THAILAND - Turtle Conservation

Make the best of your trip to Thailand by joining our international research team to assist in essential conservation efforts. Explore the natural beauty and cultural attractions of the Phang Nga province while you do your part in helping to conserve Green turtles. Your time in the field will help you develop a thorough understanding of these marine animals and their habitat, as well as improve your research skills and future job prospects.

Duration: 14 Days (13 Nights) – Longer options available

Dates: See Dates tab below

Location: Phang Nga, Thailand

$1,560

Description

Experience Highlights:

  • Explore the natural beauty and cultural attractions of the Phang Nga province while you do your part in helping to conserve Green turtles.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of these marine animals and their habitat, as well as improve your research skills and future job prospects.
  • Experience an Asian adventure in one of its most-loved countries.
  • Become immersed in the culture through various community initiatives to promote environmental education.

 

A typical Turtle Conservation Experience:

  • On arrival you will receive comprehensive training from our experienced staff members.
  • You will spend most of your time on various areas of conservation, community development and environmental awareness.
  • You will be working with animal husbandry at two turtle research and conservation centers. You will take part in enclosure enrichment studies, maintenance, biodiversity, camera trapping surveys and beach clean ups on nearby, remote islands.
  • The specific details of our program are seasonal so projects will vary throughout the course of the year. Participants should be prepared to work with the turtles where possible but can expect to get involved in a range of other activities.
  • Our base is small but comfortable with shared facilities and enough space for people to relax.
  • The coastal province of Phang Nga is home to incredible islands and an abundance of natural beauty and cultural landmarks.

Included

Experience Fee Includes:

  • 24-hour emergency phone and in-country support.
  • Access to Alumni Services and Discounts.
  • Airport pick-up (unless otherwise stated).
  • All necessary project equipment and materials.
  • All necessary project training by experienced staff.
  • Location orientation.
  • Long term experienced staff.
  • Meals while on project.
  • Safe and basic accommodations (usually shared).
  • Welcome meeting.

 

Experience Fee Excludes:

  • Additional drinks and gratuities.
  • Extra local excursions.
  • Flights.
  • International and domestic airport taxes.
  • Medical and travel insurance.
  • Personal kit.
  • Police or background check (where necessary).
  • Visa costs.

Dates

  • 10 November – 23 November 2018
  • 24 November – 07 December 2018
  • 08 December – 21 December 2018
  • 22 December – 11 January 2019
  • 12 January – 25 January 2019
  • 26 January – 08 February 2019
  • 09 February – 22 February 2019
  • 23 February – 08 March 2019
  • 09 March – 22 March 2019
  • 23 March – 05 April 2019
  • 06 April – 19 April 2019
  • 20 April – 03 May 2019
  • 04 May – 17 May 2019
  • 18 May – 31 May 2019
  • 01 June – 14 June 2019
  • 15 June – 28 June 2019
  • 29 June – 12 July 2019
  • 13 July – 26 July 2019
  • 27 July – 09 August 2019
  • 10 August – 23 August 2019
  • 24 August – 06 September 2019
  • 07 September – 20 September 2019
  • 21 September – 04 October 2019
  • 05 October – 18 October 2019
  • 19 October – 01 November 2019
  • 02 November – 15 November 2019
  • 16 November – 29 November 2019
  • 30 November – 13 December 2019
  • 14 December – 27 December 2019
  • 28 December – 10 January 2020
  • 11 January – 24 January 2020
  • 25 January – 07 February 2020
  • 08 February – 21 February 2020
  • 22 February – 06 March 2020
  • 07 March – 20 March 2020
  • 21 March – 03 April 2020
  • 04 April – 17 April 2020
  • 18 April – 01 May 2020
  • 02 May – 15 May 2020
  • 16 May – 29 May 2020
  • 30 May – 12 June 2020
  • 13 June – 26 June 2020
  • 27 June – 10 July 2020
  • 11 July – 24 July 2020
  • 25 July – 07 August 2020
  • 08 August – 21 August 2020
  • 22 August – 04 September 2020
  • 05 September – 18 September 2020
  • 19 September – 02 October 2020
  • 03 October – 16 October 2020
  • 17 October – 30 October 2020
  • 31 October – 13 November 2020
  • 14 November – 27 November 2020
  • 28 November – 11 December 2020
  • 12 December – 25 December 2020

Documents Required

  • Personal Details – Name, Surname, Date of Birth, Nationality.
  • Medical Form – to be signed by doctor if volunteer has illnesses to declare.
  • Clear criminal background check.

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