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Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Equipment, Transportation, Drinks
Hosted in
English
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Equipment, Transportation, Drinks
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

We'll meet your footy playing companion 'Suki-Sam the dog', learn some basic dog-obedience skills and get Sam to perform some of her tricks from shaking hands to Hi-5's. We'll then do a walking tour of the beautiful Samford Village, filled with an abundance of trendy cafes, craft & gift shops. We'll pop in for a refreshment at one of the many pet friendly cafes. Now for the biggest treat, we'll start the Samford Heritage trail and stroll past the parklands, down Station Street past the famous Samford Museum past beautiful babbling brooks, to the local dog park - where you will learn how to kick an 'Aussie Football' (or Soccer Ball - a bit easier, or toss a Frisbee) Suki-Sam is the best playing partner, she will catch - fetch - and tap the ball back to you - to test your reflexes. If you haven't got the skills I'll teach you how to kick, hand-ball and bounce an 'Aussie Football'. After all this fun, we will re-visit the Village for a refreshment.

Responsible interactions

All hosts must follow guidelines created with World Animal Protection.

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Your host

Jenny

Jenny

I have a passion for all animals, sports and nature. I work in the music production industry and previously in hospitality, welcoming guests locally and internationally. During my spare time, I enjoy riding and training my horse and organising training clinics for our local club. Mostly, I enjoy playing ball games with my beautiful dog 'Suki-Sam' a very friendly and fun Australian Border Collie. Back in the day I played Gaelic Football and represented Western Australia I now enjoy sharing these skills with my dog, with all shaped balls. I've also been a volunteer 'Visitor Tourist Information Officer' for the Moreton Bay Shire, based in Samford Valley, along with being a local for over a dozen years - I know the area and beautiful trails rather well.

What's included

Drinks
Bottled water on arrival Complimentary coffee/tea at selected Cafe
Transportation
Collection available at local Ferny Grove Train Station (Return car-ride transfer to station at an extra fee)
Equipment
Aussie Football, Soccer Ball and Frisbee & Australian Border Collie

Where you'll be

Samford Village known as one of the best day trips from Brisbane, close to the city, but feels a world away with its rolling hills and country charm. With buzzing cafes & gift shops to the art & craft gallery at John Scott Park, where you'll learn some tricks with Suki-Sam after a coffee. Walk part of the Samford Valley Heritage Trail & Samford Conservation Park walk to the dog park - to play with Suki-Sam, having a go at kicking an Aussie footy

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

More tips

Bring a rain-proof jacket or umbrella in case of showers.
Jenny
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