You’re at the crossroads of the north  in adventure country. Ideally positioned Katherine is only a couples hours from Kakadu, Litchfield and Gregory National Parks. Harvest work wise you’ll find work citrus picking, melon picking and mango picking.   Fruit Picking Work in Katherine January to April – Citrus May to November – Melons October to December – Mango Fruit Picking Jobs in Katherine Fruit Picking Jobs in Northern Territory Where’s Katherine Getting There Darwin is a 4 hour drive north and alice springs is a 14 hour drive south. Daily bus services operate to Katherine, ( from north and Read more

Ti Tree

Ti Tree is located in central Australia, NT, a whopping 1,300km south of Darwin and 1,700km north of Adelaide. You’ll find work picking grapes, vine thinning and vine planting along with vegetable picking.   Fruit Picking Work in Ti Tree May to June – Vine pruning September to October – Vine shoot thinning, vine planting November to December – Grape Picking, Vegetable Picking Fruit Picking Jobs in Ti Tree Fruit Picking Jobs in Northern Territory Where’s Ti Tree Getting There It’s a 2hr drive north from Alice Springs to Ti Tree,you’re in the heart of Australia now. Bus services operate Read more


Darwin is a major city, a hub for backpackers during dry season. Know for its beaches, nightlife and sunshine Darwin get’s very busy from May to October. Things slow down tourism wise from November – April as it’s wet season, but workwise there will still jobs out there.   Fruit Picking Work in Katherine January to December – Bananas, cutting flowers May to October – Vegetables June to October – Melons September to April – Citrus September – November – Mangoes November to February – Rambutans Fruit Picking Jobs in Darwin Fruit Picking Jobs in Northern Territory Where’s Darwin Getting Read more

Yarra Valley

The Yarra Valley covers a pretty large area, from Croydon to Healesville, with the Coldstream Brewery in between! Make sure you stop by there for a fresh beer off tap. There’s also 80+ wineries in the region, we guarantee you will end up on a wine tour. Fruit Picking wise you will obviously find work, pruning and thinning vines and grape picking but there’s also opportunities grape, strawberry, lemon, cherry and berry picking. Feature image courtesy of Mike Emmett – Redfish Bluefish Photographic     Fruit Picking Work in Yarra Valley February to March – Pears, Grapes(April),Apples(May) May to August – Read more

Swan Hill

Swan Hill, referred to as the heart of the Murray is a thriving modern city with plenty on offer. Work wise you’ll find yourself picking grapes, citrus fruits, vegetables or pruning vines. Check out the Pioneer Settlement in town which is great for getting a feel of what Swan Hill was like back in the day.   Fruit Picking Work in Swan Hill January to May – Grapes May to January – Citrus May to February – Vegetables May to September – Vine pruning December to February – Stonefruit Fruit Picking Jobs in Swan Hill Fruit Picking Jobs in Victoria Read more


Waikerie meaning “many wings” is a great place to fruit pick, with work on offer all year round. You will find jobs grape picking, citrus picking, vine pruning at one of the many orchards in the region. Make sure you go gliding as well, it’s world renowned site.   Fruit Picking Work in Waikerie January to April – Grapes May to February – Citrus May to August – Vine pruning October to March – Stonefruit Fruit Picking Jobs in Waikerie Fruit Picking Jobs in South Australia Where’s Waikerie Getting There It’s about a 2hour drive from Adelaide along the Sturt Read more


You’re inland now, 450km west of Sydney situated in the Macquarie Valley region which is known for its delicious produce and beautiful flower farms. You will find work cotton picking or in the many citrus orchards.   Fruit Picking Work in Narromine May to March – Citrus April to May – Cotton picking, cotton ginning December to February – Citrus thinning Fruit Picking Jobs in the Narromine Fruit Picking Jobs in New South Wales Where’s Narromine Getting There From Sydney the drive is about 5hrs along the Castlereagh or Mitchell Highway. Transport wise you can get a train or bus Read more


Orange is a vibrant rural city, known for it’s great food and winealong with strong apple, grape and cherry industries.


“Try your luck in Tooleybuc”, you’ll find yourself right on the border, with neighbouring town Piangil located in Victoria. Fruit picking work is available with grape, citrus, stone fruit and vegetable crops in season at various stages throughout the year. There’s also opportunities available vine trimming and prunning.   Fruit Picking Work in Tooleybuc January to May – Grapes May to January – Citrus May to February – Vegetables May to September – Vine pruning December to February – Stonefruit Fruit Picking Jobs in the Tooleybuc Fruit Picking Jobs in New South Wales Where’s Tooleybuc Getting There The closest major Read more


Trangie is a small rural town known for it’s large cotton production.