85 volunteer trips found

Bahamian Reef Survey

Bahamian Reef Survey

San Salvador, Bahamas for 8 Days • Contact provider for price

Operator: Earthwatch Institute

Offered Year-round: Coral reefs are at serious risk due to climate change, coastal development, over fishing, and other environmental stressors. One of the first signs that corals are in trouble is coral bleaching, when algae living within the… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Simple
Max group size: 20 people
Must form own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Mountain Waters of the Czech Republic

Mountain Waters of the Czech Republic

Prague, Czech Republic for 15 Days • from $2,695* per person

Operator: Earthwatch Institute

Offered May-July: By the time the Eastern Bloc collapsed in 1989, acid rain from coal-fired power plants from countries to the west had already damaged more than two-thirds of these forested headwaters. Forests were dying, water quality was… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Simple
Max group size: 12 people
Must form own group? No

Dolphins of Greece

Dolphins of Greece

Vonitsa, Greece for 8 Days • from $2,495* per person

Operator: Earthwatch Institute

Offered April-September: In the waters of Ionian Greece, within sight of landmarks of ancient Hellenic history, bottlenose dolphins congregate in unusually high numbers. The nutrient-rich waters of the Gulf sustain a rich biodiversity where charismatic animals--including sea turtles… more

Exertion level:
3/7
Accommodation:
Simple
Max group size: 12 people
Must form own group? No

The Glory Of Ghana

The Glory Of Ghana

Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana for 7 Days • from $1,290* per person

Operator: Globe Aware

Offered August-December: The Glory Of Ghana takes place in beautiful Ho, the capital of the Volta Region, in southeast Ghana, near Mount Adaklu. Once part of the German colony of Togoland, then occupied by the British, the country… more

Exertion level:
3/7
Accommodation:
Simple
Max group size: 12 people
Must form own group? No

Fighting Poverty In India

Fighting Poverty In India

Jaipur Airport, Rajasthan for 8 Days • from $1,380* per person

Operator: Globe Aware

Offered August-December: Globe Aware's new (as of summer 2009) India program is based in Jaipur. Maharaja Jai Singh II, a Kachhwaha Rajput, who ruled from 1699-1744, founded Jaipur, "The Pink City". Built in 1727 Jaipur was the first… more

Exertion level:
3/7
Accommodation:
Simple
Max group size: 12 people
Must form own group? No

Meerkats of the South African Kalahari

Meerkats of the South African Kalahari

Kuruman River Reserve, South Africa for 14 Days • from $3,895* per person

Operator: Earthwatch Institute

Offered April-September: Cooperative breeding, in which animals help others raise their young, occurs in many animal species. It appears to be common in the Kalahari Desert, where extreme conditions have molded cooperative breeding in meerkats, those inimitable relatives… more

Exertion level:
3/7
Accommodation:
Simple
Max group size: 12 people
Must form own group? No

Managing Mangroves and Capturing Carbon in Kenyan Communities

Managing Mangroves and Capturing Carbon in Kenyan Communities

Mombasa, Kenya for 11 Days • from $2,495* per person

Operator: Earthwatch Institute

Offered July: Mangrove forests are among the most productive wetland ecosystems on Earth. These tropical coastal woodlands provide crucial habitat, protect coral reefs from sedimentation, and, as demonstrated by the tsunami of 2004, play a critical role in… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Simple
Max group size: 10 people
Must form own group? No

Borneo Active

Borneo Active

Malaysia for 10 Days • from £1,195* per person

Operator: Inspired Escapes

Offered May, July-October: Conquer Mt Kinabalu, witness Orangutan in the wild, hop on a river safari, involve yourself in rebuilding homes for local tribes, and fall sleep to the sounds of the rainforest. This is the kind of adventure… more

Exertion level:
3/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 15 people
Must form own group? No

South African Penguins

South African Penguins

Cape Town, South Africa for 12 Days • from $2,995* per person

Operator: Earthwatch Institute

Offered March-August: Infamous as Nelson Mandela's former incarceration site, this island is a hotspot for seabird biodiversity, including threatened bank cormorants, African black oystercatchers, and 15,000 African penguins. It also lies in the middle of major shipping lanes,… more

Exertion level:
3/7
Accommodation:
Comfort
Max group size: 12 people
Must form own group? No

Extraordinary Peru, Extraordinary You

Extraordinary Peru, Extraordinary You

Peru for 8 Days • from £1,399* per person

Operator: Inspired Escapes

Offered May: An extraordinary experience of Peru's natural and cultural beauty Journey to the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu with celebrated Peak Performance Coach Jean-Pierre De Villiers on this once in a lifetime trek across the unspoiled mountain… more

Exertion level:
3/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 15 people
Must form own group? No

Tanzania Expedition Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro And Build An Organic Farm In Zanzibar

Tanzania Expedition Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro And Build An Organic Farm In Zanzibar

Kilimanjaro International Airport, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania for 14 Days • from $5,499* per person

Operator: Roadmonkey Adventure Philanthropy

Offered July: Join us and summit Mt. Killimanjaro, at 19,345 feet the highest peak in Africa, and visit the shrinking glacier fields before they become a historical memory. Then journey to the semi-autonomous island of Zanzibar, off Tanzania’s… more

Exertion level:
3/7
Accommodation:
Comfort
Max group size: 10 people
Must form own group? No

Peru Women'S Weaving Co Op

Peru Women'S Weaving Co Op

Cusco Airport, Peru for 14 Days • Contact provider for price

Operator: Planeterra Foundation

Offered Year-round: Since 2005, we have been working with the Ccaccaccollo community to develop a women’s weaving cooperative. Most G Adventures groups are able to visit this community as part of the Sacred Valley Tour where they meet… more

Exertion level:
3/7
Accommodation:
Comfort
Max group size: 12 people
Must form own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Kenya Summer Safari Adventure for students

Kenya Summer Safari Adventure for students

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi, Kenya for 13 Days • from $6,500* per person

Operator: Elevate Destinations

Offered Year-round: This safari will offer high school students the opportunity to experience Kenya’s singular beauty and extraordinary wildlife while participating in local conservation and community efforts.Such a journey to Kenya represents an introductory field opportunity for students… more

Exertion level:
3/7
Accommodation:
Comfort
Max group size: 18 people
Must form own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Five Nigth Rainforest Biology Workshop

Five Nigth Rainforest Biology Workshop

Lima, Peru for 6 Days • from $1,200* per person

Operator: Rainforest Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Our Academic programs provide students with first hand exposure to subjects such as ecology, wildlife inventories, monitoring of macaws and giant river otters, in addition to an insight of threats and opportunities to sustainable development in… more

Exertion level:
3/7
Accommodation:
Comfort
Max group size: 12 people
Must form own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Nicaragua Expedition Hiking Twin Volcanoes And Build A School Kitchen

Nicaragua Expedition Hiking Twin Volcanoes And Build A School Kitchen

Managua Airport, Nicaragua for 9 Days • from $2,299* per person

Operator: Roadmonkey Adventure Philanthropy

Offered March: In March, Roadmonkey returns to the land of Rubén Darío, one of Latin America’s most revered poets, to explore & hike two spectacular volcanoes - one of them still quite active - and then build a… more

Exertion level:
3/7
Accommodation:
Comfort
Max group size: 10 people
Must form own group? No

Climate Change at the Arctic's Edge

Climate Change at the Arctic's Edge

Churchill Northern Studies Center, Arctic for 10 Days • from $2,995* per person

Operator: Earthwatch Institute

Offered February, June, August, September: Global warming is most dramatically visible at the edge of the Arctic, where peatlands run in a broad strip around the globe. These wetlands contain as much as 20% of the world’s carbon, usually locked in… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Simple
Max group size: 12 people
Must form own group? No

Carnivores of Madagascar

Carnivores of Madagascar

Mahajanga, Madagascar for 13 Days • from $2,595* per person

Operator: Earthwatch Institute

Offered July, August, December: Madagascar’s lemurs are famous the world over, but their rare predator the fosa remains a mystery. One of the most ferocious predators on Earth, the cat-like fosa is actually a large relative of the civets. Seven… more

Exertion level:
3/7
Accommodation:
Basic
Max group size: 16 people
Must form own group? No

Climate Change and Caterpillars in Ecuador

Climate Change and Caterpillars in Ecuador

Quito, Ecuador for 11 Days • Contact provider for price

Operator: Earthwatch Institute

Offered July: Perched on the eastern slope of the Andes above the Amazon basin, the cloud forest of Ecuador hosts thousands of different caterpillar species, and an equally impressive diversity of plants. Caterpillars in Ecuador and elsewhere have… more

Exertion level:
3/7
Accommodation:
Simple
Max group size: 12 people
Must form own group? No

Fort Arbeia and the Roman Empire in Britain

Fort Arbeia and the Roman Empire in Britain

South Shields Roman Fort, England for 7 Days • from $1,495* per person

Operator: Earthwatch Institute

Offered June-August: Two millennia ago, the Roman Empire stretched all the way to northern England, which the Romans considered the very edge of civilization—and perhaps the world. Arbeia, the Roman fort overlooking the river and harbour from Lawe… more

Exertion level:
3/7
Accommodation:
Comfort
Max group size: 20 people
Must form own group? No

Limuru Children'S Center

Limuru Children'S Center

Airport, Central, Kenya near Limuru, Kenya for 14 Days • Contact provider for price

Operator: Planeterra Foundation

Offered Year-round: The Limuru Children's Centre (LCC) is situated amongst the tea fields of the Kenyan highlands, on the outskirts of Nairobi.  LCC has three main programs; long-term care, day care and feeding program, and academic scholarships.LCC currently… more

Exertion level:
3/7
Accommodation:
Comfort
Max group size: 12 people
Must form own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.