Calgary has a growing reputation as one of Canada's most vibrant cities and the popular Calgary Zoo is one of the best in the region. Be sure to check out the expansive Destination Africa exhibit before taking a stroll along the scenic Bow River pathway. For a taste of Calgary's nightlife 17th Avenue SW is the place to see and be seen, with its eclectic mix of trendy bars, cheap cafes and high-end restaurants opened long into the night.
Inglewood is another of Calgary's trendiest neighbourhoods and houses an assortment of upmarket cafes, boutique fashion stores and antique shops, as well as some of the best live music venues and art galleries in the city.
Calgary Airport (YYC)
Flights from Australia to Calgary will disembark at Calgary International Airport.
Calgary International Airport, originally named McCall Field (YYC) is situated approximately 17 kilometres northeast of downtown Calgary. Canada's fourth busiest airport serves as headquarters for WestJet and as a hub airport for Air Canada and Air Canada Express.
Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to Calgary International Airport. Book your Calgary Airport accommodation.
Getting to Calgary
There are many airlines that offer flights to Calgary from Australia that involve a stopover in a third destination. Flights from Sydney via Vancouver take 17 hours. Flights from Melbourne via Los Angeles take between 23 and 25 hours depending on the stopover. Flights from Brisbane via Sydney and Vancouver take 20 hours and 30 minutes. Flights from Perth via Sydney and Los Angeles or Vancouver take between 26 hours and 28 hours.
Airlines that fly to Calgary
Airlines that offer cheap flights to Calgary from Australia include:
For more information on Calgary holidays check out our Calgary travel guide.