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Volunteer Vacations

Hands-on opportunities to study and protect wild animals

Looking for more than sun and sand?  Join a Volunteer Vacation to make a difference for endangered animals while having an experience that you will remember.

No special skills needed, just bring your enthusiasm and a camera!

Browse volunteer vacations below:

Tour

Help conserve Peru's pink dolphins, giant river otters, monkeys, macaws and more.
$3,475 USD
Dates available in Jan, March, June, August, Sep, & Nov.
8 - 16 days
Tour

Help study bottlenose and spotted dolphins in warm Caribbean waters
$2,890 USD
Aug 2-8, 2014
7 days
Tour

Kayak Mexico's mangroves and help study green turtles.
$1,360 USD
2014: April 24-28; Oct 29 - Nov 4; Nov 16-20; Dec 7-11; Dec 29 - Jan 2 2015: Jan 12-16; March 31 - April 4; April 24-28
5 days
Tour

Participate in a long-term scientific research program with these charismatic animals
$1,975 USD
2013: Nov 16 - 23 | 2014: Dates from Jan - April
8 days
Tour

Help Study Sea Turtles, Manatees, Dolphins, & Jaguars
$2,000 USD
Expeditions starting summer 2014
2 - 8 weeks
Tour

An extraordinary opportunity to dive one of the world's great sites
$6,250 USD
May 26 - June 5, 2014
10 days
Tour

Help study these elusive cats in the rainforest
$1,785 USD
Year round
2 weeks
Tour

Participate in the conservation of an ancient, giant sea turtle
$1,195 USD
2014: Mar 22-28 (closed), April 21-27 (full), May 18-24, June 1-7, June 29-July 5
7 days
Tour

Support efforts to improve local communities in El Salvador
$1,295 USD
July 19-27, 2014
9 days
Tour

Spend two weeks researching these amazing animals
$1,913 USD
Year round
2 weeks
Tour

Help study Colobus monkeys and coastal forests
$1,641 USD
Year round
2 weeks
Tour

Participate in shark research along the Belize Barrier Reef
$2,675 USD
January & May - July
8 days
Tour

Help research and protect these charismatic birds
$3,075 USD
March - July
12 days
Tour

Get up close with Baja's gray whales and green turtles
$1,660 USD
2015 Dates: Feb 8-12 / Feb 24-28 / March 3-7
5 days
Tour

Spend a weekend in Southern California gathering data on gray whales
$925 USD
Jan - March
3 days
Tour

Volunteer To Protect Sea Turtles In Mexico
$2,372 USD
May - October
2 weeks (can extend up to 12 weeks)

What Is SEEtheWILD?

We're a non-profit wildlife conservation travel organization that supports local efforts to protect endangered animals.  We work with quality tour operators who have passed our criteria to ensure low environmental impact.  We're part of The Ocean Foundation.

Contact us to learn more about volunteer vacations.

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