Discover Car Rental in Noosa
Located in Queensland, approximately 90 minutes from Brisbane by car, Noosa is renowned as one of the most beautiful seaside holiday destinations in Australia. It is a stunning contrast of national parks, flowing rivers and shimmering beaches. The subtropical trees and greenery cover the landscape, which is complemented by bustling bars, designer boutiques, casual cafes and seaside restaurants. Popular with local and international visitors alike, Noosa is a perfect holiday destination for families, couples or groups of friends.
DriveAway offers car hire with reputable suppliers in Noosa including Europcar, Thrifty and Hertz. Our suppliers offer downtown depots located in Noosa city, or for an airport collection, suppliers are conveniently located at the Maroochydore Airport terminal. Maroochydore airport is located 40 kilometres from Airlie Beach, approximately 45-minute scenic drive.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Hiring a Car in Noosa
Noosa is an easy 30-minute drive from the Sunshine Coast, perfect for a day trip!
The Sunshine Coast Airport is located in Marcoola and only about a 35-minute drive away from Noosa.
Noosa is lovely all-year round however, September to November is just before the summer holidays and has great weather with less crowds.
Imagine waking up to the sunshine as a cool sea breeze sneaks in, you begin your day by indulging at one of the many cool cafés along the famous Hastings Street in Noosa. After dining, you continue exploring the stretch of artisan boutiques and businesses – not a chain store to be seen! Once you’ve shopped and dined till your hearts content, Hastings Street runs parallel to main beach, making it the perfect opportunity to catch a wave or soak up the sun. It won’t be long before it's time to wind down for the day by enjoying a drink in the afternoon sun.
For the adventurous type, visit Noosa National Park which features spectacular coast scenery and national wildlife through conservation programs, including the parrot, cockatoo, koala and various frog species. If you’re lucky enough you may even spot humpback whales as they cruise past the coast. Noosaville, which sits on the river has every kind of water activity available including catamarans, water skiing and boats of many sizes. There are beautiful pearly white beaches available for fishing, scuba diving, kite surfing, and even skydiving.
For a great family day out, drive your car hire over to the challenging Bellingham Maze that will provide hours of fun. With over 100 trees - this unique tourist location includes mini mazes, a bird aviary and a great picnic area near an enchanting waterfall and tropical gardens. Couples or groups of friends will enjoy travelling in luxury to the numerous wineries to experience the delicious local wines and gourmet foods.
|Cities (To and From)||Distance (Approx. km)||Travel Time (Approx. hr)|
|Noosa to Sunshine Coast||45||0.5|
|Noosa to Brisbane||145||1.75|
|Noosa to Gold Coast||225||3|
|Noosa to Bundaberg||260||3.5|
|Noosa to Rockhampton||515||6|