A 30 minute drive north of Brisbane, Caboolture is strawberry picking country. Known as one of Australia’s largest strawberry picking regions you will find planting and picking work from March – November. There is an airfield so in town, so make sure you go gliding or sky diving, which is always good fun!   Fruit Picking Work in Caboolture February to November – Pineapples March to April – Strawberry planting June to November – Strawberry picking Fruit Picking Jobs in Caboolture Fruit Picking Jobs in Queensland Where’s Caboolture Getting There The story of Queensland driving is the Bruce Highway and Read more


Chinchilla is known as the “Melon Capital” of Australia , with approximately 25% of Australia’s watermelon crop produced here. There’s no beaches in Chinchilla but don’t worry there’s water-skiing, canoeing and many other great activities to get stuck into during your spare time.   Fruit Picking Work in Chinchilla December to April – Watermelons and Rockmelons November – Onions Fruit Picking Jobs in Chinchilla Fruit Picking Jobs in Queensland Where’s Chinchilla Getting There The Warrego Highway will get you in from Brissy in about 3.5hours, while the D’Aguilar Highway will sort you out in 4hours if coming from the Sunny Read more


Originally settled in 1880 when gold and minerals were discovered in the region, Dimbulah is located in Northern Queensland about 100km west of Cairns. The main fruits and vegetables in the region are Paw Paws, Longans, Avocados, Lychees and mMngoes, during summer and autumn their’s work on offer!   Fruit Picking Work in Dimbulah February to March – Longans February to April – Avocados November to January – Lychees, mangoes Fruit Picking Jobs in Dimbulah Fruit Picking Jobs in Queensland Where’s Dimbulhah Getting There Some Highway different Place, the Bruce will get you there. Dimbulah is 1,800km north of Brisbane, Read more


Now your really going inland, Dirranbandi is 600km west of Brisbane and the nearest major town is St George 1.5 hr half drive away. Your not going to get fruit picking work here instead you will find cotton picking and ginning jobs. Dirranbandi is also known for its wool production, fancy a shearing job? Did you know Dirranbandi is said to be an Aboriginal word meaning “swamp abounding in frogs and waterfowl”   Fruit Picking Work in Dirranbandi March to May – Cotton picking & Cotton Ginning Fruit Picking Jobs in Dirranbandi Fruit Picking Jobs in Queensland Where’s Dirranbandi Getting Read more


A modern country town that now supplies approximately 25% of Queensland cotton. Emerald is also a popular cattle growing area but you will also find work picking Grapes, Melons & citrus fruits. Their is an fossilised tree aged at 250 million years old at the Emerald Town hall, make you sure check that out!   Fruit Picking Work in Emerald March to May – Cotton picking & Cotton ginning March to September – Citrus April to December – Melons May to June – Vine pruning October to December – Grapes Fruit Picking Jobs in Emerald Fruit Picking Jobs in Queensland Read more


Located between Brisbane and Tooowoomba, Gatton is a town with plenty of fruit picking and harvest work on offer. You will be able to find work picking beans, peas, potatoes, capsicums, zucchinis, melons along with farm work. There’s heaps to do in your spare time, hot balloon rides over the scenic region or sky diving for the thrill seekers!   Fruit Picking Crops in Gatton March to April – Sweet potatoes & Beans (June) May to September – Snow peas May to October – Celery, Chinese cabbage May to November – Cabbage, cauliflower,lettuce, broccoli,Potatoes, beetroot July to November – Carrots August Read more


It’s all about the Oranges in Gayndah, with many referring to the Region as the ” Orange capital of Queensland”. Being a small rural town it would be smart to have your own car and camping gear and I would even go as far as calling the local recruitment agency before arriving. Also weather can be wet and damp in some parts of the peak season so make sure you have some wet and warm work gear.   Fruit Picking Work in Gayndah March to September – Citrus November to March – Citrus pruning Fruit Picking Jobs in Gayndah Fruit Read more

Gin Gin

A convenient rest stop along the Bruce Highway Gin Gin is a 45 minute drive from Bundaberg. There’s heaps of harvest work on offer with a couple very big citrus orchads.   Fruit Picking Work in Gin Gin January to April – Mangoes January to March – Longans, dragon fruit February to September – Avocados March to April – Vegetables March – May – Citrus October to December – Vegetables December to May – Citrus Fruit Picking Jobs in Gin Gin Fruit Picking Jobs in Queensland Where’s Gin Gin Getting There You guessed it, The Bruce Highway! Gin Gin is Read more


Giru is a rural town about 50km south of Townsville. Known for its huge sugar cane harvest, you’ll be sure to find work, whether it be sugar cane picking  in winter/spring or  picking mangoes  in summer.   Fruit Picking Work in Giru May to November  – Capsicums, Zucchinis June to December – Sugar cane November to December – Mangoes Fruit Picking Jobs in Giru Fruit Picking Jobs in Queensland Where’s Giru Getting There The story of the east coast continues, get on the Bruce Highway and head north. Giru is 54km south of Townsvilee and  350km north of Mackay.  Bus Read more


Meaning the resting place of the birds, Goondiwindi is a Cotton picking region 5 hours drive south west of Brisbane, right on the Border of New South Wales and Queensland. Goondiwindi is situated in high country approximately 215m above sea level and 365km from Brisbane.   Fruit Picking Work in Goondiwindi March to May – Cotton Picking and Cotton Ginning work Fruit Picking Jobs in Gonndiwindi Fruit Picking Jobs in Queensland Where’s Goondidwindi Getting There Take the Cunnigham Highway from Brisbane, its about 400km south west, about a 5hr drive. Accommodation There’s a few accommodation spots including, a hostel, caravan Read more