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Byron Bay is an extremely popular tourist destinations for travelers and backpackers a like. You’ll find beautiful beaches, scenic look outs amongst the laid back and friendly vibe that comes with being in Byron. With surfing lessons, great nightlife, beaches, Nimbin all at your fingertips, Byron is certainly a great place to obtain fruit picking and seasonal employment.
 

Population: Approx 5,000, however the shire is home to 28,000.

Fruit Picking Work in Byron Bay

February to March – Lychees
April to September – Macadamia nuts, avocados
June to September – Custard apples
September to December – Stonefruit
October to December – Coffee
October to January – Blueberries

Fruit Picking Jobs in Byron Bay

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Where’s Byron Bay

Getting There

If driving Byron is located just off the Pacific Hwy about 800kms north of Sydney and 175kms south of Brisbane.

If flying, take the cheapest plane to Ballina (30 mins away) or Coolangatta (1 hour away) and catch one of the frequent buses available from the airport.

Most major bus companies have a service that runs through Byron from all major East coast cities, while there are also daily train/coach combos from Brisbane and Sydney.

 

Accommodation

As a popular backpacker destination, Byron has all types of budget accommodation options available including: a massive number of Backpacker hostels, camping sites, rainforest retreats, hotels, motels, etc.

Not Fruit Picking – What to do?

    • Grab a surfboard and check out one of the dozens of world famous stunning beaches along the coast.
    • Take a short trip to nearby Nimbin, Australia’s equivalent of Amsterdam where you can score a massive bag of special brownies.
    • Check out the beautiful lighthouse at the Cape Byron State Conservation Park, the most Easterly point in Australia.

    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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3 Responses to “Byron Bay”

  1. Byron bay accomodation

    Yes, I am agree with you and I would recommend staying at the Byron Bay Resort in Byron Bay because of its good location and good service. Our room was serviced and cleaned daily which was really pleasant.

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  2. Chic-Yu Chang

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