Discover rural Australia, yet be situated close to major cities, airport and beaches. Lockyer Valley, Australia



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    Beautiful tropical fruit Orchards in the Lockyer Valley growing mangoes, avocados, limes and custard apples. Gatton is nearest township 17klms (15mins) away. We're approx 75klm from Brisbane (1 hour) & 50klm (40mins) to Toowoomba.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • 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

    Besides learning English, you will pick up useful farming skills which will help you apply for a job. There's a huge array of native wildlife on offer, magnificent bird life, and all the benefits of a stay in the country with close proximity to major towns/cities.

  • Help


    General tree maintenance such as pruning, mulching, clearing, weeding, mowing, picking and packing. It's a great workout and no need for expensive gym memberships!!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We have a comfortable newly fitted bunkhouse. All meals are taken with the family. Own bathroom and fridge available. Lovely resort style pool to cool off in. We can accommodate up to 4 people.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are many lovely rural towns in the Lockyer Valley area like Laidley, Mulgowie, Lowood, Esk, Spring Bluff. Picturesque walks and Toowoomba not far with great views, walking trails and all the amenities of a city.
    We can collect from Gatton by prior arrangement if you don’t have a car. The Greyhound bus services Gatton.
    The beaches of the Gold and Sunshine coasts are only 1.5 hours drive away.

  • 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: 817117124315