You’re in cherry country now,Young is known as the cherry picking capital of Australia. You may also find jobs fruitpicking grapes, berries, stone fruits or vine pruning. Remember to visit the annual cherry festival,a must see when in the picturesque Hilltops food and wine region.
Fruit Picking Work in Young
From Sydney its a 4hr drive and about 7hrs from Melbourne, both along the Hume Highway.
Not Fruit Picking – What to do?
- Check out the National Cherry Festival in December
- The Hilltop Flavours of the Harvest festival in February
- Walk around the Heritage Trail
- Check out all the nice wines
- Lambing Flat Festival
- Chinese Tribute Gardens
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 job centre