Rockhampton travel guide

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You're Going to Love Rockhampton

With a population of 61.724, Rockhampton is a must-see destination in Queensland, Australia. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Rockhampton has to offer.

When to visit Rockhampton

Rockhampton in February
Estimated hotel price
$120
1 night at 3-star hotel
Rockhampton in February
Estimated hotel price
$120
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Rockhampton in January, when the average temperature is 27 °C, and the highest can go up to 31 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is July, when it can get as cold as 9 °C, with an average temperature of 16 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in February, when precipitation is around 150 mm. In contrast, August is usually the driest month of the year in Rockhampton, with an average rainfall of 20 mm.

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How to Get to Rockhampton

Plane

When flying to Rockhampton, you’ll arrive at Rockhampton (ROK), which is located 3 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Rockhampton, you’ll arrive at Rockhampton (ROK), which is located 3 km from the city centre.

Airports near Rockhampton

Airlines serving Rockhampton

United Airlines
Good (4,962 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,120 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,467 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (923 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (833 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (502 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (549 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (311 reviews)
Virgin Australia
Good (262 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Rockhampton

Most booked hotels in Rockhampton

Mercure Rockhampton
4 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
$177+
The Q Motel
3 stars
Good (7.1, Good reviews)
$126+
Cosmopolitan Motel & Serviced Apartments
3 stars
Good (6.7, Good reviews)
$103+
Motel Lodge
3 stars
Okay (5.6, Okay reviews)
$114+

Hiring a car in Rockhampton

Expect to pay $1.90 per litre in Rockhampton (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $22.76 and $30.34. The most frequently booked car type in Rockhampton is Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Premium car hire (BMW 3 Series or similar) is, on average, 47% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $1.90 per litre in Rockhampton (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $22.76 and $30.34. The most frequently booked car type in Rockhampton is Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Premium car hire (BMW 3 Series or similar) is, on average, 47% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.