Land Conservation Adventure



start date

All year round. Arrival day is Monday


Volunteer project

Oyster Worldwide offer a very personal service with detailed preparation and support before, during and when you return from travel. Pre-departure services include a phone or skype interview and full briefing on what to expect. We advise on safety, cultural issues, flights, what to take, currency and what life will be like in your chosen destination. Oyster Worldwide pride themselves on selecting projects that we believe are genuinely worthwhile. Every project has been visited by a member of the Oyster team and vetted for excellence.

typical day A Typical Day on this Course

Tasks on this project are demand driven as you are working with wild animals that be utterly unpredictable. Tasks vary throughout the year. Typical tasks to expect would be:

Feeding baby monkeys and baboons

Cleaning out enclosures

Preparing food for adult monkeys and baboons

Taking young monkeys to the swimming pool to bathe

Helping to prepare for future releases

Planting and picking fruit and vegetables for the monkeys from the centre's own garden

Helping with various veterinary procedures where necessary.

The work of the centre is crucial. Whilst this project involves a lot of contact with the primates, it is important to remember that you will not always be with the monkeys.

ideal candidate Who are we looking for?

Be prepared for those monkey cuddles! Volunteers should be happy to work whilst being climbed on.

All of our volunteers have an interest in monkeys, baboons and primates. Formal background in animal management is not necessary. As long as you are keen to get involved and happy to get involved in the physical work, training will be provided.

our offer What we can offer you

Pre departure preparation
3 meals a day
Airport transfers
Financial protection
Oyster volunteer T-Shirt


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