Watermelons are one of Australia”s favourite fruit”s, especially up North where they suit the warmer climate. Comprising of 92% and 8% sugar watermelon will certainly rehydrate you.

Watermelon Fruitpicking spots are:

Few Handy Tips for Knowing your Watermelon is ready 

  • Check the ground spot or underlying surface, if slotmachines its a deep cream or yellow colour then it’s ready to be harvested
  • Knock it, if Firm it and makes a hollow sound your good to go
  • The vine tendril should be starting to die

Once Watermelons get picked they are off directly to the markets or stored in Fridges until they eventually get to the markets.

How much can I expect to earn

From experience you can expect to get earn $15-17 per hour but all farms do it diferently. Theres guys who do this year in year out, so if your fit and determined to work hard you can make some good money if your farm pays per pick.

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

3 Responses to Watermelon

  1. Good morning Sir/Mdm;
    I request to know the forum for job applications to
    fruit picking watermelons, watermelon, watermelon harvest work, watermelon picking in either
    Bowen, Ayr or Chinchilla

    Thank you so much

    Levson Kimbugwe September 21, 2011 at 8:25 am Reply
  2. 2 hard working (guy/girl) looking for work till June, Hard working, good attitude, happy to try new things.

    Taylor Brennan February 9, 2012 at 12:55 am Reply
  3. Hi there.. Myself and 3 of my friends are interested in fruit-picking for yourselves. All female 3 English and 1 Canadian. Currently in Airlie Beach and can be ready and available to work with immediate affect. All hardworking and energetic girls. Look forward to hearing from you. Please contact Kirsty Schofield.

    Kirsty Schofield April 28, 2012 at 3:01 am Reply

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