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Compare Cheap Gold Coast to Darwin Flights
If your upcoming travel plans include a trip to the Northern Territory, look for the best deals on cheap flights from Gold Coast to Darwin on Webjet. Experience the sights and sounds of nature inside the immense Kakadu National Park or put your poker face on in a trip to SKYCITY casino resort. If you plan on bringing the kiddos along, check out the massive crocodiles and other major predators at one of the many animal parks in Darwin. Or plan a romantic evening with a sunset cruise along the Darwin River. No matter what brings you to the city, save money on return flights from Gold Coast to Darwin and kick your trip off with added money in your pocket.
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The best time to visit Darwin
Darwin has a wet season and a dry season. Dry season lasts from April through October. June, July, and August are often the most crowded when they coincide with school holidays. Daily temperatures range from 32-33°C (89-91°F) with crystal clear skies. This is a great season to enjoy all the outdoor perks Darwin has to offer. Wet season rolls in between October and initially brings hot steamy weather. The heavy rains and unpredictable weather in the wet season from October through March typically turn most tourists away. But if you don’t mind the rain and want to take advantage of fewer crowds, it may be a good time to visit. Daily temperatures in the wet season get up to 33°C (91°F) and can see more than 3 inches of rain per day. If you’re looking for the best deals on cheap flights from Gold Coast to Darwin, look to visit in May or at the end of September.
Departing From Gold Coast
Gold Coast Airport (OOL) has only one terminal making it easy to find your departure gate. It’s best to arrive at least 90 minutes prior to your departure to Darwin International Airport (DRW) in order to pass through ticketing and security.
Getting to Gold Coast International Airport
Taxis and Uber are offer airport transfers from the city centre to the airport daily. Taxi fares start at $50 AUD and Uber can charge $37 AUD. The cheapest way airport transfer in Gold Coast is on the 777 bus out of Broadbeach South Station. The 30-minute ride is $9.20 AUD.
Parking at Gold Coast International Airport
Gold Coast Airport offers a range of parking options to suit all travellers. With four car parks to choose, leaving your car at the airport can be quick and easy.
Where to Park at Gold Coast International Airport
Booking your parking prior to arriving at the airport can save you time and money.
• Premium Covered Parking: If you want covered parking and be as close to the terminals as possible, the Premium Covered Parking is for you. The lot is seconds from the terminals and includes a covered walkway. Daily rates start at $39 AUD.
• Long Term Terminal Parking: For travellers visiting Darwin for the weekend, the Long Term car park may be the perfect storage option. The lot is only a 2-minute walk from the terminals and daily rates start at $25 AUD.
• Budget Parking: The cheapest parking option at Gold Coast Airport is in the Budget lots. The Covered lot has daily rates starting at $22 AUD and is only a 4-8-minute walk to the terminal. Daily rates in the Uncovered lot start at $16 AUD and is only a 5-10-minute walk to the terminal.
Arriving in Darwin
Qantas offers the shortest flights from Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Darwin International Airport (DRW). The flight is less than seven hours and includes one stopover in Sydney (SYD). Jetstar and Virgin Australia fly from OOL to DRW in a little more than seven hours with one stopover in Sydney (SYD).
How to Get from Darwin International Airport to Your Darwin Hotel or Accommodation
Taxis from Darwin International Airport (DRW) to the city centre are metred, however, typical fares run between $25-$35 AUD. There is a $4 AUD exit toll due that the passenger is expected to pay. The Darwin City Airport Shuttle Service provides transfer from the airport to nearly all locations throughout the city. You can pick up the shuttle directly outside the baggage carousels 24 hours a day. Ridesharing through hi Oscar is available from Darwin International Airport (DRW). Once you claim your baggage, arrange for the driver to meet you at the Short Stay Car Park, and be on your way.
Things to do in Darwin
Find the rarest of souvenirs at the Nightcliff Markets. Open at 8am every Sunday, tourists and locals alike can stroll through many stalls for the perfect find. Water sport enthusiasts flock to Manton Dam to take advantage of the wealth of activities surrounding the area. Water ski, canoe, windsurf, kayak, and fish along the water. Bring a picnic and enjoy the sunshine. If you’re feeling lucky, head to SKYCITY. The casino hotel features multiple restaurants, bars and pools. And, if you’re ready for a day of pampering, book a service at their day spa. History buffs will love walking through the Darwin Military Museum. Learn about Darwin’s role in WWI, WWII, and the Vietnam War. Interactive films showcase the turbulent effects of all parties involved in the wars.