Looking for a caretaker for our property and enjoy unique wildlife in Queensland, Australia

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  2020 

 Min stay requested: 1 week or less

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family of 5, with 3 grown up girls who live away most times of the year. Our property is located 40km from our closest town, Taroom off a bitumen road. We, David and Sarah, and are looking for someone, preferrably a couple, to come and caretake. We are a sociable family and are keen to welcome travelers and let you experience our slice of the Australian bush. We are 10km from the local weir and 20km from The Isla Gorge National Park. For further information about the Taroom shire please google, there is plenty to see!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Experiencing family life in outback Australia, farming animals, and the unique wildlife QLD has to offer. Beautiful sunsets and bushwalking in the woodlands are all wonders that could be found on your stay.

  • Help

    Help

    No particular skills are required other than awarness of the bush and common sense. We have cattle, horses, dogs and chooks. Idealy watering gardens, checking waters and feeding animals mostly on a small scale.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accomodation is separate (cottage) with access to internet, no air con although ceiling fans, hot water available, own shower and toilet. Meals will be provided as you are encouraged to eat with the family however, we are not used to vegan or vegetarian diets. There are basic cooking facilities in the cottage if you would desire.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We enjoy the outdoor life and have a great environment for experiencing the Australian bush. Nearby, within 5-30mins drive, are national parks and multiple scenic attractions and water holes. There is a bus service to Taroom from Brisbane and Rockhamton but your own transport would be an advantage.

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 2 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 956883393133