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where to go fruit picking in Oz in Aug?

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1. Posted by Scotty Dunn (Budding Member 3 posts) 4y

Hi there, I am going to be flying to Sydney as a lone traveler at the start of August. I really fancy doing fruit picking, but not sure where to do it at this time of the year? Has anyone got any advice on what I should do? Thanks!

2. Posted by missy347 (Budding Member 3 posts) 4y

go to gumtree.com, there should be fruit picking jobs there. I am traveling to sydney jan 2nd

3. Posted by Scotty Dunn (Budding Member 3 posts) 4y

thanks for the advice! Have u been before? Dont really know what to expect...

4. Posted by yha_backpacker (Budding Member 4 posts) 4y

Hi there

Be a little bit careful about getting jobs from Gumtree or hostels that promise you work but want a week's rent in advance! Best starting point to find out more is the official Harvest trail site http://www.harvesttrail.org.au/ - it has the different picking seasons around the country so you plan your trip to be in the right place at the right time. Also links through to actual job vacancies.

Good luck