Help at a durian orchard in Kuching, Malaysia



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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    This basically is a durian orchard with other local fruits involved. Late father left it for me and I'm the only son that need to taking care of this. Work Monday-Friday, then involving this orchard during Saturday and Sunday.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects

  • 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

    Travellers will experiencing way of farming from scratch (taking care of the sick trees to fruitful tress). They can experience how to clear orchard bushes and letting the fruit trees to grow better. When durians are ripe, they will know how to choose between good and bad.

    Plenty of extra land with pond for travellers to explore their ideas on farming purposes. Learn how to treat hives of the native bee and tasting the original honey.

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    It is an orchard with more than hundreds durian trees. Adding with 20-30 medicinal native bee hives. Future thoughts is making this orchard to become eco tourism place for those who would like to visit and learn and experiencing natures.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Wooden farm house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    During free time, travellers can visit nearby cultural village, beaches, hiking, etc.

    Kuching is a heaven for tourists. It is one of the main tourist destinations in Sarawak.

    In Kuching, you can enjoy various sightseeing activities. Among them are visiting museums, sightseeing of Kuching city and sightseeing for nature lovers.

    Kuching is quite the sunset spot, often regarded as "one of the most memorable". Take your shots, and enjoy the sunsets from the Waterfront, Santubong Peninsular or Bako Peninsular.

    Tua Pek Kong Temple, Jl. Padungan (East end of Main Bazaar). This temple is the oldest Chinese temple in Kuching and located strategically at the heart of Kuching. It was just at the opposite of Chinese Museum. It was built in 1843. Various festivals are held here for example The Wang Kang Festival (to commomerate the dead) and Ghost Festival.

    One can enjoy sightseeing of Kuching City at various locations. What is unique of Kuching city in sightseers' eyes is how the skycrapers built in the vicinity of lush green jungles.

  • 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

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

Host ref number: 765663637459