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 – Grapes
Carnarvon is a solid 9 hours drive north of Perth. If you’re not driving the town is serviced daily from the north and south. Otherwise air services operate from Perth.
Not Fruit Picking – What to do?
- Check out Shark Bay, The Ningaloo Reef and The Kennedy Ranges
- The One Mile Jetty
- Quoba Station and Lake Mcloed
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.
Get in Contact with the local visitor centre