Learn to surf and experience local aboriginal music helping in a hostel and water-sports center on beautiful east coast Taiwan

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Taiwan

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    Last activity

    19/09/2019

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  • Description

    Description

    Our surf hostel is a small family run business located in the cultural village of Dulan on Taiwan's scenic east coast. Dulan has a bohemian mix of aboriginal Taiwanese, foreigners, Han Chinese, artists, musicians and surfers and arguably one of the best places in Taiwan to spend some time in. Our hostel is run by passionate people who are willing to share their experiences and way of life with travelers. We are looking for people to help in exchange for lodging, board and surfing.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Depending on what you are good at, travelers can learn a variety of things:
    1)Hostel: how a small hostel works, from customer service to bookings and all the ins and outs.
    2)Become a waterman: experience the ocean, no matter what the conditions. You will have access to surf, SUP or snorkeling equipment.
    3)Natural environment: Dulan has clean air and water, beautiful beaches, great waves, and awesome hiking trails with waterfalls, hot-springs etc. If you are outdoorsy this is a great place to be!
    4)Cultural environment: Dulan is the heart of culture in Taitung County, with artists and musicians sprinkled about the area and sharing ideas and art. If you are an artist/muso you will fall in love with this place. There is a recording studio nearby, cultural village (Dulan Sugar Factory), several live music venues with regular shows, etc.

  • Help

    Help

    Our hostel has several areas where we need help:

    1) The hostel - housekeeping & reception
    2) Surf school-assist in boards rental and lessons
    3) Art exchange- Looking for mural experience artists.
    4) Carpenter-small carpentry projects.
    5) Photography & Videography

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English Chinese Amis French Spanish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Mix dorm room with 6 bunk beds or mattress in the Yoga room. Bathroom with hot shower. Toiletries provided.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Go surfing or learn to surf. Take one of our bicycles and go biking up the coast. Explore the local beaches, hike the Dulan Mountain Trail, visit one of the many hot springs in the area, enjoy the live music, meet local artists and collaborate or record an album at the music studio..

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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