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
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 and Train services also service the east coast.
Not Fruit Picking – What to do?
Theres some good fishing in Gin Gin and some beautiful country side plus the Boolboonda Tunnel ( Longest un-supported man made tunnel in Australia) . Gin Gin is a small town but you have Bundaberg in close proximity.
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.