Learn and explore the Jungle and Ocean

"$" 50

Hostel Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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What you offer

Hours per day

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.

Painting & Decorating

Help to maintain the appearance inside and outside the building.


Help with a wide range of repairs.


Plant crops and care for animals.


Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.

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What you get

Days off per week

Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.

Shared Dorm

Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Free Laundry

There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Free Tours

Don’t miss a thing! Get free tours and explore.

Free Hiking Tours

Keep your feet moving! Get free hiking tours and exercise yourself.


Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

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If you are unhappy with your host, we will pay for your accommodation.

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The Experience

Live in what National Geographic calls " the biologically most intense place on earth". Help us for a minimum of 3 weeks and experience life in a magical place in Costa Rica.

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  • Intermediate English or Intermediate Spanish

  • Over 20 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
3 weeks
Stay up to
6 weeks

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20 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks


Learning & Fun


not so fun

4 months ago


El lugar es espectacular!Lejos de los lugares más bonitos, cascadas a minutos de caminata, y la vida de la selva pasando frente a tu ventana todos los dias. Hay que tener en cuenta que es un lugar muy remoto por lo que no tienes donde comprar cosas cerca. Se hace en general un muy buen grupo entre todos los que están ahí, trabajadores voluntarios y los anfitriones.
Lo único que no es buenísimo es la organización ya que hay veces en las que no tienes idea que va a ir pasando durante los días.
Fuera de eso es una experiencia muy recomendable si te quieres desconectar y conocer algo distinto

5 months ago


No fue posible asistir

5 months ago


The place is great! You really get to experience the real jungle! We worked more than 4 hrs and had no days off, we worked mostly cleaning and in the kitchen because I am a woman (sexist) I asked for more hard work but didn't happened. The host can be touchy and rude but if you go pass that it's ok. To be honest the host made me feel super unconfortable. If you have a nice team and do stuff on your own and hike around it's so much fun!

6 months ago


My experience in jungla was just amazing! Is a stunning spot with awesome people and delicious food. The 15$ a day is a fair price for the 4h a day of work. Is the perfect place to who want be in the nature and out of the tecnology that we got nowadays.
Note that to get there from San Jose will cost you 13$ for bus plus 30$ for the the boat, the same to came back, get the money before go because there aren't cash machine over there.
I would highly recomended, just relax, enjoy the spot and have a lot of fun!

7 months ago
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About Jungla del Jaguar

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About the host

Located on 130 acres of primary rainforest and surrounded by 6 beaches we are boardering Corcovado National Park termed as "the biologically most intense place on earth"- natgeo Our place is ideal for those looking to interact with nature as well as like to be friendly and outgoing. There is no road access to us. The only way to arrive is by boat, hiking or helicopter. Volunteers should be well prepared for a rugged outdoor environment.

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