Langhorne Creek is one of Australia’s first wine growing regions and today is a well known wine destination in South Australia, specialising in the red drops, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. Its main tourism attractions are the popular vineyard cellar doors, where there are award winning restaurants serving the excellent local wine. Harvest work wise you will find jobs picking grapes and pruning grape vines.
Fruit Picking Work in Langhorne Creek
Where’s Langhorne Creek
Langhorne Creek is less than an hours drive or about 66km South East of Adelaide and only 15km away from the nearby town of Strathalbyn. Situated on the picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula, it is very close to Lake Alexandrina and the mouth of the mighty Murray River.
Not Fruit Picking – What to do?
- The nearby Lake Alexandrina is popular with bird watchers and fisherman.
- Wine tasting including fine food at the cellar doors of most of the wineries in the area.
- Explore the Fleurieu Peninsula, including the close by town of Milang. The peninsula is known as a coastal playground famed for its laidback lifestyle and beach breaks appropriate for surfers of all levels.
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.