All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2000
Persons: 4 max
Host ID: 1432
Country: South Africa
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Last Updated: November 12, 2018
Any LAST-MINUTE Helpers out there?
- Hiking Trail maintenance and building
- Alien tree clearing
- Tree planting
- Veggie garden: planting and composting
- Restoring a guest cottage
Who are we:
3 humans, 3 border collies, 3 cats, 2 coops full of chicken on a Down to Earth Mountain Retreat.
Our mountain retreat was established in 1999 on Simonskloof a remote mountain farm covered in Fynbos and Renosterbos. We make our living from offering rustic, eco-friendly, off-grid (Solar powered) guest accommodation and plenty of tranquility. Guest activities range from Hiking, MTbiking, Kloofing (Canyoning), Abseiling to Meditations. The focus of our retreat is healthy (organic) living in harmony with nature - permaculture in practice.
Volunteers help us with various small and big projects like building or maintaining of hiking trails, upkeep of our guest cottages, permaculture gardening and guest accommodation related work.
Stays are preferred minimum two weeks or longer.
Last minute arrivals are very welcome.
Volunteer stay in a rustic caravan or a safari tent with plenty of private space for mediation, reading or studies.
Volunteers should be comfortable with the remote wilderness, lack of WiFi and mobile connection and have a love for the outdoors, be able to work in a team and on your own.
Volunteering at Simonskloof is WWOOFing. an exchange of 6 hours of your help for accommodation and 2 hearty meals. It's a real healthy, organic life and work experience!
Please visit our Website and Facebook for more info. Interested Helpers are asked to fill in a short application form.
Please don't send a lengthy motivational essay or CV!
Ninon, Jurgen, Waya, Hakan, Kita, MaoMao and Waltraut our resident Beekeeper with Blacki & Tigerli