Cheap Flights to Proserpine, Australia from New Zealand
Proserpine is a sugar-producing town in the state of Queensland in Australia. It was named after the Persephone, the Greek goddess for Earth’s fertility. Despite its economy relying more on the sugar cane industry, the town is also an important tourist destination for its being the capital of the Whitsunday Islands. Its status as a sugar-producing center is highlighted by the fact that the town’s tallest structures are the chimneys of the Proserpine Sugar Mill.
The town’s local water tower is a useful and important landmark. This water tower features a large Barramundi (a fish species) mural to symbolize its being a fishing spot for the Barramundi. There are also several important tourist destinations in this town – among these are the Proserpine Historical Museum, Kingfisher Circuit, Cedar Creek Falls, Pandanus Creek Track, Peter Faust Dam, and the Wompoo Walk in the Conway Forest. The town is also perfect for backpacking, hiking, camping, swimming, and sightseeing.
The Proserpine/Whitsunday Coast Airport serves the town of Proserpine as well as Bowen, and the rest of the Whitsunday Islands. It is also an entry point for those who wish to visit the Great Barrier Reef. With a fully functional airport, it is quite easy to visit the town and its neighbors. All visitors who wish to travel by air to Proserpine must take a connecting flight in Brisbane (served by Jetstar Airways and Virgin Blue). Travelers from Wellington travel at least 23 hours and 10 minutes while those from Christchurch travel at least 22 hours and 55 minutes to reach the town. Those coming from Auckland can reach it in 23 hours and 40 minutes.
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