More of an Experience Than You Are Ready For!

Impact: 4
Support: 5
Fun: 5
Value: 4
Safety: 4

LTTW was my first ever experience as a volunteer in a conservation program and it did not disappoint. It was a great learning experience and I would 10/10 recommend it to anyone. That being said, I believe half of the experience depends on the people you meet throughout your time there. Fortunately for me I was blessed to have 2 camp managers, 2 interns, and 7 other volunteers who were a perfect blend of sporting, capable, responsible and fun. I hope that whoever decides to partake in this program has just as much luck when it comes to meeting people as I did.

Side note: While it is not a must, it makes for a better experience if you are a strong/capable swimmer and are reasonably fit. Seeing as to how you will have to do a little trekking every night and you are on a small island surrounded by crystal clear water.

What I expected from the program:
1. Learn about turtles and the conservation efforts involving turtles

What I got out of it:
1. Learned about turtles and the conservation efforts involving turtles
2. Experienced being vegetarian for 2 weeks straight
3. Learned to cook
4. Make DIY stuff
5. Saw shooting stars
6. Swam with sharks
7. Night snorkeling
8. Learned about other turtle conservation efforts across the globe
9. Learned about sharks, crown of thorns, corals, etc
10. Dove to clean coral nurseries
Trust me, the list goes on.........

Everyones experience will be different. So go for it and have fun!

Would you recommend this program?
Yes, I would
Year Completed