Volunteer with Turtles in Costa Rica
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Volunteer with Turtles in Costa Rica

Adventure Types

  • Ecology


  • Animal Welfare
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Environment
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Marine Conservation
  • Veterinary Science
  • Water Projects
  • Wildlife

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks

Year(s) Offered

Pacific coast nesting season is June to December with the heaviest nesting occurring during the months of September and October. Sea turtles only nest on the Caribbean coast during the months of March to July. Exact placement locations will depend on sea

Participation Guidelines

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

Cost in USD per week

From GBP 575 / USD 860

Program Includes:

In addition to pre-arrival information and in-country orientation, your program fee also covers housing and three meals per day, and airport pick-up.

Accommodation Options

  • Other
  • Dormitory

Experience Required



The minimum age for volunteers is 18 years old. No previous experience or qualifications are necessary but we do require volunteers to be respectful and open minded to the cultural differences they will encounter in Cost Rica. Volunteers must be reasonably fit as the work can be demanding in the tropical heat.

Minimum Education

High School

Application Procedures

  • Written Application