The Town

The Hostel

The Hostel is centrally located in the town.

5 minute walk to:
  • nearest supermarket
  • the local indoor swimming pool
  • medical centre
  • hospital
10 minute walk to:
  • main shopping centre and banks
  • post office
  • bush walks and wildlife


Summer weather in Griffith is invariably hot with low humidity. Temperature range from 20 to 40+ degrees Celsius.


Griffith has its own Airport with daily services to Sydney and weekly flights to Melbourne. Griffith is also serviced by bus and train from most major centres.

Available Work

The fruit-picking season starts in November and goes through until the end of April for summer citrus, grapes and prunes. The winter navel season runs from July through to November.

Harvest Period Crop
Dec-Mar Prunes, Onions, Plums
July-Nov Navel Oranges
Nov-Feb Oranges, Melons, Prunes
Jan-Mar Grapes, Stone Fruit
Jan-May Pumpkins

How Much Can I Expect to Earn?

You should have a reserve of money that will cover the costs of living for one week in case the weather conditions delay picking or payday is a week after you start.  All monies earnt are the responsibility of the farmer/contractor.  The Griffith International Hostel only arranges your accommodation.

Places of Interest

For the latest information please refer to the Griffith Visitors Centre.