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Daylesford
All Year:
Area (ha): small town block
Persons: 1-3 one room only
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 22361
Region: Victoria

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Last Updated: April 11, 2019

Booked until early May
Hi There outdoor workers!
We are looking for help in the garden. We prefer that you have been in Australia for at least a week before coming here.

Length of STAY 5-10 days, depending on weather, time of year, and jobs to be done.

WORK: is outside in the garden, about 4 hours of mostly morning work daily. 5 days a week. Fridays and Sundays off. We work with you. The work varies and could be stone wall building. pruning, weeding or making a Permaculture garden, Huglekulture Swailes wicking beds, During your stay, one day (4 hours) might be spent with ANOTHER LOCAL HOST, (while still living here).

DAYS OFF:- Fridays and Sundays. You are welcome to come bush-walking with the local group Friday mornings or attend the local Market on Sundays. All afternoons and evenings free time to explore this tourist town.

OUR New HOME:- in Daylesford, in Central Victoria, is within 10 minutes walking distance to local cafes, bars, Spa, music venues, pubs, gardens, lake, library, supermarket and shopping center, bookshops.

YOUR ROOM:-There is only one guest room. It has one double and one single bed. You will have your own TV, Heating, Air con, WI-fi, and bathroom.

FOOD-As we both have specific diets, we do not need you to cook for us. I provide all food for a Mixed diet. I cook the meal in the middle of the day, and you prepare your own evening meal and meals on your days off.

NOTE- As Malcolm Has Asthma, No incense, strong deodorants, or perfumes. Non Smokers please

HOW TO GET HERE:-We can advise the best Public transport from Southern Cross Station Melbourne, by train and connecting bus. Check our reviews.
love to hear from you

Ruth and Malcolm.

reviews (32)
Helper: Konrad and Isabella Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Germany Date: February 21, 2019
Ruth and Malcom are a really warmhearted couple. Bella and I stayed with them... view complete review

Helper: Jannis Tölken Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Germany Date: January 30, 2019
Ruth and Malcom are very nice Hosts and are like our family. We really apprec... view complete review

Helper: Lucie Dauliac Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: December 21, 2018
How to describe my 3 weeks with Ruth and Malcom ... Excellent! I arrived i... view complete review

Helper: Luc and Charlene Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: October 29, 2018
We stayed 10 days at Ruth and Malcom's. It was a great pleasure to be hosted ... view complete review

Helper: Wei Ying and Kai Li Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Malaysia Date: August 4, 2018
Thank you so much for such an awesome stay, we have no regret to stay in thei... view complete review

Helper: Ke and Binyan Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: China Date: July 5, 2018
We have stayed with Ruth and Malcolm Bray for nearly 1 week, they are so kind... view complete review

Helper: Jingying and Xuan Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: China Date: June 23, 2018
If you are looking for a true culture exchange Helpx experience, there shall ... view complete review

Helper: Caroline and Gaetan Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: May 11, 2018


Helper: Caroline and Gaetan Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: May 11, 2018
We stayed 10 days with Ruth and Malcolm and all we have to say is a big Thank... view complete review

Helper: Denys Bunaux Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: April 28, 2018
We lived with Ruth and Malcolm just a little while, but was a very nice week!... view complete review

Helper: Pierre, Déborah and Tangui Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: March 27, 2018
We stayed only a week as we had to fly but we would have liked to stay longer... view complete review

Helper: Oliver and Daisy Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: United Kingdom Date: January 5, 2018
Ruth and Malcolm had us stay for around 2 weeks at their home in Daylesford. ... view complete review

Helper: Reni and Natasha Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Australia Date: December 28, 2017
We just said goodbye to ruth and Malcolm after working 10 months in Daylesfor... view complete review

Helper: Loic and Leila Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: December 5, 2017
We are a french couple and we spent two weeks at Ruth and Malcom. They are tw... view complete review

Helper: Alice&Alec&Zac Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: China Date: April 4, 2017
Ruth and Malcolm are very good person.We spend 5 days with them really enjoy ... view complete review

Helper: Victoria Cumberbatch Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: United States Date: March 28, 2017
Ruth & Mal are an extremely welcoming and gracious couple that have many, man... view complete review

Helper: Selina and Marie Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Germany Date: November 17, 2016
Staying with Ruth and Malcolm was our first helpx experience and we stayed fo... view complete review

Helper: Chengliu LIU Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: China Date: October 1, 2016
This moment i miss Ruth and Malcolm very much,also Annie and Kara. we are th... view complete review

Helper: Caroline Tapia Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Canada Date: September 29, 2016
This HelpX experience was my first and I stayed a week. Ruth and Malcolm are ... view complete review

Helper: Leonardo and Marco Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Italy Date: June 28, 2016
Ruth and Malcolm are great persons. We stayed in their house for one month he... view complete review

Helper: Miriam and David Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: United Kingdom Date: June 9, 2016
We stayed with Ruth and Malcolm last December (sorry it took so long for us t... view complete review

Helper: Julia and Sharon Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Germany Date: May 5, 2016
We stayed with Ruth and Mel and of course the two wonderful dogs and cats for... view complete review

Helper: Hydi and Oliver Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: United Kingdom Date: April 4, 2016
Ruth and Mal are a wonderful couple, we ended up staying for 2 weeks! We help... view complete review

Helper: Stefan and Frederik Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Germany Date: February 10, 2016
I spent 4 wonderfull weeks at Malcoms and Ruths place. I really enjoyed this ... view complete review

Helper: Jimmy gareau Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: November 21, 2015
I spent one week with Ruth and Malcolm and this week has been full of good ex... view complete review

Helper: Melina and Roland Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: October 30, 2015
Ruth and Malcolm are great hosts !! We stayed 9 days with them in their comfo... view complete review

Helper: Vanessa Klee Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Germany Date: February 26, 2015
Unfortunately it took me a few months to write the review. I stayed with Mal... view complete review

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Helper: Michal and Malgorzata Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Czech Republic Date: January 18, 2015
This is excellent HelpX and WOOFING house. Routh and Malcom care about us lik... view complete review

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Helper: Heather and Giovanni Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: United States Date: January 7, 2015
Our time with Ruth and Mal was by far one of our best volunteer experiences i... view complete review

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Helper: John and Jenna Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: United Kingdom Date: December 13, 2014
We had a most wonderful stay with Ruth and Malcolm! Mal playing the digiridoo... view complete review

Helper: Fran and Debbie Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Ireland Date: January 18, 2014
Ruth and Malcolm are wonderful HelpX hosts. We stayed with them for 4 nights ... view complete review

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Helper: Pin and Li-Wen Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Taiwan Date: October 11, 2013
We stayed in Ruth and Malcolm's house for about one week. Both of them are ... view complete review

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