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We just finished our month long stay at the Barossa to earn some money.
Regarding work this place is fantastic they have 2 contracts with local factories and so there is always work if you don't mind being in a factory. If you can try...More
2 Thank Rosie B
Response from Derek H, Owner at Barossa BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago
Dear Rosie, you wrote...
"If you have your own car it's assumed that you will drive and take others to work I know some people got annoyed at this as it's 100 km a day added to wear and tear."
Rosie, you have contradicted yourself...More
This is a working hostel. So for any backpackers looking for their 2nd year visa, this is as good as I have seen. I however used it as a base for seeing the Baroosa because it is the cheapest option. And it served its purpose....More
Disappointing stay as the hostel was in such a filthy state. It had not been cleaned properly for ages. Everywhere you looked, you saw dirt.
The kitchen was the biggest mess. You could not cook in there even if you wanted to. It was so...More
12 Thank LumiQ
Response from Derek H, Manager at Barossa BackpackersResponded 18 February 2015
Thank you for your feed back.
Barossa Backpackers employees 2 full time cleaners who clean everyday in the morning.
This include cleaning the Kitchen and Rooms Daily.
The photo you took was from before the cleaners had arrived on a Sunday Morning after...More
Thank you Barossa Backpackers. You saved me big time I had 3 months to get my 88 day visa and I got it today no problems!
I found the hostel with a Gum Tree ad which looked fine compared to other hostels I researched and...More
I stayed here for 3 months Jan- April working in a potato factory which the hostel organised for me and it was an amazing experience! I never planned on staying in the Barossa for that long and I made some of the best friends on...More