Self sufficient farm in the foot hills of the Australian Great divide, with lots of wildlife looking for some helpers



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This listing is a Last minute host. They have let us know that they are looking for help immediately as well as at other times of the year.

 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    You can now qualify for second and third year working holiday visas helping on our ranch.

    We are a self-sufficient farm in the foothills of the Australian Great divide, we have wild Kangaroos, Koalas and much wildlife. About a square mile of mostly virgin bushland.
    We are over an hour inland from Byron Bay, 2 hours from the Gold Coast and 3 from Brisbane, on the Sydney Brisbane train line. We can normally collect you from Casino Train Station. We are 30 minutes drive from Casino We have chickens, ducks, guinea fowl, goats, sheep, miniature horses and rabbits.
    It is a very green area of Australia with good weather most of the time.
    No bushfires.
    We have 4 guest rooms, singles, twins and doubles.
    You get all meals, costs you nothing. 4 hours help a day with some meal preparation.
    It is NOT commercial, no fruit picking or monotonous work.
    If you have any special projects you want to try come and have a go.

  • 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
    Animal Care
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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

    We have full off-grid Solar Power, water etc. Understanding of what is involved against the rubbish on TV

  • Help


    The work is easy, doing tasks like tending and making English type allotment gardens, it is not commercial

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Large country house with rooms for 2 people in regular beds

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    It is outback Australia without having to travel thousands of miles. We have a square mile of mostly virgin bush with valleys, lake dam, tropical valley, shallow sandy river.

  • 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.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • 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

Host ref number: 756538157253