Marine Conservation Gap Year Courses

All across the world marine conservation projects are desperate for volunteers to join them across a wide range of projects. Whether it be working on one of the Lionfish projects or looking after turtles, you will normally get the opportunity to work on your diving skills and some programmes even give you the qualifications! Your will be contributing to valuable scientific research and really making a difference to these fragile marine environments and the local communities that often coexist with them.

If you love the open water then marine conservation should definitely be on the top of your choices when thinking about taking a gap year. You'll get the chance to take part in some ground-breaking conservation research projects, help to conserve maritime environments that are threatened by pollution or overfishing, and work with local communities to protect their way of life, whether that is through fishing or tourism. If you are sitting looking out of the window wondering what it would be like to go to and take part in a marine conservation project, simply have a look at some of the offers we have for you.


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POPULAR MARINE CONSERVATION COURSES


Tenerife Whale & Dolphin Conservation

Tenerife Whale & Dolphin Conservation

Europe

Explore the beautiful island of Tenerife and gain valuable experience in conservation whilst working to protect these majestic species in their natural habitat. This project will give you the opportunity to learn more about these fascinating creatures and gain valuable experience in conservation.
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Volunteer with sea turtles in Costa Rica

Volunteer with sea turtles in Costa Rica

SouthAmerica

Participating in beach patrols in this idyllic location, you may find a nesting turtle in the sand. Caring for the baby turtles is a vital job, ensuring that they reach the ocean. Engaging with the local community, you can also teach children the benefits of conservation.
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OUR FEATURED GAP YEARS


Volunteering Adventures in Madagascar

Volunteering Adventures in Madagascar

Africa

Volunteer on a community project in unique Madagascar. You will be living on a beach camp or in a volunteer house, takking part in a teaching, diving or wildlife project in one of the most fascinating countries on earth.
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Volunteer in Latin America

Volunteer in Latin America

Travel off the beaten path and work on community-led initiatives in conservation, community development, education, healthcare, or the arts. Immerse yourself in new cultures and the Spanish language, hike mountains, explore ruins, tunnel through jungles - and make a difference!
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Volunteer with sea turtles in Costa Rica

Volunteer with sea turtles in Costa Rica

SouthAmerica

Participating in beach patrols in this idyllic location, you may find a nesting turtle in the sand. Caring for the baby turtles is a vital job, ensuring that they reach the ocean. Engaging with the local community, you can also teach children the benefits of conservation.
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ALL GAP TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES


Conservation Gap Year

Conservation Gap Year

Africa Asia Australasia Europe NorthAmerica SouthAmerica

Make a genuine difference with Oyster's many links to charities and organisations from around the world. Volunteer with exotic wildlife and help with environmental conservation by choosing from a variety of beautiful and exotic locations. Volunteer from as little as one week to up to 12 months.
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Travel Off the Beaten Path in Africa, Asia and Latin America

Travel Off the Beaten Path in Africa, Asia and Latin America

Combine travel with volunteering in exciting, remote destinations throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America. We have projects in a wide variety of subjects (coach sports; track elephants for research; etc.) in locations that could take you to the jungles of Peru or the mountains of Nepal, and more!
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Volunteer in Asia-Pacific

Volunteer in Asia-Pacific

With a wide range of volunteer projects in Asia (and ten years in the business) get in touch with Kaya Responsible Travel today and start organising a life changing trip! Already got travel plans? Add in some volunteering time and make a positive impact while you explore!
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In-Person and Virtual Internships in Africa, Asia and Latin America

In-Person and Virtual Internships in Africa, Asia and Latin America

Work on community-led initiatives in conservation, community development, education, healthcare, or the arts - virtually and/or in-person. Immerse yourself in new cultures either way, gaining international work experience and networking with professionals in your field - whilst making a difference!
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Volunteer in Africa

Volunteer in Africa

Specialising in ethical and sustainable volunteer abroad projects, Kaya Responsible Travel have a wide breadth of choice when it comes to projects in Africa. With dozens of projects in 11 countries, discover the incredible scenery and varied wildlife of Africa while making a positive impact!
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Tenerife Whale & Dolphin Conservation

Tenerife Whale & Dolphin Conservation

Europe

Explore the beautiful island of Tenerife and gain valuable experience in conservation whilst working to protect these majestic species in their natural habitat. This project will give you the opportunity to learn more about these fascinating creatures and gain valuable experience in conservation.
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Marine Conservation in Africa, Asia and Latin America

Marine Conservation in Africa, Asia and Latin America

Travel to exciting locations, work on community-led marine conservation initiatives and even become diver certified. Monitor manta rays and whale sharks off the coast of Africa, assist coral reef conservation efforts in Borneo, or help save the turtles, to name just a few options!
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Learn Spanish in Latin America

Learn Spanish in Latin America

Immerse in the language and culture of another country, learn Spanish from experienced teachers and locals, dive into the deep, ancient history of the region, volunteer if you wish to, and enjoy the natural wonders that the landscape has to offer! We also have an online option available!
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Volunteering and Internship Placements Worldwide

Volunteering and Internship Placements Worldwide

Africa Asia Australasia Europe SouthAmerica UK

Frontier has over 400 volunteering projects in countries worldwide, giving you unlimited adventures and excursions in beautiful locations. We have a wealth of experience in the field of ethical and gap year travel, wildlife conservation, adventure travel and community development.
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