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Giru is a rural town about 50km south of Townsville. Known for its huge sugar cane harvest, you’ll be sure to find work, whether it be sugar cane picking  in winter/spring or  picking mangoes  in summer.   Fruit Picking Work in Giru May to November  – Capsicums, Zucchinis June to December – Sugar cane November to December – Mangoes Fruit Picking Jobs in Giru Fruit Picking Jobs in Queensland Where’s Giru Getting There The story of the east coast continues, get on the Bruce Highway and head north. Giru is 54km south of Townsvilee and  350km north of Mackay.  Bus Read more



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Just under an hours drive from Brisbane there’s work all year round in Laidley. You’re most likely going to get a job between March and November , but many of the farmers know each other, so you may secure work after the current harvest is exhausted. Its a very scenic region and within close proximity to two major cities. Overall Laidley is a good destination for harvest work.   Fruit Picking Work in Laidley March to April – Sweet Potatoes March to June – Beans May to September – Snow peas May to October – Celery, Chinese cabbage May to Read more



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Bairnsdale is located on the river flats of the Mitchell River, near where the river flows into Lake King and is the regional and commercial centre of East Gippsland. Harvest work wise most of the opportunities exist from August through to may where you’ll expect to find work picking cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, lettuce, potatoes, carrots, chillis, capsicums and many others. Fruit Picking Work in Bairnsdale January to December – Cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, lettuce, potatoes, carrots February to June – Chillis, capsicums, egg plant, tomatoes August to January – Asparagus November to May – Celery, snow peas December to May – Read more



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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 Work in Carnavon January to March – Mangoes January to April – Watermelons, rockmelons January to December – Bananas May to July – Vine pruning May to November – Egg plant, cucumbers,zucchinis May to December – Tomatoes, capsicums August to December Read more


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Surrounded by picturesque national parks Stanthorpe is home to some of Queensland best wineries. At an altitude of 1000m metres it can get pretty cold so pack for all weather conditions. There’s heaps of fruit picking work available, check below.   Fruit Picking Work in Stanthorpe January to April – Grapes January to May – Capsicums, tomatoes, Apples, pears May to August – Vine pruning, stonefruit pruning June to September – Apples, pear thinning September to November – Stonefruit thinning October to May – Vegetables November to January – Apples, pear thinning & Stonefruit( March) Fruit Picking Jobs in Stanthorpe Read more



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When you hear Bundaberg what springs to mind is probably Rum, but Bundaberg is one of Australia’s leading harvest work regions. Located about 375km north of Brisbane, Bundy produces the most tomatoes Australia wide and accounts for approximately one-fifth of all national sugar production. This supports the production of Ginger Beer and Rum, where harvested canes are easily transported to these codependent industries . Don’t worry it ain’t just sugar and tomatoes! Their is loads of  fruit picking and vegetable picking work with cucumber, mango, capsicum, beans, paw paw, corn, avocado, citrus, potatoes and many others ready for the picking.  With farm work also available Bundaberg has opportunities Read more



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Located approximately 85km south of Townsville, Ayr is main town in the Burdekin Shire.  This is sugar cane country with over 80,000 hectares of  land producting over a million tonnes of sugar annually.  Ayr is also responsible for about 1/3 of Australia’s melons and is a big contributor of other fruits and vegetables . Nearby Alva Beach offers kilometers of beautiful beach, lovely coastline, where you can go for a swim, fish or diving and explore the wreck of the SS Yongala! Did you know Ayr has over 300 sunny days a year ! Fruit Picking Crops in Ayr May to June – Melons Read more


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Referred to as the “Heart of the Scenic Rim”, Boonah is located 90km from Brisbane and 100km the Gold Coast. One of the most attractive areas in South East Queensland you will find yourself amongst rugged mountains, beautiful lakes and 7 picturesque national parks. Bonnah is know for providing employment in harvesting, packaging and processing produce along with fruit picking the wide array of fruits and vegetables. Much of this produce will make it to the Brisbane markets for sale.   Fruit Picking Work in Boonah March to April – Sweet potatoes March to June – Beans May to September – Snow peas Read more