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Conservation, Community & Adventure Placements Worldwide!

With more than 400 projects worldwide and with 25 years experience of providing ethical travel placements, Frontier can find you the perfect adventure whatever you want to...

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation

**Winner - GoAbroad Best Volunteering Program 2016** Located in Central America, Costa Rica is nestled between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean and is home to over...

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Fiji

Fiji Marine Conservation & Diving

The Fijian archipelago lies scattered lazily in the achingly blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, bathed in the radiant antipodean sunlight. Its towns and villages are veritable...

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Spain

Tenerife Whale & Dolphin Conservation

As one of the top whale and dolphin watching destinations in the world, the south-west coast of Tenerife is a truly outstanding location for the observation of free-living...

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Madagascar

Madagascar Wildlife Conservation Adventure

The magical Island of Madagascar is home to some of the world's most spectacular and least explored wildlife and ecosystems. Journey with us to northern Madagascar a mysterious...

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Madagascar

Madagascar Teaching, Wildlife & Diving

Volunteer in a place unlike any other  Madagascar. The island nation was isolated for over 165 million years which created an abundance of species found nowhere else on

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Fiji

Fiji Teaching

WHAT DOES THE PROJECT DO? Fiji is renowned for its spectacular beaches and coral reefs: a picturesque string of islands floating gently in the Pacific Ocean. This is

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Cambodia

Cambodia Teaching in Siem Reap

WHAT DOES THE PROJECT DO? Poverty, and the consequential lack of education that results from it, traps the children of Cambodia in a cycle of deprivation that causes many...

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica Animal Rescue Project (Sloths + More)

Join this incredible project to experience front line conservation and help safeguard Costa Rica's precious wildlife and unique habitats for future generations. The rescue...

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Greece

Greece Sea Turtle Conservation

Greece provides an irresistible blend of a hot Mediterranean climate, fascinating ancient culture, and seas which are rich with marine life. Enjoy the chance to immerse yourself...

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Indonesia

Bali Teaching & Beaches

The small island of Bali, Indonesia is renowned for its beautiful and varied landscapes, from towering volcanic mountains, vibrant green rice fields, contrasting black and...

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Belize

Belize Marine Conservation & Diving

You will explore, chart and monitor extensive areas of pristine coral and vast seagrass beds, record populations of reef fish and commercially important invertebrate species,...

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Fiji

Fiji Healthcare Project

WHAT DOES THE PROJECT DO? Fiji has a growing poverty situation and the effects of population movement have led to increased demand on the health sector to cater for the...

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Madagascar

Madagascar Marine Conservation & Diving

Escape to Madagascar  the magical island which is home to some of the world's most spectacular and least explored dive sites. The crystal clear waters host a dazzling array...

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Frontier Reviews

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Volunteer Placement

    10

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Community Engagement

    8

  • Health & Safety

    10

  • Day to Day Life

    10

Amazing experience

I had an absolutely fantastic time on this Frontier project. I have seen so much Costa Rican wildlife, made so many great friends, and really challenged myself to do things outside of my comfort zone. The staff at the project were so helpful, friendly and informative. The work we were doing was so interesting, varied and inspiring. I love being outside, walking trails, and seeing inspiring views, and this project had them in abundance, everything was beautiful to look at and there was always new things to learn. I’ve loved every minute of it!!

Program: Conservation, Community & Adventure Placements Worldwide!

Overall Rating

8 / 10

  • Volunteer Placement

    10

  • Program Administration

    7

  • Living Situation

    9

  • Community Engagement

    N/A

  • Health & Safety

    9

  • Day to Day Life

    9

Awesome conservation project

The Costa Rica Big Cats, Turtles and Primates conservation project is a great mix of jungle camp life, nice and dedicated people and beautiful trails. It is a great way to get insight into conservation field work. I was there for 3 weeks and had and amazing time. Whether I was doing surveys or enjoying a drink with a view, everything was fun and I was always with very nice people. I saw so many animals and learned so much about them. The staff were very helpful and professional. I can recommend this project to anyone interested in biology, conservation and biodiversity of beautiful Costa Rica.

Program: Conservation, Community & Adventure Placements Worldwide!

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Volunteer Placement

    10

  • Program Administration

    8

  • Living Situation

    9

  • Community Engagement

    9

  • Health & Safety

    10

  • Day to Day Life

    10

Awesome submersion in the jungle life

Camp Osita is situated on he outskirts of the Costa Rican jungle and vastly embraces the full camping experience which proves to be an awesome experience for all, regardless of education level in conservation or experience in camping etc. The trails and surveys are both educative and enjoyable due to the beautiful surroundings and animals such as the spider monkeys! I would highly recommend this trip to anyone interested and tip: stay as long as possible! :)

Program: Conservation, Community & Adventure Placements Worldwide!

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Volunteer Placement

    7

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Living Situation

    8

  • Community Engagement

    9

  • Health & Safety

    9

  • Day to Day Life

    10

Camp Osita, Costa Rica

My experience at Camp Osita has been extremely positive. I spent a month with very passionate and knowledgable researches who taught me a lot about the jungle life, which I got to appreciate deeply. I always felt I could rely on their support for every doubt or fear I had and they were always ready to get me out of difficult situations, such as getting stuck in the shower with a lovely (and also venomous) snake! Life at camp is chilled out and the nature around is just stunning, I would definitely recommend this experience to everyone who wishes to immerse in pure nature.

Program: Conservation, Community & Adventure Placements Worldwide!

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Volunteer Placement

    10

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Community Engagement

    8

  • Health & Safety

    10

  • Day to Day Life

    10

Not just for gap year students

When looking for a project I wanted to go with an organisation that is actually doing conservation work. At first I thought Frontier was just for gap year students but after a chat with a lovely guy at Head Office I was reassured that although the average age is mid 20s a lot of older people also do the projects. Now that I'm here it's clear that age on a project like this is irrelevant as you are all here for the same reason and on this project (Costa Rica) passion and high levels of interest make for some of the best conversations and debates I've had in years. It's truly an honour to be here sharing this experience with such a range of people. So, my recommendation is if you really want an adventure and do something great for the planet don't think twice! Pack your bags and don't look back you won't regret it!
A few things that would have enhanced my experience for sure is...get your fitness level up! Work out, sweat, get breathless and up your fitness level because the humidity and head zaps your energy and some of the best trails are killer but so worth it for that view! You truly get out what you put in. My other bit of advice is clothing choice! I spent a lot of money on good outdoor clothing which has been great but what I could have done with is a good amount of aerobic sportswear that is designed to cope and wick away the amount of sweating Costa Rica in dry season would create. I may have avoided 2 weeks of battling heat rash in areas that were unwelcome!

Program: Conservation, Community & Adventure Placements Worldwide!

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