Northern Queensland House Sitting Jobs

How great would it be to live in Australia’s Northern Queensland with completely free accommodation?

In this post, I am going to give you some excellent opportunities to live in North Queensland totally rent free. You do this by House Sitting for absent North Queensland homeowners…

Northern Queensland is exciting

Australia’s Northern Queensland is a truly exciting part of Queensland. Boasting the magnificent Great Barrier Reef the Daintree National Park cities like Cairns and Townsville Northern Queensland certainly has plenty to offer the House Sitter looking for a House Sitting job.

Many towns in tropical North Queensland

There are many lovely towns like Cook Town in far North Queensland, or inland; Queensland; outback towns like Winton to name just a couple. House Sitting certainly is a most enjoyable way, to live with rent free accommodation in North Queensland, whilst enjoying the tropical climate. So next we get to the exciting part your House Sitting jobs to choose from…

Far North Queensland

NORMANTON House Sitting Job

Duration: One month one week

House Sit Starts: October 14th, 2017

House Sit Ends: November 14th, 2017

This is a House Sitting job in the very far North Queensland and it’s a long way to get there by road. Just think of the amazing and exciting road-trip you could have? I would personally love this North Queensland House Sitting job myself, but my circumstances with cancer don’t allow me to get away.

Your House Sitting job entails looking after friendly two Bull Mastiff dogs. These two dogs aren’t really fond of children, but they just want to be loved and cared for. The homeowner doesn’t expect much else, apart from caring for his dogs and low maintenance home; easy as!

WEIPA House Sitting Job

Duration: One week four days

House Sit Starts: Dec 23rd, 2017

House Sit Ends: Jan 3rd, 2018


This remote town of the  Weipa House Sitting job is also in the extreme far North Queensland. This is a House Sitting job that will certainly give the Weipa House Sitters/Sitter a taste of life in the very far north of Australia. It will be hot and humid, but you are well looked after with air conditioning to keep you comfortable.

You will be Pet Sitting a 9 year old Staffy dog called Yuki. The Weipa Home owners have kindly allowed the House Sitter the use of a Mazda 3 car for transport. Just think of all the great Barramundi fishing you could get out and do? The Weipa district is known as the Barra capital of Queensland!)? Take Yuki the dog along with you for a drive, but BEWARE OF THE CROCS while you’re fishing!

Northern Cairns

There are many Northern Cairns House Sitting jobs. I will pick out some North Queensland House Sitting opportunities that look really interesting. Here’s the link to see all of the Northern Cairns House Sitting jobs.

This chance to live with rent free accommodation in North Queensland is Farm Sitting job at Butchers Creek.

Butchers Creek Farm Sitting Job

Duration: Two Weeks and two days approx

House Sit Starts: SOON! August 26th, 2017. Approx.

House Sit Ends: Sept 11th, 2017 Approx.

Stunning views along with chances to walk tracks at this Farm Sitting job

This is a truly fabulous chance to experience an incredible Northern Queensland Farm Sitting job at Butchers Creek. The views from this 167 Acre farm are absolutely stunning looking across to the Atherton Tablelands and Mt Bartle Frere. There would be certainly plenty of opportunities to get out and walk some wonderful trails in the area.

You really need to love animals for this Farm Sitting job

If you are considering this very picturesque Farm Sitting job, you must love dogs and animals. The dog is an inside outside dog, the horse is old and friendly, and there’s some gardens to water and care for. This House Sit is set amongst a photographer’s paradise. Nature at it’s best surrounds you. A Farm Sitting job in Northern Queensland that is simply amazing.

Speewah House Sitting Job  

Duration: One month and two weeks

House Sit Starts: Nov 21st, 2017

House Sit Ends: Jan 7th, 2018

Spend Xmas in Northern Queensland House Sitting at this Speewah 5 bedroomed home. It would be a month and two weeks of free accommodation at Xmas time! This House Sitting job is located near Kuranda Northern Queensland. There’s six and a half acres of land, and the Wallabies and Kangaroos roam daily.


The pets you will be pet sitting are two inside cats, two outside dogs, and twenty chickens in a large coop. The homeowners, in return for the free accommodation in this House Sitting job at Speewah, want the following

  • Plants watered
  • Animals fed
  • Grass mowed
  • Animals cared for in the event of a Cyclone

Shop and pub not far by car

There is a local shop/pub only two minutes drive away, or if you want to walk: 40 minutes! There’s room for a caravan, but the owners really would prefer you to live inside to keep the young cats company. The choice is yours, but this would really be a fascinating way to save money on one month and two weeks accommodation at Xmas time!

A Northern Queensland House Sitting experience is great for non-Australians

For any visitor not from Australia, what a great experience: a Northern Queensland House Sitting Job. An experience you will never forget. Take time to have a good look at what there is in this unique part of Australia. Enjoy free accommodation in some of the most amazing parts of Australia.

House Sitting at any one of THESE Northern Queensland House Sitting jobs will give you that time.


Author: Jeff

I'm a Drummer, Writer, and a House Sitter. I love animals. and pets, so House Sitting enables me to go to different places doing what I love: writing and caring for pets and animals. There are so many people out there who need someone to care for their pets whilst they go on holiday. You can get great satisfaction by caring for someone's home and pet. It's a great way to have a vacation anywhere in the world, and not have to pay for accommodation! House Sitting is also great to relax!

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