You’re in wine country now, Nuriootpa is in the Barossa Valley arguably Australia’s premier wine making region. Located just under an hour’s drive from Adelaide it’s worth the day trip to check out what work is on offer at the many wineries in the region. Harvest work wise you’ll expect to seek employment picking grapes and vine pruning or training.
Fruit Picking Work in Nuriootpa
Nuriootpa is an hours drive north east of Adelaide, with daily buses services also running from the city of churches.
Some farms will provide dorm style bedding or will accommodate harvest workers with camper vans or camping equipment. Otherwise the usual suspects are in town, including, caravan parks, motels, B&B’s and camping grounds.
Not Fruit Picking – What to do?
- Wine Tours are a must, you’re in the Borossa Valley!
- Get Golfing, probably not after wine tasting though!
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.