You’re in the Snowy Mountains region, a great white wine producing area you will be sure to find work in the Tumbarumba. There’s various work on offer all year round, from Vine pruning to Fruit Picking of all sorts including, grape, apple, cherry and berry picking.
Fruit Picking Work in Tumbarumba
It’s a 3hr drive from Canberra along the Hume, from Sydney also take the Hume, exit at the Gundagai Rd turn off, the drive should take 5hrs. If coming from Melbourne, take the Hume Highway and get off at the Little Billabong Rd turn off, the drive should take just under 6 hours.
There’s camping areas and caravan parks in town, otherwise ask your employer if you’re able to stay on site.
Not Fruit Picking – What to do?
- Trout fishing
- Mount Kosciusko National Park
- Wine tasting, the pinot noir and chardonnay in the region is amazing
- The Tumbarumba Rodeo on new years day!
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