Wayne Rumble

Host Profile

My Property

Property Name

Pumpkin Island

Business Type

Hobby Farm

Farming methods


Short Property Description

We are a small family owned eco island retreat in the Southern Great Barrier Reef. We are entirely solar powered, avoid chemical use, minimal single use plastic and establishing a island vegetable and herb garden.

Full Property Description

In exchange for clean, private accommodation, food and use of the island facilities we are seeking an honest and reliable couple. We need 4 hours of work a day, 5 days a week to assist in the daily operations of the island. Work may include landscaping, cleaning, collecting marine debris, working in the island bar and any other odds and ends.

You will have the experience of living on an island, snorkelling, kayaking, nature walks and being off grid for a few weeks.

Accommodation and linen is provided in clean self contained accommodation on the beach. After work you will be free to enjoy the snorkelling, fishing and glass bottom kayaks around the island. We can contribute to your weekly grocery bill.

Transport to and from the island will be arranged and provided from Keppel Bay Marina. RSA’s and cleaning experience would be preferred but not compulsory.

Organic/Biological methods we use

NO  chemicals are used on the island. We would like to improve the vegetable and herb garden on the island for guests and staff  to use

Skills WWOOFers can learn here

Gardening, Composting, Mulching, Using & caring for tools

My Details


Wayne Rumble

Partners Name

Laureth Rumble



The Stay

Can Accommodate

2 WWOOFers

Preferred length of Stay

2-4 weeks, Longer stays by negotiation


Separate Building

Other options

Non-Smoking, No Children

Meal Procedures

Eat separately, Food provided, cook your own

Why I became a WWOOF Host

We believe that we can offer invaluable experience of living and working on an island in the Great Barrier Reef in exchange for some extra hands.



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