Marine & Wildlife Conservation – Sri Lanka (Volunteer)

Posted by Travelteer|Hikkaduwa, SP, Sri Lanka

Volunteer in Sri Lanka! Join our Marine & Wildlife Conservation team and help make an impact by working with wild animals and improving their habitat. Have an adventure of a life-time alongside other University students from all over the country!

Marine & Conservation Programme combines a number of varied sub-programmes which aim to rehabilitate and conserve the environment and marine life in Sri Lanka. Each week the volunteers will take part in all the activities listed below:

*Jungle replantation – Volunteers will go into the jungle to help replant the indigenous trees. Once they have been planted the trees will be recorded and monitored. 

*Tree Nursery – Our tree nursery is where we grow all our trees which we take to be replanted.

*School agricultural project – Work at a local school helping grow fruit and vegetables to support the local community.  

*Turtle Hatchery – Feed, clean, apply medicine and release injured turtles back into the ocean. Do this and more at our turtle hatchery on the beach!

*River Clean-up – Cruise down the rivers in Sri Lanka taking in all the rubbish you can!

*Beach Clean-up – Spend your morning on a beautiful Sri Lankan beach litter picking.

Remember the Travelteer team will always be here to lend a hand if you need assistance with any of your roles!

You can join the team anytime from January to September. We offer placements from 2 weeks to 9 months!

You will volunteer for approx. 6 hours a day from Monday to Friday each week – which means you have your evenings and weekends off to spend at the beach or travel!

Check out our Marine & Wildlife Conservation video here:

Cost breakdowns

Registration fee: £159

This is used to access our services and to cover our UK operation costs. Once you have paid this, you can start your fundraising and look at booking dates with our team.

Living Cost:

Accommodation: £10 a night

Food: £8 a day

Local transport: £6 a day


£75 per week you volunteer (max £300)

(100% of this money goes to Travelteer Impact, our UK registered charity and then onto the projects in the form of equipment and facilities). Anything over this amount they can use towards their flights.

Find out more & apply @


Email: [email protected]

Call: 0115 874 4399

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Hikkaduwa, SP, LK

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