Pajinka Beach, near Weipa, QLD

Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Weipa (WEI)

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Visiting Weipa

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Weipa travel information

Sitting on North Queensland’s Albatross Bay, Weipa is the gateway to the Western Cape York Peninsula. Still an operating mining town, Weipa is also a world-renowned fishing destination and is considered the barramundi capital of Australia. 

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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. 

Why Qantas

The benefits of flying Qantas

Enjoy the friendly service with Qantas from take-off to landing when you fly to Weipa with QantasLink. 

Seamless check-in

With a number of check-in options designed to suit your needs, it’s easy to get your trip to Weipa underway. Visit a desk or use the Qantas app to check in for your flight up to 24 hours before departure. 

Included baggage

Enjoy peace of mind knowing a baggage allowance is included on all Qantas flights. Baggage is included on your flight to Weipa. Use the baggage calculator to find out what is included. 

Can I cancel my flight booking to Weipa 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

* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, POLi or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.

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 This offer applies to Qantas operated flights for the following dates: Australian Domestic: booked between 21 May 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 12 June 2020 and 28 February 2022. Trans-Tasman: booked between 15 October 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 16 October 2020 and 28 February 2022. International: booked between 25 February 2021 and 28 February 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.