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Book flights to Rockhampton

Rockhampton is a city that perfectly personifies Australian modern urban life. Positioned on the banks of the Fitzroy River, it's known for its rich agricultural industry, producing some of the finest beef in the world. The city's subtropical climate fosters lush parks and gardens, while its thriving arts scene and diverse culinary offerings cater to a more refined visitor. Rockhampton is a gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef, offering the best of city life and natural wonders. It's a place where tradition meets innovation, making it a captivating destination for both residents and visitors.

If you're thinking about visiting Rockhampton, we've got you covered with a wide range of flight options. Alternative Airlines tickets over 600 airlines so finding flights to Rockhampton on our site will be a breeze! To find cheap, flexible flights to Rockhampton simply enter your departure airport you wish to fly from and choose your travel dates.

Airports near Rockhampton

Reach Rockhampton your way. You can easily travel to Rockhampton using any of these 4 airports.

Rockhampton Airport

This is the closest airport to Rockhampton and is located just 5 kilometres from the city centre. It is a commercial passenger airport with regular flights to major Australian cities like Brisbane and Sydney.


Gladstone Airport

Located approximately 110 kilometres south of Rockhampton, Gladstone Airport is another regional airport that offers commercial passenger flights. It serves as a connecting point for travellers who may not find direct flights to Rockhampton.


Mackay Airport

Situated around 340 kilometres north of Rockhampton, Mackay Airport is a larger regional airport that offers a wider range of domestic and international flights. It is well-connected to major Australian cities and also serves as a connecting hub for travellers heading to Rockhampton.


Brisbane Airport

If you are looking for international flights or more flight options, Brisbane Airport is the closest major international airport to Rockhampton. It is located approximately 640 kilometres south of Rockhampton and offers a wide range of domestic and international flights. From Brisbane, you can either take a connecting flight or drive to Rockhampton.

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Things to do in Rockhampton

Exploring Rockhampton's many attractions can be overwhelming, so we've handpicked our top 3:

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Rockhampton Botanic Gardens

Discover greenery and tranquility at Rockhampton Botanic Gardens. Escape fast paced city life and explore native and exotic plants, a Japanese garden, and picnic by the lagoon. Birdwatchers will love the diverse species. Immerse yourself in nature's splendor at this must-visit attraction.

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Rockhampton Zoo

Discover Australia's wildlife at Rockhampton Zoo. Located in the Botanic Gardens, this family-friendly attraction showcases kangaroos, koalas, crocodiles, and chimpanzees. Interactive exhibits and educational programs make learning about the animal kingdom fun. Perfect for wildlife enthusiasts and families, Rockhampton Zoo guarantees an unforgettable adventure.

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Mount Archer National Park

Discover the stunning beauty of Mount Archer National Park in Australia. Hike scenic trails, picnic amidst breathtaking scenery, and enjoy panoramic views from Mount Archer's peak. Thrill-seekers can try rock climbing and abseiling. A must-visit for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.