Leatherback Turtle Eco-Volunteer Program

Leatherback Turtles in Soropta Beach

Go wild with sea turtles! Experience travel with a splash of conservation by participating in STC’s Leatherback Turtle Eco-Volunteer Program in Soropta Beach, Panama.

This fun and educational opportunity blends research with an exotic location to get you involved in protecting endangered sea turtles.

$700 - 5 night program

5 Nights at STC’s Research Station (Lodging & Meals) and Research Training. Meet in Bocas del Toro.

To reserve your place in one of the above research sessions, contact Sea Turtle Conservancy directly as soon as possible by phone or email or our convenient online form.

To register:
1) Submit the Online Registration Form or call STC at 352-373-6441 for initial registration, confirmation of dates, and contact number for travel information.

2) Secure your reservation with a $200 deposit as soon as possible.

Receive training in sea turtle field biology and conservation.

Days are yours to relax, explore the area, and talk with biologists.

Experience very rustic, but comfortable, shared housing.

At the station, enjoy authentic Caribbean Panamanian dishes

Includes land and boat transport to Tortuguero, return flight to San José.

Nightly hands on field research with nesting leatherback turtles.