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Home Flights Oceania Australia Queensland Cheap flights to Coolangatta, Australia

Cheap flights to Coolangatta

Popular in July High demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest in May Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price $1175 Average for round-trip flights in March 2020
Round-trip from $967 From New York to Coolangatta

Cheapest Prices for Coolangatta flights by month

January
$774
February
$1146
March
$968
April
$1121
May
$1096
June
$1113
July
$1256
August
$1025
September
$922
October
$1013
November
$941
December
$1164
January is currently the cheapest month to fly to Coolangatta. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Coolangatta?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
NYC - OOL
Price
$774 - $3094
OOL
Temperature
69.8 - 84.2 °F
OOL
Rainfall
1.1 - 5.63 inches
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, January is seen as the time to fly to Coolangatta, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. January sees the temperatures in Coolangatta peak to their warmest. February tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Coolangatta?

The cheapest day to fly to Coolangatta is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Wednesday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly?

At the moment, flights in the afternoon are likely to offer the best value for money for your Coolangatta trip. A flight at noon will more often than not be of higher cost.

In 1770, Captain Cook navigated along this part of the Gold Coast and named the land Point Danger and Mount Warning. In 1846, one ship – the Coolangatta – didn’t heed the warnings and sank, but it gave the town its name.

In the intervening couple of centuries, Coolangatta has become a popular resort town and each year families visit Coolangatta to revel in the glorious climate – about 300 sunny days per year – and laze on the beautiful beaches.

Coolangatta is the most southerly town in Queensland and forms a twin town with Tweed Heads in New South Wales. If one stands at Point Danger, the headland where the Captain Cook memorial lighthouse stands, they’ll be in two states at the same time. Or, come on New year’s Eve and watch two sets of fireworks – one hour apart (New South Wales observes Daylight Saving Time but Queensland does not).

As well as family fun on the beaches, things to do include surfing (Snapper Rocks is a great point break) and fishing (Snapper Rocks is a draw for fishermen too, there for the bream, dart and taylor). Diving with the sharks on Cook Island is a must-do and whale watching is popular between June and November.

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Coolangatta climate

The sun shines almost every day of the year. The climate is humid subtropical, cooler inland than on the coast. The range of temperatures in spring (September to November) is 60-77 F, climbing to 82 F or so in summer (December to February). During autumn (March to May) temperatures are between 60-80 F and down to 50-70 F in winter (June to August). 

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Best Time to Fly to Coolangatta

Peak Season:

October through March is, in general, peak season in Coolangatta. This takes in the school vacations, Christmas, New Year’s Eve and, depending when it falls, Easter (March or April). Whale watchers will visit between June and November.

Off Season:

April through September is low season, however whale-watching season runs from June to November.

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Getting around Coolangatta

There are lots of options for getting to Coolangatta from the airport. Gold Coast Airport has a Transport and Information Desk outside International Arrivals and there are several car-rental companies represented at the airport. Shuttle buses and taxis are also options for the short trip to Coolangatta.

Car is the easiest option for getting around, but Surfside Buslines operates a good, inexpensive service throughout the Gold Coast, 24 hours per day.

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Coolangatta Travel Information

  • Coolangatta is an excellent starting point for the theme parks in the GC area.
  • On the second Sunday of every month, local handicrafts are on sale along the beachfront.
  • Off Tweed Heads (Coolangatta’s twin town), Nine Mile Reef is known by the locals as a “sharky” spot. Wobbegongs, blind sharks, bronze whalers, leopard sharks (in summertime) grey nurse sharks (in wintertime) all swim around here.
  • Surfers Paradise lies between Coolangatta and Southport. It has been the magnet for surfers for many years.

 

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