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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 and assist with in-water monitoring and tagging of turtles. Your volunteer work will also include reforestation and mangrove clean up.  You’ll also visit Manuel Antonio National Park, have a chance to enjoy the beautiful beaches of Playa Hermosa and go on an ocean kayaking excursion.

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!
  • Explore the tropical jungle and beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park.
  • Search for wildlife on an ocean kayaking excursion.

Trip Details

  • Where:
    Costa Rica
  • Trip Length:
    7 days / 6 nights
  • Available Trip Dates:
    Year round
  • 2019 Program Fee:
    $1475 land per participant
  • 2020 Program Fee:
    $1615 land per participant
  • Program Fee Includes:
    Bi-lingual Naturalist Guide, accommodations, private in-country transportation, meals, activity & entrance fees.
  • Free Travel for Trip Leaders:
    With 7 participants, a trip leader travels FREE (land and air)