Stay in a private dwelling in the stunning Blue Mts National Park, Australia



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    Our home is on a large block with native birds and bush, It is 20 minutes walk from the beautiful Minehaha waterfall.

    We need help with gardening, carpentry and cleaning. You will have your own space. Would very much suit a couple, but singles are welcome to apply as well.

    We do 4 hours work per sleep.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Our whole family loves art, and we have many artists and musicians come to stay. We share meals and discussions on many topics. We have a library of over 1000 books covering art, history, and philosophy, among other things. Minehaha Reserve is a sacred Aboriginal site, and was the birthing place for the local Darug and Gundangara people. We have 32 species of native birds on our property, as well as many possums and other marsupials.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We usually have several projects going, for example at the moment we are building a wood-fired hot-tub, so any building experience is appreciated. The garden is mostly native, and we are developing a veggie and herb garden. There is always help needed in the kitchen, with cooking and cleaning.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We will accommodate you in a freestanding cabin on the back of our property. It is a small, simple room, surrounded by bush and grasslands. You will have full use of the house, including kitchen, laundry and a bathroom with a deep, luxurious bath.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Katoomba is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Southern Hemisphere. It is famous for the Three Sisters lookout, but there are many stunning lookouts and walks into the valley and along the cliffs. There are several backpacker hostels, and the local nightlife is rich with live music and many restaurants and cafes. There is a bus every hour from our home into town (about 20 minute ride).

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 489115335784