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Located approximately 30 kms west of Hobart, New Norfolk is located along the magnificent Derwent River. The area itself is full of magnificent scenery, historic buildings in the midst of the peaceful and relaxing surroundings. Make sure you check out the beautiful mountain and valley views while you soak up the fresh air.

 

Population: Approx 9,500

Fruit Picking Work in New Norfolk

March to April – Hops, grapes
June to July – Vine pruning
September to October – Hops stringing
December to February – Cherries

Fruit Picking Jobs in New Norfolk

Fruit Picking Jobs in Tasmania

Where’s New Norfolk

Getting There

Buses run from Hobart daily to New Norfolk, otherwise it’s a short 30 minute drive from Hobart along the Lyell Highway.

Accommodation

Some farms will provide dorm style bedding or will accommodate harvest workers with camper vans or camping equipment. There’s also caravan parks and guesthouses in town along with the local motel and hotels.

Not Fruit Picking – What to do?

  • Check out the Oldest Church in Tasmania ( St Matthews)
  • Norske Skogg Mill

Extending Your Australian Working Holiday Visa

Many harvest jobs will meet the Second Australian Working Holiday Visa eligibility and count towards the 88 days of specified work. Some regional locations and jobs are ineligible which could lead to the Department of Immigration rejecting your application. So remember to confirm whether or not your fruit picking or harvest job will count towards the Second Australian WHV.

 

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