WWOOF TESTIMONIALS

Read what WWOOFer volunteers and Hosts are saying about the WWOOF Program. Join WWOOF and experience it for yourself!

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”

Trypheyna McShane

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”

Tucker Eldridge

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”

WWOOF Head Office

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”

Jane Shamrock

Percy/vogel

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”

Vanessa Stevens

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”

Fong Yu Liu

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”

Marilyn Rouhard

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.

Leanne Moore

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

Ricky Dunbar

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”

Kathleen Cameron

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.

Jacqui Taleb-Bendiab

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”

Sandra Koop

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…”

Jasmin Martin

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”

Kaari Vilberg

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”

Simon Neville & Louise Duxbury

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”

Our Little Farm

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”

Unforgettable experience

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”

Awesome opportunity

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”

Enriching lives

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”

Something quirky

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”

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