Trip Details

The province of Palawan is located in the Mimaropa region and is the largest in the country, abundant with wildlife sanctuaries, marine reserves and world heritage sites. It’s also one of the most biodiverse islands in the Philippines, with a beautiful seascapes deserving of conservation.

With this volunteer gap project in the Philippines we hope to help conserve and reverse the trend of deteriorating mangrove plantations. Realistically, this can only really be achieved by education younger generations and, at the same time, planting new mangroves.

On this project you’ll be helping to clean the beaches and teach youngsters about the benefits of conservation. This programme is perfect for you if you have a good level of physical fitness, enthusiasm and keen to make environmental change.

Trip Itinerary

Monday to Friday

After breakfast on Monday you’ll spend the morning helping to plant Mangroves before heading back to the Centre for lunch. You’ll return to the Mangrove plantation in the afternoon then head back for dinner. On Tuesday the day follows a similar pattern except this time you’ll be on the beach helping with a coastal cleaning programme. On Wednesday it’s back to the Mangrove plantation. Thursday is a day of giving environmental talks to local children. Friday  will be spent back at the Mangrove plantation.

***This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances***

Trip Accommodation

Trip Country Info

Philippines

Capital: Manila
Language: Filipino
Currency: Peso (PHP)
Time zone: PST (UTC +8)

The Philippines is made up of a total of 7,107 islands, only 2000 of which are inhabited. The islands are broadly categorized under 3 main geographical divisions: Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. It is the 7th most populated country in Asia and the 12th most in the world.

As a newly industrialized country, the Philippine economy which was once founded upon its agriculture is now moving towards an economy based on services and manufacturing.

It is unsurprising that the Philippines attracts tourists due to its incredibly rich biodiversity found across its islands. The mountains, rainforests and diving spots as well as its impressive cultural heritage all add to the reasons why the Philippines is such an incredible place to experience.

Contact us to find out more about the wonderful travel and volunteer experiences in Palawan, Philippines.

 

Participant Criteria & Requirements

Standard Requirements

No requirements have been provided.

Additional Requirements

No requirements have been provided.

What's included

  • 24/7 support in case of emergencies
  • Accommodation
  • Airport Pick up
  • English speaking coordinator
  • Meals
  • Orientation

What's not included

  • Airport drop off
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Vaccination
  • Visa