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Flights from Mackay (MKY) to Auckland (AKL)

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Reasons to fly with Qantas

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Food and drinks on every flight

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine.

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Baggage included in every fare

Pack more into your trip with checked and carry-on baggage included in every fare.

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Change your travel dates as often as you need

We've introduced further flexibility on eligible Qantas operated flights. Booking and travel dates apply.

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Inflight entertainment

Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight including TV, the latest movies and more.

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Visiting from Mackay to Auckland

Auckland travel information

From world-class wineries to boutique shops, outdoor adventures and a scenic harbourside, make the trip to Auckland, located in the Tasman Sea to discover how stunning the New Zealand city is.  Auckland is a destination with a thriving food scene, beautiful natural escapes at its doorstep and super walkable streets to wander the days away. 

When to visit

Best time to visit Auckland

The best time to visit Auckland is during the summer months, from December to February (15–30 ℃), to make the most of the outdoor adventures on offer, from ferry trips out to Waiheke Island to the nearby beaches. Auckland’s weather is pleasant year-round, there is no bad time for sightseeing. June to August are Auckland’s winter months, with August (5–18℃) the best time for snow sports.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Auckland Airport (AKL). Opens external site in a new windowThe airport is a major airline hub in New Zealand and there are many domestic and international destinations for visitors to continue on to.  The airport is located near Mangere, 21 kilometres south of the Auckland city centre. 

Arriving in Auckland

The helpful and friendly Auckland Airport staff will greet you when you land, and from there, getting into the CBD is easy.  

Getting into Auckland from Auckland Airport 

Conveniently located between both Auckland city and Manukau city, there are a number of bus, shuttle, taxi and rideshare services which can pick you up from the terminal. Alternatively, you may wish to hire a car to explore the scenic destinations surrounding the city.  It’s best to allow plenty of time when travelling to and from the airport to cater for any delays and ensure you arrive at least three hours before your international flight or one hour before your domestic flight. 

Getting around Auckland

Getting around Auckland is easy and affordable, whether you’re using public transport, driving, catching taxis and transfers, joining a tour, or even hiring a bike. To explore more of New Zealand is easy too, with a wide range of tours for any budget, and plenty of motorhome, motorbike and car hire options.  

Departure information

Fly from Mackay

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Mackay, there are a few things you should know so you’re prepared for your upcoming trip. 

What is the main airport called?

Mackay AirportOpens external site in a new window located in South Mackay, Queensland, Australia is a major Australian regional airport that services the city of Mackay, with flights to the cities of Brisbane, Rockhampton, Townsville, Hamilton Island and Cairns. Mackay Airport is centrally located, making it easy to get to and from the city centre. 

Baggage allowance

Passengers flying from Mackay Airport with Qantas are allocated checked baggage. Additional luggage allowance can be purchased online before departure. 

Checking in

Passengers travelling from Mackay, ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.

Why Qantas

The benefits of flying Qantas

Fly with Qantas and enjoy a comfortable journey from take-off to touch down. 

Included baggage

Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Use the baggage calculator to find out what is included with your fare. 

Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?

If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.

If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight and request a flight credit to use towards a future flight. Please visit our Booking changes and other options page for more information.

If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll be contacting anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.

Important Information

 This offer applies to Qantas operated flights for the following dates: Australian Domestic: booked between 21 May 2020 and 30 April 2022, for travel between 12 June 2020 and 30 April 2022. Trans-Tasman: booked between 15 October 2020 and 30 June 2022, for travel between 16 October 2020 and 31 December 2022. International: booked between 25 February 2021 and 30 June 2022, for travel between 1 November 2021 and 31 December 2022. If you decide to change the date of your travel, we'll waive the change fee. You'll need to change your flight before your scheduled date of departure and select a new travel date within 12 months of your original booking date. When you're ready to rebook, you'll also need to cover any fare increase for your new flight, if applicable. For all changes, your applicable Fare Rules and the Qantas Conditions of Carriage apply.

 Meals, beverages, entertainment offerings vary between flight times. Alcohol offered during select flight times on select flights.

+ Meals, beverages, entertainment and offerings vary between flights and cabins. Alcohol offered during select flight times on select flights.