Located 20km from Devonport, Ulverstone is a beautiful coastal town at the mouth of the Leven River. The beautiful scenery, many farms and orchards stimulate the local economy with agriculture and tourism being the main contributors. Soak up the relaxing surroundings and enjoy your time in Ulverstone.
Fruit Picking Work in Ulverstone
January to March – Tomatoes
January to December – Vegetables, mushrooms
Daily bus services operate from Hobart and Launceston to Ulverstone. You can bring a car over from the mainland via ferry ” The Spirit of Tasmania” operates regularly and is a great way to make the trip over. The drive from Devonport is about 15minutes,while the drive from Burnie is about 30min.
Not Fruit Picking – What to do?
- Go Swimming at the beach
- Fishing is great
- Check out the hop farm ( during season)
- The miniature railway station
- Gunns Plains Cave
- Braddons lookout
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 visitor centre