Cheap flights from South Island to Great Barrier Reef

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How far in advance should I book a flight from South Island to Great Barrier Reef?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 54 days in advance to save up to 12% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 54 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from South Island to Great Barrier Reef 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $786, or $796 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Island to Great Barrier Reef?

Flights from South Island to Great Barrier Reef lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from South Island to Great Barrier Reef in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $481.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Island to Great Barrier Reef (EDG - YJV)?

When flying from South Island to Great Barrier Reef, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

South Island to Great Barrier Reef 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Great Barrier Reef from South Island found for this year
13 Apr - 22 Apr
CHC

Christchurch

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

13h 25m
CNS

Cairns

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

29h 25m
$757

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 27/1/22

13 Apr - 22 Apr
CHC

Christchurch

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

10h 50m
CNS

Cairns

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

29h 25m
$764

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 27/1/22

13 Apr - 22 Apr
CHC

Christchurch

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

10h 50m
CNS

Cairns

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

27h 35m
$811

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 27/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about South Island to Great Barrier Reef flights.

Which airlines flying from South Island to Great Barrier Reef have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from South Island to Great Barrier Reef have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, and Jetstar are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Virgin Australia with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from South Island to Great Barrier Reef for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Great Barrier Reef for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $757, but on average you can expect to pay $848.

How popular is this South Island to Great Barrier Reef flight route?

Flights from South Island to Great Barrier Reef have been viewed 411 times in the past calendar month.

Can I fly to Great Barrier Reef from South Island right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Island to Great Barrier Reef

Most visitors from South Island need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Great Barrier Reef.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Island must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Great Barrier Reef.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Island are not required to quarantine after entering Great Barrier Reef.

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Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Can I fly back to South Island from Great Barrier Reef?

Returning to South Island from Great Barrier Reef

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Great Barrier Reef are not required to quarantine after entering South Island.

Alternative routes for South Island to Great Barrier Reef

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Destination points for flights from South Island to Great Barrier Reef

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Top 4 airlines flying from South Island to Great Barrier Reef

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Island to Great Barrier Reef choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$305
Average$704
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$360
Average$582
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$398
Average$766
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$514
Average$766
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety