Volunteer in Mauritius for conservation!

Join us for a once in a lifetime experience in this island paradise

If you have a special interest in the conservation of rare species and are interested in doing conservation work on the island of Mauritius, you can join us in Conserving Biodiversity in Mauritius! Join us at Kestrel Valley, a private nature reserve in the South East of the island dedicated to the preservation of rare Mauritian wildlife species. This is an extraordinary and exciting conservation project, at the forefront of some unique conservation drives. If you want more than just a ‘normal beach holiday to Mauritius’ and would love to be involved in conservation … join us in our hands-on conservation efforts to keep this tropical island a true paradise! Two week minimum placements, opening March 2020.


  • Marine conservation, e.g. coral farming & turtle monitoring
  • Biodiversity data collection for conservation research
  • Monitoring endangered species such as the Mauritius Kestrel
  • Tortoise conservation
  • Mauritius Fruit Bat conservation
  • Species specific conservation of endemic birds
  • Beach clean-ups
  • Environmental education and community work

Benefits for you as a volunteer

  • Once in a lifetime experience!
  • Make new friends from all over the world
  • Explore a possible career in conservation
  • Gain new skills
  • Grow your network
  • Become part of a global like-minded community
  • Diversify your portfolio
  • Make a real difference
  • Make memories for life
  • Become an ambassador for our planet
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Be inspired

Thank you for all the help and support that WWE gave me prior, during and after my experience. I cannot thank you enough.

Sally Bartlett, Return Volunteer

“You gather the idea that Mauritius was made first and then heaven; and heaven was copied after Mauritius.”

Quote by Mark Twain

We are thrilled about this new programme in Mauritius. It addresses important conservation challenges.

Paul Gardiner, EcoVenturer

I am really excited about collaborating with fellow conservationists and making a real difference in Mauritius.

Candice Prins, Programme Manager