Volunteer in coastal and marine conservation and help out at a turtle sanctuary in Thailand.


Thailand Coastal Marine Conservation Expedition


Who: Global Vision International (GVI).

Where: Phang Nga, Thailand.

Focus: Seasonal coastal conservation projects and year-round turtle research.

When: All year round. Dry season: November – March. Rainy season: May – October.

Duration: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 or 12 weeks.

Suitability: Over 18s.

Cost: 2 weeks from GBP 1325 | Additional two week placement from GBP 200.

As a volunteer in Thailand, you will:

  • Assist in the conservation of Thailand’s coastal and marine ecosystems as a hands-on member of an international team. During the dry season, the focus is on coastal and marine conservation, When the rainy season comes, focus switches to terrestrial conservation.
  • Immerse yourself in coastal environment research, coral reef monitoring and tourist education and management (November – March).
  • Get involved in biodiversity surveying in nearby National Parks (May – October).
  • Help out at two local turtle research and conservation centres with animal husbandry (all year round).
  • Take part in extra activities such as beach cleans and community education classes for local schools, hotels and tour and dive operators,
  • Help teach English to national park rangers and the general community.

The Base

Accommodation: Small but comfortable. Allows volunteers the perfect opportunity to get immersed in local culture.

Sleeping: Shared rooms. Private accommodation is available for an extra fee.

Food: 3 meals a day.

Timetable: Monday – Friday with weekends free to explore.

Support: Airport pick up (unless otherwise stated), 24-hour emergency phone, 24-hour in-country support.


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