Fruit Picking Lismore. This New South Wales Town is located 40 kms inland from Byron Bay between the rainforests and the sea. Lismore offers fruit picking work all year round, some crops are lychee, avocado, apple, stone fruit and blueberry farms which provide harvest workers with employment. Speciality coffee and tea, macadamia nuts, bush tucker and exotic fruits are all on offer throughout the region. It is the region’s major commercial centre that plays host to significant theatrical, artistic and musical activities.
Fruit Picking Lismore. When to go there?
- February to March – Lychees
- April to September – Macadamia nuts, avocados
- June to September – Custard apples
- September to December – Stonefruit
- October to December – Coffee
- November to January – Blueberries
Blueberry Fields is a family owned blueberry orchard located in the beautiful Byron hinterland in northern New South Wales, 2 hours south of Brisbane and only 15 minutes from Byron Bay or Ballina. Byron Bay is the most easterly point in Australia and is an extremely popular tourist destination for both national and international tourists.
To find out if they need workers you can visit their website: http://www.blueberryfields.com.au/work.html
How do you get there?
Lismore is located on the Bruxner Highway, 225 kms South of Brisbane and 800 kms North of Sydney. The Ballina/Byron Bay Coast is a short half-hour drive away. There is a regular air service between Lismore and Sydney and also a daily bus service from Lismore to Brisbane and Sydney.
Fruit Picking Lismore. Where can you stay?
You will find an excellent choice of hotels, motels, B&Bs, apartments, backpacker hostels and caravan parks. These properties are conveniently located in the centre of town and on the main highway.
Edge Guest Rooms are excellent budget accommodation for visitors to the Lismore area.
Each modern guest room is lockable and self-contained including all bedding and linen. Bathroom, lounge and kitchen facilities are shared with other guests. Free wireless internet connection is also provided for unrestricted guest usage.
Whether you are relocating to the area or studying at the university, on a working assignment or a traveller seeking the economy of a backpackers but more quality, The Edge Guest Rooms are ideal for either short or long term stays. Special rates may apply for bookings of 4 weeks or longer. http://theedgeguestrooms.com.au