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
Take the Cunnigham Highway from Brisbane, its about 400km south west, about a 5hr drive.
There’s a few accommodation spots including, a hostel, caravan park along with motels and hotels as per usual. Getting farm stay accommodation can also be a cost saver. Near major Airports are Brissy and Gold Coast, which are about 5hrs away.
Not Fruit Picking – What to do?
There’s a few things to do in Goondiwindi when your not out doing Harvest work. Try birdwatching, golf, off road driving, water skiing, fishing, canoeing or camping. That should keep you busy !
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