Volunteer to protect a vital loggerhead turtle nesting area in Greece – 5% off with Sea Fans.


Volunteer with loggerhead turtles in Greece


Who: Global Vision International (GVI)

Where: Bay of Lakonikos, Greece

When: June to September (set departure dates)

Duration: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 weeks.


  • Over 18s: Individuals applying must be over 18.
  • Family-friendly: This project accepts families with children aged over 14.
  • Under 18? GVI run a similar turtle programme for ages 15-17. Fill in the enquiry form below to find out more.

Focus: The conservation and protection of one of the most important loggerhead turtle nesting areas in the region.

Internship: Marine Conservation Internship available a 6-12 week stay.

 Cost: The price per week gets cheaper the longer you stay:

  • 2 weeks from GBP 1,295
  • 4 weeks from GBP 1,795
  • 8 weeks from GBP 2,795
  • 12 weeks from GBP 3,845

Get 5% off your booking (subject to conditions). Simply complete the form below.

As a volunteer, you will:

  • Patrol the beach to locate new tracks and nests, and help protect nests against predation by mammals and/or being inundation by sea water.
  • Collect vital data that contributes directly to coastal management plans in Greece and also the international strategy for the conservation of sea turtles.
  • Take part in daily morning surveys to record nesting activity
  • Record turtle data and measurements.
  • Install protective nest grids
  • Relocate and excavate nests (from August onwards)
  • Harvest bamboo to assemble nest grids
  • Provide important conservation information to overseas visitors and the local community.

The Base

Quiet campsite near a traditional fishing town. The campsite has a number of facilities, including a mini-market, a self-service restaurant and access to a telephone.

Sleeping: Tents right next to the beach with great views.

Food: 3 meals a day.

Support: Airport pick up, 24-hour emergency phone, 24-hour in-country phone.

Get 5% off with Sea Fans

Fill in this enquiry form, and a member of GVI will get in touch to answer all your questions. Plus, you’ll get 5% off your booking (subject to conditions).

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