Help us out and experience beautiful Nydia Bay, Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand


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  • Description


    Our place is situated in the Marlborough Sounds, half-way on the beautiful Nydia Track.
    It is a peaceful paradise for hikers and mountain bikers.
    We are accessible by walking (5h from Havelock or Duncan Bay) or by boat (1h from Havelock)
    Our daily life is all about the experience of the Marlborough Sounds and the native bush, with other people and our animals.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will love being in Nydia Bay and learning about living of the grid on a property that has no road and gets the mail delivered once a week by the mailboat.
    We are happy to exchange stories about your and our life and travel.
    You will learn about life on a boat-access-only property surrounded by native bush and being more self-sufficient.

  • Help


    We are looking for people who are social but also comfortable to spend time by themselves.
    We would like the workawayer to help with cleaning, gardening and lots of other tasks.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We provide a cosy cabin with a shared bathroom
    We have unlimited wifi in the house.
    We will not ask Workawayers to help with any business related activity.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Nydia Bay is situated in the Marlborough Sounds. You can get to us by watertaxi, mailboat, a 5 hour hike or you can come in on your mountain bike.
    We can also pick you up in Havelock with our boat.
    While you are here you can enjoy walks and hikes, swimming of the jetty, fishing, kayaking and lots more.
    While helping out and living here you will be part of our daily routines.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have unlimited wi-fi that is somewhat temperamental.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    A friendly dog will be lovely; it will need to sleep in a designated 'room', no animals are allowed inside.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 6 days a week

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