The Rush of the Jungle

Volunteer in Costa Rica

Embark on the adventure of a lifetime in this rich, rampant and remote paradise.

Elusive jaguars. Prehistoric sea turtles. Flamboyant birdlife. Join one of our Costa Rica conservation programs and find yourself immersed in a tropical terrain teeming with life, opportunity and excitement – and help protect it against the threats of habitat loss.

Critical science

Critical science

You'll contribute to vital conservation research targeted at protecting the earth's most valuable ecosystems.
Ethical engagement

Ethical engagement

Using the UN's SDGs as a framework, we've made a commitment to positive, constructive and sustainable impact.
Beautiful adventures

Beautiful adventures

You'll spend your days exploring some of the world's most breathtaking, exhilarating and remote wildernesses.

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Book by 31 May 2022
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New and Exclusive: GVI Experiences

A locally curated selection of extra activities are now included across our programs.

Learn to pick and husk a coconut

Visit the world's oldest sea turtle research group

Meditate on the beach at sunrise

Take a jungle nightwalk and frog watch

Canoe along jungle river canals at dawn

Stargaze and learn the northern constellations

Hike an extinct volcano, Cerro Tortuguero

Visit a sustainable chocolate farm