Short Property Description
Situated on 150 hectares of bush and pasture, bordered by the pristine Brodrib river, great swimming and fishing. We have a large fully equipped workshop for metal and woodworking. We have a tennis court and a croquet lawn.
We grow our own vegetables, milk cows to make butter, cheese and yoghurt. We run 65 sheep and 4 cows, and we also have a wombat and kangaroo orphanage on the property as well.
We have a small quarry we’re we make our own mud bricks to build our houses. We are surrounded by light mined friendly neighbours.
We can sign off on 2nd year visas.
DO NOT CONTACT by message or email, use phone only, and leave a message if not answered.
Full Property Description
If you don’t have your own transportation, we can pick you up from the Orbost bus station by arrangement on a Sunday or Monday.
Please check out V-Line Timetable below:
In your free time there a plenty of activities such as, walking along a beautiful bush tracks, there is tennis and croquet, bike riding, visiting the community, reading from vast selection of books, games, fishing and swimming. And on the weekends you could travel to Orbost with me to go rowing, sailing and canoeing in the Marlo estuary and Snowy river.
There is plenty of young people in who are also interested in practicing organic farming and have a great social life within biking distances, (bike supplied.)
Things to do in the area: https://www.tripadvisor.com.au/Attractions-g2326980-Activities-Gippsland_Victoria.html
Also see this story about us in National Geographic
Organic/Biological methods we use
No chemical sprays and biological compassing.
Skills WWOOFers can learn here
Organic practices & techniques, Biodynamic practices & techniques, Permaculture design practices & techniques, Gardening, Composting, Soil conservation, Propagating, Mulching, Pruning, Wild Food Foraging, Beekeeping, Animal care, Sheep/goats/cattle care, Dairy, Wildlife rescue & care, Mechanical, Using & caring for tools, Making tools, Fencing, Building, Natural Building techniques, Handyman, Cheese making, Wine making, Fermenting foods, Preserving & processing food, Bread making
Preferred length of Stay
Diets we cater for
All diets catered for (mixed meals)
Why I became a WWOOF Host
I was a WWOOF host twenty years ago when my children were small and our WWOOFers became life long friends. I am very interested in teaching a self sufficient lifestyle, as I have been living it for the last thirty five years.