Alpaca Farm Lower Hunter Valley - 2 hours from Sydney, Australia



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    Located in the Lower Hunter Valley and only 2 hours from Sydney is our little farm. Growing garlic, lavender & breeding alpacas.

    Work varies depending on the season and the projects we currently have.
    Summer is Roma tomato season.
    Winter is garlic planing with harvesting early Summer.
    All year round lavender care,
    Mid-October is Alpaca shearing week.
    **Building projects such as livestock sheds we are working on at the moment. *Building works is the main majority of work right now so you need to be comfortable with building works.

    Depending on dates, staying in our unique vintage train cabin (queen bed) or our tiny shepherd's hut (double bed). If the cabins are rented then camping is another option or even better if you have your own van.

    You will be able to experience living off-grid and learn about alpacas and the produce we grow in a sustainable environment.

    We love hosting couples who are over the age of 24+
    We can not take children, smokers or pets. Sorry!

    Things to note
    * Stays are for 7 to 10 days only.
    * You need your own vehicle to here.
    * We are building sheds so that is the majority of works right now.
    * Suitable for couples.
    * Limited internet (wi-fi) due to satellite.
    * off-grid farm staying in train and/or tiny hut but if you have your own caravan please do let us know.
    * Amazing food and an off-grid experience.
    * Close to Hunter Valley attractions so you can visit the area in your own time.
    * Hang out with the friendly alpacas in the afternoon.

    What you need:
    * Closed shoes or boots for safety about the farm.
    * Sun hat for protection.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    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

    We are an off-the-grid farm. Learn about growing lavender, garlic and breeding alpacas. A lovely and unique off grid experience. Work varies depending on seasons and weather.

  • Help


    Depending on the season, helping us with our garlic planting or harvest or tomatoes during the summer.
    Tasks varies depending on season and weather. *Currently there is a lot of building and painting projects to be done.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Depends on the time of year. Our vintage train cabin with a queen bed or a tiny shepherds hut and the last option is camping out on the wheat paddock. We can let you know what is available at the time.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is no transport close by here. So your own vehicle is required plus you can then explore the valley in the afternoons.

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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

    Yes we have paddocks perfect for campervan.

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    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5-hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 485877426943