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Turtle Conservation: Zanzibar

Join the exciting mission to save sea turtles from extinction! Contribute to a project that nurtures and releases these ancient creatures into the wild through hands-on conservation activities.

  • 18 Meals (Vegetarian Options)
  • All transport & Accommodation
  • No Hidden Charges or Application Fees
  • Meet volunteers from all over the world
  • Experience & Observe Turtles Ethically
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service
  • International Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airport Transfer (Departing)

This is an incredibly enjoyable experience that I hope has made an impact on the local community and wildlife. I wish I could have stayed longer as It began to feel like family. I hope one day to come back and visit.

Jessica Morris, British 41

Turtle Conservation: Zanzibar

$781.25 Per Week from
Pay $350 deposit

ZANZIBAR! The classic alluring, exotic destination - situated off the coast of east Africa - offers you immaculate beaches, rich history and almost certainly enough tales to turn your friends green with envy. Famous for it’s spice growing, it has a plethora of plant and animal species and a long, rich history that make the island more than worth visiting on any of our packages.

  • Length 1-12 Weeks
  • Avg. Age All Ages
  • No. Of Meals 18
  • Avg. Group Size 10-40
  • Starting Point Stone Town
  • Ending Point Nungwi

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Starting Dates

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to your New Home!

Get ready to be greeted with a warm Tanzanian welcome by our transfer coordinator! Picture this: You step off the plane and make your way to the meeting point, where our coordinator will be eagerly awaiting your arrival. From there, they'll whisk you away to your accommodation while filling you in on all the exciting adventures in store for the next few days. It's the perfect start to your Tanzania adventure!

  • Meals Included Brunch, Dinner
  • Room Type Volunteer House
  • Activities Included Airport Transfer
Day 2 - 6

Turtle Conservation

Get involved and make a meaningful impact in the preservation of sea turtles. Your daily routine will consist of many tasks, including cleaning sea turtles, exchanging the water in basins, collecting seaweed, and performing maintenance and cleaning tasks. You'll learn about the different activities during the welcome meeting and have the opportunity to contribute to the yearly raising of over 150 sea turtles and the care of 30 larger turtles in the lagoon.

  • Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Room Type Volunteer House
  • Activities Included Feeding, Cleaning, Making Turtles Toys, Giving Medicine
Day 7

Choose Your Own Adventure!

The weekend is time for you to spread your wings a little, if you’re up for it. We’ve equipped you with some language basics, introduced you to the local cuisine…now lets see where that can get you! You’re free to organise any adventure you care to, or simply chill ahead of the volunteer work. We can offer advice on where to go, if you need it.

  • Meals Included Lunch, Dinner
  • Room Type Volunteer House

Program Map

Program Information

Embark on the Sea Turtle Conservation Adventure! Join our team of 28, save turtles from extinction, and ensure their survival. Dive into daily tasks like basin water swaps, seaweed collection, and turtle care. Conduct water checks, treat hospital turtles, and maintain juvenile nets. Your stay supports this vital project, helping us raise and release 150+ turtles yearly. Make a splash, have fun, and make a difference in the lives of these ancient creatures!

Add up to 12 weeks

Pick from a choice of 4 programs to add to your first week of volunteering.

Optional Extras


What are the meals like?

Great news for your taste buds - Tanzanian cuisine is absolutely tantalizing! You'll enjoy buffet-style meals twice a day, with breakfast to jumpstart your mornings. Don't sweat, a plethora of other food options are just around the corner or a call away.

Here's a sneak peek of your typical Tanzanian meal:

Ugali, a cornmeal staple, paired with fresh vegetables or sometimes delicious local beans Pilau, a flavorful fusion of spiced rice with meat and veggies Chapati, a savory flatbread often served with a variety of stews Ndizi Nyama, a hearty mix of bananas and meat, sure to make your palate dance!