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Celebrating 40 Years!

Celebrating 40 Years!

WWOOF Australia Celebrates 40 years, by hitting the road to visit hosts across South Gippsland, Victoria. Hosts VW098 Bronwyn, Ray, and Karen Dahlstrom The weather was a typical day for the end of May, in South Gippsland, rain, wind with the odd break between showers,...

Life lessons in WWOOFing

Life lessons in WWOOFing

Meet Brynnie & Keith Goodwill Our property is on Wonnarua Country in the Wattagan forests of the Lower Hunter Valley, and we are 1.5 hours from Sydney and Newcastle, 45 minutes from Gosford and trains to Sydney, about 1 hour from the beach. The land inspires...

WWOOFing on and off for 30 years!

WWOOFing on and off for 30 years!

By WWOOFer Annabella Bray My first WWOOFing experience was in Aoteoroa/New Zealand in 1990, I was backpacking on a  6-month visa with very little money and soon realised I needed to do some voluntary work, an organisation which would provide me with board and lodging,...

What’s not to love about Volunteering with WWOOF?

What’s not to love about Volunteering with WWOOF?

 Thank you to all volunteers, our WWOOFers,  for servicing communities across Australia for 40 years with us.   "I had such a great first WWOOFing experience with Katie and Simon. Thanks for welcoming me into your home and farm. I learnt so much on their farm,...

Family Volunteers are Cool, Thank you.

Family Volunteers are Cool, Thank you.

"Our 2 weeks stay with Paula, Sean and the kids were fabulous. We helped in the garden, did some pruning, got to drive around their ATV while doing our jobs. And in return we were fed fabulously healthy meals, some homemade beer and fabulous wine. For us it truly was...

67, Hanging Up the Volunteer Boots

67, Hanging Up the Volunteer Boots

Thank you Kerin for 19 years of service from our hosts across Australia.   "I am finally hanging up my WWOOFer boots, and work clothes, at 67 I've decided to do other things and my body is not capable of 4-6 hours a day on the land, sadly. "WWOOFing has been a...

Our Golden WWOOFer Book -Thank you Volunteers

Our Golden WWOOFer Book -Thank you Volunteers

"Thanks to the WWOOF team and to all our past and present WWOOFers for allowing us to have amazing friendships and experiences with WWOOFers of all ages and countries. They have allowed my children to grow into open minded persons, who feel strong knowing how many...

Celebrating WWOOFers Week

Celebrating WWOOFers Week

WWOOFers make it happen! John and Natalie live in Forest Grove W.A. their property has an interesting history, it started as a group settlement location after WWI then a dairy farm, then an organic winery, then the home of a rich doomsday prepper. In 2017 four related...

Learning as a family

Learning as a family

Meet the McKerrow family, WWOOFing from Canada to Australia. The family left British Columbia, Canada, July 2020 to begin their 12 months ‘on road’ journey together. The plan is to drive across Canada, France, Italy, Thailand, and Australia, doing some WWOOFing along...

The gift full of lifetime memories

The gift full of lifetime memories

  The perfect gift for the woman who has everything The perfect gift for the woman looking for change The perfect gift for those ready and a willingness to learn The perfect gift that keeps on giving for a lifetime!   Our 2-year WWOOF Volunteer Membership...

Mothers are Unique, just like WWOOFing  

Mothers are Unique, just like WWOOFing  

Looking for an environmentally friendly gift that keeps on giving?  Give your mum something unique this Mothers Day Or  spoil yourself this year?   u Our 2-year WWOOF Volunteer Membership can be used anytime, anywhere in Australia, so you can't go wrong! Looking for a...

Learn about Sustainable Living through WWOOFing

Learn about Sustainable Living through WWOOFing

No Course Fees Learn from the experts, our hosts available to you, Anytime and Anywhere across Australia Organic practices & techniques, Permaculture design practices & techniques, Biodynamic practices & techniques, Regenerative Agriculture practices &...

Learn how to become a steward of the land, WWOOFing

Learn how to become a steward of the land, WWOOFing

15% off all WWOOF memberships today to celebrate Earth Day, so Join WWOOF today and make Earth Day every day!       WWOOFers/Volunteers have the opportunity gain the following from their WWOOFing experience:   A greater understanding of Organic,...

WWOOFing,  2nd Year Visa ‘Bushfire Disaster areas ONLY’

WWOOFing, 2nd Year Visa ‘Bushfire Disaster areas ONLY’

On the 17th of February the Federal Government announced an initiative allowing volunteers in Bushfire Disaster areas to qualify for second and third Working Holiday visas. WWOOF Australia has developed a Volunteer Bushfire Relief Form in consultation with Border...

WWOOF attends OAA ‘Grow Your Knowledge Sessions’

WWOOF attends OAA ‘Grow Your Knowledge Sessions’

Every month the Organic Australian Association (OAA) continues with its fantastic opportunities to learn and share knowledge about a variety of topics on organic food production, gardening, soil and other related subjects. These fun and informative sessions are...

Easter Special 50% OFF 4 Days ONLY

Easter Special 50% OFF 4 Days ONLY

The Benefits of WWOOFing When WWOOFing, the basic agreement is *4-6 hours a day of volunteering, in exchange for three meals a day and a place to sleep. Hosts share their knowledge and WWOOFers can spend time learning and honing practical new skills in a wide array of...

March 2021, still unsure?

March 2021, still unsure?

Easter, School Break and Isolation's lifted, what's holding you back? What is WWOOF? WWOOF is a worldwide movement linking volunteers with organic farmers and growers to promote cultural and educational experiences based on trust and non-monetary exchanges, helping to...

Fertilizer for Free

Fertilizer for Free

Reading through a Grass Roots on the weekend I happened to come across, an ad Rosemary had placed in the Grass Roots Magazine. I love to collect Heirloom Seeds and strongly believe my little growing collection will have an impact on my grandchildren's future one day....

I feel free and young at 48!

I feel free and young at 48!

  WWOOFing around Australia at 48years old. Sharing my experience with the world about WWOOFing around Australia. By Annette B My name is Annette, 48 years old I am originally from SA but now reside in Melbourne Australia. I’ve been renting out my property for...

Never to old to learn- Try WWOOFing

Never to old to learn- Try WWOOFing

You’re never too old to WWOOF, great attitude is all you need. I’m Karin from Germany, 61 years of age and wanted to share my WWOOFing experience with you. In 2009 I travelled the Westcoast of Australia as a WWOOFer, I joined WWOOF because I knew I could travel on a...

WWOOF Australia acknowledges the Traditional owners of the land on which we work. We honour the ongoing cultural & spiritual connections, heritage, customs & beliefs of Aboriginal people & pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

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