With it's rich biodiversity, Costa Rica is an ideal location to conduct your tropical forest research. Costa Rica is located on what is known by geologists as “The Land Bridge” that joins the South American and North American continental land masses. The climate of the region has helped wildlife to flourish as the temperature remains relatively high and stable the entire year: from 17°C to 28°C; allowing the growing season to expand to the whole year.  We have partnered with the Selva Verde Eco Lodge and Rainforest Reserve for this project, pioneers in conservation and sustainability. The lodge is on the doorstep of the Braulio Carrillo National Park, and has the Sarapiqui River running right through it. Our program leaders are experts in ecological conservation, meaning you will gain valuable knowledge and skill in tropical forest conservation and sustainability. 


Project Location



We offer 4 different programmes in our Costa Rica project, suited to different educational backgrounds and levels. Head over to our programmes page to find a venture that suits you.


Selva Verde Eco Lodge & Rainforest Reserve

We have partnered with the world renowned eco lodge and rainforest reserve, Selva Verde, ensuring you are living in comfortable accommodation and carrying out research with experts in tropical forest conservation.


There are 2 different types of accommodation you will be staying in depending on if you are travelling on your own or in a group.


Chilamate Apartment

J Room



During your days off, you may enjoy the activities offered at Selva Verde, or you may even do a few day or weekend trips elsewhere in Costa Rica.

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How to Prepare for your Trip

If you have any queries about preparing for your trip head to our Travel Advice page.