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Permaculture project Vojnić, Croatia

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Learn about a sustainable life, permaculture & self sufficiency

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Connect with nature
4 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Expand your environmental consciousness
4 travelers felt they returned from this experience with a greater environmental consciousness
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Animal Care
Help look after and take care of animals.
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
Additional Fee
This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.
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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.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Get free drinks or beverages.
Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Holistic Therapies
You can take part in any of our therapeutic activities for free.
Permaculture Course
Take part in our Permaculture course for free.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Here you can learn more about permaculture and a sustainable, self sufficient life in nature and how to make the world a better place. We are turning our 12 hectares into an edible landscape where tourists can camp and enjoy nature. You can help us with the animals, work on the terrain, in the garden and the food forest. After the intro week we will discuss what more you want to learn, what you enjoy the most and how you can contribute best.

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Additional Fee Required

The first week is an introduction course about sustainable living, permaculture and self sufficiency. It is a practical course and you will see real life examples. You will learn what permaculture design is, how to setup a food forest or an ecological garden and how to create your own sustainable systems. The price is € 70,- for the week, all inclusive. After this first week you can stay another 3-99 weeks as a volunteer.


  • Fluent English
  • Between 18 and 80 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
4 weeks

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How this experience will transform you

4 Get in touch with nature

4 Developing environmental awareness

4 Meeting international travelers

4 Learning about sustainability

4 Practicing English

3 Developing social awareness



Amazing place to discover and learn about everything!! I’m so happy that i have been part of this project. Met beautiful people, cooked with Nol (He is a really good chef) and Barbara who also knows a lot about cooking! and eat delicious food, enjoy nature, forest, animals. It was also time to pick mushrooms so I got really into it and it was just amazing. Learn about permaculture, and how to approach everything! I also did a few construction projects with Peter and others volunteers where a learnt about wood. I guess I don’t have space enough to write everything. THANK YOU BOGATA SUMA

11 days ago



My experience was great the family is lovely and the atmosphere is peaceful and a lot of team work , you will learn about premature in different ways, my favorite was the fermented food and rackya:) good place to make friends

about 2 months ago



Staying in Bogata Suma for a month was an incredible experience!
Barbara and Peter are such lovely people and I am truly thankful for all the conversations, learning, lunch and dinner times, all the passion shared about nature, for showing their visions about life and sustainability, everything was amazing!
Their children Noll and Fleur were a nice companionship as well, during campfires and other moments with all the volunteers.
The food was delicious and the caravan where me and my boyfriend stayed as well.
If you wanna be immersed in nature w/ nice people, that's the place!

6 months ago



My experience in Bogata Suma was amazing. I learnt many things about permaculture, but also I really appreciate the fact that Barbara and Peter tried to help all of us to find or develop our personal projects. This is the perfect place if you want to learn about permaculture, spend time in nature (I'm really going to miss my daily walks through the forest), and have time to reflect on your life and projects. Nol's food is amazing and super healthy! He taught me how to cook some delicious Croatian dishes and I've had such a great time playing cards and hide and seek with Fleur!

7 months ago

Peter and Barbara replied

Dear Enol, it was a pleasure to host you!



I've been 4 weeks in Bogata Suma and it has been a really good experience. The family is really charming and I felt good since the first moment.
I've been working mostly in the garden with Barbara, because at that moment were no projects of building. I have learnt a lot of permaculture and the uses and properties of the plants. I am really happy with that.
We were working some hours in the morning and a bit more after lunch. The rhythm was calm.
I recommend it to everyone who wants to learn, have good conversations and eat delicious food!

over 1 year ago

Peter and Barbara replied

Dear Debora,
Thank you for your nice review! It was a pleasure for us too to host you and you are welcome back any time.
Whenever we make your Bask lentil dish we will salute to you!
Love from Peter, Nol, Fleur and Barbara

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