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Curacautín, Chile

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Bienvenidos a nuestro maravilloso Valle de Montaña!

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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Painting & Decorating
Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Bienvenidos a nuestro pequeño pero gran emprendimiento! Estamos inmersos en la reserva de la Biosfera en medio de 5 parques nacionales, rodeados por volcanes, ríos, montañas y ÚNICOS bosques milenarios de Araucarias. Necesitamos ayuda en un restaurante, montaña donde debemos construir senderos, recolectar leña, disfrutar la naturaleza y trabajar en armonía con la naturaleza.

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  • Beginner Spanish or Intermediate English
  • Over 18 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
3 weeks

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25 Reviews


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Hours & Tasks




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How this experience will transform you

1 Practicing English

1 Learning about sustainability

1 Meeting locals

1 Meeting international travelers

1 Developing environmental awareness

1 Developing social awareness



Nativa was my first experience with worldpackers and I am lucky to have found such a great place with such an AMAZING crew. I will miss every single person I met during my travel. They were very kind to me, treated me like if I was family. It was a pleasure to share my experience with you all!!! Max, muchas gracias por haberme recibido! :)

over 1 year ago



My experience in Nativa was not so good as I expected. Despite the host is a great person and the staff is by far one of the best groups I had work with, the job itself isn't good. Instead of doing gardening and farming activites, like I expected, I had to clean bathrooms, dishes and to give helpings at the kitchen. Also, we couldn't do laundry. It was a great place to practice spanish, though. The staff helped me a lot and all of them are great persons. I feel that I made great friends there.
The village is also amazing. Very beautiful and cozy. I recommend to go out of the peak season.

over 1 year ago



My experience was incredible!
The city is full of mountains, volcanoes and waterfalls. The team of volunteers and staff is PERFECT, they welcomed me as a family, I already miss everyone! The hosts are super good people as well.
For the experience come even better I suggest more flexibility with the use of the laundry and the kitchen. A tip for those who like to party: the staff and volunteers are allowed to go out at night just 2 times a week and they have to come back before 2 a.m.
Although it can still improve (like everything in life), I really recommend Nativa for everybody! 💚

almost 2 years ago

Max replied

Muchas gracias Sarita!
Me alegra tu honestidad y comunicaciòn.
Estamos pròximos a empezar la construcciòn de una cocina personal para el staff.
Por protocolos y seguridad , no se puede ingresar fuera de horarios a ella.
Ademàs que ,en el pasado hemos tenido muchos problemas con mal uso de ella.
Espero vuelvas por acà a compartir.
Un abrazo cordial!!!
Gracias por todo!!!



Such a great experience!! I have worked on all duties of the restaurant but I was more helpful as bar tender or waiter, amazing team including workers, volunteers, boss. I do recommend this place for someone that's looking for a disconnection of a busy city and rushed life, you can enjoy some good food surrounded over many beautiful places to see around, you can really have some fun near the nature sights, the best spot in my opinion is the Lonquimay Volcan. About Max, the owner, has a very good background on entrepreneurship, best person to give you some professional tips and share good ideas

over 2 years ago



Nativa, un lugar en dónde conocerás personas muy especiales. Si no has trabajado antes en algún restaurante, debes llegar con una buena disposición y motivación para aprender cosas nuevas, por lo demás, todo el personal está dispuesto a darte una mano y enseñarte los detalles del oficio. Por otra parte, los paisajes que puedes encontrar en los alrededores son muy bonitos y variados, parques nacionales con lagos, volcanes, cascadas y mucha flora nativa de la zona. En fin, en términos generales fue una experiencia muy grata y me llevo muchos aprendizajes

9 months ago

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