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Positioned in the northern foothills of the Mt Buffalo Range adjacent the Ovens River, Happy Valley Creek and Barwidgee Creek Myrtleford is home to some great wineries beautiful scenery and breathtaking views. Harvest work wise you’ll be picking grapes, apples, chestnuts, walnuts and hops.
 

Population: Approx 3,187

Fruit Picking Work in Myrtleford

January to April – Apples
February to March – Grapes
March to April – Hops, chestnuts,walnuts
June to August – Vine pruning

Fruit Picking Jobs in Myrtleford

Fruit Picking Jobs in Victoria

Where’s Myrtleford


Getting There

Myrtleford is a 3 hours drive north west of Melbourne and 7 hours south west of Sydney. Daily train service operate through Wangaratta from Melbourne and Sydney with connecting bus services daily from Wangaratta to Myrtleford.

Accommodation
Some farms will provide dorm style bedding or will accommodate pickers with camper vans or camping equipment. Otherwise there is a hotel and caravan park in town.

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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