Situated in the Tropical North East Queensland Tablelands region, Atherton is  know for its lakes, waterfalls, tropical rainforest’s and easy pace . It was the  first town to be settled in the tablelands and now even has a McDonald’s! Crops in the region include, maize, avocados, citrus, peanuts & potatoes so there should be plenty of work going if your rock up at the right time of year!   Fruit Picking Work in Atherton January to December – Banana picking February to June – Avocados March to July – Custard apple picking September to December – Potatoes Fruit Picking Jobs in Atherton Fruit Picking Jobs in Queensland Where’s Read more


Located approximately 85km south of Townsville, Ayr is main town in the Burdekin Shire.  This is sugar cane country with over 80,000 hectares of  land producting over a million tonnes of sugar annually.  Ayr is also responsible for about 1/3 of Australia’s melons and is a big contributor of other fruits and vegetables . Nearby Alva Beach offers kilometers of beautiful beach, lovely coastline, where you can go for a swim, fish or diving and explore the wreck of the SS Yongala! Did you know Ayr has over 300 sunny days a year ! Fruit Picking Crops in Ayr May to June – Melons Read more


Referred to as the “Heart of the Scenic Rim”, Boonah is located 90km from Brisbane and 100km the Gold Coast. One of the most attractive areas in South East Queensland you will find yourself amongst rugged mountains, beautiful lakes and 7 picturesque national parks. Bonnah is know for providing employment in harvesting, packaging and processing produce along with fruit picking the wide array of fruits and vegetables. Much of this produce will make it to the Brisbane markets for sale.   Fruit Picking Work in Boonah March to April – Sweet potatoes March to June – Beans May to September – Snow peas Read more


Located in the northern region of the Whitsundays, Bowen is picturesque seaside town full of beautiful beaches, bays and reefs. With an average  8 hours of sunshine daily there will be plenty of time to visit the 8 award winning beaches, get a tan, go snorkeling or sink a couple fine brews in the sun. Bowen’s great weather makes it a fruit picking hub for Melons, Mangoes, tomatoes and many other vegetables. Check out our article on Bowen, great stuff!   Fruit Picking Work in Bowen November to January – Mangoes May to June – Melons September to November – Melons May to November – Sweet corn, tomatoes Fruit Picking Jobs in Read more


Cunnamulla, where the handshake’s stronger and the smile lasts longer! Cunnamulla is an outback town situated at the crossroads of the Matilda Highway and the Adventure Way in Southern Queensland. It is the largest of 4 towns in the Paroo Shire.   Fruit Picking Work in Cunnamulla December to January – Grape work May to July – Vine pruning work September to October – Vine shoot thinning, vine bunch trimming Fruit Picking Jobs in Cunnamulla Fruit Picking Jobs in Queensland Where’s Cunnamulla Getting There You can drive to Cunnamulla or get a bus from Brisbane that runs 2-3 times a week. Read more


Located on the banks of the fertile Namoi River Valley and situated almost equal distance between Sydney and Brisbane, this small town is in the centre of one of the major cotton growing areas of NSW. Narrabri has been named “Australia’s sportiest town’ due to its large number of parks, ovals and sporting facilities in the area.