Second nature organics
Hey everyone, We stayed 4 weeks on the Second Nature Organic Farm in Narangba. It was a wonderful time we won’t forget! It was our first farm experience in Australia and we are so happy that we got the chance to stay there. Especially of the lovely family. They are very friendly and always helpful.… Read more “Second nature organics”
Brazilians are the best!!!
To thank our fantastic Brazillian WWOOFA guests who worked so hard, were the most amazing company and we wish you the best of luck with your travels. Thanks to Louiza and Gee!!
What fun we had as Hosts!
We are downsizing and moving into an apartment, which means that our WWOOF host days must come to an end. We enjoyed our time as WWOOF Hosts; firstly on Magnetic Island and more recently here on the Sunshine Coast, with a seven year gap in between when we lived in NYC, while Gary worked with… Read more “What fun we had as Hosts!”
Thanks a lot for the great time with WWOOF!!
I had a great time in Australia. I stayed on two WWOOF farms in the Northern Territory and I met nice farmers, great people! WWOOF was a really good way for me as a backpacker to find accomodation, travel around and to discover Australia. It was beautiful.
I learn’t planting, chook care and pest management!
I learn’t over a variety of areas including planting, chook care and pest management! WWOOFing at Shady Camp with Shell, Kane and their boys was a great experience. They welcomed me & my dog, Maggie, into their family and made my stay a very happy and productive one. I was able to learn over a… Read more “I learn’t planting, chook care and pest management!”
I can’t say enough positive things about my WWOOFing experience.
I can’t say enough positive things about my WWOOF’ing experience with Gina and Andrew. As this was my first time, they have set the bar incredibly, maybe too high :), for WWOOF’ing in the future. I consider myself so fortunate that Gina and Andrew accepted my request as the memories I gained from my time… Read more “I can’t say enough positive things about my WWOOFing experience.”
WWOOFers Paradise! We wish we can give you more than five stars! We (my sister, her boyfriend and myself) had a wonderful WWOOFing experience with Heidi and John at their property. They set the bar very high. Amazing home grown food, varied and interesting work, lovely company and fabulous accommodation and location with a beautiful… Read more “WWOOFers Paradise!”
Ended up staying for 3 weeks!
Life light farm is such a perfect place for volunteers to stay especially if you love animals!!!!!!!!!THAN ＹＯＵ ＭＵＳＴ ＧＯ THERE!!! I stayed there for three weeks and I had such a great time there. I did a lot of thinks that I had never tried before, like driving the tractor, feed the alpacas, catch the chickens and… Read more “Ended up staying for 3 weeks!”
The Best WWOOFing experience ever!
We stayed for two weeks and it was our best WWOOFing experience! We learned a lot about organic farming and how to pick and plant vegetables. The hosts were very nice, generous and funny. The train was right next to the farm, so we could visit Brisbane and we also were able to spend two… Read more “The Best WWOOFing experience ever!”
Animals, Nature and Good Food
Life light is an amazing farm which I recommend to every WWOOFer who likes animals, nature and good food ( delicious food ). I’ve learned a lot of things in this farm and had very great moments with people in the farm. Thank you so much for this incredible experience! By WWOOFer Alexandre Vincent
A host that embraces Families
Graham, Jan, Hannah, Neve and Jordan impressed us with their hospitality. We are a family with young children but the Godfrey’s adapted easily and were so enthusiastic and keen to engage the kids and us with all aspects of farm life. It was a real pleasure to share their space for a fortnight. A great… Read more “A host that embraces Families”
An independent and capable WWOOFer
Chika stayed with us for a wintery and wet week in august. She was a lovely guest, very polite, considerate and helpful. She was a bit hesitant with her english which was really much better than she thought. She communicated slowly but clearly. She was very thorough and neat in her work in the garden… Read more “An independent and capable WWOOFer”
Satchi stayed with us for two weeks with her boyfriend Keito. Both Satchi and Keito were great members of our team. They worked hard, asked questions when they weren’t sure and showed initiative. Some nights they made delicious Japanese food for dinner, every night they were great company at the dining table, sharing stories and… Read more “Japanese Dinners”
What a special Host family
My experience at the Hofers place was amazing. I traveled to Australia with my infant son and from the moment Lizi and Andy picked us up from the train station we felt like family. Their Property is absolutely beautiful with lots of interesting plants to talk to Lizi about. I spent my morning usually doing… Read more “What a special Host family”
Advancing our educational center – Thank you
We had the pleasure of hosting Johannes for about 6 weeks and found him to be respectful when working with our tools and living at our home. He is very skilled as a builder which was helpful to us with advancing our educational center. Johannes work ethic is spot on and he was friendly to… Read more “Advancing our educational center – Thank you”
The Best Garden I have ever seen!
I cannot recommend Neil and Maria’s property enough! I stayed at their farm for about 10 days.They are such a lovely, generous, welcoming, knowledgeable couple. They have such a beautiful garden which has lots of lovely vegetable, herbs and fruits with using Permaculture and Biodynamic farming way. It was the best garden I’ve ever seen.… Read more “The Best Garden I have ever seen!”
We never got bored
This was our first WWOOFing experience and from the beginning Mini gave us confidence. We stayed for 2 weeks and a half. She was very nice with us and always offered to come with her when she had to go somewhere, which allowed us to discover the surroundings. The work was varied (building, weeding, picking… Read more “We never got bored”
Time to retire from WWOOF Hosting.
Hi WWOOF Australia. Just letting you know that we have sold our farm so won’t be requiring our WWOOFer register anymore. Would like to say that it has been a pleasure dealing with you and the many WWOOFers we have had over the years. It has been an incredible journey with them so much so… Read more “Time to retire from WWOOF Hosting.”
Winners of the World Cup
We have just had a couple of delightful French Woofers Benny and Cecilia, staying with us for a week. Last night before leaving today they got to have a really exciting experience, watching France win the World Cup for the first time since 1998 (they would only have been little kids at that time). It… Read more “Winners of the World Cup”
You won’t regret it
I stayed with Hamish and his son Elliot (Isabella was gone when I was there) for two weeks. It was absolutely amazing. It was my first two weeks in Australia and they really helped me feel at home with them and in the country. The property they have is absolutely beautiful and there are tons… Read more “You won’t regret it”
Keep the Feedback Coming
To all our Wonderful Hosts and WWOOFers we love that you are putting Reviews up on individual Profile (great job), but don’t forget to post them again in this section. The world loves to hear about your WWOOFing adventures. You can search for each other in the Forum/Notices/ Maps/ Lists and individual Profiles for each… Read more “Keep the Feedback Coming”
Amazing WWOOFers from France
We have been WWOOF hosts for roughly 10 years and have found that most WWOOFers are wonderful. However I was blown away by Camille and Anthony. They are passionate vegans and passionate vegan cooks, and as we are vegetarian, I learnt a lot from them. They loved any job they were given in our large… Read more “Amazing WWOOFers from France”
Thank you Di and Martin for the experience of living and working on your property. I felt very welcomed and looked after over the week and a half I stayed. I would recommend Wwoofing on the Vogel/Percy property as they are experienced and knowledgeable on farming and vegetation. There is ample work on the property,… Read more “Percy/vogel”
Fantastic Karinya farm and family
Appreciate Tracy Malone & Tony Barnes gave my daughter and me the first chance to be WWOOFers and we had a wonderful sweet memory with their friendly and lovely family. They are so considerate and respect us and made us feel we are part of their family. We learned many farm skills, culture and educational… Read more “Fantastic Karinya farm and family”
Their help is much appreciated
Torsten Meyer from Germany was a great house guest. He is a hard worker, and his help in the garden and repairing our rabbit proof fence was wonderful. We no longer see 25+ rabbits in the back of our property! He undertook all of the tasks we asked of him with enthusiasm. He’s a very… Read more “Their help is much appreciated”
Hills and Hollows horsey girls
Paula and Hannah travelled from Germany to work on our Horse Farm and Riding School. They were the most delightful girls to work with. They were willing helpers with fencing and Caring for horses. They even started the painting of our arena. They enjoyed their riding time and loved the trail ride through the billabong.
WWOOFing at Hawkesbury River Cottage
Couldn’t have hoped for a better stay. The work was interesting, the location is spectacular and the hosts are lovely people who made me feel very welcome. I was definitely sad to leave Hawkesbury River Cottage! WWOOFer, Ricky
One of the best WWOOF families I have every stayed with!
I can only recommend this farm.Host Farm WP213 Pia is really lovely and has a beautiful property. I just stayed there for 2 weeks but I had the feeling I got to know almost her whole family and we went to many places around Perth. The work is not that hard and every day she gives… Read more “One of the best WWOOF families I have every stayed with!”
A Willing Worker – Yes ! Come WWOOF with us
Yosuke Sano stayed with us at Elmsleigh. Yosuke is very polite and respectful young man who works very hard and speaks good English. We have enjoyed Yosuke working with us and has helped us with a number of duties including working in the yards with our beef herd, put out cattle feed, water our tree… Read more “A Willing Worker – Yes ! Come WWOOF with us”
Snorkeling with the Seals
I stayed one week with Mandy and Rob Host ND076, I had a great time. Both were really caring and provided me always with delicious food. I lived in a large and clean cottage, where I also slept very well. The work was about 6 hours a day. They paid attention to different kind of… Read more “Snorkeling with the Seals”
Barking Salmon? Happy to share experiences of self-sufficiency
What an amazing time we had at Barking Salmon ! We spent one week with Mat and Jeanette Fegan and we have to say that, as a first WWOOF experience, we could’t dream of better hosts ! Indeed Mat and Jeanette are such a lovely couple. Friendly, generous, curious about everything and so respectful. They made… Read more “Barking Salmon? Happy to share experiences of self-sufficiency”
I felt like one of the family – thank you
Hosts Fleur & Anthony Dawkins are very welcoming. They provided me with everything that I needed. The food was great, so was the wine. I had a great 3 weeks with them. They took me in as a member of their lovely family. Thanks again and see you soon! Written By WWOOFer Isabelle De Henau
Great Working WWOOFers
Jan Semorad & Marion are great WWOOFers, hard working, quick to learn, tidy and, best of all , good company! Written By Hosts Alexandra Mateer & Rick Kilpatrick
WWOOFing is all about chances to improve and learn farming skills
Worked not exactly on High Peak Farm all the time, but on a other farm which Tony Ruse owns. Stayed there for four weeks and learned a lot. I worked together with the farm workers Jock and Ken and they gave me a lot of responsibilities and chances to improve and learn farming skills. Tony… Read more “WWOOFing is all about chances to improve and learn farming skills”
Learn from your WWOOFers its a great experience, cross sharing knowledge
Thomas Köhrer has been a great guest. He works hard and our garden is now looking lovely and all cleaned up thanks to him. He has had a go at many different tasks. We’ve also enjoyed learning about Austria from him. Thanks Thomas. Written By Host Tanya McErlain
Learn about Australian Culture here
The time I spend here was great. The location, the view over the property, the hosts Lisa and Brad, the food they cooked/provided, the work with the cattle and the work in general was great. I was already used to farm work, but even if you didn’t done it before the work is easy to… Read more “Learn about Australian Culture here”
My First Experience
Here’s very nice farm to stay and work. It’s first time for me to do WWOOF, stay and work in Aussie farm, but I didn’t need to worry about my less experience because Lisa&Brad welcome me kindly and told me how to work , so I could enjoy my first farm staying. Accommodation is very… Read more “My First Experience”
WWOOFer, she made herself at home, worked hard, showed initiative, and wanted to learn!
Chloe Thompson was a fantastic WWOOFer, she made herself at home, worked hard, showed initiative, and wanted to learn. Chloe was a delight to have in our home. We would recommend her as a WWOOF to anyone. Have a wonderful time for the rest of your stay in Australia. Love Fiona Kotvojs & Alan Burdon
beautiful place, Margaret is fantastic!!!
Margaret Lockhart VW061 has a beautiful place, Margaret is fantastic!!! Flavie Chevalier
Cooking, Mud brick, metal welding, etc… thank you for your teaching
Andrew Graham & Gina Sanderson are a very kind, friendly and funny person. Thank you for your take care, we like a family. The accommodation is large, clean and comfortable. I had been there for 2 weeks learn so much different things which I have not expected. Cooking, Mud brick, metal welding, etc… thank you for… Read more “Cooking, Mud brick, metal welding, etc… thank you for your teaching”
Satisfying work with a wonderful group of farm hands- Happy WWOOFer
I enjoyed my time on this farm so much that I’ll be coming back soon! Leonard & Renee Costantini are a wonderful family who welcome you as their own; cooking great dinners and showing you around. The work days are structured to ensure you get the weekends off, and in your breaks you get to… Read more “Satisfying work with a wonderful group of farm hands- Happy WWOOFer”
Those hot summer days!
Tsubasa Yamasaki worked with us at Elmsleigh. He is a thoughtful, respectful and caring person who showed great initiative and worked hard in the hot Summer Sun. We were delighted with Tsubasa’s perseverance and patience in translating some concerns he had with some of our drought struck sick plants. It started a very good conversation.… Read more “Those hot summer days!”
Another awesome WWOOFer
Amalia Sophie Engler is a thoughtful WWOOFer who works well with others. We thoroughly enjoyed Amalia helping us and have no hesitation in recommending her to future Hosts. Lisa and Brad – Elmsleigh
Fantastic WWOOFer – Thank you
Marlen Grimm is a great WWOOFer. Excellent eye for detail and works well with others. We thoroughly enjoyed Marlen helping us and have no hesitation in recommending her to future Hosts. Lisa and Brad – Elmsleigh
Hosts WP203 Very friendly, nice,fun
Gina and Andrew Andrew Graham & Gina Sanderson are really the bests Hosts.very friendly, nice,fun.It was an amazing experience and 2 weeks it wasn’t enough to enjoy chittering acres.. A very cute house on a wonderful property. To make mud brick it was an interesting and very funny work..a lot of different things to do and… Read more “Hosts WP203 Very friendly, nice,fun”
Learning what sustainability is with QLD Host
I would like to give HUGE 5 star to Heather’s farm Host QN014 Heather Worth and experiences I had there. Heather is wonderfull lady with lots of love. Staying with her and following her life style simply makes you healthy both physically and mentally. You will work on her garden and farm during the day and… Read more “Learning what sustainability is with QLD Host”
WWOOFers, Lifestyle is relaxed & easy going
Hosts Di Percy Di and Martin are wonderful people; very genuine and grateful for the help that WWOOFing can provide. It’s a beautiful part of Victoria with close access to Phillip and French islands. Don’t hesitate to contact them, thank you very much Virgil Kerr
WWOOFing just 20 minutes from the centre of Canberra
John & Carol Lilleyman Host NA197 are a very lovely family and give you the feeling as you are a part of the family. You really need to love dogs and chickens if you want to stay here because they have a lot of them. Probably one of your jobs will be to collect eggs… Read more “WWOOFing just 20 minutes from the centre of Canberra”
Come WWOOF at Beechworth Natural Farm
We were delighted to have Spencer Spencer Platten WWOOF with us at Beechworth Natural Farm. He has an easygoing nature and is willing to tackle any project big or small. He is able to work alone and showed initiative to continue with the independent projects when we were tied up with other jobs. We were sad… Read more “Come WWOOF at Beechworth Natural Farm”
Our incredible WWOOFer – Thank you
Hi Roland May from all at Lavola, Thanks for spending time with us in Merrjig and for so willingly putting your hand to a bit of anything and everything. It was a pleasure to have you stay and you’re welcome back any time. Happy travels and good luck with your work out west. Cheerio, Annie and Henrik… Read more “Our incredible WWOOFer – Thank you”
Orchard Cottage Roses in Victoria
I had a great time at Orchard Cottage Roses. Nice variety of work and after working hours Ailsa showed me all the highlights of the surrounding area which is beautiful! Couldn’t have wished for a better WWOOFing experience. Thank you Ailsa! 🙂 Host VM414
Lot of Koalas in South Australia
Sue and Brian were exceptional hosts Sue Gray and we had a lot of fun sharing time with them and working in their garden which contains a lot of koalas! They were also a great help for a multitude of travel tips and to understand Australia a little better! Thank you for your nice company and… Read more “Lot of Koalas in South Australia”
Beautiful times in Gardenup
We had a very beautiful time in Gardenup. The food was great and we had a lots of fun in the last three weeks. We learned a lot about farm work and made many well experience. We felt such welcomed in this friendly family and hope that we will see you again! Hosts Jacqueline Zanders &… Read more “Beautiful times in Gardenup”
Lovely peaceful retreat from city life, come to QLD
Lovely peaceful retreat from city life. Maria and Neil are wonderful and informative hosts. It was great to experience permaculture and a range of jobs and enjoy nourishing food produced on the property. Lovely spot with sea breezes near lake Cootharaba. Thx for a great stay. Hosts Maria & Neil Page
Great Times, Great Hosts
I stayed a few days with Theo and Marilyn and it was gorgeous! Delicious food, good work and a lovely bedroom/accommodation! I would definitely stay again with them! Thanks! Cheers, Marie Fischer Hosts User Name marilynrouhard who are in Victoria.
Thank you Alice Springs
I spent 5 days at Rodney and Anna’s. If I had more time, I would have loved to stay longer, I had a blast! They make you feel very welcome into their family from the beginning. You will learn a lot on the farm working alongside Rodney. The work is diverse – you may be… Read more “Thank you Alice Springs”
Wwoofing enhances our life
Have hosted since 2008 over 80 wwoofers – it’s a marvellous enhancement to our farm life. Enjoyed getting to know so many wwoofers from many countries. Especially enjoy the evening games of Scrabble where it becomes evident how good their English skills truly are – far beyond their speech. I generously don’t score and let… Read more “Wwoofing enhances our life”
Thank You Jackie & David O’Reilly in SA
We had a wonderful first WWOOF experience with Jackie and David on their beautiful property. Great organic food, varied and interesting work, lovely company and fabulous location. Thank you both! You are fab. We had a really good time, learnt lots and have so many ideas for the future now.
The best hosts are hidden in Tassie
A couple of months ago I stayed with a friend on the farm of Esther and Andrew in Campania, a small village close to Hobart. Initially we wanted to stay for about a week and then go hiking to see a lot of places in Tasmania. We ended up spending about a month on the… Read more “The best hosts are hidden in Tassie”
Alpacas & more…
Hi, I’m Jasmin. Me and my partner did repeat wwoofing at a beautiful alpaca farm outside Mirboo North in South Gippsland, Australia. The farm is owned by Brigitte and Keith, and they have over 100 alpacas, two Border Collies, chickens, ducks, geese, a black cat, and a large bush property, with an organic garden, bees,… Read more “Alpacas & more…”
Wwoofing in Jerilderie, NSW
(2716 NI137) Billabong Vineyards near Jerilderie is a unique family business relying solely on organic principles. Not only in the garden but in all areas of life. My 3 weeks flew by fast as I grew stronger both physically and mentally. There is lot to see on the property – rivers, lakes, bushland. Upon arrival… Read more “Wwoofing in Jerilderie, NSW”
Wwoofing is just awesome
We have been wwoofing hosts for nearly 20 years, and it has become a core part of our loves. Although we only have 1 or 2 people at a time, over the years way more than 100 people have stayed with us and shared our work and our lives. Many have become friends. It is… Read more “Wwoofing is just awesome”
Lots of enquiries
I spent some time today and set up our Profile page. I also posted on the notice board for help as we are urgently looking for WWOOFers to assist us. By 7.30pm we have had our first inquiry and booked a couple to come and wwoof at Our Little Farm next week for 2 weeks… Read more “Lots of enquiries”
A beautiful cultural understanding
Thank you for this wonderful experience for our two daughters – being surrounded by multicultural visitors, they have developed a beautiful cultural understanding. Besides, we were lucky to build really strong friendship with some of our WWOOFers (our long- staying French WWOOFer, Nicolas, has just visited us for a month; he became a member of… Read more “A beautiful cultural understanding”
Putting yabbies to sleep
Over the last year we have had a large variety of WWOOFers from different countries and found that we learn so much from each one and try to teach something as well. The main thing we notice is that there is always laughter, and acceptance which makes for a very bonding experience. The thing we… Read more “Putting yabbies to sleep”
WWOOFing on Kangaroo Island
I spent 3 weeks at SA304’s home last November. They are located on the beautiful North coast of Kangaroo Island and they have lots of olive trees and fig trees on their property. They are great people. They welcomed me as I were a member of their family, always very attentive that I felt well.… Read more “WWOOFing on Kangaroo Island”
Funny dogs & rare birds
Hello, I’m an Italian WWOOFer in Australia and I want to share my wonderful second WWOOF experience. I found on the book the host VG097. Peter and Jennifer live in Bendigo (VIC) in a nice property where they grow organic vegetables and chickens. After a quick visit I decided to stay with them for 3… Read more “Funny dogs & rare birds”
Hi my name is David & I am a WWOOFer from Ireland. I stayed with my host Robin (NV277) in Inner Pocket, NSW for six weeks in August/September 2015. The whole experience was completely unforgettable. On the property, Robin lives perched on the top of a mountain in a network of cabins & treehouses in… Read more “Unforgettable experience”
Hello! My name is Benjamin, I just returned home to the US from a 5 month holiday backpacking around Australia. I became a WWOOF member ahead of my trip after hearing about the organization on previous travels. I only ended up using my book one time during the trip as my expected one week stay… Read more “Awesome opportunity”
To wonderful gang at WWOOF, This video https://youtu.be/DB3A036B27c will give you an idea of the wonderful young people who have come into our lives through WWOOFing. These two young girls had us laughing for their entire 5 weeks stay with us and I “adopted” them as my German granddaughters.I hope you enjoy the video as… Read more “Enriching lives”
Having to learn different languages and cultures – it has been brilliant – we hope to learn much more. Something quirky – we had a beautiful lady from Japan stay with us – we had a vase with a inscription on it only one letter – behind this vase on the wall hung a picture… Read more “Something quirky”
Wonderful company & support
On the 11 of January 2014 a lightning strike started a fire that burnt my property destroying my hay reserves and rendering all my fences non-functional . At the time it started I had a young man called Seb from France staying who fought bravely to save my home and and chook house he also… Read more “Wonderful company & support”
An amazing journey
With a background in environmental science, I am keen to learn and get involved in organic farming, Australia is renowned around the world for their sustainable agriculture and rise of permaculture practices. I was backpacking around Australia for three months, not only did I want to see the bright lights of the cities, I also… Read more “An amazing journey”
WWOOFers bring more enthusiasm & happiness
We have been host members of WWOOF for 1 year now and have had 4 amazing ladies stay with us and another arriving this week. It took some time for us to decide to join the WWOOF program as we were unsure of how we would feel about strangers staying with us. We contemplated joining for… Read more “WWOOFers bring more enthusiasm & happiness”
Loving our Canadian WWOOFer
We loved having Candy Tsang from Canada, WWOOFer i16/16077, staying with us. She was really into farming and The environment around us. The alpacas are always a treat as they are a very inquisitive when guests come over. It’s always a pleasure being a WWOOF host to like minded travellers. Daniela Riccio, Little Valley Farm.… Read more “Loving our Canadian WWOOFer”