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Package Details

- Improve conditions of various animals in captivity through environment and food enrichment - Observe and record enrichment activity outcomes on various animals - Carry out husbandry duties as designated by keepers of various animals - Involved in construction and upkeep of enclosures - Additional activities such as visiting a long house and meeting the Iban tribes, visit nearby markets and social and interactive activities with locals.

Accommodation Details

3-bedroom stilt house at centre and in Kubah National Park. One bedroom per person unless requested to share. One double bed with linen. Share toilet and bathroom, kitchen, lounge and balcony.

Day 1

Arrive Kuching Airport and transfer to hostel (city centre four plus) for share accommodation. Welcome dinner and introduction to programme. Volunteers are recommended to arrive before 19:00.

Day 2

Transfer to Matang Wildlife Centre and introduction to environment and job scopes. (Meal allowance provided).

Project Days 3-28

Work at the centre alongside animal keepers and facilitators to do husbandry and enrichment work to improve the living conditions and stimulate natural behaviours in captive animals.

Day 29

Transfer from Matang Wildlife Centre to airport for departure flight.

Departure Days

28n package: start on 5th of each month only, April - September


- Group meet and greet in Kuching at hostel - 28 nights in designated accommodation (as booked) - All facilities and equipment for work at the centre - English-speaking programme facilitator - All activities included in 'project days' - All overland transfers as per itinerary - Food allowance

Not Included

- Airfare - Camera fees - Insurance - Individual transfers (if outside the itinerary) - Any items not stated in the list above - Items of a personal nature

Cardholder Special

ISIC/IYTC/ITIC card holders receive free drink on arrival at roof-top bar.

Important Information

Note: Changes to the activities will occur subject to weather conditions, community and project requirements. Some or all of the above activities may or may not be included on your itinerary. Other activities not mentioned above may also be included on your itinerary subject to weather conditions, community and project requirements.

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