I WANT to do some volunteering work with my 16year-old son in Australia for about a week – something that’s not too expensive. Could you suggest any destinations or organisations?
DOC: Check out Conservation Volunteers ( conservationvolunteers. com.au), which offers Eco Escapes combining the opportunity to get involved in wildlife conservation.
Their small group adventures range from one day to two weeks, are led by park rangers or experts and offer hands-on activities for 50 to 70 per cent of your trip. They operate from every state and include time on guided walks, visiting national parks, wildlife viewing and educational chats.