This is for volunteers who like to be in the nature and are not afraid of any reptiles.
Protection and Conservation of Turtles. The Turtles center is a small private organization located outside from Puerto Escondido.
It is a public institution open from 7am to 7 pm with the goal to capture and help any injured animal and to reproduce the Turtles.
For visitors tours are being organized, to see the Turtles
The turtle camp where volunteers can go for one night could be in different beaches depending on the season and availability. The nearest turtle camp is in La Punta area near our surf camp and the other one is about 15 minutes out of Puerto Escondido.
These camps are responsible for saving turtle eggs as much as they can by going out at night doing patrols by walk or by quad.
Once the volunteers find turtle eggs, they transport them and save them in one special reserve.
Minimum participation: 1 week
Spanish level: Basic
Work clothing: at the iguanarium, clothes for getting dirty and at the turtlecamp long clothes.
Additionally, for the turtle camp: a flashlight, sleeping bag, repellent.
from 06:00 pm. – 07:00 am on Friday night
Certificate at the end of stay.
Step 1. Pick a Project. Choose the one that suits you best by the requirements, duties, and your passions.
Step 2. Contact us with any questions you have and to request to volunteer!
Step 3. When we confirm the dates of your Project participation and accommodation, pay the Volunteer Deposit to secure your booking.
Step 4. Come to Puerto Escondido and make a difference!
There are three different options where volunteers can stay.