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What is a Host? 

Being a Host with WWOOF is a very special opportunity to connect with people who are keen to help and learn. It is such a great way to get those extra hands to help out on your property while cultivating meaningful relationships and leaving a lasting impact on people’s lives.

Why WWOOF?

Whether as a Volunteer or as a Host, when you sign up to WWOOF you play an integral role in strengthening a community that supports Australian organic farmers to make a living AND helps keen explorers to gain invaluable experience and make lifelong memories!

Another Wonderful WWOOFing Story…

We'd like to share this beautiful testimonial and pictures from our friends at Halcyon Fields, we're always happy to hear about your special experiences with WWOOF! "Dear WWOOFing team, We just wanted to say thank you for providing such a great way to connect people...

Get the most out of your WWOOF experience!

Looking to make the most of your WWOOFing experience and your journey in Australia? Get a copy of the “WWOOFers’ Handbook”, a practical and personal guide to being a Willing Worker.

Bee Sustainable!

Be a warrior against waste! Give up those throw-away plastics and keep your food fresh with our eco-friendly WWOOF Beeswax WWraps!

Travelling is Better Together!

We all know that travelling is a great way to meet new people. Not only meeting someone new, but sharing a journey together is a wonderful way to form lifelong bonds and memories you’ll never forget!

New Mobile App Live!

Our new Mobile WWOOF App is now available for use on Android, soon to be released on iOS. The App will automatically download information from the website to your device, so you’ll have all the features of the website at your fingertips!

The Benefits of Organic Farming

Organics are becoming increasingly popular as more and more people are learning about the benefits of organic farming methods for the environment and for individual health by consuming organic produce

Privacy Settings for WWOOF Profiles

We've had some feedback from Members concerned about their Profile information being visible to non-members browsing our website, and information showing up in Google searches. This issue is easily solved by watching this video tutorial on how to change your Privacy...

Website messaging system update

Attention all Hosts and WWOOFers! Due to popular demand (and for all round convenience) you can now simply hit reply to email notifications from the WWOOF website to send a message directly to the person who contacted you. That is, you no longer need to reply from the...

New Mobile App is coming, have you saved your favorites?

Our new Mobile App is coming soon.   NOTE: Favorites stored in the old App will be deleted, so please log in to the website before the update, and re-save your Favorites there. Time is running out! Our new Mobile App is Coming Soon. It will use all your info you’ve...

The new WWOOF Mobile App will soon be available in the App stores!

We have been working hard on the new WWOOF App, it is currently undergoing Beta Testing and will very soon be available in the App stores as a free download. Your log in user name and password for the new App will be the same as your log in for the WWOOF website. When...

‘Host of the Month’ Winners – Lisa & Brad Gibson

Congratulations to Lisa and Brad Gibson https://wwoof.com.au/members/184lisa/ Lisa and Brad joined WWOOF Australia in mid-November last year. They have proven themselves to be very proactive in the WWOOFing world, already changing the lives of many WWOOFers who have...

An extraordinary, courageous adventure

A former WWOOF Australia host, writing under the pen name of Bella Pearce, reveals how volunteer work saved her from mid-life crisis in her debut book, My Extraordinary, Courageous Adventure. She says that having been a WWOOF host for ten years in Australia she know...

Share your WWOOFing videos with us!

We'd love to share great videos of WWOOFers' experiences in Australia. Let us share your amazing stories with the world! If you have any videos of your WWOOFing experience Down Under, we would love to share them and make you famous too. If you upload your videos to...

Beta-testers wanted for our new App

Would you like to beta-test our new App? To do so, you must know how to install an .apk App file that doesn't come from an App store. Android phones only. If you'd like to beta-test our new App, please email us at wwoof@wwoof.com.au and we will set you up with our...

How to be a great WWOOFer & build friendships forever

Be Prepared Ask your host what they think you will need beforehand – some hosts provide work clothes, others don't, so it is better to ask. Hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, boots, gloves and torch are always useful. A phone card and internet dongle. Telstra has the best...

WWOOFer and Host Reviews

The Power of the Review WWOOFer and Host reviews are great ways to attract attention to your Profile and increase your credibility. They are an ideal way to show a proven track record with meeting or exceeding the expectations of both parties and can help prospective...

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