Mexico & Central America Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Mexico & Central America activity »
  1. 1 http://supplementbase.com/nitro-boost-max
  2. 2 Help with Costa Rica Itinerary- 9 days
  3. 3 7 day itinerary for Costa Rica
  4. 4 mexico city and puebla?
  5. 5 Recent Headlines- Cancun
  6. 6 Costa Maya & Mahahual
  7. 7 Thanksgiving/Riviera Maya area/All Inclusive
  8. 8 Family Christmas Vacation in Mexico
  9. 9 San Jose del Cabo-La Playita Beach
  10. 10 10 Day Costa Rica
  11. 11 Family Resort Cancun/Playa
  12. 12 A week in San Jose Costa Rica
  13. 13 Trip Report Trip to Merida - Very Long and Lots of Info on Restaurants
  14. 14 Cancun to Guatemala
  15. 15 Trip Report Trip Report - Yucatan
  16. 16 Top Mayan Ruins to visit
  17. 17 San Miguel trivia
  18. 18 Trip Report Garza Blanca Preserve -Puerto Vallarta
  19. 19 Mid September Honeymoon Suggestions Inclusive
  20. 20 Can a U.S permanent resident driving feom Cancun to Belize City, Belize?
  21. 21 Need wedding white wine in Costa Rica
  22. 22 Best time of year for Mexico City/Puebla?
  23. 23 Playa Del Carmen restaurant
  24. 24 puerto vallarta
  25. 25 California Baja
View next 25 » Back to the top

TORTUGUERO OR CORCOVADO AREA FOR ONE MONTH VOLUNTEER TRIP IN APRIL/MAY

Jump to last reply

Hi there!

I am 24 years old and heading to Costa Rica for 6 weeks in April/May before starting my new job at home. My plan is to do a 4 week conservation volunteering programme and then spend 2 weeks exploring. I can't wait!

At the moment, I am torn between two programmes and I'm seeking advice from anyone who has spent time in Costa Rica:
- Option A is a 4 week programme based inside the Tortuguero National Park, its main focus is on turtle conservation however it will involve other bird and mammal surveys too.
- Option B is a 4 week programme based 17km outside Corcovado National Park, it will involve both turtle and mammal surveys however I gather that April/May is not turtle season there.

I've read that both national parks are very special and quite different from one another, does anyone who has spent time in both areas have any feedback as to which one would be a better place to do 4 weeks of conservation volunteering?

Thank you!

2 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement