Volunteer with a turtle rehabilitation centre in Queensland, Australia


Sea Turtle Conservation


Who: Fronteering

Where: Fitzroy island, Cairns, Queensland, Australia.

Focus: The rescue and rehabilitation of sick and injured turtles.

When: All year round.

Duration: 1 – 8 weeks (longer durations available on request).

Suitability: Over 18s

Cost: 1 week from USD 995.

As a volunteer, you will:

  • Become an important member of a team who nurse sick and injured sea turtles back to health.
  • Assist in the treatment of the injured turtles.
  • Get involved in essential day-to-day activities such as cleaning and feeding the sea turtles at the facility, keeping the tanks clean and taking part in turtle releases.
  • Educate the public in the interests of sea turtles and help in the promotion of humane and sustainable practices.

The Base

A hostel on the mainland with a large kitchen, free Wi-Fi, AC, balcony or garden terrace, free Sunday night BBQ, free luggage storage, onsite laundry, free activities and pillows and sheets included.

  • Sleeping: Dormitory-style room for up to 6 volunteers with an ensuite bathroom.
  • Food: Self-catering.
  • Number of volunteers: 5
  • Support: Airport pick up and drop off, 24-hour in-country support.


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