Magnetic Island Sanctuary, Queensland, Australia

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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more



  • Description


    We’re looking for a small tribe to join our adventure from May - November 2024.

    Together we are regenerating 9 acres of sacred land & creating a sustainable, collective, restorative space, which we affectionately call Mandala.

    We’re camping & creating... building infrastructure, bush regeneration, water catchment, permaculture & syntropic gardening, cooking, caring & sharing, within an environment that encourages self care, conscious living & respectful relationship.

    We can offer a beautiful, nature based, place to stay with food provided, in exchange for your valued contribution. If this resonates with you, we’d love to hear from you.

    🙏🏽 Kaylene & Tony.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    Elderly Companionship
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability 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

    You’ll be working beside friendly, fun people, with a broad range of experience, learning new skills along the way.

    There is Builders, Engineer, Permaculture & Syntropic Gardeners etc.

    We will be supporting personal development, encouraging each other & unpacking the collective issues we’re faced with, in our day to day lives.

    Our intention is to create a fun, short term project, that embraces opportunity for learning & growth.

    We want those that are here with us to leave enriched, as much as they will enrich Mandala with their energy & valued contribution.

  • Help


    We’re at the beginning, building the infrastructure & looking for people to help with a range of building projects, gardening, orchard, tree planting, weeding, bush regeneration, cooking, cleaning, elderly companionship (our matriarch is 90yrs).

    We need supportive people who are compassionate & kind. We will be doing some personal development along this journey, so listening, sharing & caring for yourself & others is imperative.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    At the moment we are glamping, in tents, undercover with comfy beds. You will have your own space with a mattress & bedding supplied. The infrastructure is basic, until we create it, but we have an undercover camping area, kitchen, bathrooms & showers.

    Part of this project includes building accomodation.

    We will provide 3 meals, 5 days per week (workdays). Afternoons & weekends is free time, when everyone can do their own thing & explore our beautiful island.

    We’re happy to negotiate your working hours at Mandala, to accommodate doing some paid work on the island. 😊

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Magnetic Island is a stunning location on the Great Barrier Reef. 78% is National Park. There is much to enjoy around you.

    We are creating this sacred space, a place for people to retreat from the ‘broken world’ into a space which is nurturing & supportive.

    This is not a commercial venture, it’s our home, that we will share with our local community & wellbeing practitioners for gatherings, shared meals, yoga, healing & learning together.

    We are creating a wholesome, sacred space that supports health & wellbeing. We don't have drugs or alcohol on this land. There’s plenty of fabulous places you can go for a drink on the island. We simply & respectfully ask that you’re not intoxicated here.

    We’d prefer people who are looking for a longer stay. A month will be minimum but three or more months would be ideal.

  • 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 Starlink internet connection, which is the best wifi connection our island offers.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have nearly 9acres of land & welcome travellers with vans or caravans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    We are happy to host furry friends.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 587291376655



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