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What are the best things to do in Mt Isa?
Outback at Isa
Plan a day at Outback at Isa to learn all about the region’s history, geography and mining industry while holidaying on flights to Mt Isa. There are several attractions located within Outback at Isa, and together, they give a well-rounded insight into Outback Queensland. The Hard Times Underground Mine lets visitors see and explore a real mine, the Riversleigh Fossil Centre showcases artefacts from the Riversleigh World Heritage Fossil Site a few hours away, and the Isa Experience Heritage Display tells the story of the region’s culture and Aboriginal people. Also take a walk through the Outback Park to see native plants of the region.
Royal Flying Doctor Service Visitor Centre
The Royal Flying Doctor Service is a medical organisation that has been operating in rural Australia since 1928. It began in the nearby Queensland town of Cloncurry, and there are now more than 50 RFDS bases and visitor centres across the country. One is located right across the Leichhardt River from Mt Isa’s CBD, and you can head there to learn more about the organisation while visiting Outback Queensland on cheap flights to Mt Isa. Wander through a series of displays about the RFDS, see a documentary to learn the service’s history, and get a look at some of the planes.
Mt Isa Lookout
Take in one of the region’s best views at Mt Isa Lookout just outside the CBD. The hilltop viewpoint can be reached in about 30 minutes from the city centre on foot. Visitors who head to the Mt Isa Lookout will be treated to an impressive 360° view over the city and Outback peaks in the distance. Visit the lookout at sunset while you’re holidaying on return flights to Mt Isa to see an orange sky over the city and watch as the lights of Mt Isa and the nearby mines turn on for the night.
When is the best time to visit Mt Isa?
Mt Isa’s location in the northwest of Outback Queensland leads to warm daytime temperatures year round. You’ll have the hottest weather by booking summer flights to Mt Isa. Daytime temperatures typically reach 35° to 37°C, and summer is rainier than the other seasons. The hot weather and high humidity make summer the quietest time to travel on cheap flights to Mt Isa. Browse airfare to Mt Isa between December and February for the best hotel rates.
Autumn and spring are the two shoulder seasons in Mt Isa. Both see very little rain, and temperatures are a bit cooler than during the summer months. Plan for temperatures ranging from about 29° to 34°C if you book tickets to Mt Isa for an autumn or spring holiday.
The winter months make up the high season, and this is the most popular time to travel on return flights to Mt Isa. Hotel rates tend to go up, so book your accommodation early to get the best deal. Rain is rare in the winter, and daytime temperatures average between 25° and 27°C. Don’t forget a jacket if you book winter flights to Mt Isa as the evenings often cool down to about 10°C.
What is the cost of visiting Mt Isa?
Reserve your airfare to Mt Isa, then use Webjet to lock in your hotel room and rental car as well. Budget about $150 to $180 NZD per night for a hotel room in the centre of Mt Isa. Rental cars can be picked up from Mount Isa Airport (ISA) and start from about $50 NZD per day. You may need a 4WD for some national parks and Outback roads you want to explore in between return flights to Mt Isa. 4WDs can also be reserved through Webjet and start from about $85 NZD per day.
Hiring a car is the best way to see the area while holidaying on cheap flights to Mt Isa, but taxis are also available to catch. A taxi from Mount Isa Airport (ISA) to the centre costs around $30 AUD ($31.90 NZD), and a taxi across the city is about $10 to $15 AUD ($10.65 to $15.95 NZD).
There are many fun attractions to add to your to-do list after booking tickets to Mt Isa. Entrance to Outback at Isa costs $22 AUD ($23.40 NZD) for adults and $14 AUD ($14.90 NZD) for kids. The Riversleigh Fossil Centre costs $25 AUD ($26.55 NZD) for adults and $12 AUD ($12.75 NZD) for kids. Taking a tour of the Hard Times Mine is another must-do for many travellers holidaying on flights to Mt Isa. Tour prices cost $85 AUD ($90.30 NZD) for adults and $50 AUD ($53.15 NZD) for children.