Fruit Picking Bowen Queensland: seasonal work for backpackers close to Townsville or Mackay
Fruit Picking Bowen
So your in Townsville or Mackay and you need money fast but dont want to be tied down to a job which will take up all your time, well fruit picking Bowen is the place for you to go. Then again maybe fruit picking in Bowen doesn't appeal to you, well your in luck because there are other towns near Townsville or Mackay which offer work all year round such as Ayr and Homehill, which are actually more closer to Townsville, and bowen is closer to mackay. So lets get to know something about these places before we escape the money gobbling Townsville or Mackay.
Bowen has a population of 10,500, located in the northern region of the Whitsundays, offers all the features you would expect of a Whitsunday destination. With snorkelling, diving, fishing and sailing accessible off the many palm fringed beaches the waterways are waiting to be discovered.
In Bowen Fruit picking is best known to backpackers for the abundance of work available for backpackers who pick tomatoes, mangoes, cucumbers, capsicums, corn, beans and paw paw are just some of the many crops grown in the region, and it's possible for workers to get up to six months' seasonal work.
BOWEN BACKPACKERS:(07) 47863433
Beach End of Herbert St
You'll find the hostel welcoming with the trendy decor, large common area's and private balconies, add a bunch of bi-lingal, bi-cultural travelers and the atmosphere is fun and lively.
The work season is very busy, but there is always opportunities for days off to explore.
Barnacles Backpackers:(07) 4786 4400
16-18 Gordon St
Bowen, QLD 4805
Barnacles Backpackers is an accommodation hostel located in the tropical Queensland town of Bowen, on a quiet residential street near the centre of town and only 500m from the pool and beach.
Catering to travellers on a working holiday and helping travellers find work fruit picking Bowen.
Reefers by the Beach:(07) 4786 4199
93 Horseshoe Bay Rd
Bowen, QLD 4805
Reefers is a beach style backpackers hostel in Bowen Nth Qld. Situated 45 minutes north of Airlie Beach, we enjoy glorious weather all year round. We offer dormitory or cabin accommodation which is set in tropical gardens with all the facilities including pool, spa, internet and help getting work.
54 Wilmington Street, Ayr
Ayr Backpackers and Wilmington House, they are a well regarded working backpackers hostel of the Burdekin District. We offer quiet and safe, clean dormitory accommodation in our two Queenslander style hostels set amongst lush tropical gardens, yet only a five minute walk to the centre of town or a two minute walk to Coles Supermarket.
Malpass Hotel Backpackers:(07)4782-1600
145 Eighth Avenue, Home Hill
They provides four-star backpacker Accommodation in four-share rooms at affordable rates. The Burdekin is one of the most productive farming areas in Australia there is an abundance of seasonal work available from fruit and vegetable picking, packing in sheds, general farm work, bar work etc. Transport to and from jobs is available.
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