Costa Rica: The Sea Turtle Initiative

Fun, meaningful wildlife adventure trips for the whole family.

Discover Costa Rica through its wildlife.

Whether you’re releasing sea turtle hatchlings back into the ocean, riding along on a night patrol with conservationists, or witnessing nesting leatherback sea turtles, this unique connection to wildlife provides insights into the country in a way that other tours don’t. Our Costa Rica trips are unique because:

  • Protect endangered sea turtles
  • Reforest a community bordering a marine reserve
  • Connect first-hand with Costa Rican artisansmusicians and women’s groups
  • Kayak through lush mangroves teeming with wildlife
  • Explore the breathtaking wildlife in pristine rainforests
  • All-inclusive pricing covers most meals, lodging, drinks, excursions, and tips – hassle free!

While The Sea Turtle Initiative trip focuses solely on sea turtle conservation and interaction, our other Costa Rica trips also incorporation sea turtle education. Check out all of our trips below!

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“I loved watching my granddaughter’s eyes light up as she released a baby turtle into its natural habitat. Every time she encountered a new species of animal that she had only previously seen in a zoo, I couldn’t help but smile.  My husband and I also really enjoyed our long walks on the beach.”

Rita Q. - Chicago, IL

Costa Rica: The Sea Turtle Initiative

Trips to Costa Rica

volunteer travel costa ricaCosta Rica: The Sea Turtle Initiative
A volunteer vacation in Costa Rica that allows you to help endangered sea turtles, visit an animal rescue center, and explore the rainforest by zip line, river raft and horseback.


wildlife in Costa RicaCosta Rica: Family Volunteer Adventure
Visit rainforests, pristine beaches, volcanoes, cloud forests, and wildlife rescue centers. A family vacation to Costa Rica that will inspire, delight and make a difference.


Things to Do in Costa Rica- Wildlife RescueCosta Rica: Wildlife Safari
Come face-to-face with howler monkeys and sleepy sloths in local sanctuaries, protect nesting sea turtles, join jungle researchers, snorkel, raft, and more.

Other Family Adventure Trips


Galapagos: Family Volunteer Vacation
Swim with friendly sea lions, snorkel with sea turtles, watch iguanas bask in the sun and meet wild giant tortoises up close while helping out at a tortoise reserve. Experience one of the world’s most pristine environments.

Voluntourism: Working with elephants in ThailandThailand: Elephants & Islands Expedition
Work with elephants and their caretakers, meet rural island communities, and explore bustling markets. Swim in the turquoise waters off the coast of the famous Phi Phi Islands.


7 Unique Holiday Trips for 2016South Africa: Wildlife Conservation Experience
Get behind the scenes of the conservation movement in South Africa. Help protect leopards and other endangered species.  You’ll get up close and personal with some of Africa’s most spectacular wildlife.


belize manatee conservationBelize: Wildlife Volunteer Adventure
Volunteer alongside local conservationists to protect the endangered West Indian manatee.  Along the way, you’ll explore tropical rainforests, pristine beaches and a vibrant fun-loving culture.


au-feed-kangarooAustralia: Beachside Wildlife Adventure
Learn about Australia’s indigenous cultures during this journey into the habitat of kangaroos, koalas and wallabies. Ensure this kaleidoscope of life remains intact by working alongside conservation experts.

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