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  • Description

    Description

    Nestled in the foothills of the Southern Drakensberg, is our backpackers lodge. It is at the heart of our 1000 hectare working farm.

    It was founded by wild adventurer Steve Black and is a family run establishment. It borders the stunning Mkhomazi Wilderness area and is a great base for athletes and adventurers with easy access to over 180km of cycling trails, running trails and endless hikes.

    Besides our backpackers lodge and campsite we're also the largest horse trail specialists in the area. Other activities include hiking and tubing down the river.

    As a working farm there's always lots of work to be done from taking care of new born animals to towing guests out of muddy fields in the middle of the night. During down time it is perfect for appreciating the mountains, from the rolling hills to the untouched mountain streams and natural pools running through the farm.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Jardinage
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    S’occuper des animaux
    Aide dans une ferme
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Accueil / tourisme
    Entretien général
    Aide informatique / avec Internet

  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Get to know our amazing South African and Sotho staff while you learn a few words of Afrikaans, Zulu or Sotho along with some of the many diverse cultures in South Africa. You can learn to ride a horse, and basic horse care as well as the basics of running a farm/lodge, gardening and maintenance. Besides learning on the job, our backpackers attracts interesting people from all over the world who might teach you new languages and inspire your next travel destination.

  • Aide

    Aide

    We are looking for energetic volunteers that enjoy the outdoors. Because of the nature of our farm, we are looking for volunteers who are 25 years old and older. You'll need to be a social person who enjoys entertaining guests, being a helping hand, providing info and helping with activities. Tubing, horse riding and hiking are the main activities that we offer and so you'll be giving introductions, helping guests sign indemnities and preparing lunches and gear.

    We're a working farm, so you will need to be animal orientated, strong and able bodied. Because we are a farm as well as a lodge, your duties will include a variety of tasks, from helping with the house keeping to landscaping and various farm work. We are looking for well rounded volunteers who are flexible as each day will be different.

    We do offer meals to guests at our backpackers lodge, so serving meals and tidying up for breakfasts and dinners is also part of the job. You may be asked to cook as well, so cooking skills are a plus. Other than that we like volunteers to take on a project and leave their mark - this depends on what the individual skills of the volunteer are: whether it's training a horse, caring for our gardens, wood working or capturing content for our social media channels.

    During our busy times volunteering can be challenging as farming and hospitality both have their own challenges, but the interesting people, stunning scenery and memorable nights make up for it. Stargazing, morning swims, horse riding and hiking are highly recommended as activities for your time off.

  • Langues parlées

    Anglais: Courant
    Espagnol: Courant

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    Our volunteers rooms are in the backpackers lodge, and are shared. You also have the opportunity to borrow a tent and set up in our campsite. You will have easy access to Wi-Fi and food will be provided as well.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    The farm itself is in a stunning location, with natural pools to swim in, waterfalls to jump from, incredible stargazing, mountain biking, fishing, tubing and hiking all a short walk from your accommodation.

    The Drakensberg is a popular tourist destination and so resorts (with golfing, paddling, ziplines and archery), world heritage sights and restaurants are a short drive away.

    On your day off you might want to journey up the famous Sani Pass or attempt to scale Rhino Peak. Most volunteers also opt to join in on a full day horse ride, go tubing or get lost in the mountains in search of Eland, baboons, endangered bird species or flowers.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    We don't recommend campervans over 3.5 m tall.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Deux

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    MAXIMUM 25 hours a week - 5 days on, 2 full days off

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