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What you offer

25h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Social Work
Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.
Handyman
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Farming
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
Gardening
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

2

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.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Surfboards
You can use our surfboards as much as you want.
Surf lessons
Take free surf classes at the local beaches.
Permaculture Course
Take part in our Permaculture course for free.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Support
Support
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
Verified hosts
Verified Host
This host has been verified by our team before joining the community.
Insurance
Worldpackers Insurance
Did something not go as planned? Contact our team.
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The Experience

We are a small western-style hostel on the sandy shores of Baloho bay on Nias island, combined with a permaculture project. The hostel and permaculture project are still in their early stages, lots of exciting building projects and creative ideas! We are situated just 15 to 20 mins from some of the best surfing waves in the world while still central to waterfalls, lush rain-forest valleys, pristine beaches, and fish-filled, coral-laden coastline

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Additional Fee Required

$5 per day, free scooter, surf boards, dive gear, camping gear, free tours

Requirements

  • Fluent English or Fluent English
  • Over 18 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Stay at least
1 week
Stay up to
2 months

About the host

Hosted by John

Response Rate
This host usually answers to 20% of the messages
Response Time
This host usually writes back in 2 days
2 published videos
This host has 2 published videos showing a little bit about their place

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