Journey from Brisbane to Cairns Australia by hire campervan and take in the very best of Queensland’s many attractions and breathtaking beauty. Rental campervans in Australia are easy on the budget while you enjoy sparkling white sand beaches, crystal clear blue waters along the coast of the Great Barrier Reef, picturesque islands, and a great number of countrywide parks camping along the way.
The Pacific Coast Trip is best explored with the freedom you can gain by renting or campervan hire in Brisbane or Cairns. Exploring by campervan is fun and when you tire after a day of driving just stop at a campsite for the night.
See World Heritage-listed sights, the planet’s biggest sand dune island Fraser Island and much more. Mon Repos, next to Bundaberg, offers a glimpse at weird wildlife or head over to Great Keppel Island or the Capricorn Caves for some wondrous sights! Rockhampton will sooth the soul and Mackay provides snorkelling or diving the reef with stunning corals, exotic fishes, and excellent underwater sights. Try sailing about the Whitsunday Islands to experience amazing beauty and Magnetic Island, near Townsville awards white sands to frolic on and crystal blue waters. Hinchinbrook National Park, to the north, features a glance at Australia’s biggest island park.
This trip is perfect for camping along the way, just hire campervan in Cairns or Brisbane to start your adventure, easy to reverse this trip. The shore will never stop amazing you with the sounds, colours, and sights it has in store. Stop in at Noosa to shop the speciality shops, snack in a bistro and gawk enviously at the beachside flats. Noosa State Park offers bush land, and the beaches are some fantastic lookouts to fill any desire. Head to Gympie to dig for gold and check out Maryborough for a provincial encounter.
Hervey Bay hosts whale watching then arrive at Fraser Island, via boat, for a truly sandy experience. This World Heritage wonder is one of a kind being the planet’s biggest sand island. Take part in a tour or four-wheel drive the day away! Central Station hosts lush rainforest and the Cathedral Cliffs will capture your inventiveness with its variety of colors.
Lake McKenzie is beautiful and a great background for a picnic lunch. Overnite in a beachside tent, cabin, or resort or find a caravan park for your rental campervan. Ensure you spend a little time in Elliot Heads. Fish, swim, or jet ski the whole day for some superb fun on the water. Dive in at Innes Park or watch the kangaroos play at Woodgate Beach.
Watch sea turtles nesting in their natural environment and look for hatchlings at Mon Repos, close by Bundaberg. Lady Elliot and Lady Musgrave Islands, on the Great Barrier Reef’s south side, is home to manta rays and coral reefs for your diving or snorkelling pleasure.
Bundaberg’s downtown has history on view with its older style architecture and head to the Burnett River for a lazy river cruise. Rest for the night at a campsite with your campervan rental or select a cosy inn or hotel.