Marine Conservation Programme in Cuba



Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)


Short-Term (few weeks/months)


island of Youth


Volunteer in a Nature Reserve on the Isle of Youth! You would be assisting with important marine conservation efforts such as Coral Reef Restoration, Sea Turtle monitoring and Coastal Habitat Restoration, supporting the local community of Cocodrilo through sustainable means.

Coral Reef Restoration volunteers will partake in Coral reef monitoring and gardening, Fish/Seagrass surveying, Lionfish monitoring and capture, depending on the local community needs. Data collected will help support the environmental planning of the protected area. Sea Turtle conservation volunteers will walk the beach and collect data on the nesting turtles, nests, and eggs, and contribute to a recently started local sea turtle conservation initiative, while the Coastal Restoration volunteers assist with the maintenance of beaches important to the turtles.


The price for 1 week is £830, 2 weeks is £1340, 3 weeks is £1765 and 4 weeks is £2100.

Cost includes shared accommodation in volunteer house, food (3 meals a day), airport pick up and drop off in Nueva Gerona, training and supervision, in-country and pre-departure support. .

Fee Required


Training Provided

Housing Available

We welcome

International Volunteers

How To Apply

To secure a placement and volunteer in Cuba, please complete and submit the online application form with your application payment of £195. If for some reason, your application is not accepted, we will reimburse this payment fully. However for those who are accepted, you will be required to pay 25% of the balance within the first 14 days, and the final balance 2 months before arrival. Once we have confirmed your place, you will receive an information package on the programme, suggested items to bring, how to travel there etc.