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A trip to the sandy shores of Australia’s Queensland can include a wealth of activities and thrills. Gold Coast is known for having a bevy of amusement parks as well as sprawling beaches. But there’s more to the city than beaches and roller coasters. Look for the waterfalls, land bridges, and other natural wonders hidden deep inside the rainforests in the Hinterlands. If you’re travelling with the family, on a romantic couple’s holiday, or you’re heading to over on business, finding the best prices on return flights can make your stay a little better. Save time and money when you book cheap flights from Auckland to Gold Coast using Webjet.
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The best time to visit Gold Coast
Summers in Gold Coast can be unpredictably wet. Daily temperatures range between 21-28.4°C (69.8 - 83.1°F). February experiences the most rain and can see a tropical storm in the late afternoon. Even with the erratic weather, avid surfers head to Gold Coast to take advantage of the consistently high surf. Autumn brings cooler days with consistent temperatures hovering around 24.6°C (76.2°F). The best time to snag great deals on cheap flights from Auckland to Gold Coast is right after the Easter holiday. This is when crowds dissipate leaving plenty of room for exploring. Winter months between June through August are usually sunny and dry with average temperatures between 12.5 - 21.5°C (54.5 - 70.7°F). Spring brings warmer temperatures as well as moderate crowds. Daily highs can get up to 25.4°C (77.7°F)
Departing From Auckland
Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jetstar, and Air Asia offer direct flights from Auckland (AKL) to Gold Coast (OOL). Flights to Gold Coast usually take three and a half hours.
Getting to Auckland International Airport
The City Express route with Sky Bus runs 24 hours a day. The 40-minute journey from the city centre to the airport is about $18 NZD. If you’re in a large group, hiring a private shuttle may be a cheaper transfer option. A shuttle service usually charges $35 NZD for one person and $8 NZD for each additional group member. If you’re in a hurry or prefer taking a taxi from the city centre to the airport, expect to pay between $65-$75 NZD.
Parking at Auckland Airport
Auckland Airport offers deep discounts for travellers who pre-book their parking. If you book at least one-month ahead, the savings really add up.
Where to Park at Auckland Airport
The International flight from AUK to OOL will give you five parking options that include valet, covered, and uncovered storage.
• Valet Parking: Uncovered Valet Parking is ideal for travellers who simply want to drop their car off and head to the terminal. Daily parking for Valet Parking starts at $49 NZD.
• Car Park D: If you want to keep your car in covered storage for your trip to Gold Coast, Car Park D-Covered is the best option. The terminal is only a 3-minute walk to and daily rates start at $48 NZD.
• Car Park A: For a family trip to Gold Coast or if you don’t plan on storing your car at the airport for more than a few days, Car Park A is ideal. The uncovered lot is close to the terminals and rates start at $48 NZD per day.
• Car Park S: If you’re flying with Jetstar, Car Park S will put you right in front of the terminal. Daily storage starts at $50 NZD.
• Park and Ride: The only guaranteed off-site car storage at Auckland Airport is with Park and Ride. It is the cheapest parking option and includes 24-hour monitoring. Daily rates start at $32 and include free shuttle service to and from the airport.
Arriving in Gold Coast
The customs process for New Zealanders at Gold Coast Airport (OOL) is usually quick and easy.
How to Get from Gold Coast Airport to Your Gold Coast Hotel or Accommodation
The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to the city centre is on the 777 bus. The 30-minute ride will take you to the Broadbeach South Tram Station and costs $9.20 AUD ($10 NZD). Taxis are located outside the arrivals area. The one-way fare to the city centre will cost $50 AUD ($51 NZD). Uber is another popular airport transfer offering service to the city centre for only $37 AUD ($38 NZD).
Things to do in Gold Coast
If you want to hit the beach as soon as you land at Gold Coast Airport (OOL), take a bus or taxi to begin your surfing, snorkelling, swimming, or sunbathing holiday. If you’re travelling to Nobby Beach, Burleigh Beach, Mermaid Beach, Broadbeach or others, be sure to pack extra sunscreen plenty of water. Catch the spectacular view of Gold Coast and Surfer’s Paradise from the Sky Point Observation Deck. Grab a bite to eat at the top floor restaurant and make the meal worth remembering. If you want to see the furry side of Australia, get to know the native animals a little better at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. The beautifully landscaped park is home to kangaroos, koalas, crocodiles and more. Book the feeding experience that allows you to hand-feed many of the animals. Try your lucky hand at the poker tables or slot machines at The Star Gold Coast. The hotel and casino boasts high-quality shows, divine cuisine, and a full service day spa. Relax and let the staff at The Star pamper you for the day.