Work with children and adults who benefit enormously from your help!
You don't need any qualifications to do these care projects and
you can combine it with any other project in Sri Lanka to give you a
more diverse experience of the adventurous country.
Experience at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in Sri Lanka
This renowned Orphanage provides care and shelter for around 80 elephants that are
too old to work, have been abused, or have been found abandoned. This is an elephant
experience rather than conservation.
Visitors from all over the world come to see the 80+ elephants
that live there,
including some small babies who have been born into the herd. The daily highlight is the walk from the Orphanage
down to the river to bathe the elephants. It's amazing to watch an entire herd splashing around and rolling in the river, just a few feet in
front of you!
Turtle Conservation in Ambalagoda
This Project works towards preventing the extinction of sea turtles,
a critically endangered species. You will help in the rehabilitation
and release back into the sea of turtles that are usually victims of
You'll assist in treating injured and sick sea turtles, protecting
nests, and rescuing eggs so that they can be hatched without
incident in the safety of our hatchery.
and Wildlife Conservation in Wasgamuwa National Park in Sri Lanka
Help conserve the Elephants and other wildlife of Sri Lanka
in Wasgamuwa National Park.
The main aim
of thise project is to "save elephants, other biodiversity and
their habitats by helping people". Go back to the very basics, in a stunningly beautiful part of
the world, helping local people and the local wildlife.
The activities are diverse - one moment you could be observing elephants
overnight in a tree-house, and the next you could be helping to reduce
human-elephant conflict within the national park.
with Animals at Colombo Zoo
with a variety of animals in a Zoo in the
capital city of Sri Lanka. Here you'll
assist in trying to raise the quality of
life of the animals by improving the
enclosures and keeping the animals mentally
At time of writing, there are 12 elephants,
many different primates and chimps, hippos,
giraffes, bears, seals, zebra, snakes,
crocodiles, antelope, fish and various other
animals. There is also a lone Orang Utan and
We can arrange for you to do a combined placements to give you a diverse
cultural experience. The experience you gain will be invaluable to you in the future and
totally different to what you're used to in your home country.