2-Berth Premium Campervan
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Ancient cultures, tropical vibes and unique nature are all on the agenda on your next adventure to Cairns. Make it a trip of a lifetime and take to the road in a campervan that can accommodate you and your travel partners in style and comfort.
Our guide to campervan hire in Cairns includes where to hire a vehicle and some frequently asked questions to help you prepare for your trip.
Known for its bright orange vans and bargain campervan hire options, Spaceships offers compact vehicles geared for those who are uncomfortable driving a larger campervan.
Helping travellers explore Australia since 1985, Apollo hires out late-model campervans to holiday-goers who are happy to splash out a bit more for quality.
Britz is ideal for those who are keen to keep more of their home comforts while on their campervan adventure. Britz is all about higher-end models with plenty of space for the whole crew.
A Kiwi brand that has now firmly taken hold in Australia, JUCY's bright green and purple campervans toe the line between budget and luxury offerings.
Mighty is a good all-rounder that runs the gamut from no-frills options to luxurious campervans, along with motorhomes for larger groups.
Travellers Autobarn is aimed at budget and youth travellers, and is one of the few campervan hire companies that rents to drivers under 21 years old.
A family-owned company with over 20 years experience, Cruisin' has a wide range of motorhomes and campervans from mid-range to luxury.
Premium offerings of 2- to 6-berth campervans with luxurious extras so your family doesn't have to skimp on the creature comforts.
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According to Motorhome Republic, a 2-berth campervan rental in Cairns booked for summer costs around $223 per night and winter sits at roughly $177.
A variety of factors go into the cost of a rental. These include but are not limited to:
The best time to visit Cairns for weather purposes is April to September. This time of year is the dry season which offers comfortable temperatures, low rainfall and lack of crowds (if you book outside of school holiday periods).
For campervan affordability, the cheapest time to book according to Motorhome Republic is October. Spring provides the lowest cost average of $120.
Anyone with a full, valid driver's licence written in English can hire and drive a motorhome in Cairns. Non-English licence holders must also carry a formal English translation or an International Driving Permit.
Some companies have a minimum age requirement while others have a young driver's surcharge for under 25-year-olds.Travellers Autobarn, Spaceships and JUCY all allow drivers as young as 18 years old to hire their vehicles. To hire from Mighty, Britz or Apollo, you'll have to be at least 21 years old.
No, parking just anywhere can land you a fine in Australia. But there are plenty of free camping spots that you can pull over at for the evening.
Depending on how much time you have available, having 5 days in Cairns should allow you to cover all the popular road trip bases. Our must-do itineraries include:
Campervan insurance is not a legal requirement but is usually offered as an additional option with most rental policies in Cairns. Campervan excess insurance can also be purchased separately.
Most campervan hire depots in Cairns are found moments away from the airport or in the city centre. Some of the main suburbs include Manunda, Portsmith and Whitfield.
Note that these campervan companies are a 5-minute drive from the terminal via Airport Drive.
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