APOLLO BAY The most southerly village on Australia's mainland



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  • Description


    We are a couple in our early 60's. Bob is a professional voice actor and Denise is a Doctor. Our place is 4 hectares of heaven with sheep, alpacas and many fruit trees. We love the life of Apollo Bay and enjoy our extensive garden and beautiful geography. We prefer to eat local produce and tread lightly on the planet.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • 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

    Happy to help with your English.
    We can share our experience of Australian customs and attitudes.
    We like to share recipes and food preserving tips.
    You can also learn something about beekeeping, sheep husbandry, permaculture and pruning fruit trees.

  • Help


    Extensive gardens mean many weeds! Help us in maintaining the garden,
    and take care of the sheep and sometimes goats.
    We have a couple of bee hives, many fruit trees, a great sense of humor and .... did we mention the weeds?

    We love to discover new cooking ideas - You are welcome to demonstrate!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    There are 2 guest rooms in our house. One has a double bed the other a single bed.
    You live with in the house with us help, cook, eat and clean with us - but you have your own room and privacy.
    We also have a modern onsite caravan with its own shower and toilet - 1 bed - sleeps 2.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Apollo Bay is the most southerly village on the Australian mainland. It's a very beautiful place with great surf beaches wonderful mountain surroundings forests there's even a place called Paradise just a few kilometres up the road. We are 5 kilometers from town. Our 4.2 hectares faces north with a view of the town and the surrounding hills.
    The great Ocean Walk is just down the road and the area is a alive with birds, koalas and wallabies.

  • 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 unlimited NBN

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Small to medium van can be parked near power - or up the hill with a view.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

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Host ref number: 612369731565