Fruit Picking Seasons in Australia

Fruit Picking Seasons in Australia

There are plenty of seasonal fruit picking opportunities right around Australia. From the northern tip of the east coast in tropical Queensland, right across the bottom in South Australia and even along the west coast in Western Australia.

With so much opportunity, it can be difficult to know where to start.

The first things you should take note of are; when and where you are planning to travel.

You may want to travel around work, or work around travel. Regardless, knowing Australia’s fruit picking seasons before you head out to earn money is essential.

Here on Travel Gibbon we have put together a concise list of the fruit picking seasons based on the annual calendar from January through to December.

As we develop more local guides on this website you will be able to click on each for a detailed review of the town or city, and the type of work associated with picking that fruit. Even some reviews!


Fruit Picking Seasons in Queensland

Months Fruit Destination
December to January Bananas Tully
February to March Apples Stanthorpe
February to April Ginger Sunshine Coast
April to June Citrus Mundubbera
July to September Ginger Sunshine Coast
July to December Onions Lockyer Valley


Fruit Picking Seasons in New South Wales

Months Fruit Destination
January to March Stonefruit Young
February to March Pears Orange
March to April Grapes Tumbarumba
March to June Cotton Mooree
September to December Asparagus Gundagai
December to January Onions Griffifth


Fruit Picking Seasons in Victoria

Months Fruit Destination
January to April Tomatoes Shepparton
February to March Grapes Swan Hill
March to April Apples Stanley
September to November Asparagus Dalmore
November to February Cherries Glenrowan


Australia has many more seasonal fruit picking opportunities available. However, this list gives you an introduction of what to expect from each month and where.

Drop us a comment if you have a suggestion to add to this list!

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