Become enriched with Australian farming and bush culture only 1 Hour from Sydney Airport...Australia



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 Min stay requested: 1 week or less

  • Description


    Our farm is a breeding and cattle fattening enterprise and operates an exclusive Farm Stay Lodge seasonally. One hour easy drive or train ride from the City of Sydney or Newcastle... Situated in a Lush Green Valley and themed a country retreat which is both picturesque and therapeutic to the soul and senses, only 5 minutes off the M1 Hwy. This is where you can enjoy seclusion and many other activities like horse riding or beaches both only a short drive away, the native wild life sightings of Kangaroo's, Wombats and Platypuses are equaled only by the beauty of the stock horses and cattle grazing in the fields, with the river crisscrossing its way through the valley...

    Wyong & Westfield Shopping Centers are 5 minutes down the road, The ocean beaches are 20 minutes away.... the Valley also boasts our own licensed Country Restaurant..., Theme Park... So beautiful.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Work-away applicants will be enriched with the many facets of Australian farming and culture, particularly in the animal husbandry/industry as well as the many varying cropping and climate issues experienced here in a southern hemisphere and east coast farming location. Cooking Australian meals with a great range of produce is always exciting, learning from others, there life's experiences is always beneficial and mutually reciprocal...

  • Help


    Main duties will include lawn mowing; general farm maintenance, including fencing, weeding, livestock handling, pruning / landscaping, some house keeping and cleaning, mechanical tasks, any computer super GEEKS welcome, any building trades are welcome, or any other work discipline you may think would be mutually beneficial.

    *️️️Note... All Applicants should be fit and self motivated wanting to enjoy the experience of helping and living in Australia,
    If you can't work a 5 hour day... Please don't apply... mature aged applicants are also encouraged to apply...

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Accommodation for 1 or 2 people in the hosts home some-times, or a self contained room when vacant, or if you are traveling with your own car or van or tent we are more than happy to provide you with a suitable powered site.

    Breakfast cereals, milk, bread, jam spreads, coffee / tea will be supplied for you to make your own breakfast.

    Lunch & dinner will be a mixed a menu with the host, on a shared cultural menu input and preparation, however we can’t cater for all allergies, or vegetarian / gluten or dairy free diets, So please let me know your requirements when applying..
    Some genuine Australian camp oven cooking with many menu's are always a feast.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The property has 1km river frontage which supports bass fishing and a multitude of Australian fauna including Platypus, Wombats, Kangaroos etc. For the keen bush walker the property is surrounded by National Parks. Buses and trains are available in town which is 5 min away. The Central Coast boasts some of the best and most pristine swimming beaches in the southern hemisphere and are only 20 min away by bus. Then there is shopping or Movies in town only 5 Minutes away... The host is a keen fisherman & enjoys a few days away camping, boating etc...

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 176665217656