Waikerie meaning “many wings” is a great place to fruit pick, with work on offer all year round. You will find jobs grape picking, citrus picking, vine pruning at one of the many orchards in the region. Make sure you go gliding as well, it’s world renowned site.
Fruit Picking Work in Waikerie
It’s about a 2hour drive from Adelaide along the Sturt Highway and solid 8-9hours from Melbourne. You can get a bus to Waikerie from Adelaide/Sydney but remember there’s no public transport in Waikerie so it may be advantageous to have a car.
Not Fruit Picking – What to do?
There’s a range of activities to fill in your spare one being Gliding, which is a great way to soak up the views.
- Fishing in the Murray River
- Camel and Boat Safaris
- Ferry Rides
- The scenic 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