Fruit Picking Townsville, Queensland

Fruit Picking Townsville

Fruit Picking Townsville

Fruit Picking Townsville

there aren’t many fruit picking jobs in Townsville, but Backpackers should be able to find work because the town has a lot of hospitality and building work, so there could be a chance of scoring a job. If you do want a fruit picking job you could always try the fruit picking areas north, west and south of Townsville as there are some fruit picking jobs and farm work in nearby towns.

Townsville a popular backpacker destination that caters for Backpackers

Townsville, is a coastal city which has a population of around 180,000 people, it is on the coast and and brags about having 315 days of sunshine a year. It is a great spot for backpackers and visitors wanting a taste of outback Australia while staying near the coast. It offers a good choice of restaurants & bars but also has a relaxing feel about, it is a popular destination with backpackers exploring the east coast, it is the largest town between the Sunshine Coast and Cairns its size and pace are a lot slower than those of Brisbane and Cairns . It retains the vibe of a coastal town with a friendly, welcoming atmosphere whilst being big on things to do. Whilst it is a regional centre for the north eastern region of Queensland its also big on tourism and if you are visiting you will find lots of options for hanging out and relaxing in the city.

This area provides a range of accommodation options whatever your budget, backpackers have many hostels to choose from, which are great places to get inside tips on the best tours and activities.

Townsville is further from the reef than the Cairns but is close to the well known Yongala Wreck, for those people who enjoy Diving. I have been out and dived this wreck and the amount of fish around this wreck is amazing, it is one of Australia's top dive sites, the Yongala was a luxury passenger ship sunk in a cyclone on 23rd March 1911. The popularity of this area is because of it's access Magnetic Island, where snorkelling and diving is an ideal past time. And of course it is the wonderful tropical weather that draws hoards of tourists, with warm conditions most of the time, and humidity and tropical storms abundant during the Summer months, but they are only brief.

Townsville Accommodation for Backpackers and Budget Travelers

Townsville accommodation is well known for its Backpacker accommodation it ranges from the small hostels, to medium backpacker accommodation most of the Townsville backpackers and accommodation houses have pools due to the hot climate Townsville enjoys with over 300 days of fine weather. Townsville backpacker hostels are not over priced, with some going for as low as $20 per night.

Below is some budget Townsville accommodation hostels

Adventurers Backpackers Resort:

79 Palmer Street, South Townsville.

Adventurers Resort is an airconditioned backpackers resort with a swimming pool and BBQ area. Dorm beds $22 per night, single rooms $35 per night, double rooms $44 per night.

Globetrotters Backpackers Hostel:

45 Palmer Street, South Townsville.

Globetrotters has a pool and barbecue area. Rooms have fans, airconditioning available on request. Dorm beds $21 per night, private rooms for singles or doubles $53 per night.

Civic Guest House:

262 Walker Street, Townsville

Civic Guest House is a budget hotel. There are internet, barbecue and pool facilities. Air-conditioning available in some rooms. Dorm beds $22, twin rooms from $45, double rooms from $50.

Reeflodge Backpackers:

4 Wickham St, Townsville City.

Reef Lodge has it all! We are located in the heart of Townsville with only a 10 minute walk from the Transit Centre bus terminal and a 2 minute walk from the Magnetic Island ferry terminal.

This is what Lonely Planet has to say about Reef Lodge: "With its mellow atmosphere, beaut murals, cheery bed covers and outdoor nooks, Reeflodge leads the hostel pack. Space is a premium in the two-tier complex overlooking a courtyard, with book exchange, a laundry and travellers' notice board. You're well catered for."

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