Experience unique natural beauty on our farm in Grenivík, north Iceland



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 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

  • Description


    We are farmers, looking for some help on our farm, we have 2 dogs, 400 sheep and we grow potatoes. We also have 5 horses that we ride for fun and help us with the sheep. We live in the north side of Iceland, about 30 minutes drive from Akureyri. We have two adults daughters and one teenager.
    Host offers payment and we follow the agreement between SA Confederation of Icelandic Enterprise and Federation of General and Specail Workers in Iceland. which is 1980 ISK each hour.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • 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

    Guests will experience unique natural beauty that the North part of Iceland have and farm life in Iceland.
    Guests will stay in the same house and we, so it it easy to have communication, we have worked as a farmer for a couple of decade so we have a good knowledge and experience of farm work.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help


    Looking for help during the lamb season, the potatoes season an also help on the farm in the summer time. Such as painting the houses, fences repaired, gardening and maintaining some things and also doing some housework.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Icelandic: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We have a room in our house which have bed for 2. It would be ideal to have 2 workawayers together but we look at all applications. Driving license is necessary.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    It should be something interesting for everybody in the neighbourhood. Myvatn is about an hour driving from our farm, it's a really famous tourists place with amazing nature. Swimming pool in Akureyri an a small. The ice cream from a small store in Akureyri called Brynja is something that every tourists have to try. Family dinner or horseback ride outside on a beautiful summer evening and fishing in the lake below the farm.

  • 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


Host ref number: 221164361378