Ranchstay

See first-hand the life and times of local farming families in the vast wide open of big-sky country.

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  • EXPERIENCE

    EXPERIENCE

    Release your inner cowboy or cowgirl and experience real life on a farm. If you are sociable, flexible, fit, ready for new challenges and not afraid of getting dirty, then a home on the range is waiting for you.
  • LIVE

    LIVE

    Live like a local on a family farm in our amazing farming communities. Experience cowboy country like no other place on earth; live the genuine farm life with horses, tractors and the great wide open.
  • LEARN

    LEARN

    Learn about the life on a farm. Become independent; improve your language, farming and horse-riding skills and gain valuable life experience in an authentic, culturally rich rural community.

Saddle up and get ready for the experience of a lifetime! Ranchstay takes you away from the bright lights of the city to rural farming communities where you will experience the authentic farming lifestyle. With accommodation and meals included you get a once in a lifetime chance to get involved with the farming way of life, from riding horses and driving tractors to feeding calves and growing produce, a real insight to rural culture awaits.

  • Canada
  • New Zealand
  • Australia

Every dreamt of riding a horse through the Rocky mountains? How about herding a cattle of Bison across the prairies? INTERNeX offers some of the most authentic Ranchstay programs in Canada. Immerse yourself in the life style of a real Canadian farmer and experience one of the most authentic cowboy experiences in the whole of North America.
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Day dreaming of riding through the mountains on a horse? Wind blowing through your hair, the snowy peaks looming in the horizon and the rolling green plains in front of you? A ranchstay in New Zealand sounds like the perfect fit. Take a placement with us to experience the real cow boy-girl lifestyle. Agriculture makes up the biggest industry in New Zealand, with over 2.1 million hectares of dairyland alone. Experience work on a real working farm, drive tractors, ride horses, assist in working farm life and grow your own crops.
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Ever wanted to drive a tractor or heard cattle in the outback? The Australian ranchstay program is for you. Must your inner jackeroo on a ranch where you can learn all of the ins and outs of farming and outdoor Australian life. All you need is a positive attitude and a willingness to work. Learn the essentials of working in the outback including harvesting crops, looking after horses, getting stuck in with the farm owners and learning the essential maintenance of running a farm, this incredible experience is waiting for you.
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