Skaftafell Wilderness Volunteer Programme, Iceland
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Skaftafell Wilderness Volunteer Programme, Iceland


  • Biological Research
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Environment
  • Trail Building
  • Wildlife

Program Duration

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


June to August for between 2-6 weeks.

Age Range

18-40 yrs

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Cost in USD

The 2 week programme is GBP 375 and 4 weeks is GBP 525.

Program Includes:

* All project costs, including all food, camping, equipment provided for the project (not personal), lightweight cooking facilities
* All training and supervision by project manager and volunteers
* WorkingAbroad Projects backup and placement support

Experience Required



* Between 18 to 50 years old
* Fit and healthy
* Capable of carrying out work in all conditions in a cold and wet climate * Prepared to do a lot of walking and hiking on uneven ground every day
* Comfortable living in rustic conditions and camping in a tent
* No specific skills are needed, but previous experience of manual conservation work, trail work, botany, terrestrial monitoring etc. would be particularly useful
* Self-motivated
* Those with an interest in conservation, restoration, wilderness and low impact camping