Skaftafell Wilderness Volunteer Programme, Iceland


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

SkaftafellVatnaj?kul National Park, NAIS

About

Volunteer at Skaftafell National Park and join our teams to preserve the Vatnaj?kull National Park in Skaftafell. One of the most beautiful areas of the country, the park is a green oasis surrounded by one of the worlds biggest glaciers.

You can join from 2 to 6 weeks, from June to August each year. As a team of up to 8 volunteers you will be carrying out a range of wilderness management projects. Work focuses on the trail network around the centre and on mountain trails as these trails suffer from severe erosion.

As a volunteer you will be:

  • boardwalk building
  • resurfacing trails
  • improving drainage
  • bridge building
  • stone step construction
  • removal of invasive species

The cost is as follows: 2 week programme is ?340, 4 weeks is ?480, and 6 weeks is ?660.

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18

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