Fruit Picking Jobs in the Finals – Adventure & Travel Awards


After 8 weeks of voting to rank the best in the industry With over 36,000 votes from 11,000 voters – it’s time to reveal the Finalists for the Adventure Travel Awards 2014! The winners will be announced at the gala dinner, MC’d by Kerry O’Keeffe on the 7th November at Rydges World Square, Sydney. We are nominated for Best Recruitment Service Fruit Picking Jobs made it to the finals in the category for Best Recruitment Service along side with 3 others companies: Workerswanted, Job Shop Perth, Job Search Australia. Thank you! We would like to personally thank all our users Read more

Don’t Get Scammed!


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Almost every week here at we recive emails from working holiday makers that have been scammed by someone pretending to be a employer via sites like Gumtree. These emails have arrived in our inbox on a regular basis since we started Fruit Picking Jobs back in 2011. In fact, this is an email we received 19 minutes ago by a couple from sweden:   Hi Fruit Picking Jobs,   A few days ago we found out that we had gotten a job we had searched through “Gumtree” in Toowoomba (QLD). A job with 6 day work 10 hours a Read more

Australian Working Holiday Visa Application Fees to Increase from 1st of September 2013


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The Australian Government has just announced that Australian visa application fees will increase on the 1st of September, 2013. Usually the new fees are increased by 5% to 10%. But this year the Australian Government has decided to increase all Australian visa application across the board by 15%. The increases are set to raise $542 million for the Australian Government over the next 4 years.   So if you are planning your trip to Australia, our tip to you is to apply for you Australia Working Holiday Visa before the 1st of september. This way you will save $55 and Read more

Stanthorpe Gillian’s next stop


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From Warwick, my boyfriend and I headed to Stanthorpe, a slighty larger town in the picturesque “Granite Belt.” Stanthorpe has an abundance of fruit picking work. It is mostly famous for its apples and vineyards but there are plenty of vegetables and stonefruit grown here too. It is also the coolest town in Queensland – its high altitude means it can get pretty cold in winter and the town has even seen snow in the past. We met up with some friends who were staying in a caravan park on the edge of town. They were paying $130 each per Read more

Gillians First Taste of Harvest Work



For our first taste of harvest work, my boyfriend and I got in touch with Ready Workforce, a harvest recruitment agency based in Stanthorpe to help us find a harvest job. They quickly set us up with work on a lettuce farm just outside of Warwick, a small town about 2 hours drive south west of Brisbane, famous for its annual Rodeo. We weren’t looking forward to the early starts (4.30am!) but as we would be working split shifts (4.30-10.30am and 3.30-6.30pm) we figured we would have plenty of time in the middle of the day to enjoy ourselves in Read more

Adelaide Hills


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Home to stunning views, there’s at least 50 wineries in this large region and only 30 minutes from the Adelaide CBD! With ample opportunity for fruit picking year round, this is the perfect area to work whilst being close to all the action in Adelaide. The Adelaide Hills is centered around the town of Mount Barker and also includes Mount Lofty, Norton Summit, the Torrens Valley, the Onkaparinga Valley and Hahndorf.   Fruit Picking Work in Adelaide Hills February to April – Grape picking February to May – Apples, pears June to September – Vine pruning September to December – Read more



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Situated in the famous wine making region of the Barossa Valley, the small town of Angaston is home to some of Australia’s greatest wineries, including Yalumba. Taking its name from George Angas, the town is know for its a German and English heritage. With beautiful parks and a creeks, you can soak up the relaxing vibe.   Fruit Picking Work in Angaston February to April – Grape picking June to September – Vine pruning September to December – Vine training Fruit Picking Jobs in Angaston Fruit Picking Jobs in South Australia Where’s Angaston Getting There Located 77km North East of Read more



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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 Work in Barmera January to April – Apples, pears, Grape picking June to August – Vine pruning May to February – Citrus October to March – Stonefruit October to December – Cherries Fruit Picking Jobs in Barmera Fruit Read more



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An area well known for its fruit orchards and vineyards, Berri gave its name to Australia’s famous juice and fruit company, Berri, which still operates out of the town. The name Berri comes from the Aboriginal phrase ‘beri beri’ which translates to ‘bend in the river’. Home to Australia’s largest winery, Berri Estates, there are heaps of fruit picking jobs in the town, as well as a whole lot of water based activities available on the river in this warm town.   Fruit Picking Work in Berri January to April – Apples, pears, Grape picking May to February – Citrus Read more