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Tully/Mission beach
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 7
Persons: 1-2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 5890
Region: Queensland

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Last Updated: November 27, 2017

We would love to host a helper or 2 for the next couple of weeks to help to do a big permaculture plant-out in the jungle before Christmas..we have one guy here now but it would be more fun and go quicker with someone else as well..

You must enjoy gardening and physical outdoor work ..

We are looking for someone that is uncomplicated and easygoing and enjoys living in a quiet,natural environment ...MUST have a good command of the English language...

For days off you can go for jungle walks around the property or through the adjoining national park or swimming in the numerous swimming holes along our mountain stream.Sometimes we also get out fishing in the rivers to chase the famous Barramundi...

For those that enjoy sports and fitness ..our 16 yr old boy does Boxing and Rugby league training and we have an extensive gym set up.

With longer stays you may have the opportunity to go fishing and camping on Hinchinbrook island to catch the famous Barramundi and maybe even spend overnight trips to the Great Barrier Reef for fishing, snorkeling and spearfishing ..but please be aware that these trips are special to me, only people willing to show an interest,learn to tie knots, bait their own hook,help prepare and clean up and wash down the boat and gear before and after trips will be invited..

We prefer people to arrive on Monday at the beginning of our work week so it doesn't disrupt our routine and gives us time to enjoy our boating and leisure time....although days off can be anytime depending on the best weather and tides for boating and fishing and getting the work out of the way need to be pretty flexible because we don't live a typical 9-5 lifestyle..

NO SMOKERS, vegetarians and/or fussy eaters....You must like to eat lots of fresh fish,curries,stews and fresh seasonal garden vegetables..

We have an online tropical plant nursery business with extensive gardens surrounded by jungle...we grow and sell an amazing range of plants from all over the tropical world..many of which we grow around the property..

28 hrs over 5 days per week required .We have structured work hours as this is a farm business.

Accommodation is a basic self contained 2 bedroom house with bathroom and kitchenette . All meals provided sometimes with the family, sometimes self serve. Days off you can cook for yourselves with the food we provide.

Our place is out of town and totally surrounded by rainforest so you will have to enjoy a quiet place to stay and be comfortable around insects.
We also have 3 DOGS WHO WE TREAT AS PART OF OUR FAMILY as well as chickens,ducks and Guinea fowl so you must be comfortable and enjoy being around animals..

After work you are free to use the wireless internet but you must have your own laptop or phone... we don't lend out our own computer or phone

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU READ OUR BLOG ARTICLE ON WWOOFING WITH US TO MAKE SURE WE ARE WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR....There is a questionnaire on the blog that will tell us all about you if you fill it PLEASE email before you call us..!

We only respond to personalized emails and don't bother with people who waste our time by sending out the same email to a bunch of different hosts..our names are Scott and Ann not "Hello there" ,"Hey ya" or "Dear Sir".

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