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Enjoy our home, wildlife, unique rainforest arboretum and local beaches, Hallidays Point, NSW, Australia

  • Favorito 15 vezes
  • Última atividade: 2 jul. 2024



 Hospedagem min. solicitada: 1 semana ou menos



  • Descrição


    We are a well-travelled married couple who enjoy meeting people who are friendly, open and trustworthy, from all walks of life.
    Our home is set in the middle of our 6.5-acre Australian rainforest and is located just 1km (10-15mins walk) from Diamond Beach on the NSW Mid North Coast, Australia. We can be reached by train or bus or, just 3.5 hours from Sydney or under 2 hours from Newcastle by private vehicle.
    The Manning Great Lakes Region is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful destinations in Australia with many magnificent beaches, lakes, rivers and lush subtropical rainforests.
    Prior to joining Workaway we've had many travellers stay with us over the last 15 years with our references all being 5 star.

    We've been working on our rainforest arboretum plantings for over 30 years and the property is now considered unique on the East Coast of Australia with more than 1500 identified species of Australian rainforest plants growing on the property, including a number of critically endangered species.
    Features of the property include identification labels on many plants, lush green mossy tracks, bridges over the creek, palm forest and a stream that runs through the middle of the property.
    The property is also recognised as a 'Land for Wildlife' and 'Humane Society International Wildlife Land Trust' affiliated property.

    When time is available, we are always more than happy to show our visitors around our many beautiful local beaches, our pristine lakes and our magnificent hinterland.
    A wide assortment of native wildlife, including wallabies (daily), possums, lizards and a plethora of birds are seen most days and if you're lucky, you may even spot brush turkeys and koalas. In early September we even have fireflies at the onset of dark and it's also fun to go fungi hunting after wet periods.
    People with an interest in beautiful beaches, rainforest gardens, tropical and subtropical plants, botanical, nature and landscape photography will enjoy a visit here. You might also like to try your hand at surfing or paddling on pristine Wallis Lake.
    Theoretically, I have a consultant's qualification in Permaculture, though my interest in and knowledge of rainforest plants has overtaken that of permaculture in recent years. My wife is still working as an education consultant to 25 local area primary and secondary schools.

    Major interests include travel, photography, primarily Australian rainforest plants, landscapes and growing Australian rainforest plants from seed or cuttings.

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Ajuda em projetos ambientais
    Construção/faça você mesmo
    Ajuda em fazenda
    Criar/cozinhar refeições caseiras
    Ajuda a cuidar da casa
    Manutenção geral
    Ajuda com computadores/internet
  • Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos da ONU
    Erradicar a pobreza
    Erradicar a fome
    Saúde de qualidade
    Educação de qualidade
    Igualdade de género
    Água potável e saneamento
    Energias renováveis e acessíveis
    Trabalho digno e crescimento económico
    Indústria, inovação e infraestruturas
    Reduzir as desigualdades
    Cidades e comunidades sustentáveis
    Produção e consumo sustentáveis
    Ação climática
    Proteger a vida marinha
    Proteger a vida terrestre
    Paz, justiça et instituições eficazes
    Parcerias para a implementação dos objetivos
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    We are widely travelled, both in Australia and New Zealand, as well as to more than 40 countries around the world. We enjoy learning about our visitor's hobbies, work experiences, family, culture, life and travel experiences and we are still in touch with many of our former guests and have caught up socially with quite a few on our several trips to Europe.
    We are often able to assist our guests with travel itineraries both within Australia and elsewhere in the world and sometimes we are able to connect our guests with other forward journey stays with friends elsewhere in Australia.
    We offer a glass of whatever beverage our guests prefer during the evening meal and it's in these circumstances that a lot of positive cultural exchange occurs.

  • Projetos que envolvem crianças

    Projetos que envolvem crianças

    Este projeto pode envolver crianças. Para mais informações, veja aqui nossas diretrizes e dicas.

  • Ajuda


    We are seeking help with our large vegetable garden, general gardening jobs, potting rainforest plants, planting and mulching rainforest trees in the arboretum along with help in our rainforest nursery and general house and property maintenance.

  • Idiomas

    Inglês: Fluente

  • Acomodação


    Our home is a large modern architect designed home with lots of windows to see out to the surrounding forest. Large patio areas surround the home from where you can just chill, have a campfire and enjoy the ambience of the rainforest.
    We can accommodate 1-2 single persons or a couple sharing a comfortable queen bed in a private section of the house with private shower and toilet. A large bath is also available elsewhere in the house along with an indoor swimming pool accessible directly from the bedroom.
    Guests have access to the kitchen, laundry, television, wifi and unlimited Internet.
    All meals are provided in the home by us during your stay but if you wish to cook then just ask, we'll provide the ingredients.
    Please inform us of any special dietary requirements at least a few days before your arrival.

  • Algo mais...

    Algo mais...

    We can pick you up from Taree Railway Station and drop you back there to continue your forward journey. If you are arriving by bus (Greyhound or Premier) we can pick you up usually from Taree Ampol Service Centre at South Taree or, elsewhere if you arrange that with us.
    Please Note - We do not permit smoking or any drug taking on or near our property. We expect that us, our property and home are treated with respect and that visitors will leave the place as clean and tidy as it was on their arrival.
    Camping is available as is access to power for those travelling with a motorhome.

  • Mais alguns detalhes

    Mais alguns detalhes

    • Acesso à internet

    • Acesso à internet limitado

      Acesso à internet limitado

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    • Somos fumantes

    • Pode hospedar famílias

  • Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    Yes, unlimited internet at 50mbs and plenty of space to set up and work. During Covid our son, wife and children lived with us for 6 months, the adults working in high profile jobs while the children were online with their school every weekday.

  • Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Parking available near the car garage with access to toilet, inside and outside showers. Power is available via a 10m lead. Charging of electric vehicles is also possible onsite by arrangement. (we have an electric vehicle). Please check with us first before driving a very long or high vehicle in to the property.

  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?


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    Horas previstas

    3-5 hours per day 5 days a week, (mostly 4) with at least 1 day off. We usually prefer stays of 7 days from Sunday afternoon till the following Saturday morning. We are unable to host Workaway guests during the NSW School Holidays.

Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 226952951245

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