Help out and have fun at a fishing harbour in beautiful Arnes, Manitoba, Canada

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  • Last activity: 13/11/2022



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    We are a commercial Fishing family in Arnes, Manitoba Canada, age 60, 28, and 26 all travellers ourselves. Our accommodation is at a small historic fishing harbour, and right at the beach on beautiful lake Winnipeg (11th largest lake in the world)
    we are lovers of comedy, adventure, music, and being on the water
    we are hardworking, and love to have fun

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travellers can learn about commercial fishing, how to catch & cut fish, boating, and experience the unique community of "new Iceland" at this historic fishing harbour
    we're keen to learn about other cultures and ways of life, as well as anything else visitors have to teach
    We all have had very different jobs as well, such as crocodile farming, demolition, teaching, cooking, fishing in many other places around the world, etc. and would love to share our experiences

  • Help


    During the fishing season we work long hours and could use some help cooking food for when we get off the water, cleaning up the place a little, some small renovations and repairs if capable
    landscaping and artistic projects appreciated

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Intermediate
    Portuguese: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    we are very interested in languages. native language is english for all of us. we speak French and Spanish fairly well, and are learning Portuguese, mandarin, and Arabic

  • Accommodation


    Shared accommodation
    twin bed and futon
    there is Wifi, TV, netflix, lots of books and dvds some weights and exercise equipment, fireplace, and everything else you would need
    its right at the harbour and beach
    full kitchen and full bathroom
    food will be provided

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are just north of a larger town called Gimli, and go there often and can give rides into town
    There are walking/biking trails around
    we are right on the beach and have boats, a kayak, and a canoe
    our place is a minor tourist destination and there are often people coming by to hangout

  • 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

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 594946485667



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