Sri Lanka Gallery Book NowAsk a Question A short film about VoluntEars trips to Sri LankaJohn describes why he chose VoluntEars for his trip, why he chose Sri Lanka and what he's been doing on the tripOmar describes helping at a Deaf school in Sri Lanka and working with sea turtles on the beachAndy explains all about this huge fish market on the coast in Sri Lanka near NegomboLaura explains a typical day on her VoluntEars Sri Lanka trip in 2016"Hoppers" are a type of Sri Lankan street food. Watch how they're made!Relax in the parkA message in the sand!Ride in a tuk tuk!Jump on the beach!Sri Lankan sign language classMary Hare school studentsMural painting on the junior schoolAdmiring a huge BuddhaSchool introduction from the Principal and the VoluntEars interpreterTraditional Kandyan dancingEating a chilli - not recommended!Eating a chilli - not recommended!Old Kathiresan Kovil Hindu temple in ColomboReleasing sea turtles on the beachA spice garden in the hill countryFocus focus focus!Work with local Deaf studentsTry the local food...and eat with your right hand!Time to watch another stunning sunset over the Indian oceanMake friends with local teachersA spice garden in the hill countryA volunteer about to release a sea turtleOur first VoluntEars group in Sri Lanka in 2015A tea factory and plantation near KandyTraditional Kandyan dancingThe Town Hall in Colombo, Sri lankaSign, don't talk! (Actually you can do either!)Break time on the beachThe fish market at NegomboTaking the train, Sri Lanka styleWork with local deaf studentsActivities with local deaf studentsGet creative with arts and craftsIs there time for shopping?Use your sign languageBeach clean-upBeach clean-upBeach clean-upSunset over the Indian OceanDeaf Pizza Hut in ColomboMeet these gentle giants face-to-faceAll meals includedNew friends!Temple of the Tooth, KandyTemple of the Tooth, KandyAnother project completedVolunteers with local students and staffMake local friendsSri Lankan sign language classGet to know the local studentsOne of VoluntEars friendly local staffEach sign marks a nest of turtle eggsA turtle hatching running towards the seaNo experience required!Fishermen in NegomboVoluntEars with another finished projectTravelling by tuk tukAdult turtle in Sri LankaTurtle conservation project by the beachOne of our favourite cooks!Volunteers painting at a Deaf school near ColomboA giant bookcase!Tea!Doing activities with local studentsAnother turtle about to be releasedIt doesn't matter what level of sign language you have. Our interpreters are always happy to help whenever neededCoconuts!Remember that flag if you come to Sri Lanka!A thumbs up from VoluntEars Director, Richard ClowesMary Hare school studentsMary Hare school students painting a school bakeryMary Hare school students painting a school bakeryMary Hare school group in 2018Communicators on every tripRed chillies!Some of our customers at Temple of the Tooth in KandyNearly finished!Elephants...loads of them!HomeMangoes...soooo tasty!Did we mention the beaches?Renovating a girls dormitoryCooking class!Cooking class!Sri Lankan selfieAll our Sri Lanka trips include visiting an elephant orphanageRenovation work at schoolOn a break!Tea!Interpreting information to the groupGet to know the localsLeave a lasting improvementA lady selling incense in KandyDoing activities with local studentsMeet the locals, get under the skin of local culture on VoluntEars tripsExperience real local lifeWork with sea turtlesTurtle releaseSometimes you just have to lie on the floor!VoluntEars staff collect everyone from the airportAnother turtle releasedChatting with local studentsPerfectly organised chaos!!Fishing boats at NegomboRelax on long sandy beachesKindergarten mural in Sri LankaRenovations to a school dining hall in Sri LankaMural at the junior school in Sri LankaSchool dormitory in Sri Lanka Next Steps Book Now Complete our simple, secure online application form to secure your place today. Book Now Got a Question? Send us a message or launch our live chat now application in the bottom right corner. Contact us Video Chat Arrange a video chat with our BSL qualified staff or ex-volunteers. Send Request Join our NewsletterSubscribe to our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from VoluntEars. Subscribe You have Successfully Subscribed!