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Wildlife Conservation Volunteering

Conservation is one of the biggest issues global we have to face today. With a vast amount of species and habitats in imminent danger, organised conservation research and development projects are hugely valuable in the short and long term.

Who can volunteer in wildlife conservation?

With more than 20 years’ experience in organising and running conservation projects, Frontier has a great range of placements, whatever the experience level and aspirations of the applicant. Many of our volunteers have achieved or are working towards formal qualifications in conservation or biology, but we also cater for volunteers with no prior experience.

Those who are working towards a career in conservation may well undertake one of our longer-term placements, acting as an Assistant Research Officer as they gain the experience or undertake the field research necessary to complete their studies or move to the next level in their career.

Volunteers who wish to take their first steps in conservation are equally valued. A short- or medium-term project such as our Madagascar Wildlife Conservation Adventure may be perfect. Volunteers will learn the fundamentals of wildlife surveying and will be able to collect data that will be used in formal wildlife conservation research and development. Most volunteers will have the option to earn the Tropical Habitat Conservation BTEC qualification.

Where can I go for my wildlife conservation project?

With the large amount of projects that we manage, we are able to offer an exciting range of options. With a unique endemic range of wildlife including lemurs and chameleons, Madagascar is a great favourite with conservation volunteers.

Our project on the eco reserve of Mafia island in Tanzania monitors species such as flying foxes, fruit bats and bush babies, while our Costa Rica project monitors species including pumas, sea turtles and howler monkeys in the most biodiverse area in the world.

Other location options include Kenya, Indonesia, South Africa, Thailand and Ecuador.

Applying for a wildlife conservation project with Frontier

We believe that we can find the best wildlife project for you, whatever your experience and whatever your aims. We can support the research work of those working towards qualifications or field placements, or we can recommend the best project to get a taste for conservation work while enjoying a picturesque location with like-minded people.

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Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation

Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation

Contribute to vital conservation research in one of the most ecologically diverse locations on the planet.

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"Despite being nearly double the average age of the volunteers I have had a pleasantly memorable e..."

prices from AU$1095

Region: The Americas

Activity: Wildlife

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: CBP

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Madagascar Teaching, Wildlife & Diving

Madagascar Teaching, Wildlife & Diving

An unforgettable teaching experience, a breathtaking trek through the prolific forests teeming with flora and fauna and scuba diving in one of the best diving spots in the world!

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"I would say the best thing about working with Frontier is that they give you a push forward in li..."

prices from AU$1795

Region: Africa

Activity: TEFL

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: MGA

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Tanzania Wildlife Conservation Adventure

Tanzania Wildlife Conservation Adventure

Survey and monitor threatened species in this rich mosaic of untouched habitat on Mafia Island, and educate the local communities on environmentally friendly activities.

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"Since arriving on Mafia Island in September last year, my time has gone so fast and I'm not r..."

prices from AU$1545

Region: Africa

Activity: Study

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: TZF

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Madagascar Wildlife Conservation Adventure

Madagascar Wildlife Conservation Adventure

Discover, monitor and assess the huge variety of Madagascar's exotic and rare species as you trek through remote regions of this hugely exciting island with Frontier-Madagascar.

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"I spent four weeks on the Frontier Madagascar Forest Program and had one of the best times of my..."

prices from AU$1695

Region: Africa

Activity: Wildlife

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: MGF

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Costa Rica Wildlife Conservation N.G.O Internship

Costa Rica Wildlife Conservation N.G.O Internship

Discover, monitor and assess the huge variety of Costa Rica's exotic and rare species as you trek through the Osa Peninsula on a wildlife conservation Internship.

prices from AU$3645

Region: The Americas

Activity: Internship

Duration: 2 Months

Project Code: CRI

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Madagascar Wildlife Conservation N.G.O. Internship

Madagascar Wildlife Conservation N.G.O. Internship

Discover, monitor and assess the huge variety of Madagascar's exotic and rare species as you trek through remote regions of this hugely exciting island on a wildlife conservation internship.

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"I recently got home from spending 4 months in Madagascar carrying out the terrestrial internship..."

prices from AU$3195

Region: Africa

Activity: Internship

Duration: 2 Months +

Project Code: MGI

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Madagascar Lemur Conservation

Madagascar Lemur Conservation

Research and conserve the most endangered primates in the world. Help us to gain a better understanding of their ecology and implement practical conservation measures to conserve their habitat.

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"After a week around camp the Forest group hiked across rolling hills winding in between zebu and..."

prices from AU$1695

Region: Africa

Activity: Wildlife

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: MGL

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Costa Rica Climate Change N.G.O Internship

Costa Rica Climate Change N.G.O Internship

Discover, monitor and assess the huge variety of Costa Rica's exotic and rare species as you trek through the Osa Peninsula on a wildlife conservation Internship.

prices from AU$3645

Region: The Americas

Activity: Internship

Duration: 2 Months

Project Code: CCLNI

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Costa Rica Big Cats Conservation

Costa Rica Big Cats Conservation

Journey into the Costa Rican jungle and keep a keen eye out for the various big cats which prowl their leafy domain.

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"The Costa Rica Big Cats, Turtles and Primates conservation project is a great mix of jungle camp..."

prices from AU$1095

Region: The Americas

Activity: Enviro

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: CBB

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Madagascar Expedition Management

Madagascar Expedition Management

Trek across some of the most untouched and diverse landscapes in the world, and learn how to lead your own expedition from one of our expert field guides.

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"If Madagascar entered a lonely hearts column, it would read....."Wild, passionate, exotic, b..."

prices from AU$3395

Region: Africa

Activity: Wildlife

Duration: 4 weeks

Project Code: MGE

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