Airlines adjust prices for plane tickets based on the day and time that you book your flight. After analyzing data from all airlines, we have discovered that the best days to book flights from Rockhampton to Mackay are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
Airlines flying from Rockhampton to Mackay include Qantas Airways.
Qantas Airways provides 100 of the non-stop flights between Rockhampton and Mackay.
There are 1 airports in Mackay - Mackay Airport.
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Sitting on the east coast of Queensland, Australia, Mackay is a beautiful city known for its art-deco influenced architecture, beautiful parks, well-developing tourism industry, and a thriving cultural scene. The city’s natural harbours, the Pioneer River and the agriculture industry make it an import business centre in the area as well.
Tip: The ideal time to visit Mackay is between January and April when the weather is pleasant and the temperature hovering in the ’20s.
Getting to Mackay
The city is served by the Mackay Airport which is located in South Mackay, 6km from the city centre. There are Direct flights to Mackay with connect the city to the rest of the country. If you’re travelling from Rockhampton, check out Rockhampton to Mackay flights from Qantas Airways. Typically a nonstop flight From Rockhampton to Mackay lasts 45 minutes. There are taxis available for hire outside the terminal and it takes about 15 minutes to get to the city. The Translink public bus route 303 connects to the city centre every hour from Monday to Friday and takes about 30 minutes to get from the airport to the city.
Tip: If you’re visiting on a weekend it’s best to book a taxi in advance to budget your travel time better.
Things to do in and around Mackay
Among the most popular attractions around the city for a private weekend getaway is the Keswick Island. Its crystal clear waters and relatively untouched surroundings are perfect for snorkelling or scuba diving. A 40 minute drive from the south of the city takes you to the Kinchant and Teemburra Dams that are popular fishing spots and a great place just to relax and unwind.
The Bluewater Trail is another local attraction that’s a definite must-visit for those who love biking. The 20km long stretch that’s a dedicated bikeway and pedestrian path links the city’s newest attractions including the Bluewater lagoon, Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens and others.
Tip: If you’re visiting the city in June, make sure to check out the annual Mackay Festival of Arts to experience the largest regional arts festival in Queensland.
Shopping and Dining in Mackay
The Caneland Central is one of the most popular shopping destinations in Mackay being home to over 230 stores that are majorly related to fashion. The shopping canter also has two food courts, and one of them overlooks the Pioneer River. The heart of the city next to the Pioneer River has some of the best resultants in the area for fine dining.
Tip: Since the region is home for major sugarcane cultivation, try the local delicacies made out of the regions’ finest sugar.
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