Stones Fruits are Peaches, Nectarines, Plums, Apricots, and Cherries are commonly harvested in various locations across Australia. Work is mainly completed from October through to April across the locations listed below. This is a great way to work and get your second year visa.
Stone Fruit Picking Tips
Each stone fruit will have a different picking technique but will generally involve climbing ladders and be repetitive and tiring.
Stone Fruit Picking Locations
Berri, Cadell, Devonport, Perth Hills, Cobram, Huonville
Loxton, Swan Hill, Leeton, Echuca, Swan Valley, Renmark
Shepparton Hillston Paringa Richmond, Manjimup
Bowen Nyah Young Sydney Basin, Murgon, Tooleybuc
Barmera, Donnybrook, Stanthorpe, Waikerie, Forbes, Gingin
Things you’ll need when Stone Fruit picking
Work will be typically be in hot conditions so remember to stay cool and hydrated unless you’re working in a Greenhouse.
- Non slip sturdy footwear.
- Long Pants or Shorts
- Long-sleeved shirt
- Broad Brimmed Hat
Did you know?
Peaches, a stone fruit were once known as Persian apples.
Pay Information for Stone Fruit picking
Pay rates will differ from employer to employer, payment can be on an hourly, weekly or fortnightly basis. It is not uncommon for employers to also have a per piece pay agreement, pay will depend on how productive you are.