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Located 50km from Devonport, Burnie is a vibrant industrial town, home to to Australia’s fifth largest container port. The locals say the best milk in the world for cheese making is produced here, not to mention a cracking drop of whiskey. Surrounded by beautiful beaches, parks, hills and fresh air Burnie is a great place to do fruit picking and harvest work.

 

Population: Approx 19,800

Fruit Picking Work in Burnie

January to December – Vegetables
February to April – Apples
December to February – Cherries

Fruit Picking Jobs in Burnie

Fruit Picking Jobs in Tasmania

Where’s Burnie


Getting There

Burnie is a 30 minute drive west along the coast from Devonport. There’s a direct air service from Melbourne to Burnie as well as regular buses running from Launceston, Hobart and Devonport.

Accommodation
Some farms will provide basic dorm style accommodation for harvesters or will accommodate harvest workers with camper vans or camping equipment. In Burnie you will find a backpackers hostel, caravan park, hotel and motel.

Not Fruit Picking – What to do?

  • Check out the Burnie Pioneer Village Museum
  • Hit the beach for a swim
  • Tasmanian Cheese making centre

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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