- Types of Trips
- Featured Animals
- About Us
- Partner With Us
Before you say goodbye, we’d love you to join our movement for applied wildlife conservation.
We won’t share your information, and we pay close attention to what we send out.
And if you’d rather not, that’s cool too. You can still follow our efforts on social media.
We’re glad you signed up.
If for whatever reason you’re unhappy with our messages you can unsubscribe at any time. Just click ‘Unsubscribe’ at the bottom of every email we send.
But we hope you stick around. We’re just getting started at something pretty good.
|Price From:||$ 3175 USD|
|Program duration:||12 day|
Help protect the penguin population on Robben Island, off the coast of South Africa, with this Earthwatch volunteer expedition. Robben Island is in constant threat of oil spills and shipping traffic related issues since it is in the path of major shipping industries. The population of penguins has decreased by 90% in the last decade, leaving only 15,000 which need your help!
Join local researchers to study and monitor the penguins and other seabirds on the island. You will learn to survey their populations and breeding success rates as well as take part in the exciting new tracking device using remote cameras to detect specific birds. Aside from helping the birds, you will also have the opportunity to explore Cape Town and other popular tourist destinations.
|Official Language(s)||11 - Afrikaans, Northern Sotho, English, Southern Ndebele, Southern Sotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu|
|Capital:||No official capital. Three branches of government split between Cape Town, Pretoria and Bloemfontein|
|Climate(s)||Desert (Warm/Cold), Semi-arid (Warm/Cold), Mediterranean (Warm/Temperate), Humid Subtropical, Oceanic (Subtropical/Warm/Temperate)|
|Major Airport(s):||Cape Town (CPT), Johannesburg (JNB), Durban (DUR)|
|Economic Driver(s):||Mining, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Tourism|
Explore Ecuador with it’s rich culture and diverse wildlife. Located in the Amazon jungle, the 60 hectare center rescues animals, mainly birds, primates and reptiles,...
Length of Trip: 2 weeks
Enter the seemingly untouched waterways and flooded rainforest of the Amazon basin in northeastern Peru and help Earthwatch to research the rare species that roam...
Length of Trip: 15 days