11 - 19 June 2018: Volunteers will help with track work, clearing vegetation and minor structure maintenance.


Five volunteers required for nine days.

Location: Fiordland National Park.

Activity number 28: Quote this activity number in your volunteer application or enquiry.


Monday 11 June – Tuesday 19 June 2018


Remnants of the old Port Craig Wharf.
Remnants of the old Port Craig Wharf
Image: Wayne Baxter | DOC

The Port Craig area has an amazing story to tell, with many relics remaining today. There will be time to explore and have a good look around this wonderful area of Southern Fiordland. Volunteers are in for a spectacular treat on this trip as the group will be flown to and from Port Craig by helicopter. On a clear day, the coastal and mountain views are breathtaking.

Tasks on this trip involve track work, clearing vegetation and minor structure maintenance.

What to expect

Fitness/skills: Medium to high. There may be extended periods of time using a scrub bar.

Accommodation: At the Port Craig School Hut.

Pickup/drop off location: Meet at the DOC workshop, 19 Caswell Road Te Anau, at 8.00 am on Monday 11 June, returning to the same location early afternoon on Tuesday 19 June.

Cost: $300 per person - contribution towards food and transport.

What to bring

A full equipment list and information pack will be issued prior to the commencement of the activity.

How to apply

To find out more about what to expect, how to apply for activities, acceptance and cancellation details view the Fiordland volunteer information and online application form.


If you have specific questions or would like to know about other conservation volunteer opportunities in the area, contact:

Southland and Otago Volunteer Coordinator

Murihiku / Invercargill Office
Phone:   +64 3 211 2400
Address:   7th Floor
CUE on Don
33 Don Street
Invercargill 9810
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