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Cheap Flights to Coolangatta
|Most popular in||December||High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||October||Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop|
|Average price||£777||Price for this month|
|Cheapest price||£660||From London to Coolangatta|
Cheapest prices for Coolangatta flights by month
When is the best time to fly to Coolangatta?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
£761 - £1408
21 - 29 °C
28 - 143 mm
When is the best time to book flights to Coolangatta?
The price you pay for your flight to Coolangatta may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 59 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Coolangatta?
Thursday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Coolangatta. Flying on Friday will result in higher flight prices.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
At the moment, flights in the evening are likely to offer the best value for money for your Coolangatta trip. A flight at midday will more often than not be of higher cost.
In 1770, Captain Cook navigated along this part of the Gold Coast and named the land Point Danger and Mount Warning. In 1846, one ship – the Coolangatta – didn’t heed the warnings and sank, but it gave the town its name.
In the intervening couple of centuries, Coolangatta has become a popular resort town and each year families visit Coolangatta to revel in the glorious climate – about 300 sunny days per year – and laze on the beautiful beaches.
Coolangatta is the most southerly town in Queensland and forms a twin town with Tweed Heads in New South Wales. If one stands at Point Danger, the headland where the Captain Cook memorial lighthouse stands, they’ll be in two states at the same time. Or, come on New year’s Eve and watch two sets of fireworks – one hour apart (New South Wales observes Daylight Saving Time but Queensland does not).
As well as family fun on the beaches, things to do include surfing (Snapper Rocks is a great point break) and fishing (Snapper Rocks is a draw for fishermen too, there for the bream, dart and taylor). Diving with the sharks on Cook Island is a must-do and whale watching is popular between June and November.
The sun shines almost every day of the year. The climate is humid subtropical, cooler inland than on the coast. The range of temperatures in spring (September to November) is 15-25 C (60-77 F), climbing to 28 C (82 F) or so in summer (December to February). During autumn (March to May) temperatures are between 16 and 26 C (60-80 F) and down to 11-21 C (50-70 F) in winter (June to August).
October through March is, in general, peak season in Coolangatta. This takes in the school holidays, Christmas, New Year’s Eve and, depending when it falls, Easter (March or April). Whale watchers will visit between June and November.
April through September is low season, however whale-watching season runs from June to November.
There are lots of options for getting to Coolangatta from the airport. Gold Coast Airport has a Transport and Information Desk outside International Arrivals and there are several car-rental companies represented at the airport. Shuttle buses and taxis are also options for the short trip to Coolangatta.
Car is the easiest option for getting around, but Surfside Buslines operates a good, inexpensive service throughout the Gold Coast, 24 hours per day.