An agricultural town in Western Australia, Gingin is approximately 90km north of Perth. The main agriculture in the area includes wheat,sheep, cattle with citrus growing and grape growing . In recent years the Moondah Brook Vineyard has become one of the most successful vineyards in Western Australia.
Fruit Picking Work in Gingin
January to February – Grape picking
January to December – Vegetables
January to December – Citrus picking, packing
January to December – Tree planting
June to July Citrus – Tree pruning
June to August – Vine pruning
July to September – Olive tree pruning
November to January – Stonefruit picking
Gingin is accessible from Perth, only a one hours drive north along the Mitchell Freeway or Great Northern Highway. Otherwise bus services operate daily to Gingin.
Not Fruit Picking – What to do?
- Check out the wineries along the Chittering Valley Wine Trail
- Wildflower farm tours are popular
- Honey tasting and honey farms
- Offroad driving
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 visitor centre