Fruit picking, seasonal & harvest work in Huonville

Are you interested in finding some fruit picking or harvest work in Huonville? Do you need more information about jobs & accommodation in and around Huonville? Then keep reading to discover all you need to know to make your trip to Huonville a success!

Fruit picking Huonville

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Huonville is small sized country town, with an approximate population of 1,800 people. It is located south-west of Hobart, in the state of Tasmania. It is situated on the Huon River and is not too far from the ocean.

Its postcode is 7109, 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 only 38 km's from Hobart, which should take about 45 minutes to drive depending on the traffic.


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Best time to find fruit picking work in Huonville

Huonville grows apples, cherries, grapes and Strawberries. The best crops for finding work in are apples and cherries.

You should not have a problem finding work with apples in March to May and cherries over the summer months of December to January.


    Jan     Feb     Mar     April     May     June     July     Aug     Sept     Oct     Nov     Dec  
Apples: NoNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Cherries: YesMaybeNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
Grapes: NoNoMaybeMaybeNoMaybeMaybeMaybeNoNoNoNo
Strawberries: MaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeNoNoNoNoNoNoMaybe

  Legend:

Yes  Generally lots of work. Maybe  There may be work. No  Generally no work.




How to find fruit picking work in Huonville.

Firstly have a look on the Jobs Board, specifically the Fruit picking & Harvest jobs in Tasmania section.

Then have a look at the Employment agencies in Australia section. Simply select Hobart and Tasmania 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 Services (run by the Australian government):


National Harvest Labour Information Service

Website: www.harvesttrail.gov.au

Telephone: 1800 062 332 - 8:30am to 5:00pm (Monday to Friday)




Where to stay in Huonville

There are several hotels, guest-houses and backpacker hostels in the area. You can also find backpacker hostels in Cygnet, which is only 17 kms away and should take no longer than 15 minutes to drive.

You can also find a number of caravan parks in the area, specifically in Snug, Cygnet and Dover.

Limited basic accommodation is available on some farms, but you must organise this before starting work, and spots are limited and are generally all booked out in advance.

You can also check with the local Tourist Information Centre to see what other options are available to you.


Name: Huonville Visitor Information Centre

Address: Huon River Jet Boats, Esplanade, Huonville Tasmania 7109

Website: www.huontrail.org.au

Email: huonjet@tassie.net.au

Telephone: (03) 6264 1838


Name: Forest and Heritage Centre

Address: Church Street, Geeveston Tasmania 7116

Telephone: (03) 6297 1836




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