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Volunteer in Thailand

Explore the gorgeous sites and natural beauty of Thailand while supporting local communities

Volunteer in Thailand and experience the beauty of Southeast Asia, while contributing to the sustainable management of the local environment. Protect coral reefs and other marine life, while gaining advanced diving qualifications.

Our volunteer opportunities in Thailand are based on Koh Tao, a tropical island in the Gulf of Thailand. Throughout your stay, our staff will be available to provide support 24/7.

Your volunteer travel to Thailand also offers plenty of free time, so you experience all that life in Thailand has to offer. Relax on a picture-perfect beach, visit temples, go island hopping, and have a taste of authentic pad thai!

Projects available in Thailand

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A Projects Abroad volunteer collects data on a Diving and Marine Conservation volunteering project.
Diving & Coral Reef Protection in Thailand
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  • Price: $3,145 USD for 2 weeks
  • Extra Weeks: $750 USD
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Minimum Duration: 2 weeks
  • Ages: 16 or over
Projects Abroad volunteers go diving as part of our Conservation Project in Thailand for teens
Diving & Marine Conservation in Thailand for Teenagers
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  • Price: $4,430 USD for 2 weeks
  • Extra Weeks: $780 USD
  • Start Date: Summer/Winter Break
  • Minimum Duration: 2 weeks
  • Ages: 15-18

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We have the expertise and staff on the ground to create a custom project for you, or simply help you find the best option.


Speak to one of our Thailand experts on:

(+1) 619 320 2424

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to start planning your project

Where we are based in Thailand

Koh Tao

Your volunteer work in Thailand will take place on Koh Tao. This is where you’ll join international volunteers on your project and meet staff in our local office.

Renowned for its stunning beaches and crystal clear water, Koh Tao is a brilliant base from which to explore Thailand. This tropical island is famed for having some of the best dive sites in the world and is a fantastic place to see a variety of marine life. Sea turtles, sharks, whale sharks and dolphins are regular sights across the Chumphon Archipelago. 

When you aren’t by the sea, Koh Tao offers a relaxed pace of life. Friendly divers are the main inhabitants of the island. However, there are plenty of chances to experience traditional Thai life through cooking classes, dance, and shows.

Whether you volunteer in Thailand for a week or two months, our staff will help you to get the most out of your experience. They’re locally based experts on Thailand as a travel destination. They’ll be more than happy to help you explore.

Airport pickup, flights and visas

When you arrive at your respective airport, a member of Projects Abroad staff will be there to meet you. You can find more detailed information on arrival airports, orientation, and visas on our Thailand Arrival Procedures page.

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Safety and staff support

Your safety and security is our prime concern. We have many procedures and systems to ensure you have the support you need to enjoy your trip with peace of mind. Our Projects Abroad staff are available 24 hours a day to help, and will be on-hand to make sure you settle in well at your accommodation and placement. If you encounter any problems, they will be available to help at any time.


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