• Brazil
4 - 52 weeks

Program Details

Animal Viewing Bird Watching Farming Hiking Mountain Climbing Rock Climbing
Year Round
Cabin Lodge
Primary Language
Age Min.
Age Max


Starting Price
Price Details
US$ 1600 per month
Minimum one month
Price includes 3 vegan meals a day
What's Included
Accommodation Activities Equipment Meals Wifi
What's Not Included
Airfare Domestic Airfare Airport Transfers Some Equipment SIM cards Tour Guide Transportation Travel Insurance Visa
May 16, 2022
Jun 29, 2022
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About Program

Hands on experience rewilding an abandoned granite mine at the Araucaria and Atlantic Forests. Activities includes:

•Collecting and planting seeds;
•Monitoring bird feeders;
•Documenting species on our iNaturalist and eBird pages;
•Building of a new agroforest;
•Participating in occasional animals reintroductions;
•Participating in wildfires prevention initiatives.

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Program Highlights

  • Wildlife Reserve only 30 min from Curitiba (CWB) International Airport. Travel freely around the city and visit locations like the Itupava Trail, the Anhangava Mountain, Marumbi and Ilha do Mel.
  • We are part of the Atlantic Forest Biosphere Reserve. Our Reserve connects Private Reserves with State Protected Areas.
  • Our environmental restoration efforts started back in 1994. It goes beyond the limits of our Reserve, we also act at 60ha of other private reserves connected to us, as well at the Serra da Baitaca State Park (3,053.21 ha).
  • Your stay will support our work.
  • We have a fast 5G optic fiber internet, great food and accommodations.

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Peaceful and Productive

By far my most enjoyable experiences of Brazil were during my stay at Jaguarapira. The housing and grounds are phenomenal, and extremely peaceful. I stayed several times, as vacation and also for writing workshops with colleagues. On all of the occasions my stay was a great experience. I felt safe as I explored the various waterfalls and trails that zip through the surrounding areas. Although the location is more remote, access to essentials and even pizza is a half hour- 1 hour ordeal.
The services and grounds keepers who live at the location are pleasant, knowledgeable and a joy to hang out with!
As a biologist, experiencing the current animal and plant diversity, and learning the history of reforestation made the adventures a highlight of my trip to Brazil!

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