Dates and Costs

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Think Pacific is a UK Social Enterprise and a Fijian Charity With Ethical Project Fees

We pride ourselves on the delivery of a safe, structured and personally supported experience.Β  Your expedition fee includes your food, accommodation, in-country travel, resort briefings, R&R, weekend activities, emergency support and your expedition leader team living with you 24/7.Β  Expeditions also fund the work of the Think Pacific Foundation (Fijian charity FJ 989) enabling us to support thousands of youths annually to ensure sustainability of the aims.

Since 2009, volunteers have been joining our expeditions from around the globe, supported by our offices in Fiji and the UK. Here’s our prices in some commonly requested currencies;

Registration Fee

Β£195 GBP / $345 AUD

This secures your place in the team. It also provides personal support from your project co-ordinator, full access to our pre-departure resources, live online preparation webinars and your expedition t-shirt. Your registration fee is additional to your project fee.

Project Fee

16 Day – Β£1400 GBP / $2450 AUD

1 Month – Β£1950 GBP / $3350 AUD

2 Months – Β£3100 GBP / $5400 AUD

Many students access university funding or fundraise this entire amount, it’s up to you whether you fundraise or not but your project fee is due 60 days before project begins. Over 1/3 of your fee supports the long term charity aims in Fiji and ensures the sustainability of the initiatives we implement.

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What's Included?
Safe, Supported & Structured

Our philosophy is to provide a high quality and exceptionally well structured volunteer project. Our expeditions are packed full of adventure and cultural insight, whilst having safety and support at their core. We also ensure that through our charity the communities you support receive long-term financial and physical assistance year-round. Think Pacific is not the cheapest organisation around, but this is for all the right reasons.

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All Our Expeditions Include:

  • Airport welcome by Think Pacific Expedition leaders (or resort meet and greet if you arrive early).
  • All in-country expedition travel
  • All project accommodation
  • All-inclusive briefing and orientation from a beautiful beach resort.
  • All meals during your briefing, all meals whilst staying with your Fijian village family and breakfast and evening meals during your final days of R&R at glorious beach resorts.
  • Guided weekend excursions such as rainforest treks, waterfall visits or snorkelling trips.
  • Organised evening Fijian activities including kava ceremonies, lovo feasts, mat weaving,
  • Think Pacific Leaders and Fijian Matanivanua guides living with you 24/7.
  • Fiji Office & Extensive Fiji based staff team +Β  UK team offering 24/7 back up support
  • Highest standard of project planning, safety and risk assessments
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information, webinars and access to your private network app
  • Fiji expedition de-brief at a selection of beach resorts
  • Your project donation towards sustainable development goals in Fiji (which funds scholarships and training for local people, resources and materials to achieve local aims).

1-Month Project Dates…

1-Month 2023 Dates

Community Build Project

27 May – 24 June

10 June – 8 July

23 June – 21 July

1 July – 29 July

28 July – 25 Aug

Youth Empowerment Project

25 March – 22 April

30 May – 27 June

13 June – 11 July

20 June – 18 July

27 June – 25 July

4 July – 1 Aug

11 July – 8 Aug

18 July – 15 Aug

25 July – 22 Aug

1 Aug – 29 Aug

26 Sep – 24 Oct

Mental Health Project

7 June – 5 July

21 June – 19 July

12 July – 9 Aug

19 July -16 Aug

26 July – 23 Aug

Sports Development Project

26 May – 23 June

30 June – 28 July

1-Month 2024 Dates

Youth Empowerment Project

16 Jan – 13 Feb

19 Mar – 16 Apr

2-Month Project Dates…

2-Month Expedition Dates 2023

19 June – 14 August

18 Sep – 13 Nov 23

2-Month Expedition Dates 2024

29 Jan – 25 March

8 April – 3 June

17 June – 12 August

23 Sept – 18 Nov

16-Day Project Dates

16-Day 2023 Dates

Mental Health Project

29 Nov – 14 Dec

Youth Empowerment Project

24 June – 9 JulyΒ 

25 Nov – 10 Dec

Community Build Project

28 Nov – 13 Dec

Public Health Project

30 Nov – 15 Dec

16-Day 2024 Dates

Mental Health Project

23 Jan – 7 Feb

Youth Empowerment Project

20 Jan – 4 Feb

22 Feb – 8 Mar

25 April – 10 May

Sport Project

10 Jan – 25 Jan

Public Health Project

24 Jan – 8 Feb

Remote Internship Dates πŸ’»

Remote Internship Program Dates 2022/23

Monday 5th December 2022

Monday 16th January 2023

Monday 13th February 2023

Monday 27th February 2023

Monday 13th March 2023

Monday 27th March 2023

Monday 10th April 2023

Monday 8th May 2023

Monday 22ndΒ  May 2023

Monday 5th June 2023

Monday 19th June 2023

Monday 3rd July 2023

Monday 17th July 2023

Monday 31st July 2023

Monday 14th August 2023

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Investing in Fijian Communities

Crucial to our projects and wider mission, is that your fee funds the year-round work of our registered Fijian charity, Think Pacific Foundation (FJ989).Β  Our charity focuses upon capacity building and training of local people, which leads to sustainable outcomes of the Fiji National Development Plan.Β  This includes providing training, funding internships, supporting local empowerment and job creation for Fijian youths and furthering advocacy surrounding messages of public health, mental health, sports development and enterprise at rural community level.Β  We believe that the most effective and sustainable outcomes can only be achieved by investing in the skills, knowledge and personal development of local people, especially youths, so they may contribute effectively to local decision making processes and be the leaders of change in their communities.

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Unique Insight, Adventure and Exploration

We combine structured projects with unique cultural experience and exploration. Each expedition includes learning about local customs and skills, adventurous activities and time to relax at beautiful island resorts alongside your projects. You will work as a team to achieve a variety of sustainable development aims during the week and you will spend your evenings and weekends immersing in Fijian life and enjoying all excitement and life changing memories of traditional Fijian life.

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