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The Christmas Island Citizen Science Reptile Project is a rare and exciting opportunity to work within the Christmas Island National Park’s captive breeding program with some of the rarest reptiles in the world, the Blue-tailed skink and Lister’s gecko.

28 July 2020 – 4 August 2020 and 4 August – 11 August 2020

Volunteers will assist in preparing and maintaining the reptile enclosures and two soft-release sites where the reptiles are being returned to a near-wild and self-sustaining environment.

This is an opportunity for you to make a positive difference, assisting with Parks Australia’s most successful captive breeding program, and spend time exploring the wonders of Christmas Island and neighbouring Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

With the recent release of the Blue-tailed skinks onto Pulu Blan in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, this project is now more crucial than ever.

Places are strictly limited – for more information contact the team at the Christmas Island Visitor Centre at or +61 8 9164 8382