Portugal is known by countless travellers as one of the must see destinations of Europe. Not only does it have numerous medieval castles, golden beaches and picturesque cities, but its extensive coastline hosts hundreds of different marine species for you to explore and help protect! You can enjoy the chance to immerse yourself in this beautiful region and learn more about its culture whilst contributing to a great project!
Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in a vital project focussed both on conservation and the protection of the Portuguese marine ecosystem.
This is an exciting chance to learn transferable skills that focus on marine conservation, live in a remarkable country, and meet wonderful people.
• Visit a stunning country and interact with likeminded volunteers!
• Explore the Portuguese coastline and take internationally recognized diving certifications (optional)
• Learn about the marine ecosystem and how we can best protect it
• Make lifelong friends and return with incredible stories, photos and memories
Location Lisbon, Portugal
Activities Observe and monitor behaviour patterns of marine life
Explore underwater hidden wonders
Work with the local community and raise awareness
Protect the local ecosystem by arranging beach cleans
Transport Airport pickup and transfer to project location
Pre-departure support & documentation
Travel & medical advice and documentation
Before you go Advice on kit and equipment
Discounted medical kit
Free T-shirt (UK Only)
Project orientation and training
Guided tour on first day
In-country Three meals a day prepared by local cook
Insurance (limited coverage)
In-country 24/7 support
24-hour international HQ backup
A variety of qualifications are available on many of our projects. For example, BTEC certificates and diplomas on our Group conservation projects and TEFL certificates and BTECs on most of our teaching projects. You may also be able to gain a CoPE to support your university application. For more information on these qualifications, please see the qualifications section of our website or ask your volunteer advisor.