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Gap Year in Ecuador

Ecuador straddles the equator (that's where it gets it's name from) the capital city is Quito - pictured on the left.


A gap year in Ecuador, although a relatively small country can be hugely varied. Volunteering work tends to focus on TEFL and community work. Treks and tours can include the Andes, cities like Quito, jungles and even maybe a visit to the Galapagos Islands, some 600 miles to the West, which is part of Equador.

Latest opportunities in Ecuador

Environmental Conservation on the Galapagos Islands

Volunteer with us and help us protect some of the rarest and wildest species of flora and fauna in the world. Due to its remote location, the Galapagos does not have access to the same level of public care and social institutions that are available..

Cost: € 1299,00 – 2 weeks (min.)

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Rescue Center for Trafficked Animals in the Amazon Jungle in Ecuador

Volunteer with an Exotic Animal Rescue Center in the Ecuadorian Amazon and join the fight against widespread illegal animal trafficking Ecuador boasts one of the highest rates of illegal animal trafficking in South America, despite being one of the..

Cost: From €1349 - first month

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Surf and Help Camp: Protect Ocean Wildlife in Ecuador

Volunteer with us and form part of Marine conservation efforts At NGO Taxi's Surf & Help Camp, you will work together with a local Marine Conservation Center and Government officials, supporting their efforts to rescue and rehabilitate injured..

Cost: From 1099,00 EUR 3 weeks stay (each additional week: 359€)

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Sustainable Living on the Pacific Coast of Ecuador

Volunteer with us and learn how to create a more sustainable future. This 4-week program combines the chance to volunteer on a working farm with learning about the principles of organic farming and permaculture. It is the opportunity to get..

Cost: From 1099,00€ – first month

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