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How Much Does it Cost To Fly To Cairns Beaches?

One-way flights were as low as NZ$402 and round trip flights were NZ$1,681 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Great Places to Fly From

Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
AKL Cairns 22 Jan. - 30 Jan. NZ$1,681
*Prices include taxes and fees

Flights To Cairns Beaches

The Great Barrier Reef. Ever heard of it? Cairns is the official gateway to it, and it’s easy to see why. It’s got scenic surroundings, sweet nightlife and more fine dining than you can shake a trekking pole at. Pack up those poles and hop on flights to Cairns to see what’s happening in paradise.

Getting Around Cairns

Cairns Airport is just 6km from the popular Esplanade area in the city centre and even closer to the north side of town. However, taxis from the airport can be pricey; pre-booked shuttles are a cheaper option for getting to Cairns accommodation. If you don’t have tours lined up, book your own wheels with one of Wotif’s sweet car hire deals, roll down those windows and yell “Freeeeedom”!

When You Land…

If you’re landing at the crack of dawn, the park at the southern end of the Esplanade is a great place to grab a flat white and some brekkie while you watch the town wake up.

Ever zip-lined over a crocodile? If you totally want to, book afternoon Cairns flights and head straight to the Wildlife Dome. Fly through the air along with parrots and kookaburras—and make sure your buddies are ready with the camera.

You’d think everyone would be spent from their day of adventure sports, but night owls will be pleasantly surprised. There are bars and clubs all over town where you can continue (or start) the party.

Live Like a Local

Here’s a hint on living like a local: Cairns bills itself as Australia’s bungy jump capital. The 50m-high AJ Hackett Bungy Tower was the world’s first tower built just for bungy. Yes, this town is a true pioneer of the adrenaline rush!

For now, your only rite of passage is finding awesome cheap flights to Cairns right here on Wotif—no bungy required. All you need to do is point and click, then get back to Googling images of the Great Barrier Reef. Soon enough, it’ll all be yours.

How to book cheap flights

How to cancel a flight to Cairns Beaches due to COVID-19?

Cancellation policies vary across airlines, but many still travel to highly impacted areas. Dates may change frequently across Cairns Beaches as the situation unfolds, so it’s important for travellers to check in with their airline if they have an upcoming flight. Please visit the customer service portal to learn more about your flight policy surrounding COVID-19.

How to get cheap flights to Cairns Beaches?

Get cheap flights to Cairns Beaches from as low as NZ$402 one way or NZ$1,681 roundtrip right here with Wotif. Need somewhere to stay once you get there? Relax with our price promise. Find a lower price on a hotel or package online up to 24-hours prior to check in and we'll refund the difference.

Which airlines fly to Cairns Beaches?

Airlines serving to Cairns Beaches are Qantas Airways, Emirates. You can choose your preferred airline and also departure/arrival times that match your needs.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Here’s an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2019, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Monday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday too; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

Guess what? Boring old Wednesday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2019, we found that flights purchased on a Wednesday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Saturday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2019, our data shows October is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the December holiday period can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early during peak periods.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2019 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 1-3 weeks prior to travel.

How can I save money on flights?

Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2019 saved close to 55% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

Which Airlines Fly To Cairns Beaches?

Qantas Airways, Emirates

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Hotels in Cairns Beaches

Imagine Drift Palm Cove NZ$149
Reviewed on 22 Dec. 2020
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Imagine Drift Palm Cove

Imagine Drift Palm Cove

Cnr Veivers Rd Williams Esp, Palm Cove, QLD
Imagine Drift Palm Cove
    4.2 of 5
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Good size room. Excellent value for money. Pool bigger than expected. Great location and friendly staff. Wifi could be the quicker. Might have been related to location within the complex. At times it was very slow, although was able to watch Netflix via laptop at night.

    Mantra Amphora NZ$145
    Reviewed on 10 Jan. 2021
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    Mantra Amphora

    Mantra Amphora

    49-63 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD
    Mantra Amphora
      4.3 of 5
      4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      We absolutely loved our stay! The pool was clean and amazing, the location is fantastic and the room (we stayed in a Hotel Spa Room) was clean, tidy and perfect for us. We can’t wait to be back!

      Hotel Grand Chancellor Palm Cove NZ$129
      Reviewed on 28 Dec. 2020
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      Hotel Grand Chancellor Palm Cove

      Hotel Grand Chancellor Palm Cove

      Coral Coast Drive, Palm Cove, QLD
      Hotel Grand Chancellor Palm Cove
        4.3 of 5
        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        The property was quiet and clean. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Great breakfast.

        Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove NZ$241
        Reviewed on 25 Oct. 2020
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        Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove

        Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove

        123 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD
        Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove
          4.6 of 5
          5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          We were upgraded to a spa room overlooking the tranquil pool.

          ^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.