When should I go to the Northern part of Western Australia?
December to March - picking stone fruit
February to April - picking grapes
February to April - picking tomatoes, pears
February to June - picking apples
June to September - pruning grapes, apples
November to December - thinning of stone fruit & apples
When should I go to the Southern part of Western Australia?
February to April - Citrus
June to September - Corn
October to December - Mango
May to November - Melons
May to November - Pumpkin
Mark to September - Tree Planting
Year round - various other fruits and vegetables
Fruit Picking Western Australia Accommodation:
Kimberley Croc Backpackers:
120 Konkerberry Drive,
Kununurra, WA, 6743.
Phone: 08 9168 2702
OR: 1300 136 702
Kimberley Croc Lodge
This Backpackers is set up especially for seasonal workers.
2 Riverf Fig Ave, Kununurra 6743
Phone: (08) 9168 1411
Kimberley Croc Lodge - is around $145.00 per week per person in a five share dorm room. This room has your own ensuite in the room, plus a TV and bar fridge. The weekly cost includes air conditioning and a once a week clean by housekeeping.
The farming seasons for Kununurra are:
Sandalwood- All year round
Grapefruit-March, April, May
Melons and Small Crops- April through to September
Mangoes-September to November
97- 99 Olivia Tce,
Carnarvon, WA 6701.
ph: (08) 9941 1095
Fruit Picking Western Australia, Pemberton Backpackers
Pemberton Backpackers not only provides accomodation, but also provides farm work in the local area. With positions suitable for those travellers trying to complete the 3 month rural working requirement of the Working Holiday Visa, Pemberton Backpackers is an ideal location for all.
7 Brockman Street,
Pemberton, WA 6260
Phone: (08) 9776 1105
Brook Lodge Backpackers
I stayed at this working backpackers for about 2 months and can highly recommend it. I have heard the owners have changed, but I am sure it is still a great place to stay and work.
3 Bridge Street,
PO Box 175,
Donnybrook WA 6239
Phone: (08) 9731 1520
Fax: (08) 9731 0141
Mobile: 0429 000 703
Margaret River Backpackers
Margaret River is one of the few places in the world where international backpackers can combine casual vineyard work with a great holiday in rural Western Australia only 300km from Perth.
Address: 66 Town View Terrace, Margaret River 6285
Phone: (08) 9757 9572
Manjimup Lodge and Backpackers
Manjimup is in the centre of a thriving horticultural region. There is seasonal work available all year round in vineyards, fruit orchards, packing sheds and on farms. This backpacker hostel helps its guests find work.
LOCATION and POSTAL ADDRESS:
59 Rose Street, Manjimup, Western Australia
PHONE: 08 9771 8077
201 - 205 Geographe Bay Rd
Dunsborough, WA 6281
Tel: +61 (0) 8 9755 3107
Phat Sam’s Backpackers is a small and cosy single storey hostel.
"Do you hold a Working Holiday Visa? Do you want to extend it by up to 1 year? You CAN, simply by doing 3 months of paid agricultural work! If this sounds like you, then why not make your way to Busselton?" (Sourced from their website: www.phatsams.com.au)
Call Sam for information...
Tel: 08 9754 2763
Mob: 0415 243 058
Fruit Picking Western Australia, its an adventure.
Source Website: www.backpacking-aus.com/fruit-picking-western-australia.html