The Heart of the Horizon

Volunteer in the Canary Islands, Spain

Dive with dolphins – and chase adventure – in the bright blue waters of the Spanish Canary Islands.

The Canary islands is a volcanic archipelago off the western coast of Africa and harbours some of the most interesting marine life in the oceans, including our main focus in the area – whales and dolphins. In addition to living and working in one of the world’s most spectacular island habitats, you’ll gain invaluable – and practical – marine conservation skills.

Critical science

Critical science

You'll contribute to vital conservation research targeted at protecting the earth's most valuable ecosystems.
Ethical engagement

Ethical engagement

Using the UN's SDGs as a framework, we've made a commitment to positive, constructive and sustainable impact.
Beautiful adventures

Beautiful adventures

You'll spend your days exploring some of the world's most breathtaking, exhilarating and remote wildernesses.

Get an exclusive offer on conservation programs!

Book by 31 May 2022
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New and Exclusive: GVI Experiences

A locally curated selection of extra activities are now included across our programs.

Learn to make delicious Canarian dishes

Tour Old Town Tenerife's 15th century port

Learn about the our galaxy

Bike across an active volcano

Kayak and snorkel in paradise

Hike prehistorical micro-climates and laurel forests

Cable car up an active volcano

Explore an ancient tropical forest