Located on the Burnett River, approximately 385 kilometres north of the state capital, Brisbane, Bundaberg is a thriving agricultural town situated 15 kilometres inland from the coast. Their are vast amounts of sugar cane fields found throughout the district which create many harvest work positions. Bundaberg is also home to beverage producer Bundaberg Brewed Drinks which produces ginger beer. The region also produces significant quantities of fruit and vegetable.

Harvest Work Dates:

  • January to December Picking Sweet potatoes
  • February to September Picking Avocados
  • March to July Picking Citrus
  • March to December Picking Zucchinis
  • April to May – Beans
  • April to August Picking Capsicums
  • April to June Picking Cucumbers, custard apples
  • April to August Picking Tomatoes
  • May to July Picking Pumpkins
  • August to November Picking Cherry tomatoes
  • August to September Picking Strawberries
  • October to November Picking Beans, cucumbers
  • October to December Picking Capsicums, tomatoes, melons
  • November to December Picking Pumpkins
  • December to February – Mangoes
Where’s Bundaberg?

Get in contact with the guys at,

Jobfind Centre Bundaberg
33 Woondooma Street
Bundaberg Qld 467

Use the forum for job applications, not the comments, thanks.

32 Responses to Bundaberg

  1. Hello!

    My friend and I are two fit american female backpackers who will most likely be in the bundaberg area in about 10 days. Do you think it will be relatively easy to find picking work? If so, can you send us some information or phone numbers to call for work. Thanks so much!

    Shir Carmely

    Shana Weiss

    Shir February 12, 2012 at 1:49 am Reply
    • hello people in relation to your email. i am also looking for work in that region.

      jason adair August 9, 2012 at 1:41 pm Reply
  2. Ladies and Gentlemen,

    We are two nice sister who in search of a job and are hoping to find one at you!
    As backpackers, we are very flexible because we have a own car and we are independent.
    You can count on us always, we are very reliable, thoughtful, hardworking and have fun at work!
    We would be delighted to hear from you!
    We have a tax file number and a Working Holiday Visa.

    Luzie and Nadine Greiner Mai

    Luzie und Nadine Greiner Mai February 13, 2012 at 12:58 am Reply
  3. hey there! I’m a fit girl from holland who is willing to work hard and can start on wednesday the 7th of March. I have a Working Holiday Visa. Is there a chance that you can help me find a job? Hope to hear from you soon!


    Lea February 28, 2012 at 1:53 am Reply
  4. March to July Picking Citrus
    March to December Picking Zucchinis


    We are searching for a Farm as soon as possible !
    We’d prefer picking citrus bit zucchinis would be ok aswell.
    Who can we contact and how?

    Please contact us

    040 496 4760


    Sophia and Jana March 9, 2012 at 1:47 am Reply
  5. Hey there,
    we are a couple (German 22 and French 23) and looking
    for a fruit picking job around Bundy. We are both in our Working Holiday Visa. We already have 4 months of experience in friut picking, packing, planting and cutting. We are motivated, hardworkers and reliable.
    Would be great to hearing from you.

    Warm regards,
    Pia & Jeremy

    Pia & Jeremy March 11, 2012 at 4:51 am Reply
  6. Hi! We are two Swedish girls travelling in Australia with a Working Holiday Visa. We would love to work on a farm for a while! We are in good physical shape and can work long days. We can start from April.

    Please give us a call on number 0466 324 846 or 0466 324 270

    Looking forward to hear from you!

    Elin Malmstedt March 13, 2012 at 4:46 am Reply
  7. hi, im a young irish girl looking for a fruit picking job in bundaberg. available to start immediately.

    eileen April 5, 2012 at 4:31 am Reply
  8. Hi, I am a fit 22yr old i have just moved to Bundaberg an i am looking for some picking work in and around the Bundaberg/Childers region, please give me a call on 0422185864 Barry.

    Barry Mozley April 18, 2012 at 2:44 am Reply
  9. Hey…we are two german female and we are looking for a picking or packing job in Queensland….we can started as soon as possible

    please give us a call 0410361073

    Janette April 20, 2012 at 5:11 am Reply
  10. hi two people here looking for regional work to get second year visa can start from may 2012 very hard workers and realiable willing to travel also.


    Laura April 23, 2012 at 12:09 pm Reply
  11. any jobs call 0416814957 / 0404791094

    Laura April 23, 2012 at 12:10 pm Reply
  12. Hello, I’m aged 17 and my mate is 22, we live in Bundaberg an start as soon as possible. Picking or packing. Hard workers, Won’t let you down, Reliable with own transport. If you have any job vacant at this moment in time.Please feel free give me a call on 0421817573. Thank you. Jordie.

    Jordan Murphy April 23, 2012 at 1:01 pm Reply
  13. Hello,
    We’re 3 hardworkers looking for a fruitpicking job.
    We have experiencies in picking grapes and corn in france.
    We have own campervan so we can move quickly to start to work.
    Please call us :
    Justine : 0404516106
    Marie : 0458082704


    Marie April 24, 2012 at 5:20 am Reply
  14. Hi,

    we are two female backpackers with experience in picking and packing oranges, pears, plums and apples and we are now looking for a harvestjob around Bundaberg.
    Please give us a call if you can help us.

    Thank you!

    Julia and Sarah

    Sarah April 27, 2012 at 1:41 pm Reply
  15. Hey…my friend and I are both from Scotland and would be interested in any picking jobs in and around Bundaberg. Fit and healthy and can star anytime. Please contact myself on my e-mail – craigstewart_14@hotmail.com.

    Regards Craig

    Craig Stewart April 28, 2012 at 9:43 pm Reply
  16. Dear sir/madam,

    I am a university student at the sunshine coast and am interested in working at Bundaberg picking fruit.

    I leave North of Brisbane,and am a hardworking person from Papua New Guinea.

    You can contact me on 0437589567

    Ikau. Reva April 29, 2012 at 10:21 am Reply
  17. Hey,
    we are two german girls searching a job in QLD.
    we have some experience from home and have been working for two weeks on an organic farm.
    We are very reliable and willing workers and of you are interested just mail or call me (0470575246).
    LIke to hear from you soon!
    with best regards, Ella & Hannah

    Ella Fuchs May 3, 2012 at 3:43 am Reply
  18. My partner and I are a fit British couple, we will be in Bundaberg tomorrow and are wanting around 10 days farm work, we have our own car and camping gear, please call on 0415031890

    Jay bowden May 12, 2012 at 3:06 am Reply
  19. hey my name is jess and im currently in sydney and i am moving up north to QLD on the 13th june, I am with 2 girls and 1 boy. We are all very reliable and willing to work hard
    All aged between 20-24

    Please call 0403155058

    Jess May 17, 2012 at 12:21 am Reply
  20. Hello!

    We are two American females in our early 20’s looking for fruit picking or harvest work for the next few months in the Queensland area. If you need reliable and hard workers, give us a call. We already have our working holiday visas and are available to start June 6th. Thanks!!

    -Lindsey & Rachel

    Lindsey Evans May 29, 2012 at 1:16 pm Reply
  21. we are a couple seeking a fruit picking job in the bundaberg region. (Australian 20 and 18 year olds)we are both hard working and keen to start as soon as possible. we have our own transport and we already have 2 years experience with planting, harvesting and packing.

    we look forward to hearing from you
    contact: 0435757804

    thank you

    phil & sandri May 30, 2012 at 4:32 am Reply
  22. hi im cooper i just moved two bundaburg for work iv worked on farms b4 packing and planting and driving tractors i am a ozzy and verry keen and a hard worker and verry motavated as i have two kids i need a job so if any one can give me a start or tell me some one else that is looking for workers it would be apreciated cheers

    ph 0412567617

    cooper June 4, 2012 at 9:46 am Reply
  23. Hi,
    I’m a french traveller looking for some fruit or vegies picking in QLD ASAP.
    I’m available right now. thanks to contact me on my email address. kind regards.

    Bobby June 6, 2012 at 7:06 am Reply
  24. Hello, myself and boyfriend are looking for regional work as soon as possible. I come from a farming background so im used to hardwork. We are residing in brisbane at the moment. We are both 28 and from ireland. Please email or call me on 0422655357 if there is any work available. We are travelling to bundaberg on tuesday june 12th. Thank you in.advance,

    Paune & michael

    michael sleator & pauline martin June 9, 2012 at 6:34 am Reply
  25. Hello, myself and my boyfriend michael are looking for regional work as soon as possible. I come from a farming background so im used to hardwork. We are residing in brisbane at the moment. We are both 28 and from ireland. Please email or call me on 0422655357 if there is any work available. We are travelling to bundaberg on tuesday june 12th. Thank you in.advance,

    Pauline & michael

    michael sleator & pauline martin June 9, 2012 at 6:36 am Reply
  26. Hi there,

    We are 4 hard working reliable girls from Ireland looking for 3 months + farm work for our second year visa. We are currently travelling in Asia but will be in Australia from the second of July and willing to travel anywhere for work. As we are currently in Asia it would be great if you could email us on jamie_pearson1@hotmail.com if you have any positions that would suit us..

    Thanks a million!

    Jamie, Eilis, Ailbhe and Aoife

    Jamie Pearson June 13, 2012 at 10:39 am Reply
  27. Hi,

    I’m looking for Fruit Picking Work, as well as three former friends. Gus King, 20yo, Kirsty Clark, 18, Paige Thomas, 18 & Myself 19yo. We are currently living in Tasmania and would like to broaden our careers in this industry. We are very hard workers and we all have relevant experience here in Tasmania. (To find out more send a quick email)We are willing to start ASAP and will be on the next flight!

    Kind Regards,

    Amelia Forrest

    Amelia Forrest June 20, 2012 at 6:39 am Reply
  28. This angers me greatly that my local husband is a hard working man and can not get farm work in his own town due to it is now only available to back packers. Now this right here is discrimination. Hope u back packers enjoy being ripped off..as this is incentive to hire you.

    Angry Local June 25, 2012 at 3:23 am Reply
  29. hi there,
    we are two hard working nepali couple lookin for specially vegatables and fruit picking job.

    thank u looking forward for u response

    ram kumar khadka July 11, 2012 at 12:43 am Reply
  30. Hello there,

    my friend Jonah and I are backpackers from Germany, who are currently looking for a fruitpicking job near Bundaberg. Living in Brisbane right now we’re coming with a car to the Bundaberg area in about a week (24th September). We’re two trustworthy, serious working people who’d like to explore the area arount the city, so a job would be pretty nice. 🙂
    Call us on 0452381289 or write an email to philnass@gmx.de
    no worries
    see you soon
    Philipp and Jonah

    Philipp September 15, 2012 at 8:15 pm Reply
  31. Hi! we are two guys and we’re 20! we’re searching for a job like farm work or fruitpicking. Maybe we’ll come in Bundaberg next week. we are available for immediate start and are hard working and self motivated. we have a WHV, TFN and bank account!
    If you have any available job, let us know ASAP!
    thank you! goodbye!!

    Eleonora September 21, 2012 at 1:41 am Reply

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