Conservation of sea turtles in Bali 

How a volunteer you will contribute to conserving the turtles by working in our turtle conservation center.

  • Get to know the culture and customs working hand in hand with the local population.
  • Contributes to the improvement of the environment.
  • Get up close and personal with everything about turtles and their biodiversity.
  • Protect the extinction of turtles.
  • Live a unique experience knowing the culture and volunteers from all over the world.

What is this program about?

One of the ways to get to know a country is to volunteer, but not just any volunteer, but a different volunteer experience; where you can meet, live and feel the true essence of that place and its people. You can do it by volunteering in Bali, on this magnificent Indonesian island.

Get to know this wonderful country for yourself while you dedicate your time to a social cause as important as this one.

Depending on the time of year, since turtles do not nest all year round, you will be able to identify species of turtles, collect eggs, monitor nests or see how the hatchlings reach the sea safely.

Through this programme, you will contribute to protecting the Nusa Penida turtle population by working at our turtle conservation centre. Depending on the time of year (turtles do not nest all year), you will be able to identify species of turtles, collect eggs, monitor nests or see how the hatchlings reach the sea safely.

How is the day to day and what will I do as a volunteer?

The day to day of the volunteer consists of a collaboration from Monday to Friday.

A typical volunteer day begins with breakfast at the accommodation with all the volunteers. At the end, the volunteers go to the project, where they meet with the local coordinator to organize the activities planned for the day.

Throughout the morning each volunteer contributes to the assigned tasks. A stop is made for lunch and, depending on the needs, they continue with the tasks or have free time.

The volunteer can visit nearby areas in his free time. In the evening, homework is done if necessary and the group has dinner and prepares for the next day.

Other activities you will do:

  • Beach cleaning.
  • Manufacture of garbage containers for the area.
  • Create a campaign on turtles and the environment for the area.
  • Release of injured turtles after treatment
  • Construction work: such as an additional tank or wall for turtles, painting the walls, etc.
  • Collection of information about the turtles, such as carapace length, flipper size, weight control, etc.
  • You should be prepared for a more basic standard of living on the island, with fewer shops and attractions available (considering that the beach is practically on your doorstep).

Requirements to participate

  • Be over 18 years old (except if you are traveling with your parents).
  • Cover the cost of the program according to weeks.
  • Have a mandatory travel insurance.
  • Respect cultures and religions.
  • Not have a criminal record.
  • Be proactive.
  • Follow the rules of local accommodation and projects.
  • Have an entry and exit ticket to the country in allowed tourist time.
  • Have a valid passport with more than 6 months.
  • English fluid.

Where will I be and when do I have to arrive?

Where will the accommodation be?

The airport you need to arrive at is Ngruah Rai International person Nyoman driver (Airport (DPS) in Bali. If you arrive on Sundays before 1:00 p.m., you will be picked up at the airport, since at 3:00 p.m. the ferry leaves for Nusa Penida, where you will be accommodated. In case of arriving at another time, the local coordinator will tell you how to get there.

Once you arrive you will stay in the volunteer’s house, located in Nusa Penida, an island that you will fall in love with and you will want to visit each of its places.

The volunteer’s house has rooms that you will share with other volunteers, you will also share the bathrooms and common areas. The house has Wi-Fi, has bedding for each volunteer and hot water.

Dates and method of arrival

The The project is open throughout the year, it is advisable to arrive during the weekend, since the project starts every Monday where your presentation will take place. If you arrive on Sunday before 1:00 pm you will be picked up at the airport, otherwise they will tell you how to get to the project.

How long can I go?

You can be in the project from 2 weeks up to 12 weeks.

How do I sign up?

To sign up is very simple, you only have to follow 5 very important steps, the first thing is once you have read everything that is included and not included and the costs that you have in the country tab.

  1. Fill out this form with the dates you want.
  2. You receive an official confirmation of place.
  3. Make a 1st contribution for registration.
  4. You make a video call with the coordinator to better prepare your arrival.
  5. Sign the international volunteer agreement and complete the rest of the payment as directed by your coordinator.


What can I see during the weekend?

Bali is an island of overflowing natural landscapes. Where the color green takes on a range of shades I didn’t even know existed. A little corner of Indonesia where there are almost more temples than houses and where its people are always ready to welcome you with a smile.

In Bali, unlike the rest of Indonesia, where there is a Muslim majority, 90% of the population is Hindu. In each site you can find a multitude of sacred places.

Here are just a few:

  • Templo Pura Ulun Danu Bratan.
  • Lempuyang temple.
  • Tanah Lot template.
  • Templo Luhur Uluwatu.
  • Goa Gajah Temple Templo.

In addition, some of the must-sees in Bali are:

  • Rice paddies.
  • The Batur volcano.
  • waterfalls.
  • Beaches like; Canggu, Jimbara, Nusa Pineda Island.