St George

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St George is a major primary producing region situated 500kn inland from the coast. The area is known for producing cotton, sheep, beef cattle and many horticultural crops including grapes, pumpkins, melons and onions. There is fruit picking and farm work in the region, so go prepared and ready for hard work.   Fruit Picking Work in St George March to June – Cotton picking June to February – Grapes June to August – Pumpkins November to January – Pumpkins November to April – Melons November to December – Onions Fruit Picking Jobs in St George Fruit Picking Jobs in Read more

Sunshine Coast

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The Sunshine Coast is a large region, known for it’s great weather and laid back lifestyle it’s a must visit when in Australia. Fruit picking wise the regions is known for its Pineapple, Strawberry crops along with ginger and apple picking opportunities. There’s so much going on in the Sunny Coast, a beach lifestyle with a taste of the city. The larger districts in the region include: Maroochydoore, Mooloolaba, Noosa & Caloundra.   Fruit Picking Work in Sunshine Coast February to March – Ginger May – Ginger February to May – Pineapples March to April – Strawberry planting April to Read more

Mungindi

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Mungindi is a true border town, with half located in New South Wales and the other half in Queensland. Located on the banks of the Barwon River, the town is also home to the famous ‘Mungindi Cod’, a fish that only lives in close proximity to the town. Mungindi is also the service centre for the rich agricultural area surrounding it, which produces cotton, wheat and cattle.   Fruit Picking Work in Mungindi March to May – Cotton picking and cotton ginning (separating the cotton and the seeds) Fruit Picking Jobs in the Mungindi Fruit Picking Jobs in New South Read more

Stanthorpe

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Surrounded by picturesque national parks Stanthorpe is home to some of Queensland best wineries. At an altitude of 1000m metres it can get pretty cold so pack for all weather conditions. There’s heaps of fruit picking work available, check below.   Fruit Picking Work in Stanthorpe January to April – Grapes January to May – Capsicums, tomatoes, Apples, pears May to August – Vine pruning, stonefruit pruning June to September – Apples, pear thinning September to November – Stonefruit thinning October to May – Vegetables November to January – Apples, pear thinning & Stonefruit( March) Fruit Picking Jobs in Stanthorpe Read more

Yeppoon

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Yeppoon is a picturesque resort town close to the Southern Great Barrier Reef and Keppel island. Harvest work wise you will find work picking Mangoes, Pineapple, Apples and Lychees.   Fruit Picking Work in Yeppoon January to February – Mangoes January to March – Pineapples March to April – Custard apples December to January – Lychees Fruit Picking Jobs in Yeppoon Fruit Picking Jobs in Queensland Where’s Yeppoon Getting There The Bruce Highway will get you there, if you don’t have a car, bus and train services operate daily. Yeppoon is a 4hr drive south of Mackay and a short Read more

Childers

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With many buildings dating back to Queensland’s early pioneering days, Childers offers a different experience to many other harvest work towns. Centered around sugar cane harvest you may also find work picking tomatoes, avocados, zucchinis, lychees, mangoes and macadamia nuts.   Fruit Picking Work in Childers January to March – Mangoes March to July – Citrus April to September – Tomatoes July to April – Avocados October to January – Zucchinis December to February – Lychees Fruit Picking Jobs in Childers Fruit Picking Jobs in Queensland Where’s Childers Getting There The Bruce Highway will get you to Childers, it about Read more

Bundaberg

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When you hear Bundaberg what springs to mind is probably Rum, but Bundaberg is one of Australia’s leading harvest work regions. Located about 375km north of Brisbane, Bundy produces the most tomatoes Australia wide and accounts for approximately one-fifth of all national sugar production. This supports the production of Ginger Beer and Rum, where harvested canes are easily transported to these codependent industries . Don’t worry it ain’t just sugar and tomatoes! Their is loads of  fruit picking and vegetable picking work with cucumber, mango, capsicum, beans, paw paw, corn, avocado, citrus, potatoes and many others ready for the picking.  With farm work also available Bundaberg has opportunities Read more

Atherton

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Situated in the Tropical North East Queensland Tablelands region, Atherton is  know for its lakes, waterfalls, tropical rainforest’s and easy pace . It was the  first town to be settled in the tablelands and now even has a McDonald’s! Crops in the region include, maize, avocados, citrus, peanuts & potatoes so there should be plenty of work going if your rock up at the right time of year!   Fruit Picking Work in Atherton January to December – Banana picking February to June – Avocados March to July – Custard apple picking September to December – Potatoes Fruit Picking Jobs in Atherton Fruit Picking Jobs in Queensland Where’s Read more

Ayr

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Located approximately 85km south of Townsville, Ayr is main town in the Burdekin Shire.  This is sugar cane country with over 80,000 hectares of  land producting over a million tonnes of sugar annually.  Ayr is also responsible for about 1/3 of Australia’s melons and is a big contributor of other fruits and vegetables . Nearby Alva Beach offers kilometers of beautiful beach, lovely coastline, where you can go for a swim, fish or diving and explore the wreck of the SS Yongala! Did you know Ayr has over 300 sunny days a year ! Fruit Picking Crops in Ayr May to June – Melons Read more