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We are currently working in the garden with lush wet season growth. Our farm is located 95 km Nth of Katherine/235 km South of Darwin and 7km from township of Pine Creek in a secluded valley that was a former Chinese market garden in the gold rush days. Permanent creek/spring water & tropical fruit trees. Work varies with seasons & includes gardening, jam making, drying mango, mowing, landscaping, building maintenance and domestic duties. We hope to exchange 4 hours work for accommodation, meals and internet use. Well established tropical style living offering a choice of accommodation in s/c donga or tents (dry season). Internet available. Children by arrangement. Good food with some local game & fresh tropical fruit. NSI. Length of stay negotiable.
We have been hosts on other websites for the last 12 years. During that time we have hosted travellers from all over the globe. It is a wonderful opportunity to share cultures and philosophies.
Arten von Hilfe und LernmöglichkeitenGartenarbeitenHeimwerker- und BauarbeitenHausarbeitenHandwerkliche Arbeiten
UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt
Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten
Travellers will have the opportunity to sample a down to earth lifestyle with the experience of how to live a small footprint on the planet. Good healthy food is a very important element in our household and it is a joy to share good food and good conversation. Travellers can learn food preservation techniques (fermentation/drying) and an introduction to tropical plants.
On a small property off grid there are always job to do. Tasks may include painting, mowing, pruning/gardening, maintenance, cleaning, organising too shed, concreting/tiling, re-potting plants, paving, building
Accommodation is in a self contained donga with own hot shower and toilet also large mozzie dome under the stars in the dry season.
I usually do most of the cooking as I have to plan meals around what is in the fridge/pantry. Grocery shopping is 90 km away so one can't just pop down to the supermarket. We eat meat however vegetarians can be well catered for.
Good food with some local game & fresh tropical fruit.
NSI. Length of stay negotiable.
Was noch ...
Pine Creek is located 90 km from Katherine. Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge), Umbrawarra Gorge 24km from Pine Creek, Douglas Hot Springs 100kl, Kakadu 230km, Darwin 230km. There are 2 Greyhound services daily from Darwin or the Bare Foot Bus once daily. Pine Creek is a historic gold mining town that showcases its early mining history. The area is renowned for its abundant bird life.
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Wir besitzen Tiere
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Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans
Dieser Gastgeber bietet Platz für Wohnmobile.
Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal
mehr als zwei
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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Korrekte Angaben im Profil:
Gaye kept us busy with a variety of fun DIY building, crafting and gardening jobs. We are Vegan and so in return, Gaye fed us extremely well with three delicious meals a day.
Gaye is very easy to get along with, lots of… read more
We were given lots of small projects and just enjoyed helping out and being a small part of this off grid property.
It was very nice to have our independence in the little house which is very comfortable and surrounded by tropical trees. The food was… read more
We had a wide variety of tasks to do which we both found rewarding and enjoyable, and were always rewarded with a great meal afterwards, which we looked forward to!
Gaye’s cooking is awesome, she went to a lot of effort to create delicious vegetarian meals for us, which we loved and were very… read more
The work varies greatly - I did everything from cutting/bundling bamboo stalks, to treating a porch, to leaf-blowing/sweeping, to helping organize materials in the shed. I really liked the list she put… read more
During our stay, we mostly have to do some gardening and feed the rooster. We also harvested the Rosella. When Gaye was away we took care of the property and the garden.… read more
Gaye is a generous lovely woman, active, hospitable and open minded. She is a pleasure to listen, she knows a lot things about the life in the bush and she likes to share with guest her stories.
We stayed in Green Valley for three days, working in the garden and in the house, sharing delicious meals and interesting… read more