Are you interested in finding some fruit picking or harvest work in Carnarvon? Do you need more information about jobs & accommodation in and around Carnarvon? Then keep reading to discover all you need to know to make your trip to Carnarvon a success!
Carnarvon is a medium sized country town, with an approximate population of 5,300, located about half way up the Western Australia west coast.
Its postcode is 6701, which makes it an area eligible for backpackers and people wanting to come and work and travel Australia to extend their Working Holiday Visa to an Extended Working Holiday Visa.
It is located about 910 km's from Perth, which takes about 10 hours to drive.
It is about 1,450 km's from the popular tourist destination of Broome, which would take about 15 - 16 hours to drive.
January to March are good times to find work on the mango and melon farms, and sometimes to season runs into April.
June to July and October to December are great times to find work in vegetables, grape and tomato industries, with tomatoes running from May right through to December.
With a little luck you should be able to find some kind of fruit picking work all year long. Bananas are grown in the area, and you may have luck finding some work on the farms all year long.
Generally lots of work. There may be work. Generally no work.
Then have a look at the Employment agencies in Australia section. Simply select Perth and Western Australia as your Location and Agriculture & Rural Services as your Speciality when using the search form to get a complete list of companies who may have job listings.
If there isn't anything on there that interests you, have a look at the National Harvest Labour Information Service (run by the Australian government):
There are plenty of options available for people looking to stay in the area, including Numerous hotels, motels, caravan parks, backpacker hostels and guest houses are all available in or around the town.
Some farms have limited accommodation for workers and some station stay homestead accommodation also available.
You can also check with the local Tourist Information Centre to see what other options are available to you.
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