New South Wales (NSW) is located in the South East of Australia and is home to the majority of the nations population. This state has numerous activities and points of interest for any travelers who are considering visiting Australia.
Fruit Picking jobs in NSW are offered throughout the year but peak months from November to April, during these months you will be able to find fruit picking jobs at a whole host of different farms and orchards that employ seasonal picking staff on a short term basis.
If you are backpacking through this region then you will be pleased to know that opportunities are available all over the region with the exception of some of the more dryer regions in the north. If you are not afraid of a bit of hard work and don't mind putting the hours in then fruit picking and harvesting jobs are a great way to earn some extra cash for a short period before you continue on your travels.
Some of the popular destinations for fruit picking jobs in NSW include...
Byron Bay - This beautiful beach side town is a popular destination for tourists and backpakcers. It is located in the north-east part of New South Wales and offers a variety of different picking and harvesting jobs. It is located just over 100 miles south of Brisbane and nearly 500 miles north of Sydney. The region offers fruit picking jobs year round but the peak months are generally July - September.
Ballina - Just to the south of Byron Bay you will find the small beach town of Ballina. This is another popular coastal destination that offers a variety of different picking jobs. Ballina is around 500 miles north of Sydney and hass picking and harvesting jobs available throughout the year.
Batlow - Here you will find plenty of work picking apples! The Batlow area is responsible for produce a large amount of the apples grown in Australia and employs seasonal picking staff each year. Some of the main orchards in the Batlow region include - Wilgro Orchards and Tingira Orchards.
Coffs Harbour - Located roughly 300 miles north of Sydney and 250 miles south of Brisbane is the town of Coffs Harbour. This medium sized coastal town is growing rapidly and attracts many people from larger cities who are looking to find a slower pace of life. You will find a variety of seasonal picking jobs in Coffs Harbour, with bananas being picked nearly all year round.
NSW is a great part of Australia to visit and you could spend plenty of time just exploring this region. Many of the fruit picking jobs in NSW are available year round and have a high turnover of staff so it is usually realatively easy to find jobs. If you are backpacking hostels are a greatr place to enquire about possible picking and harvesting opportunities.
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