Blessed with a perfect Mediterranean like climate, Margaret River is a great holiday destination let alone fruit picking destination. Originally a relaxed surfing town, Margaret River has evolved into a popular destination for lovers of fine wine, good food and spectacular scenery. Being home to over 130 wineries you’ll be sure to find harvest work and a great drop of wine!
Fruit Picking Work in Margaret River
Where’s Margaret River
The drive from Perth will take about 3 hours along the coast.
The local shire report over 1.5million tourists visit Margaret river a year! There’s no need to worry about getting a bed, the issue being getting one at the right price. You will find hostels, hotels, motels, caravan parks and cottages, not to mention potential accommodation onsite a vineyard. Some vineyard will be more then 30-40km’s out of town so select your housing wisely.
Not Fruit Picking – What to do?
- Wine Tours are a must
- Margaret River Heritage Trail
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