Campervan hire in Broome | Where to book, what to know

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Western Australia's vast landscapes are made to be explored on 4 wheels and Broome is an ideal starting point.

Enjoy sunsets on Cable Beach, the natural phenomenon of the Staircase to the Moon and the chance to spot the rare snubfin dolphin off the coast. Broome is also the gateway to the wild Kimberley region, so it's a tough destination to beat for the campervan crazed.

Find out all you need to know about campervan hire in Broome, including where to book, some top tips and frequently asked questions to get you started.

Best campervan hire in Broome

1. Britz: Best for 4WD and off-roading

Britz offers campervans to suit a variety of travellers, from the budget hi-top camper fit for 2 to a large 6-berth option with lots of space to spread out.

  • Where can I pick up the campervan from? Broome
  • Discounts: Up to 20% off Broome adventures
  • Unique inclusions and features: Newer vehicles (usually less than 4 years), large fleet to choose from, and indoor kitchens and bathrooms
2-3 Berth Venturer Campervan
2-3 Berth Venturer Campervan

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2. Cheapa Campa: Best for budget-friendly hires

A good value-for-money option for travellers happy to save a few pennies in exchange for campers that are a few years old with manual transmission.

  • Where can I pick up the campervan from? Broome
  • Discounts: 5% off early bird discounts
  • Unique inclusions and features: 4WD vehicles available, models with pop-top roof for more ventilation, vehicles are between 3 and 5 years old
2-Berth Cheapa Hi-Top Campervan
2-Berth Cheapa Hi-Top Campervan

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3. Maui Rentals: Best for luxury campers

A long-standing luxury brand in the campervan market, Maui allows travellers visiting the rough and tumble destinations around Broome to relax in a bit more comfort at the end of the day.

  • Where can I pick up the campervan from? Broome
  • Discounts: 8% off long hires
  • Unique inclusions and features: Most models include a toilet and shower, stylish additions such as wine glasses and coffee plunger, automatic transmission, brand new vehicles available

How did we pick these campervan companies on the Broome?

Our editorial team selected the Broome campervan companies and vehicles on this list based on price, pick-up locations and vehicle features.

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Name Product Pick-up locations One-way trips available What's included? Free cancellations Book now
Adelaide, Alice Springs, Brisbane, Broome, Cairns, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth,
Blankets, pillows and sheets, Towels, Plates, bowls and utensils, Cookingware, Stove, Fridge or esky, Sink, Toilet, Shower, USB and charging ports, Water tank, Dining table, Chairs, Microwave, Gas (for cooking)
Cheapa Campa
Cheapa Campa
Adelaide, Alice Springs, Brisbane, Broome, Cairns, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth,
Blankets, pillows and sheets, Towels, Plates, bowls and utensils, Cookingware, Stove, Fridge or esky, Sink, Toilet, Shower, Water tank, Dining table, Chairs, Microwave, Gas (for cooking)
Adelaide, Alice Springs, Brisbane, Broome, Cairns, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth,
Blankets, pillows and sheets, Towels, Plates, bowls and utensils, Cookingware, Stove, Fridge or esky, Sink, Toilet, Shower, USB and charging ports, Water tank, Microwave, Gas (for cooking)

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TL;DR: Broome campervan hire

Best time to hire:
April and October

Driver's licence required:
Full driver’s licence or international licence

What to know before renting a campervan in Broome

How much is campervan hire in Broome?

A 2-person campervan can start from $70 a day, with more deluxe models fetching up to $250 per day. For larger vehicles, a 6-person campervan starts from $205 per day, with luxury models averaging up to $310 per day.

The cost of your campervan hire will vary depending on the size, amenities, inclusions, age of the vehicle and length of your booking.

When is the best time to hire a campervan in Broome?

The best time to visit Broome is between April and October. This is the dry season, which boasts warm temperatures and minimal rainfall. We recommend you avoid school holiday periods as those weeks tend to be the most expensive.

In terms of price, campervan rentals seem to be the cheapest in April as they average around $300 a night.

What licence do I need to drive a motorhome in Broome?

To drive a motorhome in Broome, you must hold a valid driver's licence written in English. If it's not in English, you also need to hold an authorised English translation or an International Driving Permit.

Are there any age restrictions to driving a campervan in Broome?

Many caravan hire companies have a minimum age requirement and some will have a young driver's surcharge for those under 25 years old.

Maui, Britz and Cheapa Campa will allow drivers from 21 years old with no surcharge.


Can you park a campervan anywhere in Broome?

No, it is illegal to park your campervan anywhere in Broome and fines apply for those who go against the rules. However, there are plenty of free camping areas where you can park at no cost.

How long do I need to travel around Broome by campervan?

To travel the length of the coast from Broome to Perth takes around 7 days, similarly, Broome to the Kimberley via the Dampier Peninsula can be stretched to roughly 8 days.

In saying that, there are plenty of day trips to destinations including Cable Beach, Willie Creek, Horizontal Falls and Cape Leveque.

Do I need special campervan insurance?

Compulsory third party insurance will be included automatically in your rental rate to cover injuries to other people. Campervan insurance is usually available as an extra to cover vehicle damage.

Campervan hire locations in Broome

You'll find most campervan hire companies in Broome's city centre. Broome's airport is located right in the city so if you're flying in to pick up a vehicle, you won't be far from the campervan depot.

Which companies offer campervan pick-up from airports in Broome?

Unfortunately, there are no campervan depots directly at Broome Airport, but you can find them in the city centre only a few minutes away.

Can I access free campervan stops in Broome?

  • Stanley Rest Area: Ideal for visits to the Eighty Mile Beach
  • Ellendale Rest Area: Ideal for visits to Fitzroy Crossing
  • Silent Grove Camping Area: Ideal for visits to King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park
  • Cockburn Rest Area: Ideal for visits to Kununurra
  • Burkett Road Rest Area: Ideal for visits to Ex Giralia and Exmouth

Tips for driving a campervan in Broome

  • Check what sort of vehicle you need. Many campervan hire companies will not allow you to drive on unsealed roads such as Gibb River Road or in the Bungle Bungles. Make sure to review the restrictions of your campervan hire and consider a 4WD rental. Also consider renting a campervan with cooking and camping equipment included as accommodation gets scarce the further you get from Broome.
  • Be aware of the wet season. The roads in remote locations can flood during the wet season and it's best to wait until waters recede before passing.
  • Stock up on supplies. Shops can get pricey in remote areas, so try to load up on essentials before leaving Broome. Distances can be longer than you think and accidents happen, so make sure to top up on fuel and water whenever you can.
  • Be an early bird. The dry season months from May to October are the busiest, so make sure to book well in advance.
  • Drive during the day. Avoid driving at night, sunset and sunrise as animals tend to wander on the road during these times.

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