Orange is a vibrant rural city, known for it’s great food and winealong with strong apple, grape and cherry industries.Did you know famous poets Banjo Patterson and Kenneth Slessor were born in Orange.
Fruit Picking Work in Orange
You’ve got plenty of options to get to Orange, daily bus, plane and train services operate from Sydney. Otherwise if you have your own car the drive should take about 3hrs. ( Make sure to check out Blue Mountains along the way)
Hopefully you find a farm or orchid that will let you camp on site, if not there are caravan parks, motels and hotels.
Not Fruit Picking – What to do?
If you’re still around Orange Wine week in October is a great shout. Go hiking on the Mount Canobolas walking tracks or explore the 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 tourist centre