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Ecological Reserve Zitacuaro, Mexico

31 reviews31

Agroecological work, aquaculture and permaculture help

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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with nature
18 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Connect with the locals
14 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
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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.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
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!
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Permaculture Course
Take part in our Permaculture course for free.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

When volunteers arrive, we pick them up and take them to the farm where they are provided with a place to stay and meet the family who lives there. The next day they begin their activities in which they suit better. We have a trout farm and they can feed the fish every day, we have a processing plant and they can also learn and help there, and finally, the agroecological farm that is there is suitable for harvesting and helping in permaculture

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  • Beginner English or Beginner Spanish
  • Between 18 and 40 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
1 week
Stay up to
4 weeks

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31 Reviews


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Hours & Tasks


Ecological Reserve


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How this experience will transform you

18 Get in touch with nature

14 Meeting locals

14 Developing environmental awareness

13 Immersing in the local culture

12 Learning about sustainability

11 Meeting international travelers




12 days ago



Neminatura ranches are immersed in a rural setting. Working hours are respected and meals are ok, but if you want to eat 3 times per day you have to agree with the manager. We work with trout a few times a week, we did gardening, painted the walls, pressure washer, cleaning in general. I've been to two ranches, the 1st week at the Rincon with Alfredo, open country, it's not the place shown in the picture. The 2nd with Arturo in la Guitarrita where there is the forest, and the waterfall. Problem: internet very slow and humidity. Thanks to Manuel, Citlali, Arturo and Alfredo and their famili

about 1 month ago

United Kingdom


It was an amazing experience and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to see another side of Mexico

6 months ago

United Kingdom


Citlali and Manuel are amazing people who will welcome us into their home. They were so caring and kind and I would recommend this project to anyone who wants to see a side of Mexico that is far away from the tourist areas. Being able to speak Spanish would give you the full experience as not many locals are able to speak English, however we managed on English alone it we had a great time.

6 months ago



Nemi rancho is amazing. even though Citlali and Manuel were not there much the time they were there they were friendly and amazing people. Fidel and Nora are great teachers i learned alot about trouts and frogs and bees. Going in with the bees was an awesome experience i recommend Neminatura 100%

9 months ago

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