Come and join an Australian family - Surf, Sand, SUP, Yoga in a stunning location south of Perth



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  • Description


    We’re a family of four living south of Perth in a small coastal village. The beach is 500metres away and cafe 200 metres. We share our house with an old cat and a young Kelpie puppy, all extremely happy to share their days with people.

    I teach Yoga and am a Secondary school teacher. My husband and I run a Surf and Yoga business locally. Our two children, a boy and girl, are 9 & 11 years old. They are happy, energetic kids who love Cricket, Soccer, AFL, playing the drums and guitar and drawing. They really enjoy being at home, playing with their puppy dog and also enjoy some time playing on their computers.

    We have a large garden, in which we are growing apples, olives, corn, pumpkin, lemons and limes. We're trying to create our own edible garden and love turning our produce into delicious meals, preserves and desserts. Unfortunately life can get very busy, and any help around the house, with our business or looking after the children is very welcome.

    There are many local attractions including swimming with dolphins, cruises, wake boarding, visiting native animal zoo, enjoying a fire pit in the backyard and simply soaking up the Aussie surf and sun.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Animal Care
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Live 500 metres from the beach, fall asleep to the sound of the ocean, experience an Australian family lifestyle and discover a stunning area of Perth.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    Help is required during the morning preparations including walking the kids to the school bus. The rest of the day is yours to explore our area unless you are happy to help with our surf school, which usually finishes around 11 in the morning. Some evening babysitting needed and general help around the house. Playing with the children and taking the dog for short walks during the day.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Your own room with queen size bed. Your own bathroom. Beautiful home - large garden, swimming pool.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Swim with dolphins, learn to surf, join me for Yoga in the garden, cycle the local beach pathways, venture into Perth city for some culture and fun.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    There is space on the spare block next to our house, where you could park a campervan.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    3 hours per day, for 5 days.

Host ref number: 221685523798

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