The average price of a 7-day trip to Coober Pedy is $1,778 for a solo traveler, $3,193 for a couple, and $5,987 for a family of 4. Coober Pedy hotels range from $67 to $304 per night with an average of $118, while most vacation rentals will cost $320 to $360 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Ayers Rock Connellan Airport (AYQ) are between $595 and $1,052 per person for economy flights and $1,867 to $3,301 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $49 to $111 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Coober Pedy, SA, AU

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to AYQ and stay in a Coober Pedy hotel:

  • January 15th to April 1st
  • April 30th to June 17th (except the week of June 4th)
  • August 20th to September 9th
  • October 29th to December 9th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Coober Pedy is usually late November to early December.

 

Average Coober Pedy Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Coober Pedy for a week is $1,321-$2,571($189-$367 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $49 to $111 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $468 to $936 for economy

Lodging: $85 to $112 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $117 to $143 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Coober Pedy for a week is $2,386-$4,516($341-$645 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $98 to $222 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $936 to $1,872 for economy

Lodging: $85 to $112 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $117 to $143 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Coober Pedy for a week is $4,264-$8,196($609-$1,171 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $196 to $444 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,872 to $3,744 for economy

Lodging: $170 to $224 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $187 to $215 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Coober Pedy

How cheap can you make a vacation to Coober Pedy? The cheapest trip to Coober Pedy is about $141 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $360 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $57.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Coober Pedy for a week is $985-$3,573($141-$510 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $25 to $51 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $468 to $936 for economy

Lodging: $57 to $67 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $360 to $380 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Coober Pedy for a week is $1,628-$4,866($233-$695 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $50 to $102 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $936 to $1,872 for economy

Lodging: $57 to $67 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $360 to $380 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Coober Pedy for a week is $3,256-$8,364($465-$1,195 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $100 to $204 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,872 to $3,744 for economy

Lodging: $114 to $134 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $504 to $532 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Coober Pedy cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Coober Pedy Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Coober Pedy.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Coober Pedy for a week is $3,061-$7,750($437-$1,107 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $108 to $200 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,399 to $2,462 for first class

Lodging: $151 to $304 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $360 to $648 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Coober Pedy for a week is $5,216-$11,612($745-$1,659 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $216 to $400 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,798 to $4,924 for first class

Lodging: $151 to $304 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $360 to $648 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Coober Pedy for a week is $10,432-$20,890($1,490-$2,984 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $432 to $800 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,596 to $9,848 for first class

Lodging: $302 to $608 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $576 to $907 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Coober Pedy Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Coober Pedy is much higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Coober Pedy due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Coober Pedy Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Coober Pedy hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

It appears there are only a few vacations rentals with very few price options in Coober Pedy.

 

Flight Costs to Coober Pedy

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,052 average in late December to a low of $595 in late November to early December. Median flight price is $476. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Coober Pedy our data includes 9 originating airports, and 15 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Coober Pedy from an airport like San Francisco International (SFO) in San Francisco, CA (the United States) for an average $1,817 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Alice Springs (ASP) in Alice Springs (Australia) at an average of just $341.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Coober Pedy, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $458, so you can easily save about 77% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Coober Pedy can easily cost $380 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $25 per person. Private tours can cost $759 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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