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Travel with the WWOOF Office

Every year my husband and I love to take a month off and head North to the warmer weather, we were really excited to get off our freezing mountain and head to our favourite Bribie Island hideaway.

Takamichi & Rina say WWOOF is amazing!

Meet WWOOFers Takamichi and Rina, after reading the review they left for their first host, we asked them a few questions about their experiences WWOOFing in Australia. Here is a wonderful review that Takamichi and Rina left for...

Great advice from an Australian WWOOFer

Meet WWOOFer Kris Muscat, Kris was a primary school teacher for about 15 years and has also worked in a furniture factory, a plant nursery, as well as in administration and accounts. She is friendly and enjoys being around people, loves reading and having quiet time...

WWOOF Hosts in the Megalong Valley

Meet Barbara, Claudia & Ash from Sugarloaf, 50 acres of paradise situated in the picturesque Megalong Valley surrounded by the beautiful Blue Mountains escarpment. Complete with Olive Trees, Vegetable Garden, Chicken Coop, Beehive, Fruit Orchard & Farm...

Interview with WWOOFer, Marie

Meet Marie Clerc, from Haute savoie, near Annecy in France, who has recently been WWOOFing in Australia, so we thought we would reach out and find out how her WWOOFing experience was going. A little bit about Marie:  I have been a florist for 15 years, in my current...

More WWOOFing Tales

Meet Vera and Micha, who have just finished WWOOFing in Australia, so we thought we would reach out to them and find out how their WWOOFing experience went. A little bit about the girls: We‘re two German, girls with a Working-Holiday-Visa. Beside travelling we’re...

Learn about Eco-resilience

Meet  Virginia & Stephen Solomon, WWOOF Australia hosts for 22 years!  https://wwoof.com.au/members/vm033/ Virginia and Stephen have a Permaculture garden, under one acre, vegie gardens, poultry, orchards and lots of flowers. They live in a large, friendly...

A WWOOFers Tale

Reaching out to Dennis Sommers after he WWOOFed in Australia for 3 months here is what he had to say. Why did you choose to use WWOOF Australia? Well my good friend that I had studied together at University with, had done a gap year before he started his study. After...

Where will WWOOFing take you?

Have you ever longed for adventure and wondered where WWOOFing could take you? Why not join WWOOF and find out?          WWOOF Australia has around 1300 Host properties Australia wide. If you can imagine it, We most likely have a host who if growing it! Permaculture,...

The Do’s and Don’t whilst WWOOFing

It's time to make changes in your life, you want to get off the merry go round but not sure how . Here are some great tips about WWOOFing in Australia. WWOOF DO’s DO: Be realistic about your time. How long do you want to spend working on a farm versus traveling...

25 years Hosting WWOOFers!

Meet Ron and Andrea Finch who have been WWOOF Australia Hosts for 25 years! Ron and Andrea have developed Selby over 34 years into what it is today (1/2 of that time they have been Organic). 3,174 hectares of environmental, holistically managed dry land farming &...

WWOOF at Lawson Wines todays!

Meet WWOOF Australia Hosts David and Jayne Lawson https://wwoof.com.au/members/djlawso/ Their Story In 1997, the Lawson family established their first block of Shiraz vines in the deep, sandy clay loam soils, at their Avondale property, along the banks of the Loddon...

WWOOF at Coodlie Park Farm Retreat today!

Meet Craig and Joanne Haslam who have been WWOOF Australia Hosts for 15 years! They live on Coodlie Park Farm Retreat which is located on South Australia’s beautiful and wild Eyre Peninsula, their property is a 3000-acre rural property with 2000 acres of cropping and...

The Batchelor NT Butterfly Farm

Meet Christopher Horne, from the Batchelor Butterfly Farm. Chris has been a WWOOF Australia Host for 11 years. https://wwoof.com.au/members/nt119/        The Batchelor NT Butterfly Farm is a 90 minute drive from Darwin and situated just 30 minutes from the beautiful...

WWOOF in South Australia’s Gawler Ranges

Meet Stephanie and David from Kondoolka Station in South Australias Gawler Ranges. They have approximately 10, 000 head of sheep, a dog, turkeys and chickens. Lots of wildlife (Kangaroos, Emus, Wombats, Eagles and lots more) can be seen on our 1100 km2 property. They...

Share their Dream in Murwillumbah NSW

Meet Mattias Armstrong and Sherene, WWOOF Australia Hosts from Fernvale, NSW. https://wwoof.com.au/members/armstrongfarm/ They live 45 minutes from the beautiful Byron Bay and 35 minutes to Gold Coast airport. They recently purchased their amazing 7 acre property...

Say Hi to Roger from Tasmania

Meet Roger O Halloran Roger has been a WWOOF Australia Host for 12 years. https://wwoof.com.au/members/tn141/ Roger lives in Wynyard Tasmania and has lived on his property for over 20 years and grew up in the Tasmanian High Country.   He lives on 10 acres in bush...

WHO’S MINDING THE FARM?

PATRICE NEWELL Viking | RRP $35.00  | Trade Paperback  |  Publication date: 18 June 2019 “Far from a feeling of professionalism and prosperity, Australian farming’s arse is hanging out of its trousers.” Agriculture is a $61 billion industry in Australia but one of the...

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