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Car Rental in Brisbane, Queensland

If you’re heading to the Sunshine State and are starting your trip in the capital, search, compare and book a hire car in Brisbane using our site to save big on small, mid-size and large vehicles.

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Brisbane City, capital of Queensland, is a growing city that has a great network of roads, perfect for driving.

Must-see sights in and around Brisbane

Immerse in the arts and culture of Brisbane at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art and the State Library of Queensland, all within reach at the Queensland Cultural Centre.

A 360° view of the city is amazing when standing on the Museum of Brisbane Tower which offers a bird’s eye view.

Also offering a breath-taking view of Brisbane is Mt. Coot-tha Lookout where sunrise and sunset can be appreciated along with a wishing waterfall, gardens and restaurants for the perfect romantic evening.

The Brisbane Botanic Gardens are also worth a visit as its location at the floor of Brisbane’s tallest mountain is the perfect place for local flora and fauna to thrive.

Around 35 mins drive away brings you to D’Aguilar National Park where all the picnic areas have wood or grass barbeques, picnic tables and toilets.

See kangaroos, platypus, bowerbirds and cockatoos in their natural habitat.

Exchange your hire car for a few hours as you tour the Brisbane River in a CityCat Riverfront Revival Tour to know more about the city through its river.

Road trip from Brisbane to Cairns?

A road trip from Brisbane to Cairns spans 2,000km and is a great trip for a self-drive holiday to northern Queensland.

From Brisbane, drive north to the famous Glasshouse Mountains before heading to the Sunshine Coast, a stretch of beautiful beaches.

In the Noosa area, you can surf and enjoy world class restaurants.

Hervey Bay is the place to stop if you’re traveling from mid-July to early November to see humpback whales frolic offshore.

Stop off and head over to Fraser Island, a World Heritage Site full of coloured sands, rainforests and a mix of wildlife.

Visit the world-famous Great Barrier Reef at Gladstone before continuing to Eungella and explore the Broken River, the platypus viewing capital of the world.

A walk back in history is possible in the old gold mining towns of Ravenswood and Charters Town at Townsville, the unofficial capital of North Queensland, Australia.

A ferry from Townsville takes you to Magnetic Island where 23 beaches and bays await.

Mission Beach with its golden sand and Arlie Beach are the perfect last stops before arriving at Cairns.

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