Are you interested in fruit picking & harvest work in Wentworth? Do you need more information about jobs & accommodation in and around Wentworth? Then keep reading to discover all you need to know to make your trip to Wentworth a success!
Wentworth is located at the junction of the Murray and Darling rivers. Technically, Wentworth is located in New South Wales, but considering it is right on the border of Victoria, it makes sense to also have this page in the Vic section as well.
Wentworth has an approximate population of 1,500 people, its postcode is 2648, 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, and it is only 34 Km's from the much larger town of Mildura
Wentworth is known for growing citrus, grapes, and vegetables. You can generally find work all year long.
However, the months from May to August and from October to December are the best. During these months you should not have any trouble finding work in or around the area.
Generally lots of work. There may be work. Generally no work.
Then have a look at the Employment agencies in Australia section. Simply select New South Wales and Sydney 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):
MADEC Australia handles most of the fruit picking and harvest jobs in and around the Wentworth area. You can contact them by:
There are not backpacker hostels in Wentworth. Some backpackers stay in Hostels in Mildura and travel the 34 Km's each day to Wentworth.
Wentworth is 570 Km's from Melbourne via the Calder and Silver City Highways, 400 Km's from Adelaide via the Sturt and Silver City Highways, and 1038 Km's from Sydney via the Hume, Sturt and Silver City Highways.
There are daily flights from both Adelaide and Melbourne to Mildura (34 Km's away from Wentworth), and from there you can quickly catch a bus to Wentworth.
Have a look at the Getting around Australia - flights page to compare all airline providers right across the country!
If you don't have your own transport, you have to make a decision. Will you take a camper van or take a rental car?
To find out the best way to rent a car or camper van in Australia (and there are some tricks to it!), check out the Getting around Australia - cars & camper vans page now!
Catch one of the many bus services to Mildura or Wentworth! Check out the Getting around Australia - public transport page now to search ALL the public transport networks right across the country!
Here is a list of some things to see and do around Wentworth:
Cowanna Bend, Orange World, Trentham Estate Winery, BRL Hardy Winery, Australian Inland Botanical Gardens, Mungo National Park and the Scotia Sanctuary, PS Ruby, Fotherby Park, Lock 10 and weir, monument to Ferguson tractor, Wentworth Museum, Aboriginal Canoe Tree, Wentworth Court House, St John's Anglican Church, Wentworth Gaol, and don't forget the Murray and Darling Rivers' junction.
And don't forget, Wentworth is direct on the junction of the Murray and Darling rivers, so there is a wealth of water based activates that you can do including: fishing, boating, swimming, canoeing/kayaking, sun baking and much more!
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