Loxton is one of the most productive agricultural and horticultural regions in South Australia. It has been reported that one of Loxton’s wineries alone crushes a whopping 85,000 tonnes of grapes per year. The region is also know for it’s dried fruits production and of course its great location on the banks of the Murray.
Fruit Picking Work in Loxton
It’s a 3 hour drive from Adelaide to Loxton along either of the Sturt or Princess Highways. Daily bus services operate to Renmark where you’ll need to grab a connecting bus.
Not Fruit Picking – What to do?
- Visit the Charles Sturt Memorial
- If your in town over summer check out the Loxton Christmas lights Festival
- Get a houseboat along the Murray
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.