Help sea turtles in their fight against human poachers and erosion of their nesting sites through research and conservation work on the beautiful beaches of Costa Rica
After breakfast around 7:00 am, you'll assist with a variety of chores in the hatchery or on the beach from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM.
Volunteers can take a boat to Tortuguero in their spare time, taking the opportunity to kayak on the canals or simply relax in a hammock.
Airport transportation is provided on arrival and departure days.
During your orientation, you will stay with a host family in San José who will provide you with a comfortable room in their home.
Your accommodations throughout your volunteer placement will vary depending on your location, and may include cabins, tents, and volunteer houses. Facilities are rustic, basic, yet comfortable, with shared rooms, showers and bathrooms.
During your orientation week, you will be provided with breakfast and dinner. Throughout your volunteer placement, you will be provided with three meals a day, which consists of typical Costa Rican dishes, including rice, beans, pasta, red meat, vegetables and fruit.