Approximately 350kms from Perth, Mount Barker is a stone’s throw away from stunning beauty and rugged grandeur. Formerly a key apple producing region, the area now has an increased interest in wildflowers, wine production, viticulture and traditional agriculture including sheep and cattle. Don’t forget to go on a wine tour!
Fruit Picking Work in Mount Barker
Where’s Margaret Mount Barker
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 always fun
- Stirling and Porongurup ranges
- Mount Barker 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