Cobram is located on the Murray River, which is right on the border of Victoria and New South Wales. Surrounding Cobram are a number of orchards, dairy farms and wineries where you’ll be able to obtain employment.
Fruit Picking Work in Cobram
- January to March – Grapes
- January to April – Tomatoes
- January to May – Stonefruit, apples, pears
- June to September – Vine pruning
Cobram is a 2.5 hours drive along the national highway from Melbourne
Some farms will provide dorm style bedding or will accommodate harvest workers with camper vans or camping equipment otherwise there’s an array of options in town.
Not Fruit Picking – What to do?
- Check out the local wineries
- Visit the old Cobram Train Station
- See the rose gardens at Mivo Park
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 recruitment centre