We live in Yeppoon across the road from the beach, with views of Great Keppel Island.
My little family consists of myself, Jenny, my husband, Mick and our two sons, Jack and Peter who are 8 and 9 years old.
We have a mowing business and I also work as a Hospitality Trainer.
We would be very excited to meet a traveller looking for somewhere to stay and help out around the home.
As we have travelled quiet a bit ourselves, we understand that sometimes the best experience is staying in a local home with a local family. We would be happy to take you out with us if we are going somewhere.
Enjoy the café scene and the night life in local Yeppoon, just 2.5km away.
Babysitting / child care
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
We have kyaks you can use down at the beach, a ferry runs to Great Keppel Island every day. Visit Yeppoon, experience life in a very casual beach town.
The weekends are your own time to do as you please.
We would love to have you stay and experience life with a local family. We have a pool for you to cool off in during the hot days.
We would love to learn a few phrases of your language. We have lived overseas before and love learning about other cultures also.
House helper role:
- wash and hang out one load of washing a day
- pack dishwasher
- vacuum meals area daily
- wash 2 dogs every fortnight
- picking up fallen leaves once a week
- my boys are quiet independent but occasionally I may need help to drive them to the bus stop or to School now and then
- make their lunch during the School holidays
- play table tennis with them and whatever you want to do for fun with them, during a School Holiday period
English, a little Bahasa Indonesian.
You will have your own bedroom with your own bathroom/two way toilet with ocean views.
The bedroom is just for visitors and is next to the kitchen, away from all other bedrooms.
From your glass doors you have ocean views and a view of Great Keppel Island.
We are happy to provide you with three meals a day.
We are pretty healthy eaters.
Mick is the Breakfast cook. Usually hot, cooked eggs and toast or sausages etc. Mainly salads and cold meat for lunch and a hot dinner.
Friday night is traditionally movie and pizza night with the family...unless you wish to head out on the town and check out the night life.
We love to have a BBQ with our neighbours which you will always be welcome to of course.
On your time off you can hang out at the beach, check out Yeppoon, go to the Caves, Byfield, there are buses that go to Rockhampton, just 45 minutes away with major shopping centre, a zoo and beautiful National Parks and Gardens. You can walk to town if you like, or borrow my bicycle. There is a great paved track along the coast that takes you to town, only 2.5kms away.
Walking tracks up Mt. Jim Crow and other walks around the area, hills and along the coast.
We have 2 dogs.
We are non-smokers and require a non-smoker also.
We are a pretty casual family, love travelling, and cultural experiences.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Maximum 4 hours, 5 days a week