The 3 best spots to go horse riding in Australia

January 23, 2019, East Coast Car Rentals Cairns Fun Road Trips Sydney

Who didn't have dreams of being a cowboy, or getting a pony, as a child? Horse riding just has a taste of adventure about it, even for adults. Plus, with classic Australian movies such as 'The Man from Snowy River', is your East Coast road trip really complete without jumping (or clambering, depending on your […] full post

How long does it take to travel the East Coast of Australia?

December 17, 2018, East Coast Car Rentals Cairns Gold Coast Melbourne Road Trips Tips

  Driving from Melbourne to Cairns, you’ll discover 4,000 km of coastal beauty along the eastern edge of Australia. Whether you start at the bottom in Melbourne or work your way down from Cairns, the journey along the coastline offers up plenty of adventures. So when organising your hire car from Melbourne or Cairns, how […] full post

Places you should go for the most relaxing Aussie road trip

August 20, 2018, East Coast Car Rentals Brisbane Cairns Melbourne Road Trips Sydney Tips

For a holiday that takes you away from the day-to-day and provides an opportunity to completely relax, it's best to get out of the city and head into the bush or to the coast. Whether you want empty forests, peaceful mountains or a luxury spa resort, your Australian road trip can include it all. With […] full post

Retreats for inner peace on Australia’s East Coast

February 2, 2018, East Coast Car Rentals A weekend in Brisbane Cairns Events Fun Gold Coast Road Trips Sydney Tips

  These days, many of us spend long hours hunched over a computer and our wrists have to deal with repetitive strain as we tap away on our keyboards. Even when we manage to escape the office computer, we tend to keep our smartphones closer to us than our best friends – they reside in […] full post

North Queensland: Paradise in the rainforest

January 31, 2018, East Coast Car Rentals Cairns Fun Road Trips Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

  For a tropical North Queensland experience, hire a car in Cairns from as little as $27 a day and drive approximately an hour north to Port Douglas, along a winding coastal road offering views of the Coral Sea. You’ll notice on arrival, that this tropical part of Australia has been blessed with more than its fair […] full post

The bucket list: East coast edition

December 19, 2017, East Coast Car Rentals Cairns Fun Melbourne Road Trips Sydney

When you're travelling around Australia's east coast, there are a lot of special places to see. They're easy to miss though, so if you don't plan your trip thoroughly, you might skip some of the most magnificent sites (and sights) in all of Australia. Take your rental car from Melbourne all the way to Queensland and stop […] full post

5 big things around Cairns

November 20, 2017, East Coast Car Rentals Cairns

  Bigger is always better. Just ask anyone who’s ever accidentally ordered “sliders” at a restaurant – these miniature burgers just leave you hungry and craving a regular, big burger. If you’ve just ordered sliders, and are mad that they’re just small, pointless burgers, get your big fix by checking out these big things around Cairns. Once […] full post

3 reasons you should visit Cairns this summer

September 21, 2017, East Coast Car Rentals Cairns

Summer is a great time to visit the city of the north. The weather is warm – average temperatures range from 23.6 to 31.4 degrees Celsius – and most of the annual rainfall for the region falls during this season. It's hot and it's wet – perfect conditions for some of the things on this list. […] full post

Cowboys, koalas, and giant mangoes: the best stops on your trip through northern Queensland

June 8, 2017, chris Cairns

If you’ve travelled through northern Queensland, you’ll know that while the region offers some of Australia’s most beautiful rural landscapes, the drive can feel endless if you’re putting in hundreds of kilometres a day. Northern Queensland is Australia’s agricultural hub, producing the vast majority of the nation’s crops. Sugar cane cars rattle by your rental […] full post

5 top hiking spots near Cairns

April 4, 2017, chris Cairns

  Cairns is at the heart of adventure in Queensland adventure. The diverse national parks and rainforests that hem in the city are just as wonderful as the Great Barrier Reef out to sea. Teeming with wildlife and home to ancient rainforests, the lush wilderness is ripe for exploration and the myriad hiking trails in the area […] full post