Amazing Bay of Islands, NZL. Help & enjoy Adventures Paradise.

The Exchange

Gardening, general house work, sometime help with Children. Approx.. 4-5 hours a day, depending on type of work. Saturdays, Sundays free. I your free time, Mountain Bike, Kayaks available... Plenty of adventures for you to enjoy: beach, rivers, waterfalls, islands... Exploring the Birthplace of NZL, History of our Nation. All started here. General rules include: no smoking, respect to each other and the precious environment around us...


20 hours of help per week

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens

What you get

2 days off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Free Tours: We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!

Bikes at your disposal: You can use our bikes any time you want.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Gardens, Native Bush... Normally start from 8:30 to 1pm... This can be flexible. List of tasks will be provided either day before or in the morning. Working clothes, boots... can be provided. Meals, hot drinks always available.

Activities & Shift

Weeding, planting, clearing, maintaining of Native Bush. Some house work. Sometimes help with children...


Strictly no smoking of any form on the property. Because of very respectful neighbourhood, general rules of behaviour will be appreciated. Still plenty of fun and activities to be enjoyed, including right on the property. Amazing nature, bird life, Kiwis, Tuis, Wood Pigeons... All this and much more for you to enjoy