SEVENSEAS Marine Conservation & Travel Issue 21, February 2017 - Page 132

Cuba Sea Turtle

Volunteer Expedition

Spend 4 nights helping with a sea turtle conservation project at the incredible Guanahacabibes National Park, along Cuba’s western coast. Work side by side with Cuban biologists to study and protect nests of green and loggerhead sea turtles. During the day, explore the park’s forests, reefs, and caves. Profits from this trip will help to save at least 500 hatchlings at this turtle nesting beach per participant.

Date: July 9 - 16 (12 spots left) / Aug 5 - 12 (6 spots left)

Price: $2,750 per person double occupancy ($500 to register). $50 discount available for paying by check.

Includes: Bilingual guide, private transportation, accommodations, most meals (except as noted on itinerary), activities, and a donation to turtle conservation.

Excludes: Airfare, personal items, and tips for the guide/driver.

Notes:

*This trip is open to American citizens through a "People to People" license given by the US

State Department to our partners. It's also open to citizens of other countries.

*Minimum recommended age is 14 years old, under 18 needs to be accompanied by an adult.

*Group size is limited to 16 people maximum.

*Monthly payment plans can be arranged up until 3 months before trip departure.

*Private tours and visits and short-term volunteer opportunities are not available at this time.

*This trip can be done as a student field trip. Contact us here to inquire about dates and prices.

*Single supplement is $380. (We can try to pair individuals with others of the same sex to

avoid the fee.)

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