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Would you like to find a cheap campervan or motorhome for hire in Brisbane?

Finding a cheap campervan for hire doesn’t have to be difficult. You can easily use one of the campervan comparison websites to find camper hire providers and compare rental rates with a click of a button.

Why hire a campervan or motorhome to explore Brisbane?

Brisbane is an amazing city, but to really admire and explore the city and its surrounding suburbs, you will need to have access to a vehicle. You could opt for a car or a bike. However, hiring a campervan will give you the benefit of travelling great distances on your own terms.

The added benefit is that hiring a campervan in Brisbane will allow you to reap the best value when it comes to accommodation. If you were to stay in a backpackers, you would be paying upwards of $70 per night to rent a single bed in a shared dormitory.

Depending on the campervan or motorhome that you decide to hire, you can easily split the costs so that you can minimise your travel expense, whilst sleeping in comfort in your travel vehicle.

Should you opt for caravan or campervan/motorhome hire in Brisbane?

To be honest, you will find it easier and more convenient to get around hirng a campervan or a private motorhome. A campervan is much smaller and easier to maneuver. You can also expect to save money on fuel consumption, as well as benefit from lower insurance and hiring costs.

Caravan hire does have its place, however you will need to hire a 4WD if you want to take your caravan to visit places around Australia. It is also more tricky to drive and may incur additional fees to hire the caravan, as well as the vehicle. If you would prefer to hire a camper trailer in Brisbane, you are welcome to do so. Although you may need to check for any licensing requirements prior to hiring the camper in Brisbane.

Would you rather hire a luxury motorhome in Brisbane?

There are a few campervan and motorhome hire companies that provide this service as well. If you would prefer more luxuries such as showers, toilets and a more comfortable interior, then a luxury motorhome would be perfect for your travelling needs.

Are there campervans for hire from Brisbane Airport?

There aren’t actually any campervan hire companies located at the airport, however they are a short drive from the airport. When leaving the terminal in a taxi, you can actually arrive at the closest campervan hire provider within 25 minutes.

Here’s a list of campervan providers that are located close to the airport.

  • Let’s Go Motorhomes – Eagle Farm – 10 minutes
  • Britz Campervans – Eagle Farm – 10 minutes
  • Camperman Australia – Northgate – 18 minutes
  • Cruisin Motorhomes – Eagle Farm – 10 minutes
  • GoCheap Campervans – Eagle Farm – 10 minutes
  • Juicy Rentals – Eagle Farm – 10 minutes
  • Maui Motorhomes – Eagle Farm – 10 minutes
  • Mighty Campervans – Eagle Farm – 10 minutes
  • Travellers Autobarn – Herston – 15 minutes

Is it easy to stay at a campsite with a campervan or motorhome in Brisbane?

Yes it is. There are several campervan sites where you can either stay for free or for a small price. Some of these places include the following.

South – Top Tourist Park – Brisbane Holiday Village

10 Holmead Road, Eight Mile Plains, Brisbane, 4113
Phone: 07 3341 6133
http://www.brisbaneholidayvillage.com.au

North – Newmarket Gardens Caravan park

199 Ashgrove Avenue, Ashgrove Queensland 4060
(07) 3356 1458
http://www.newmarketgardens.com.au

Brisbane Gateway Resort

200 School Road, Rochedale Qld 4123
Freecall Reservations 1800 442 444
http://www.brisbanegateway.com.au

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Places to visit in Brisbane

Albert Lane, Brisbane

Albert Lane veers just off Queen Street Mall and has a few trendy restaurants tucked away. Definitely worth visiting Vapiano’s for Pizza or Little Singapore for some Malaysian food. Expect to pay around $10-20 for a meal.

Albert Lane, Brisbane
Albert Lane, Brisbane

Southbank – Brisbane

There are several scenic walks, cultural and art offerings, markets, and more at Southbank. It’s free to enjoy and during certain times of the year, there are shows, fireworks, music, markets, and festivals.

Southbank Green - South Brisbane
Southbank Green – South Brisbane
Southbank Wheel - Brisbane
Southbank Wheel – Brisbane
Southbank - Brisbane
Southbank – Brisbane
Kangaroo Point Cliffs - Brisbane
Kangaroo Point Cliffs – Brisbane

King George Square – Brisbane

Take a trip to King George Square, which is usually buzzing day or night. Keep an eye out for events and festivals occurring in this Square regularly.

King George Square - Brisbane
King George Square – Brisbane

Queen Street Mall – Brisbane

This is the centre of Brisbane. Come here to shop around, meet people, or to catch public transport that can take you around the city. It’s also walking distance to many of the city’s landmarks.

Queen Street Mall - Brisbane
Queen Street Mall – Brisbane
Queen Street Mall Entrance - Brisbane
Queen Street Mall Entrance – Brisbane

Roma Street Parklands – Brisbane

One of the most beautiful parks that Brisbane has to offer. Lookout for events that get held here regularly. Visit by twilight to get views of the afternoon glow, and even enjoy picnics or barbecues as the sun goes down.

The place lights up with LED lights at night and is really a wonderful sight to see.

You can also download the tourist map so you can explore Brisbane’s CBD.

Brisbane tourist map

Below are a few videos showing how you can explore Brisbane.

Frequently asked questions about hiring a campervan in Brisbane.

How old do you have to be to hire a campervan in Brisbane?

You need to be at least 21 years old to be able to hire a campervan in Australia. Yes you can hire a campervan using a valid drivers license from your country. An international license is not required.

What type of fuel do the campers use?

The vast majority of our campervans run on unleaded petrol. However, some (very limited) 4×4 Campers run on diesel.