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Osa Sea Turtle Service Trip

Hands-on ecology & volunteer work

Spend several nights at a sea turtle project on the Osa Peninsula, located on the Pacific Coast, where you’ll work side by side with local researchers on assist with in-water monitoring and tagging of turtles. Your volunteer work will also include reforestation and mangrove clean up.  From the Pacific Coast, you’ll head to the cloud forest and participate in a mask making workshop along the way.  Have a chance to hike in the cloud forest and spot the resplendent quetzal before you head back to the central valley.

Read the full Osa Sea Turtle Service Trip itinerary.

The Highlights:

  • Work side by side with scientists as they study, tag and monitor hawksbill and green sea turtles.
  • Participate in reforestation and mangrove clean-up.
  • Have a chance to swim in the bay and get in the water with turtles!
  • Visit an indigenous community and participate in a mask making workshop
  • Hike in the cloud forest and experience its amazing biodiversity.

Trip Details

  • Where:
    Costa Rica
  • Trip Length:
    7 days / 6 nights
  • Available Trip Dates:
    Year round
  • 2017 Program Fee:
    $1395/land only
  • Program Fee Includes:
    Bi-lingual Naturalist Guide, accommodations, private in-country transportation, meals, activity & entrance fees.
  • Free Travel for Trip Leaders:
    With 10 participants, a trip leader travels FREE (land and air)