Perth Hills

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The Perth Hills region is a 45minute-1hour drive from the Perth Central Business District. The region covers Kalamundra, Mundaring, Carmel and Pickering Brook so there will be no shortage of activities to do in your spare time. Harvest work wise you’ll have exposure to positions picking apples and stone fruits.   Fruit Picking Jobs in Perth Hills Fruit Picking Jobs in Western Australia Where’s Perth Hills Getting There It’s a 45 minute from Perth, public transport will only get you so far, so it will be better having your own car. Accommodation In a nutshell, if you secure accommodation it Read more

Scammers Picking Backpackers

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Ever been confused about a fruit picking or harvest job advertisement, well you’re not alone. Over the past years there’s been many reports of fake / scam job positions on sites such as Gumtree and www.rossovineyards.com.au is the latest one to surface. It’s reported that Consumer Protection is investigating the “ rosso vineyard” which was set up using an ABN from a legitimate business registered in Perth’s south eastern suburbs. Two Working Holiday Makers claim to have been scammed, depositing $200 each into a Victorian Bank account after responding to a gumtree advertisement. There could be many more that have Read more

Barmera

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Located on the shores of the picturesque Lake Bonney, Barmera relies on its agriculture and viticulture industries to keep the town going. Boasting a Mediterranean climate, the Lake and nearby Murray river are popular for all sorts of water activities year round. The lake is also famous for its sunsets at dusk, capturing the sun ‘melting’ into the water.   Fruit Picking Jobs in Barmera Fruit Picking Jobs in South Australia Where’s Barmera Getting There Located 220 km North East of Adelaide, if driving just follow the Sturt Highway A20 to Riverland and then follow the signs to Barmera. There Read more

Kununurra

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Despite beinga fairly young town, Kununurra sits on an ancient landscape where early Aboriginal tribes roamed. Initiated to service the Ord River Irrigation scheme, Kununurra is located approximately 40km from the Northern Territory border. Therefore the climate is similar to that of Darwin, with the dry season coming during winter. Fruit Picking Jobs in Kununurra Fruit Picking Jobs in Western Australia Where’s Kununurra Getting There You’re practically in Northern Territory with Kununurra being a short drive to the border and 10 hours to Darwin ( 800km). Perth is approximately 3,200 km away which is a solid road trip in anyone’s Read more

Manjimup

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Just 300 km from Perth, Manjimup is home to abundant fresh water, rich soils, undulating scenery, tall forests and tranquil surroundings. Manjimup’s fertile land is used for dairying and farms of beef, sheep and vegetables not to mention pear and apple orchards. Don’t forget to attend the annual cherry festival in December.   Fruit Picking Jobs in Kununurra Fruit Picking Jobs in Western Australia Where’s Manjimup Getting There Manjimup is 300km south of Perth, a cruisy 3 and a half hour drive, half along the coast and half inland. Bus services also operate daily which is handy if you don’t Read more

Albany

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Nestled between three large hills, Mount Clarence, Mount Melville and Mount Adelaide, Albany located in the states south west corner approximately 400km from Perth. Soak up the breath taking views and you enjoy the stunning backdrops and amazing scenery.   Fruit Picking Jobs in Kununurra Fruit Picking Jobs in Northern Territory Where’s Albany Getting There Albany is a 5 hours drive south east from Perth along the Albany Highway. Daily buses and flights also service the area from Perth if you’re without a car. Accommodation You’ll find all sorts of accommodation in Albany including backpackers hostels, caravan parks, guesthouses and Read more

Carnarvon

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The largest town in the Gascoyne region, Carnarvon is located between Exmouth and Monkey Mia, approximately 900km north of Perth. Famous for it’s Banana plantations you’ll also find working picking mangoes,watermelons, rockmelons, eggplant and zucchinis to name a few. Makes sure you check out the Ningaloo Reef and the beautiful wildflowers when your off the clock.   Fruit Picking Jobs in Carnarvon Fruit Picking Jobs in Western Australia Where’s Carnarvon Getting There Carnarvon is a solid 9 hours drive north of Perth. If you’re not driving the town is serviced daily from the north and south. Otherwise air services operate Read more

Denmark

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Surrounded by hills and karri forests, Denmark is approximately 400 kilometers south of Perth. The climate lends itself to grape growing so expect to seek work at vineyards and wineries. There will also be opportunites to pick blueberries from December through to March.   Fruit Picking Jobs in Denmark Fruit Picking Jobs in Western Australia Where’s Denmark Getting There Denmark is 420km south of Perth, it’s a 5 hour drive mostly along the Albany Highway. Regular air services operate to Albany, which is 50km west of Denmark. Otherwise daily coach services operate. Accommodation In town you’ll find a backpackers hostel,B&B’s, Read more

Donnybrook

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From humble beginnings as a small goldfield, Donnybrook is known as the Apple capital of the south west located approximately 200km from Perth and 35km from Bunbury. The town is surrounded by stunning forests, winding rivers, rolling hills, picturesque vineyards and beautiful orchards.   Fruit Picking Jobs in Donnybrook Fruit Picking Jobs in Western Australia Where’s Donnybrook Getting There Donnybrook is a short 2 hour drive south of Perth, bus services also operate daily from Perth. Accommodation There’s a backpackers hostel in town and a caravan park. If you can’t find accommodate on site where you work there’s also motels, Read more