There are loads of opportunities to work in conservation in Costa Rica on your gap year, and few places in the world that need it more. This is an incredible country to go backpacking through, and volunteering in conservation is the best way to pay Costa Rica back for your travel there. You can work with sea turtles, primates, big cats, and more, and really make a difference while you see the world.
Get involved with incredible wildlife conservation in Costa Rica, including looking after baby turtles, tracking big cats and reforestation in the woodland areas! What more could you want?
Explore some of the world’s most unchartered rainforests and coastlines in on our environmental conservation gap year programme.
Do you have a passion for conserving and protecting our environment? We need people like to you to work to reverse the damage done, restore what nature intended and heal our world.
Carry out groundbreaking survey work in Costa Rica’s remote habitats and help combat the effects of Global Warming as you track and conserve some of the country’s most mysterious creatures.
Too many countries to choose from? Why not join this incredible 30 week adventure in Africa, Asia, the Pacific and the Americas!
Carry out groundbreaking survey work in Costa Rica’s remote habitats and help combat the effects of climate change as you track and conserve some of the country’s most mysterious creatures.
Combine exciting adventure travel with a project and experience the best of Central America on an unforgettable adventure trip through Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica.
Are you an animal science, zoology, ecology or conservation student? Or do you just love animals? Then this project is just for you! Gain real, practical hands-on experience in Costa Rica.
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Costa Rica covers just 0.03% of the world’s landmass, but is home to 500,000 species. That’s the highest biodiversity of anywhere on Earth! Here’s your chance to help protect it!