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If you’re planning a romantic holiday, corporate retreat, family gathering, or looking for wild adventures, Sunshine Coast has it all. The friendly Queensland city has a plethora of outdoor excursions to sate any thrill seekers pallet. Trek through National Parks to find some of Australia’s rarest creatures. Or build your employee morale with a corporate retreat along the coast. Explore the local culture at the open air markets and specialty shops across the region. Or enjoy a peaceful holiday in the tranquil surroundings of the Glass House Mountains. No matter your reason for visiting, find and book cheap flights from Canberra to Sunshine Coast on Webjet to save heaps of cash.
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The best time to visit Sunshine Coast
The warm weather and bright skies in the aptly named Sunshine Coast welcome visitors all year long. Temperatures rarely fall below 15°C (60°F) in winter allowing most outdoor excursions to take place in every season. While winter water temperatures are much colder, the surf is consistent. If you’re hoping to ride the waves without the crowds, June is the best time to visit. Travelling in June also allows you to find the biggest deals on flights and hotels. When school returns in late autumn crowds tend to thin out making travel in April or May great months to snag great deals on return flights from Canberra to Sunshine Coast. Summer rains in January can be heavy (for Sunshine Coast) but that doesn’t deter outdoor enthusiasts from enjoying the Queensland gem. Summer brings hot and humid days averaging 28°C (82°F). Locals on school holiday fill the city and bringing a rise to airfares and lodging. Spring offers respite from the rain and warm weather. Days see little rainfall with temperatures hovering around 24°C (75°F).
Departing From Canberra
Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY). Travel time from CBR to MCY is a little more than four hours and includes one stopover in Sydney.
Getting to Canberra International Airport
Getting to Canberra Airport from the city centre should take 15 minutes in light traffic. Taxis and Uber from the city centre to Canberra Airport cost between $23-$26 AUD. The 30-minute ride on the route 11 ACTION bus provides the cheapest transfer. A one-way fare is $4.80 AUD.
Parking at Canberra International Airport
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Where to Park at Canberra International Airport
Canberra Airport has car park options to make your trip to Sunshine Coast Airport (MYC) smooth and carefree.
• Indoor parking: Indoor parking is available in either the green and blue lots. They are the closest parking options with daily rates starting at $30 AUD.
• Outdoor parking: Outdoor parking is available in the red and yellow lots. Both lots include a short walk to the terminals with daily rates starting at $24 AUD. If you’re travelling from CBR to MCY for the weekend, be sure to take advantage of the weekend rates available in the red and yellow lots.
Arriving in Sunshine Coast
Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) is located in Marcoola and is the gateway airport for many holiday destinations including Noosa, Maroochydore, Mooloolaba, and Caloundra.
How to Get from Sunshine Coast Airport to Your Sunshine Coast Hotel or Accommodation
Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) has a host of transfer options to get you to your hotel or popular destination. Make arrangements with Henry’s Airporter to take you to north to Noosa. Fares start at $35 AUD per passenger. If you prefer public transportation, TransLink public bus route 622 head north to Noosa or south toward Mooloolaba and can be boarded right outside the arrivals hall. Shuttle transport on the Con-X-will cost between $25 and $60AUD and take you from the airport to many areas in south Sunshine Coast. Taxis and Uber from the airport start at $75AUD and include the mandatory $2.20AUD airport fee.
Things to do in Sunshine Coast
Take in the scenery along one of the hiking trails or a four-wheel-drive trail through Conondale National Park. Stroll along the crystal clear streams or challenge yourself with a hike up to Mount Allen fire tower. If you’re really adventurous, tackle the four-day 56 kilometre Conondale Range Great Walk. Along the Great Walk, you can find rare and threatened animals including several species of frogs and the elusive yellow-bellied glider. Aspiring divers can head to Sunreef Mooloolaba to take a course in their highly acclaimed Five Star PADI Training Centre. The centre offers courses for all levels of divers. If you’re already certified, enjoy a snorkelling trip around the local reefs or a full diving experience on the ex-HMAS Brisbane and Flinders Reef. If you visit between July to October, you can sign up for their Swim with Humpback Whales Experience. Relax while you shop at the Noosa Civic Shopping Centre. Dive into more than 100 specialty stores and big name brands to find something for everyone. Enjoy a day on the water with a kayak, stand-up paddleboard (SUP), or catamaran hire at Golden Beach in Caloundra. Paddle through the secluded Pumicestone Passage and the Bribie Island National Park surrounds.