Guam is an unincorporated territory of the United States and houses several major military installations. However, the island also offers a wide range of activities and is particularly renowned for its scuba diving. Take a trip out to the Piti Bomb Holes, where you can feed shoals of exotic fish inside the specially built Aquarium observatory. The island's main tourist hub is the town of Tumon, where the best shopping and most vibrant nightlife is located.
Guam's indigenous inhabitants are the Chamorro people. Recently there has been renewed interest in conserving and developing the Chamorro language and culture.
Guam Airport (GUM)
Flights from Australia to Guam will disembark at Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport.
Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport (GUM), also known as Guam International Airport, is located 4.8 kilometres east of Guam's capital city of Hagåtña. Named for the first delegate from Guam to the United States House of Representatives, the airport is a hub for United Airlines and Asia Pacific Airlines.
Getting to Guam
There are several airlines that offer flights to Guam from Australia. Flights from Sydney with two stopovers in Asia take around 29 hours. Flights from Melbourne with two stopovers in Asia take around 21 hours. Flights from Brisbane via Seoul take 16 hours and 30 minutes. Flights from Perth with two stopovers in Asia take between 19 and 23 hours.
Airlines that fly to Guam
Airlines that offer cheap flights to Guam from Australia include:
For more information on Guam holidays check out our Guam travel guide.