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Flights from Adelaide (ADL) to Moranbah (MOV)

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Visiting from Adelaide to Moranbah

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Adelaide to Moranbah travel information

Queensland is good to go. Plan your next trip to Moranbah, a modern Queensland coal mining town which dates to 1970. It's located in the Issac Region, on the Peak Downs Highway between Mackay and Clermont. The town hosts a community of permanent miners as well as large numbers of fly-in, fly-out miners who arrive at the airport and work at the many mines around town. There's plenty of things to see and do in Moranbah, including a visit to the Bridled-Nailtail Wallaby Sculpture, a pleasant stroll on the Federation Walk and the Big Red Rhino Bucket which is a symbol of the huge coal mines in the area. Another attraction in the area is the Peak Range National Park to enjoy bushwalking and photography, with spectacular geological features, views and historical interest.

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Adelaide to Moranbah flight information

The approximate flight time from Adelaide to Moranbah is approximately is 10 hours and 20 minutes.

When to visit

Best time to visit Moranbah

Moranbah has a semi-arid climate, and it's warm to hot all year round. The best time to visit Moranbah in Australia is in January and April until December, with pleasant temperatures and limited rainfall to enjoy outdoor activities. The highest average temperature in Moranbah is 28°C in January and the lowest is 21°C in July.

Arriving in Moranbah

The staff at Moranbah local Airport will be ready to greet you when you land. Once you collect your bag, there are several transport options available to get you to town.

Getting into Moranbah from Moranbah Airport

The easiest way to reach the mining town of Moranbah is via taxi or shuttle available at the airport to make the short trip to the centre. Alternatively, rent a car from the airport and explore the region as you wish. Moranbah Airport is located approximately 6 km from the city centre.

Getting around Moranbah

The best way to get around Moranbah city is to rent a car, 4WD or truck from one of the car providers in town. Mackay Whitsunday Taxis run throughout the town or capture the best of the region by joining an informative tour, run by local experts who know the area better than anyone else.

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Adelaide AirportLocated 7km (3.7 miles) from the city on Andy Thomas Circuit, Adelaide Airport (ADL)Opens external site in a new window is Australia's fifth busiest airport. Both domestic (QF400 and above) and international (QF1-QF399) services operate from the same terminal. 

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