Wolf Conservation - Lisbon

Location: Portugal: Lisbon, Porto

Program Duration: 2-4 Weeks, 1-2 Weeks

Dates: Year Round



Rua Dr. Lopes Baptista Lisbon, Cartaxo 2070 Portugal

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Phone: +351919279188


By joining this program, volunteers will contribute to preventing the Iberian Wolf's extinction - nowadays the estimations suggest there are about 300 in Portugal - and to preserve its natural habitats. The project takes place in a Center that rescues them from the zoo and other illegal captivities.

During the program, volunteers will participate in a wide range of day-to-day activities, such as:
- Help feed, monitor, and observe the wolves
- Check and refill the wolves’ water supply
- Help with the maintenance of infrastructures and the forested area
- Prevent the onset of fire

The project is open all year round except in December and January, but it should be booked in advance to guarantee availability.

Any person can participate in this program, however, please notice most tasks require medium to heavy physical effort (for example, to carry weights around 8kg/17lb). Additionally, as the Centre is in a forested valley, the ground is irregular and with steep slopes, the volunteers must be able to do this physical effort while walking on those conditions. If there is any detail about your overall health that could interfere in performing such tasks, please let us know.

Travel Types
  • Yoga
  • Trekking
  • Summer Camp
  • Student Tours
  • Photography
  • Nature Tours
  • Hiking
  • Ecology
  • Eco Tours
  • Cooking
  • Camping
  • Birdwatching
  • Backpacking
Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • English

Cost in US$:


Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

- Accommodation at a dormitory at a sustainable hostel in Lisbon for the first 2 days (Private rooms with shared bathroom are also available)
- Accommodation in a wooden house in a Natural Reservation in Mafra
- Meals in Lisbon for the first 2 days
- Pick-up at the airport and transfer to the accommodation in Lisbon
- Transfer from Lisbon to the Project Center in Mafra
- Guided city tour in Lisbon on the first day (2 hours)
- Materials for the volunteer activities at the Center
- Free SIM card
- Support 24/7 - 365 days a year at anytime
- Insurance

Credit Available


Volunteer Types
  • Wildlife
  • Reforestation
  • Environment
  • Eco-Tourism
  • Conservation
  • Biological Research
  • Animal Welfare
This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Group living

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
1 hour
Year Founded