Date: Friday, 01 May 2009
Posted by: Coal Island
Tags: Mike Horn

In May 2009, South African adventurer Mike Horn and his team on board the “Pangaea” to spent 2 days on Coal Island upgrading traps.

The Pangaea Young Explorers Program is a 4 year, global program involving young people aged from 13 – 20. On each leg of the journey, a team of  “Young Explorers” join Pangaea and participate in a local project. While on working on the project, they learn about important environmental issues and after leaving the project are expected to act as “ambassadors” and help other young people to become aware of these issues.

They were accompanied on the trip from Bluff to Milford Sound by Trust representatives Allen and Sue Higgens from Wellington.

To find out more about the young Explorers Program go to