Flights from Mackay (MKY) to Weipa (WEI)
Reasons to fly with Qantas
Visiting from Mackay to Weipa
When to visit
Best time to visit Weipa
The best time to go to Weipa is between July and August, when the dry season kicks in the weather is cool and sunny, and gets very busy with visitors. Between November to April is the wet season, it’s very hot and thunderstorms start building in late afternoons and evenings. It also floods, making it a very wet visit, though good for fishing — but look out for crocodiles.
Arriving in Weipa
The helpful staff at Weipa Aiport will greet you when you land. From there is easy to make the 13km trip to the city centre.
Getting into Weipa from Weipa Airport
It’s easy to make the short trip to Weipa from Weipa Airport, it’s located approximately 10 minutes’ drive from the town centre. Hire cars and taxis are available at the terminal.
Getting around Weipa
Taxis service the city,or rent a bike. Explore the wider Cape York Peninsula by hire car, but check with the Western Cape Cultural Centre site to plan your route before heading off as road closures during the wet season are common.
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.
Passengers flying from Mackay Airport with Qantas are allocated checked baggage. Additional luggage allowance can be purchased online before departure.
The benefits of flying Qantas
Fly with Qantas and enjoy a comfortable journey from take-off to touch down.
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Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?
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