I have a number of projects taking place to make the house and grounds more user friendly



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 Min stay requested: 1 week or less

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    G'day I'm Joel from Habana near Mackay. My home has great views of the ocean and whitsunday islands. I have a number of projects taking place to make the house and grounds more user friendly. It is in a quiet rural area 15 minutes drive from the city of Mackay. I want visitors to be happy while they work so there will always be a few choices of what to do

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Visitors will learn about native birds and animals both of which are abundant on the property. I use a lot of slang sayings and aussie vernacular which some foreign people find entertaining.

  • Help


    Gardening - tending to vegetable gardens
    Landscaping - Collecting rocks from the property to use in pathways and retaining walls
    Building/Carpentry - minor home renovations
    Home duties - Food prep and Cleaning
    Painting - some small areas on the exterior of the house
    Tree and Shrub removal - removing a few dangerous and unwanted trees
    Welding/roofing - Garage repairs and modification
    Room preparation - Preparing bedroom for paying visitors (online rental)
    Artist - anyone who can draw or paint and make good suggestions on decorating

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Visitors have a large room in detached part of the house with external access and seperate toilet and shower. There is a double bed fold out couch plus double and single swags. There is always plenty of good quality food available, and I can cater for specific dietary needs if required.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Its a great place to relax in the hammock with a book or take in the view. There is a lot of things to see and do in mackay and just about any leisure activity can be catered for.

    Having your own transport is almost a must unless you intend to stay for a short period, it will give you greater freedom to visit some of Mackay's attractions in the event that I have other commitments as I may not be able to drive you around all the time.

    All I ask is for visitors to be respectful and positive.

  • 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

    4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 598694594747