A great way to see Australia and meet the locals
I went to Australia for the first time for a sporting event but also wanted to see some of the country side and meet local residents. WWOOF Australia was a great way to spend some time with the locals (and some expats) who are engaged in sustainable agriculture and are passionate about good food, community,… Read more “A great way to see Australia and meet the locals”
Wwoofing in Australia for 10 months.
I did a few experiences as a wwoofer in the south-west of Western Australia, in the south-east of Queensland and in Tasmania. I enjoyed meeting nice hosts, sharing their way of life and learning more about the Australian culture. I liked being closer to nature, to the wildlife and taking care of farm animals.
… Read more “Wwoofing in Australia for 10 months.”
Emily and Anna from Germany wanted to get involved in an Australian farm. They were great guests and worked really hard. Who would have thought you would ever have core filled block walls in your life while caring for the farm animals. You gave it your all and we had some great cultural experiences during… Read more “Great Suppprt”
Luke Butler..simply wonderful
Luke is our first Wwoofer to come to our home and what a wonderful person to have sharing part of our lives. We are at the commencement of creating our potager gardens and have been so fortunate to work with Luke in creating this. Luke is incredibly hardworking diligent and jumps in to help so… Read more “Luke Butler..simply wonderful”
lissann German lady well worthwhile
Lissan was wonderfull a hard worker, good conversation and she loved her surfing. She worked uncomplaining in terrible heat sometimes and I thank her for her effort! Dale, host nm192 coastal farm NSW love to you Lissann
I have recently had two lots of woofers to stay ,how lucky am I to have experienced their beautiful souls ,firstly Verneda from united states ,I felt I knew her forever ,she worked very hard to please me , and I wasn,t disappointed, I still follow her travels on facebook.
Lisa and Etienne were… Read more “So blessed”
Daruka Homestead is AMAZING! You will not be disappointed!!
If you are lucky enough to be invited to volunteer at Daruka Homestead – don’t hesitate – TAKE IT! I just finished an 8-week stint on this farm and it was hands down, one of the best experiences of my life (not just as a WWOOFer). I feel so fortunate and blessed to have been… Read more “Daruka Homestead is AMAZING! You will not be disappointed!!”
The Best WWOOFer Experience
Hello, Hi had the best experience of my life in Australia, in Cowsnest farm !
I met wonderful people, very kind whose made me happy !
Special thanks to Kara, Anna and Craig ! I learned how to plant a baby tree, gardening, feed chooks, pigs and cows.
I milked for the… Read more “The Best WWOOFer Experience”
Three great Guys
Malcolm and I have been fortunate to have Marvin-Vivian Schubert, Moritz Bergmann, and Daniel Catana staying at our home in Daylesford for the past few weeks. It has been a pleasure to host them, and they have been a great help, shifting dirt, building rock walls, fixing netting for the fruit trees, lots of weeding,… Read more “Three great Guys”
Two months in Margaret River
I spent two beautiful months at Debbie´s and Dave´s.
They have a cute caravan on the backside of their property, where the wwoofers stay, next to the camp kitchen and bonfire place, which was awesome in autumn/end of summer time, with the funky margaret river people and crazy art parties , because of the… Read more “Two months in Margaret River”
Really see the outback
Three weeks to see the outback and understand about Australians? I hired a car in Darwin and drove to Alice and stayed at an Aboriginal art centre and visited historical sites. It was four days WWOOFing on a mango farm that really taught me about outback living: clearing dead branches and leaves from mango trees… Read more “Really see the outback”
19 Years Hosting…It has been worth the journey!
19 Years Hosting….it has been worth the joiurney! Just to let you know we wont be renewing our membership this year. Its been great over the last 19 years and we feel it’s probably time to call it day. We have had some great WWOOFers over the years and made some long lasting friendships overseas. … Read more “19 Years Hosting…It has been worth the journey!”
WWOOF is the best
I am finally hanging up my wwoofer boots, and work clothes cos at 67, have decided to do other things and my
body is not capable of 5-6 hrs work a day…., sadly!!!
Wwoofing has been a part of my life for for 19 wonderful years. I have wwoofed in UK, Europe and… Read more “WWOOF is the best”
Thank you for the wonderful time in Kangaroo Island
We spent five weeks with Mel, Justin and their wonderful childrens. Emu Ridge in Kangaroo Island with the eucalyptus distillery ist an interesting place with many friendly people. They showed us the most beautiful placesof the Island.
Thank you so much for warm welcome!!!
Gaby and Andy from Germany
To Anyone thinking of becoming a host, do it.
My first WWOOFer was Ben from England it was his first time as a WWOOFer and mine as a host and I honestly thought he was so good that no one could be the same and I was a little scared about having any more.… Read more “With Thanks..”
Another great WWOOF guest
Recently Kaori Mukai spent a week with me at Turtle Rock here in Illinbah.
It was a very positive experience again working together, learning about each other’s cultures and getting much needed jobs done.
Kaori just never stopped working and was always looking to help and did so many extra little things. Thank… Read more “Another great WWOOF guest”
Karo & Marcel at Turtle Rock
Karo and Marcel just spent two weeks here at Turtle Rock. I had a great time being their host as they really helped me greatly establish 4 wicking garden beds, extend my existing garden and generally do any job around the farm. Great people and great examples of the wonderful world of wwoofing….and they actually… Read more “Karo & Marcel at Turtle Rock”
Miho arrived lacking confidence. Miho loved to work HARD! At end of day’s work Miho did not want to stop declaring I still have POWER! I would recommend Miho to any host – she’s marvellous!
WWOOF Office Love
Hi Lynette, I just read the article, it’s exactly how I said it, thank you so much for that, we hope that we inspire more people to become hosts and hope we get to see more of those young faces 😃 Again, thank you so much Much regards Nirvana Danzi
WWOOF Office Love
Hi Lynette Thank you so much for the help, your blood is worth bottling. Sure if you ever get down here, please let me know love to show you around . Thank you Gav Solly KI FISHING ADVENTURES 0428 888 195 www.kifishing.com.au
WWOOF Office Love
Dear Lynette, I was thrilled to speak with you the other day. Thank you for your care and guidance. I have spoken with Matt and he is very excited. We love looking after people and, considering our backgrounds, we miss meeting people from around the world so this will be a joy. I am able… Read more “WWOOF Office Love”
I enjoyed staying with Sabina in Bliss cottage two times and I am already planning to go back a third time. The host is friendly and respectful, she gives you a fair amount of work everyday in her beautiful garden and cooks good food. The accomodation is clean and comfortable. There is also a funny… Read more “Bliss cottage”
Perfect Cultural exchange
Myra Espinoza-chavez is a fantastic young lady with a wide range of views and opinions on various topics from food & wine to gardening & politics.
Lots of discussions about politics, food & life in general. Myra was a huge help around the farm ( albeit small), fantastic worker, great exchanger of ideas &… Read more “Perfect Cultural exchange”
Companionship at it’s best
We had a fantastic experience with Lucie Beaudoin from Quebec Canada. Lucie is a very hard worker, great listener with a wonderful personality.
Eager to learn & share new ideas on any subject of interest. Such a delightful & positive person, so grateful to have her come into our lives if only for a… Read more “Companionship at it’s best”
Last week I had Nick Eley from Bristol stay with me. It was my first time as a Host and Nick’s first time as a Guest. It was a terrific week of learning for me. Nick and I worked and chatted together. His experience and knowledge was invaluable. I look forward to further such experiences… Read more ““”First Time”
I had my first wwoofing experience at Gerry Hetherington and it’s an unforgettable experience. the kindness, the generosity of Gerry and his family are some of the most beautiful encounters I have made during my many travels. A very big thank you to Gerry and her family for their warm welcome. I leave again greatly… Read more “Wwoofer”
I had the pleasure of hosting Martin Kapeller recently as my first Wwoofa. What a delightful young man. Polite, courteous and incredibly hard working. If all future Wwoofas are like Martin , then I will be very happy. Looking forward to his return later this year and hope he has a great stay in Australia.
25 years of WWOOFers
I/we have been having WWOOFers for close to 25 years on a continual basis with perhaps only a few months in all that period with none at all.
We would have up to 3 or at 4 at times and the stays varied from a minimum of 2 weeks to several that stayed over… Read more “25 years of WWOOFers”
Canadian WWoofers at Claypot Curry House in Woolamai – Victoria
We sure do miss Jeremi and Miguel. What a fabulous pair. A credit and wonderful role models to all youth. They came did every job allocated to them to the very best of their ability and expertise.
Wonderful work ethics and energy around the property. They loved everything that was on offer. I do… Read more “Canadian WWoofers at Claypot Curry House in Woolamai – Victoria”
Had an enjoyable time volunteering on Lifelight Farm! Definitely a unique way to explore Australia. Speaking Chinese is helpful to communicate with the other workers on the farm but there are English speaking people as well. It’s a good opportunity to experience Chinese culture too as meals are Chinese style – very yummy! (homemade dumplings,… Read more “Unique Experience”
Second nature organics
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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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”