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Volunteer with Elephants in Thailand

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks


You can volunteer here throughout the year for 1 – 2 weeks.

Travel Types

  • Ecology
  • Vacation Packages


  • English

Cost in US$:

1 week costs USD 946 ; 2 weeks costs USD 1171, excluding flights.

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
- Pre-departure briefing covering medical and safety features
- Help and advice 24/7 from our UK office
- First night in a guest house in central Chiang Mai
- Transport from Chiang Mai to the elephant conservation reserve
- Full orientation and induction before you begin
- Clean, convenient accommodation on site
- Three delicious meals per day, served in buffet style with great amount of choice
- Internet connection and laundry
- A practical and theoretical education on the challenges facing elephant conservation
- Visa advice (which will vary depending on length of stay)
- We can help arrange your flights to Chiang Mai- just ask!
- Free access to InterHealth’s Travel Health Advice Service
- Oyster Worldwide volunteer t-shirt

On your return:
- Welcome home pack
- Certificate of Recognition (on request)
- References (on request)

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare

Age Range


This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living

Application Process Involves

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

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 day from recepit of form to booking interview

Post Services Include

  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home