Experience a rural lifestyle with our family in Brooman, NSW, Australia



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    We are an easy going couple with two kids.
    We live on a tranquil 110 acre property on the beautiful South Coast of NSW.

    Our place is close to stunning national parks, great hiking and biking trails and some of the best beaches and surf breaks in the country.

    Our property is mostly bushland and rain forest (which is recovering from the Black Summer). The rest we are slowly turning into veggie gardens and food forests using permaculture principles. The chooks, dogs, horses and kids are all pretty much free range.

    We have a separate house for guests which is very private and there are plenty of trails to explore.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Experience a rural lifestyle with an Aussie family. Live amongst, and interact with Australian wildlife in a natural setting. Learn permaculture principles.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We are currently building and expanding our orchards and veggie patches. As well as some general building and fencing jobs and taking care of the animals.

    We would particularly love to host anyone that has experience in carpentry, permaculture, landscaping, or gardening.
    However, anyone willing to put in a hard days work, have a laugh with the kids, and join us on an adventure or two through the week sounds pretty good to us.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will have your own private one (and a half) bedroom cottage. Fully off grid.
    With private bathroom and kitchen.
    The cottage is set away from our home so you will have plenty of privacy.
    It has a nice deck with plenty of room for yoga or meditation.
    With no light pollution out here you get an amazing view of the stars!

    We can be flexible with meals. We can either supply food for meals that you can prepare yourself, join us for prepared meals or take care of food yourself. Hours of help can be negotiated accordingly.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You will need your own transport! We’re located 7km down a dirt road with no public transport.
    We are within easy distance of hikes such as The Castle & Pigeon House Mountain, and there are tons of options for rock climbing.
    There are literally hundreds of beaches within an hour in either direction. Durras Beach is our closest beach only a few minutes away.
    Mollymook/Ulladulla/Batemans Bay are the closest towns and have everything you’d need.
    Easy day trips include:
    Jervis Bay, Hyams Beach, Green Patch, Gosang Tunnel, Blue pools, Granite Falls,
    Milton, Narrawallee, Tilba Tilba, Moruya.

  • 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 live in the bush so wifi isn’t as fast as the city but you can definitely get by on most platforms.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    If you have your own accommodation you are more than welcome to use that and use the facilities in the cottage.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5-6 hours a day, 3 days a week

Host ref number: 938726143131