Lend a hand and live in paradise!

Most of the stuff at Wild Lubanzi Backpackers is hand-built: Rooms, walls, beds, tables, shelves, floors, decorations, you name it, we've done it. We are always building something somewhere, painting, upgrading, forever changing. There's always tons of things to do, from sewing cushings to digging new garden beds to repairing fences to cooking dinner for our guests - every contribution is valuable.

We offer volunteering opportunities for those of you who arrive here and fall in love with the place. Wild Lubanzi is a small backpackers and we have few staff, so we all need to get on with each other. For this reason we don't take volunteers that we haven't met beforehand. So come and introduce yourself and if this kind of life agrees with you, stay as long as you like!

For a stay of 5 to 14 days we can offer half price accommodation for volunteers - you would be working in the garden half-days or helping with construction work. For longer stays, please contact us for details and specific arrangements.

Keenan the chicken wispererAda is hand-painting a wallMarius is preparing the ceiling boards for the new roof

Dilly the dog momRaoul is catching the moonKarina is cutting the tin roof with a grinder

Caity is washing cement off the rocksJulia is helping to build a wooden roof frameJamie our December host

Kim is decorating the place for Christmas dinnerLwazi the party animatorAnthony is taking off the old roof

Chrissy is picking bell peppers in the gardenRay is washing the puppiesKail is building a cement and stone wall

Kelly is re-doing the decorative gardenSuli is covered in dust after sanding planks with the grinderMischa the lawyer

Peter is helping to build a roofLee the artistChanel and Lisa did cooking and other stuff

Emilie is stuffing new pillows for the couchDan the kitchen bitchRuth the clever little monkey

Siphe the fish braai masterRiff the hard workerShaheen & Shouniez the lovely performers

Lisa with her lovely presenceJaryd the entertainerMarielle the quiet one

Mikayla the cleaning whizzLe Roux the man for everythingSina & Chantelle being total hippies

Bjoern fixing some window framesDani cooking dinner for lots of guestsSarah painting the Eagle Dorm

Frankie Mrs. SmithRoxy rocking the staff roomCarolina

Job & HannaDuhita is collecting chicken eggs under the deckMarit likes to hang out with the local kids

Joanne is weeding in the gardenDirk is mixing cement for foundationsAda is rocking the jackhammer

Chelsea is digging up a rock wall

Thank you to all you wonderful people who put your love and care and skills into this place, to help us making it magical and special!

For more information contact us at wild@lubanzi.co.za

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