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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!

 

Population: Approx 2,500

Fruit Picking Work in Mount Barker

March to April – Grapes
June to October – Vine pruning
October to May – Strawberries
November to January – Cherries

Fruit Picking Jobs in Mount Barker

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Where’s Margaret Mount Barker

Getting There

There’s options in town which range from cabin and caravan parks, B&B’s, hotels and motels. Hopefully you’re able to secure accommodation where your completing specified work.

Accommodation

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

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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