1. Applications Now Being Accepted for May-August 2017 Departures! Apply Now
  2. Applications Now Being Accepted for May-August 2017 Departures! Apply Now

Australia

Experience the wonders of Down Under and make a positive impact to Australia's varied ecosystems with a variety of incredible projects spread across the continent. From the rainforest, to the desert, ISV projects help protect a range of habitats and the unique animals that live there.

Australia programs are unavailable for 2017.

Ultimate 4 Week Program

The Ultimate 4 Week Volunteer and Adventure Program is by far our most popular program and consists of a meaningful 2 Week Volunteer Project followed by a 2 Week action-packed Adventure Tour in Australia. You will travel with 25-50 other participants from around the globe who share your passion. Challenge yourself to make a change that will have a lasting impact on your life, your planet, and the lives of those who need your help!

2-Week Volunteer Project

2-Week Volunteer Project

You can volunteer in conservation based projects. Projects offer challenging, hands-on experience doing such things as

  • Conserving natural sanctuaries for wildlife
  • Restoring and protecting habitat
  • Invasive species removal to protect native plants and animals
  • Track building and maintenance
  • Planting native species to protect Australian landscapes
  • Conducting scientific research for conservation management
  • Surveying and monitoring threatened species and ecosystems
  • Learning about sustainable development
  • Constructing eco-tourism facilities
  • Environmental education for community members

2 Week Adventure Tour

2 Week Adventure Tour

The ISV Adventure Tour allows you to do more things in 2 weeks than most people dream about doing in a lifetime! Experience the most adrenaline-filled activities available in Australia, which may include:

  • SCUBA diving and snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef
  • White water rafting on the Tully River
  • Ocean rafting to the famous Whitehaven Beach*
  • Surfing in Byron Bay* and exploring Fraser Island
  • Rappeling down sandstone cliffs in the Blue Mountains*
  • Experience the Aussie night life of Sydney and Cairns
  • Visiting an Australian wildlife park
  • Sunset cruise in Sydney Harbor*
  • Visiting a traditional Aboriginal cultural center*

*Optional Activity Package (OAP) activities. For a full list of what’s in the OAP visit http://www.isvolunteers.org/destination/australia/optional-activity-package/australia-adventure-tours

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