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Camping Drake Bay, Costa Rica

4.5
19 reviews19

Help us in the garden and with photography


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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

20h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Handyman
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Farming
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
Gardening
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Tent
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Support
Support
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The Experience

Enjoy nature at its highest and purest form in the area of Bahia Drake. We are hoping to count on travelers that love the tropical jungle!

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Requirements

  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
5 weeks

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19 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

4.5

Camping

4.0

Learning & Fun

4.5

Spain

5

AWESOME!

Emilio and his family were really kind and lovely

The farm is incredible, in the middle of the jungle, it is the best way to disconnect from everything!

The work is very easy and you have a lot of time to enjoy the beautiful place.

I highly recommend, it is a great experience :)

Jan/17/2020

United Kingdom

3

Overall the experience is very good and I don’t regret it. It is not often that one gets a chance to camp in the middle of a rain forest. However the setup and the facilities provided are poor and can be much better. The camp is in the jungle 35 min walk from the nearest town. The tents provided are in bad shape so better bring your own. Work is very minimal and easy.
Overall this is a lovely and unique experience but it’s somehow not for the queezy since insects and little animals are everywhere and I wish the facilities were better.

May/12/2019

Brazil

4

Emilio and his family are amazing people, the entire experience was really nice, i learned a lot with Luis(the guide) about animals, plants, insects in the night hiking. The place is really huge and fantastic, nice place to observe nature in a wild way, crossing rivers, waterfalls.
I made some videos editing. I was working as social media and video maker for them. I hope my help was good to transform his business and make it better. The village is very small but has everything you need, is a fun place to be with very warm people.

Apr/27/2019

United States

5

This was my first experience with Worldpackers and Costa Rica. Drake Bay -- The location is excellent. Rio Agujitas primed me for other volunteer experiences.

Dec/24/2018

United States

5

Hi! Thank you so much to Emilio, his brother, and especially kenneth for such an amazing experience!!! I loved my time there and am very grateful to you guys!! Hopefully I visit again ;)

Oct/10/2017

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