome


  • English

Cost in US$:

Varies depending on stay.

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees
  • Travel while in host country

Program Fees Include:

* All project costs, including one day time meal at lunchtime on weekdays (the rest is self catered)
* Quality accommodation in the Lallies House
* Airport transfers from Malindi
* All training and supervision by Project Manager and Volunteer Coordinator
* Working Abroad Projects backup and placement support

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Biological Research
  • Conservation
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Marine Conservation
  • Wildlife

Age Range


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living

Application Process Involves

  • Written Application