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Fruit Picking Map Australia – Harvest jobs

The Fruit Picking map below will provide you with contact details of more than 400 farms all around Australia (Fruit, vegetable & berry growers, wineries etc.). A real goldmine for anyone looking for a fruit picking job!

The fruit picking Map

Farms in eligible regions for the second year visa

Farms in non-eligible regions for the second year visa

Harvest types (fruits, vegetables, etc.) & seasons by region

How does the fruit picking map work?

By clicking on one of the tags on the map, a new window will show you the selected farm’s coordinates. If you want to have a closer look at it, you have the option to zoom in and out, using the + and – keys. 

Harvest Calendar

Are you looking for a fruit picking job? Check out our harvest calendar with all regions and fruits to be harvested depending on the season.

Why did we create this map?

After having spent one and a half years on the road, we understand the importance of fruit picking to backpackers. Whether it is to top up your bank account or to apply for a second year visa, a big number of travellers stops by for a farm experience during their road trip. The struggle many backpackers face, consists of finding and contacting truly good farms, which can be a lot of work and take up quite some time. We lost many days on the road and had to spend a lot of money on fuel etc. So, in order for you to save time and to help you make the best of your travel, we want to share our knowledge and all the contact details we acquired throughout the past ten years spent in Australia.

How to find a job in fruit picking in Australia?

Once you have determined the region you plan on working in, it is time to start looking for farms. Like in any other job search, you will have to find the most direct way to communicate with your potential future employers. Given the circumstance that you are already in the region, try to score by showing up in person. In the case of you not being close to the farm, choose phone calls over sending emails. As you know, not all farmers from small, local farms are great fans of the internet!

In order to support you and your research in the most effective manner, every crucial information you need is provided on the map. Even after a first glance, you will be able to note very rapidly the regions that offer you the most opportunities.

Eligible regions to renew your WHV

Find out which regions and areas are eligible for a working holiday visa renewal.

Every tagged farm is equipped with a postal address, so you have the possibility to introduce yourself face to face if you like.

We have made an effort to find the most precise addresses possible, though we were not able to trace all of them. But don’t worry, this only concerns a few farms, which have been marked as “incomplete address”.

Additionally, you will find at least a phone number or an email address for every single one of the farms, sometimes even both! That way you will be able to find out where to find and how to get to the farm, with or without a vehicle.

Lastly, some of the farms even have websites or Facebook pages, which you can visit. These might give you the most recent status concerning job offers.

Calculate 88 days for your second WHV

Calculate your farm days to extend your working holiday visa.

Almost 500 fruit picking farm contacts

Whether you are in a van or a backpacker in a hostel, it is real good to benefit from farm contacts. Job openings in this area are pretty rare, farmers choose to hire more at the last minute, and given the number of WHVs looking for a job in fruit picking, they don’t really need to advertise.

A good way to find one is to go from farm to farm, but it can take a long time and cost a lot of money. Australia is a huge country, so it is easier to call the farms directly.

INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF FINDING A JOB in fruit picking, by contacting the farmers directly!

You can find nearly 500 contacts from farms in Australia (phone numbers and addresses), worker hostels (hostels that offer farm jobs), or agencies (recruiters) in all states of Australia.

Help us to improve and update the map

The idea behind this map originated from a collaborative project; numerous backpackers from all over the world have already participated in collecting the contact details. And the more contacts, the higher the chance of landing a job.

If you wish to contribute to the “fruit picking map” project, contact us at the following email address: australia.backpackersguide@gmail.com. Depending on the reason for your participation, you can add, edit or delete a contact.

Add a new Farm in Australia

If you came across a new farm, we need the following details in order to be able to add it to our Fruit Picking Map: – Name of the farm – Address – Telephone number and / or email address – Optional: website or Facebook page. We will need to verify those details prior publishing.

Backpackers: Delete or edit a farm

If you’ve had a very bad experience with a farm, or if the farm no longer exists: let us know so we can remove the farm. If something has changed in the contact details, simply write us a short message or a comment below this page so that we can adjust the data.

Business owners: Remove your contact details

If you are the owner/manager of a farm listed on the Fruit Picking Map and would like your details removed, please contact us here: australia.backpackersguide@gmail.com

Terms of Use

All or part reproduction of parts of this page or the whole page is prohibited without the prior written consent of AUSTRALIA Backpackers Guide.

A big thank you to all future participants and to Amine, who has played a huge role in making this map possible!

Looking for more contacts of farms?

Finding farm contacts in Australia through the Yellow Pages can be an effective strategy for job seekers. The Yellow Pages, a comprehensive directory of businesses and services, offers an accessible way to locate farms across Australia. Here’s how to go about it:

  • Start by visiting the Yellow Pages website or using their mobile app.
  • In the search bar, type keywords such as “farms,” “agriculture”. You can also type more specific terms related to the type of farm work you’re interested in, like “fruit picking” or “dairy farms.”
  • Specify the area where you wish to work. Australia has a vast agricultural sector, so narrowing down your search to a particular state or region can make the process more manageable.
  • Go through the search results and make a list of potential farms. Pay attention to the type of farming they do, the location, and any contact details provided.
  • Once you have a list, you can start reaching out. Prepare a short introduction about yourself, your work experience (if any), and your availability. Contact them via the provided phone numbers or email addresses.

Fruit picking jobs in Australia

Doing fruit picking jobs in Australia is a common choice for many travelers, backpackers, and seasonal workers.

Fruit picking jobs are available throughout the year in different regions of Australia. This will depend on the harvesting seasons of various fruits. It can be physically demanding work that involves long hours, bending, lifting, and working outdoors in different weather conditions. It requires stamina, endurance, and the ability to work efficiently.

Fruit picking jobs are usually paid based on piece rates, meaning you are paid for the amount of fruit you pick. The rates can vary depending on the type of fruit and the region. It’s important to familiarize yourself with the relevant minimum wage and employment regulations in Australia. Don’t forget that since 2022, there is a minimum salary for piece workers ! For some fruits or activities related to picking you can also be paid per hour (i.e. packing).

Minimum salary and working conditions in Australia

In Australia, farm work is a popular option for travelers offering a unique way to experience the country’s vast rural landscapes. The minimum salary for workers is guided by the National Minimum Wage ($23.23 per hour as at April 2024) and the Horticulture Award, which can vary annually.

Working conditions are regulated by Australian labor laws, ensuring fair treatment, safety standards, and reasonable working hours. It’s important for workers to be aware of their rights and the specific conditions outlined in their employment agreement. This includes wage details, work hours, and safety protocols, to ensure a fair and safe working environment.

Read also: Working in Australia

Updated on 11/04/2024

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