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Located about 90km south of Cairns, sugar has been grown here since the late 1800’s. There is also fruit picking work in Innisfail with bananas, paw paws and other tropical fruits grown in the region.
 

Population: Approx. 8,600

Fruit Picking Crops in Innisfail

Year round – Bananas
Also opportunities with Sugar cane & paw paw

Fruit Picking Jobs in Innisfail

Fruit Picking Jobs in Queensland

Where’s Innisfail

Getting There

Queenslanders best mate the Bruce Highway will get you there! Innisfail is 260km north of Townsville ( 3hrs drive) and 90km south Cairns.

Accommodation

There’s a backpackers hostel in town otherwise caravan park, camping and hotels are an alternative option. Obviously farm stay could work if you get accommodation on site. The nearest major airports are in Cairns and Townsville.

Not Fruit Picking – What to do?

Tropical weather up north in Innisfail so depending on the season, there’s always a chance of rain. Mountain Biking, Kayaking, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing, Camping are population activities.

Extending Your Australian Working Holiday Visa

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.

 

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2 Responses to “Innisfail”

  1. Janina Weiss

    Hi there,
    i’m looking for a fruit picking job in Innisfail ASAP.
    if anything available please let me know.

    Nina

    Reply

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