Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland, is built around the curve of the Brisbane River and blessed with subtropical weather all year round – an idyllic location to get a campervan hire Brisbane and begin a trip north to the Sunshine Coast or south to the Gold Coast! Both destinations are only one hour’s drive from the city.
The Gold Coast skyline is striking from Kirra Beach, where it rises on the horizon from sea level above a long stretch of wide, sandy coastline. Surfer’s Paradise is a popular place for holiday-goers to sunbathe, swim and surf, so if you’re an avid surfer, get a Cruisin’ Motorhome hire Brisbane and drive down! Nearby Broadbeach is the place to be if you want to wine and dine at one of many fine restaurants, or shop at recently redeveloped Pacific Fair.
In Brisbane city, there’s always something for tourists to do in a campervan hire Brisbane, with ample opportunities for outdoor activities, such as biking along scenic paths scattered throughout the central business district’s surrounding suburbs or walking through Mount Coot-tha’s Botanic Gardens. If you’re wanting to take a break from motorhome hire road tripping, interactive exhibitions take place at South Bank’s Queensland Museum and Science Centre within the cultural precinct, and exciting nightlife includes a hidden network of Brisbane bars with secret entrances – the fun starts with trying to find them!
From this subtropical city, navigate north to the beautiful Sunshine Coast, where there’s no shortage of beachfront caravan parks for stop-overs in your Cruisin’ Motorhome hire! Maroochydore is currently undergoing a major architectural development of a new central business district and Noosa never fails to impress visitors with Noosa National Park, Main Beach and Hastings Street being the star attractions. Many more popular tourist traps can be found even further north, including Hervey Bay, Whitsunday Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation. You can swim, snorkel or scuba dive – whatever pleases you!
Best Campervan Hire Brisbane
Cruisin’ Motorhome hire Brisbane branch is easily accessible from the airport at Eagle Farm. Ring our reservations team to book your campervan hire Brisbane today, and take the first step in a journey you will never forget!
Upon collecting your campervan hire Brisbane, you might like to consider spending your first few nights at nearby Comfort Inn & Suites Northgate Airport Hotel, while you become accustomed to your motorhome and get acquainted with the Brisbane area.
If this is your first time driving around Brisbane in a campervan hire we recommend this 21 Days Brisbane Round Trip itinerary!
Brisbane is famous for its sub-tropical climate. The state averages a high temperature of 26.4 and a minimum low of 16 degrees Celsius. Daily average highs are 32 degrees Celsius through December–January, with some days getting up to 40 degrees. By night, it’s a beautiful temperature for alfresco dining & wildlife watching!
It is vital to prepare for the heat in Queensland. Always pack plenty of water, sun protection and shirts & shorts.
Best time to visit:
May to October is the most pleasant time of year weather-wise. Brisbane can get very humid, so it’s best to avoid the summer heat if travellers are accustomed to a cooler climate.
May-October is a reliable time of year as it will provide dry and sunny days with minimal humidity. This kind weather provokes a bustling array of activities and festivals and is great for all the outdoor activities you have planned.
Brisbane Festival – This is one of Australia’s leading arts festivals –from the minute you arrive, it’s ways to understand why! It is held over 20 days and nights in September. Whether you’re a family or couple, young or old – there is something for everyone. Food, live entertainment is just the beginning of this colourful annual festival.
The Ekka/The Royal Queensland Show – Queensland’s most loved event, The Ekka boasts an average of 400,000 people a year! Indulge in award-winning food & wine while the kids enjoy educational activities and a show bag or two! It’s a great way to immerse yourself in the state’s culture and agriculture if you’re visiting in August.
Noosa Eat & Drink Festival – If you’re a foodie, this event is a must-stop! For a few days in June, two hundred chefs, producers and winemakers come together to share their passion for gourmet eats and drinks. Indulge in fresh, natural ingredients or join the festival’s annual beach party for an unbelievable day out.
Emundi Markets – Rain, hail or shine – these lively markets are open Wednesday-Saturday and are considered one of the best markets in Queensland. The perfect stop to fill up your motorhome with food, gifts and souvenirs.
The Good Food & Wine Show – A day out to remember, The Good Food & Wine Show is perfect for lovers of food and wine. Sample cheeses, watch celebrity chefs in action and find your new favourite food!
Brisbane has a relaxed and contemporary food and drinks scene, with most locals seen brunching or dining outside due to the warm climate and ocean views. Thanks to the popularity of alfresco dining, you will notice a high volume of food trucks. If you are looking to indulge like a local, try Moreton Bay bugs, fresh barramundi, and pineapples.
Renowned wineries, breweries & eateries:
Brisbane is home to breath taking views, busy beaches and an array of family-friendly activities. Whether right in the city or short drive out of it, a motorhome adventure will take you to some of the state’s most popular destinations in Australia.
You can choose your adventure when bushwalking in and around Brisbane! There are excellent walks in dense rainforests, rugged mountains, green bushland or exotic wetlands. Always pack plenty of water and research appropriate distances ahead of time. Some popular bushwalks are:
- Palm Grove Rainforest, Mt Tambourine
- Rainforest Circuit, D’Aguilar National Park
- The Morans Falls track, Lamington National Park
- Summit Track, Mt Coot-tha
- Daisy Hill Conservation Park, Daisy Hill
- Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk, Mt Tamborine
Motorhome friendly free camping
Brisbane has a range of low cost and free camping. Research ahead of time to make sure your vehicle and the surrounding terrain is appropriate. Some camp spots that previous holiday makers have recommended:
- Redbank Park, Jericho
- Vincent ‘Bushy’ Parker Park
- Hugh Muntz Park, Beenleigh Brisbane
- Kershaw Gardens, Rockhampton
- Beenleigh Hugh Muntz Park