Sea Turtle Conservation in Bali

with Go Eco

newspaper Summer Camp Marine Conservation Internship
location Asia
start date Every Sunday 2 weeks to 12 weeks
salary Volunteer Project
accommodation includedAccommodation included
food and mealsTwo meals per day on weekends; three per day during the week
training providedTraining provided

GoEco vets each and every partner and only promotes programs with sustainable, long-term goals. All volunteers have an impact.

Our goal is for you to leave your host country with an even greater passion for volunteering and a desire to share your experience with others when you return home.

Sea Turtle Conservation in Bali

gap year project highlights Highlights

Gain hands-on experience in wildlife conservation
Work closely with sea turtles every day
Gain experience in marine conservation
Help keep the stunning beaches clean

typical day What's it like

A typical day on this gap year project

Volunteers scrub turtles, clean the tanks, prepare and feed the sea turtles and assist with releases when possible. Other weekly tasks include creating marine conservation awareness signs and keeping the beaches plastic-free.

Day 1, Sunday: Arrive at Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS). You will be picked up by the local team and transferred to Nusa Penida Island. Following lunch, volunteers will receive an introduction to the area.

Day 2, Monday: Following breakfast, volunteers will receive an introduction to the program and begin to volunteer at the turtle sanctuary. Volunteers will watch a documentary on sea turtles in the evening.

Day 3, Tuesday: Rewarding volunteer work at the turtle sanctuary.

Day 4, Wednesday: Rewarding volunteer work at the turtle sanctuary in the morning. The evening will bring beach sports.

Day 5, Thursday: Following volunteer work, volunteers will enjoy a farewell dinner and bonfire at the beach. On either Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, volunteers will visit the beautiful Crystal Bay on a relaxing excursion.

Day 6, Friday: Rewarding volunteer work at the turtle sanctuary. Releases are scheduled for hatchings each Friday.

Weeks 2-12: Volunteers will have weekends free and will work at their volunteer program Monday-Friday. (Check out "Travel Highlights" below for suggestions!) Departure is on a Saturday.

Program Accomplishments: In 2019 alone, 600 turtles hatched at the hatchery and more than 700 were released!

ideal candidate Project Requirements

Who would be a suitable participant?

Minimum two-week commitment
18 - 50
All volunteers must apply IN ADVANCE for a B-211 visa. The cost of the visa is approximately $50 USD
Good level of English
Police clearance
Genuine interest in turtles and conservation education
Good level of physical fitness
Flexible and open-minded

our offer Project Benefits

What we can offer you

Accommodation, most meals, airport pickup and 24/7 support from GoEco and the local team.


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