Galapagos Island Animal Welfare Conservation Program

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Program Description

Take this opportunity to volunteer with the conservation efforts aimed at protecting wildlife on the Galapagos Islands. You will be situated on San Cristobal Island which allows you to help preserve sea lions, marine iguanas, and sea turtles. You will help with efforts such as working in the Galapaguera greenhouse, recording new births, going on beach patrols, and providing tracking reports as you monitor the animals. You will be able to assist in all aspects of this conservation initiative, which will help you gain valuable experience. Discover the wildlife and beauty of the Galapagos Islands as you lend a hand to preserve this naturally rich location.


- Help in all aspects of conservation efforts on the Galapagos Islands
- Monitor sea turtles and sea lions
- Choose your travel days


Project length: 2 weeks or 4 weeks
Arrival Airport: Quito (UIO)
Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 8 hours per day
Requirements: Proficiency in Spanish
Age Limits: Minimum 18yrs or older for solo travelers.
Minimum Age: 12 to 17 yrs if traveling with parents.
Airlines: Lan Ecuador, American, United, Delta, Avianca, Taca
Vaccinations: Routine Vac, Hep-A and Typhoid

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What`s Included

Airport meet and greet in Quito
2 night accommodation/meals in Quito
Orientation, project briefing in Quito
Airline ticket from Quito to Galapagos
Entrance fee ($100) Galapagos NP
Ingala ID card
Meet and greet on San Cristobal
Host family accommodation and 3 meals a day
Volunteer project placement 35-40 hour per week
Transfer to airport at end of program
Airline ticket Galapagos to Quito
Airport reception in Quito
Final overnight/meals in Quito
Departure transfer to Quito

Program Locations

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador

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Program Details

A Broader View Volunteers Corp
  • Ecuador: Puerto Baquerizo Moreno
Throughout the year
Program Duration:
1-2 weeks, 1-3 months, 2-4 weeks
English, Spanish
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African, Worldwide
2 Week: US$2135 - 3 Weeks: US$2375 - 4 Weeks: US$2585
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