Discover Car Rental in Mackay
Mackay is a vibrant exciting tropical city situated on the eastern coast of Queensland, booming from sugar and mining. DriveAway offers convenient car hire in Mackay from a variety of reputable car hire suppliers such as Thrifty, Europcar, Hertz, Avis and Red Spot. Our suppliers are located within Mackay Airport Terminal and also have downtown depots in the city centre for your convenience. Mackay Airport is located just 5 kilometres from the city, approximately 10 minutes drive. Collect your car from one of the downtown depots or at Mackay Airport and get set to explore!
DriveAway takes pride in delivering outstanding service from beginning to end of your car hire. If you are looking for more information on driving distances and depots in Mackay or Australia, these can be found on our Driving Tips page.
Located approximately 900 kilometres north of Brisbane on the Pioneer River, Mackay is often called the 'sugar capital' of Australia producing one-third of the nations sugar crops. Tourism is a rapidly growing industry for Mackay with main airlines such as Virgin, Qantas and Jetstar flying into the heart of Mackay. It is also the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Coast with cruises to Brampton, Lindeman and Hamilton Islands.
Be sure to visit one of the 31 beaches that the Mackay region offers. Some of the regions best beaches include Eimeo Beach, Blacks Beach, Shoal Point, Harbour Beach and the gorgeous Cape Hillsborough National Park where the rainforest meets the sea. Drive inland with your hire car and explore the extensive cultural heritage by stopping into small towns such as Nebo, Moranbah, Calella and Glenden or drive to Clermont and experience a working coal mine.
Booking your car hire in Mackay with DriveAway is easy. Simply enter your pick-up and drop-off locations and dates in the booking engine above to get started. For more information contact us online or call 1300 363 500.
|Cities (To and From)||Distance (Approx. km)||Travel Time (Approx. hr)|
|Mackay to Glenden||125||2|
|Mackay to Clermont||165||2.25|
|Mackay to Townsville||385||5|
|Mackay to Gladstone||445||5.75|
|Mackay to Brisbane||955||12.75|
Top Locations in Queensland
DriveAway are the self-drive specialists. Choose from one of our car hire locations in Queensland below. If you can't see your desired location search our booking engine above for many more locations.