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Surfing & Beach Cleaning in Peru
Surfing & Beach Cleaning in Peru

Surfing & Beach Cleaning in Peru

Enjoy the beating sun of Peru, catching the perfect wave and join a community beach cleaning program
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    Overview

    Enjoy the ocean outdoors with Surfing, other fun activities and new friends!

    Pimentel is a great surfing destination as the weather forecasts are pleasant all year round.The perfect wave conditions attract sport addicts from all over the world!

    Be welcome to join a local surfing school, take 2 hours a day hours of classes and enjoy the perfect conditions Peru has to offer for surfing.

    The community beach cleaning program includes, but is not limited to, beach clean ups, recycling projects, swim classes for children, creating gardens, painting and English classes.

    Participants will spend 2 hrs in the morning and two hours in the afternoons in the community beach cleaning project, then they will have free time in the evenings and weekends, so in your free time you will be able to plan your trips to get to know the surroundings and have fun with other friends!

    There are several fascinating archaeological sites that surround Chiclayo which participants can choose to take excursions to during their free time.

    Objectives

    • Improve your skills and ability to surf on waves in the ocean
    • Provide you with experience and knowledge on beach sustainability projects
    • Improve your surfing skills
    • Experience and give back through community outreach
    • Learn/Improve your Spanish

    Impact

    Volunteer experiences have a direct and positive impact on local communities by injecting money into the local economy through the purchase of food, transportation, and tourism activities. Volunteering is a great way to give back to the comunity and make a difference in the world. Depending on the type of volunteer experience you are interested in, your time can be spent improving educational resources and opportunities, providing medical services to underserved communities, or promoting environmental conservation and sustainable farming techniques.

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    25 trees will be planted on your behalf for every experience purchased, via our partnership with One Tree Planted.

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    1% of gross sales will be donated to 1% for the Planet-approved charities via our partnership with 1% for the Planet.

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    Location

    Chiclayo, Peru

    Our center in Peru is located in the North of Peru, in the main city of Chiclayo. You can easily reach Chiclayo, Peru’s fourth biggest city, by public transport which is cheap and frequent. Chiclayo offers shopping centers, a cinema, a nightlife and from here you can visit the famous museum of the lord of sipan, the tucume pyramids and the dry forest of algarrobos. It is also a traffic hub in north Peru. This makes it easy to travel on the weekends or after your program.

    There are plenty of small restaurants or shops around the area. There is an active surfing community and it is easy to make local friends.

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    Itinerary

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      Sunday - Arrival

      CJA (Mayor General FAP Armando Revoredo Iglesias Airport) Saturday or Sunday : Early in the morning or evening

      Our transfer coordinator will meet you at the arrival hall holding a sign with either your name or “The Green Lion”. Please note that in some cases we may need to wait for several participants to arrive before the group leaves the airport.

      CIX (Captain Carlos Martinez de Pinillos International Airport) Saturday or Sunday : Pick Up from airport 0:800-10:00 and 18:30-22:00

      Our transfer coordinator will meet you at the arrival hall holding a sign with either your name or “The Green Lion”. Please note that in some cases we may need to wait for several participants to arrive before the group leaves the airport.

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      Monday
      • Breakfast
      • Orientation meeting
      • Beach Cleaning program (2 hrs)
      • Surfing (2 hrs.)
      • Lunch
      • Beach Cleaning program (2 hrs)
      • Dinner
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      Tuesday
      • Breakfast
      • Surfing work project (working 4 hrs at the school/shop)
      • Lunch
      • Free time (you can do 2 free hours of surfing as optional)
      • Dinner
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      Wednesday
      • Breakfast
      • Beach Cleaning program (2 hrs)
      • Surfing (2 hrs.)
      • Lunch
      • Beach Cleaning program (2 hrs)
      • Dinner
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      Thursday
      • Breakfast
      • Surfing work project (working 4 hrs at the school/shop)
      • Lunch
      • Free time (you can do 2 free hours of surfing as optional)
      • Dinner
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      Friday
      • Breakfast
      • Beach Cleaning program (2 hrs)
      • Surfing (2 hrs.)
      • Lunch
      • Beach Cleaning program (2 hrs)
      • Dinner
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      Saturday - Departure

      Leave the accommodation Saturday morning. Take a taxi to the airport (30 mins) for earliest flights by Saturday afternoon

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    Inclusions

    • Shared Accomodation
    • All meals included
    • Free beverages
    • Wifi in public areas
    • Arrival Transfer
    • Departure Transfer
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    Options

    • Extra night accomodation (before experience)$60
    • Extra night accomodation (after experience)$60
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    More Information

    Requirements

    • minimum age18
    • maximum age65
    • minimum english levelBasic
    • CRB RequiredOn signup
    • passport copy requiredOn signup
    • resume copy requiredNo
    Other Requirements
    • Swimming Skills
    • You are more than welcome to bring your own surfing or beach gear

    Food

    The food will be typically Peruvian meaning lots of corn, beans, rice, chilli peppers, potatoes, wheat, and other grain, all very vegetarian friendly. Keep in mind that some local dishes may be spicy!

    Accommodation

    Our accommodation is gender separate rooms, shared homestay style. It is a very typical Chiclayo neighborhood and our local host is keen and motivated offering local family-style interactions and cultural exchanges.

    Cancellation Policy

    Bookings can be amended and cancelled 30 days before the program start date without any costs. Bookings that are cancelled less than 30 days before the program start date will be charged the first week of the booking.

Surfing & Beach Cleaning

CategoryVolunteering
Stylebackpacker
AvailabilityOpen
Price per person$410/week
Minimum Duration1 week

Contact us for availability and further information.

$undefined/week