Situated in a grape valley with beautiful scenery a small farm awaits - South Africa

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South Africa

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  • last activity

    Last activity

    18/09/2019

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  2019 

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  • Description

    Description

    Our new tourist facility is situated on a small working farm and has been running for a year now with lots of projects such as a restaurant, more tent accommodation, campsite and a foodforest (permaculture) witch we are really excited about. We are situated on the borders of the Cederberg mountain range where bouldering and hiking is very popular, and the Namaqualand which is a wild flower sensation after the winter rains and people from all over the world come to see this spectacular occurrence, and the Tankwa Karoo which is a semi desert with hundreds of kilometers gravel roads in big open spaces. There is a old German missionary not far from us which can be visited.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We receive guests from all over the world and all walks of life, from backpackers to white linen guests. Locals are mostly derived from Dutch forefathers and the local community speaks mostly a adaptation of Dutch, and second language English.

  • Help

    Help

    Knowledge and expertise needed in permaculture, building and people skills. Volunteers would help with creating a foodforest and in the upkeep of it and harvesting of fruits and vegetables and general work in the vinyards. Building of structures for various projects eg. restaurant, bathrooms, harvesting grass and replanting on campsite, making compost.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Afrikaans, English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Dorm room in main house with bunk beds and ensuite bathroom. Three meals a day included.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The farm borders a perennial river with shade trees so fishing, birdwatching and canoeing is an option. The camp has a heated pool in bar, mountain biking, hiking, in season white water river rafting (own expense), adventure motorcycle tours in flower season in Namaqualand, beaches are 45min drive away. We are situated in a grape valley with beautiful scenery.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • 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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