Wildlife Conservation in South & Central America

wildlife conservation in south & central america
a continent of fiery spirit & astounding landscapes

For over 20 years, Frontier has been at the forefront of biodiversity research and tropical habitat and species conservation. Frontier projects are internationally acclaimed. The work of our volunteers has served to protect thousands of species and precious ecosystems and is currently contributing to ground-breaking work on climate change. As a volunteer in South and Central America, whether you're on a gap year, taking a career break or volunteering abroad, you have the opportunity to make a real contribution to one of our award-winning wildlife conservation programs as you travel in South and Central America. Work within the local community saving endangered species and provide vital help with conservation on your gap year in South and Central America.

Take a look at our wildlife conservation programs, all suited to every kind of wildlife adventure in South and Central America you could possibly imagine:

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Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation

Carry out important survey work in Costa Rica's remote habitats and help combat the effects of Global Warming as you track and conserve some of the country’s most mysterious creatures.
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  • Prices: from US$1,595
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Wildlife
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: CBP

Costa Rica Wildlife Conservation N.G.O Internship

Discover, monitor and assess the huge variety of Costa Rica's exotic and rare species as you trek through the Osa Peninsula on a wildlife conservation Internship.

  • Prices: from US$3,645
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Internship
  • Duration: 2 Months
  • Project code: CRI

Costa Rica Wildlife Sanctuary

Work in an animal rescue or conservation centre as you aid in the care and welfare of some of Costa Rica’s most enigmatic and elegant residents.

  • Prices: from US$1,695
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Wildlife
  • Duration: 3 weeks +
  • Project code: CRW

Costa Rica Animal Rescue Project

Work at a centre dedicated to the care and conservation of some of Costa Rica's most threatened species.
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  • Prices: from US$1,295
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Wildlife
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Project code: CAR

Ecuador Amazon Wildlife Sanctuary

Working in a sanctuary for rescued and confiscated wild animals from the Amazonian basin region of Ecuador you will help give these animals a second chance.
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  • Prices: from US$1,345
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Wildlife
  • Duration: 2 week +
  • Project code: EWS

Uruguay Sea Turtle Conservation

Help in the conservation of one of Uruguay’s most endearing inhabitants – the sea turtle. Study their feeding grounds and observe their behaviours as you provide vital help towards their protection.
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  • Prices: from US$2,945
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Marine
  • Duration: 4 week +
  • Project code: UTC

Guatemala Sea Turtle Conservation

Help to protect and conserve some of Guatemala’s most enigmatic creatures – the sea turtles. Monitor nests and nesting mothers along remote beaches, and help the youngsters after hatching!
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  • Prices: from US$1,295
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Marine
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: GTC

Costa Rica Turtle Conservation

Visit the tropical beaches of Costa Rica and play your part in the conservation and preservation of some of the ocean's most recognisable inhabitants, turtles.
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  • Prices: from US$1,495
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Marine
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: CTC

Peru Penguin Conservation

Journey to Peru, to help build up a safe habitat for the Humboldt Penguins and stop further decline of the species, as well as spreading awareness about the issues they face.
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  • Prices: from US$1,095
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: AnimalCare
  • Duration: 1 week+
  • Project code: PPG

Peru Experience

Journey to Peru and have the opportunity to experience the variety of the Chiclayo region, in a one month, four-part project, comprised of culture, language, wildlife and surfing!
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  • Prices: from US$2,945
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: AdvSports
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Project code: PRX

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