Volunteer with animals in some unparalleled locations and see some incredible sites on one of our Great Projects or Signature Tours! Explore intrepid destinations, make some amazing friends and contribute to integral conservation schemes on a range of projects and tours through various types of volunteer work in order to help save some of the most endangered species of wildlife on the planet.
Whether you dream of following tiger trails in India, engaging in underwater ballet with a giant manta ray, travelling deep into the Peruvian Amazon, tracking desert elephants through the vast and inhospitable Kalahari or helping to release infant turtles into the wild in Sri Lanka - the roster of volunteering opportunities and signature tours offered by The Great Projects will not disappoint!
Volunteering allows travellers the perfect opportunity to travel to some of the world’s most far-flung destinations whilst doing some meaningful conservation work in the process. Volunteer with The Great Projects and you will really have a lasting and sustainable impact on some of the planet's most incredible and endangered species, as well as the local communities with which they co-habituate. Help in a range of tasks including habitat restoration, animal rescue and rehabilitation and much, much more!
Volunteering with The Great Projects is an opportunity that anyone over the age of 18 can enjoy – any time and any place! We also offer projects specially designed for families and for students, so whether you’re a single traveller wanting to work alongside the ‘Big Five’ in South Africa or are a university group wanting to explore the wilds of the Amazon Rainforest – get in contact with us and join the trip of a lifetime!
A whole host of exciting activities are offered on our extensive range of projects. From coral reef conservation in the stunning waters of Raja Ampat to the creation of enrichment for orangutans in Borneo – the sheer diversity of activities on offer here will ensure that there is something for everyone to enjoy! What’s more, all of our projects are designed to really help towards integral conservation initiatives, meaning that every activity you undertake as a volunteer with us really helps to make a difference to endangered species of wildlife and the local communities living alongside them.
Receive a copy of The Great Projects’ Volunteer Guide to learn more about volunteering with wildlife, how taking part in a project can benefit the animals, and what you can expect from your experience.
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Florian Springer, 2021
My daughter and I had a wonderful time and we have met amazing people! The staff is...
Ana Esteves, 2021
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Megan Melson, 2021
The team on the ground is simply amazing, an excellent combination of quality research with ongoing, long...
Katarzyna Jezierska, 2021