Surfers Paradise Car Hire

Discover Car Rental in Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise is considered to be the tourist capital of Queensland, filled with a buzzing hub of attractions and entertainment. DriveAway offers car hire collection from Coolangatta Airport terminal, located approximately 40 minutes away from Surfers Paradise. You can also collect your surfers paradise car hire from a number of downtown depots located throughout the city for your convenience. Choose from reputable suppliers in Surfers Paradise including Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty. DriveAway offers a huge selection of vehicle categories to choose from including efficient economy, through to intermediate and full-size SUV's and people movers. We also offer premium and luxury vehicles for those who wish to travel in style.

The convenience of DriveAway pre-paid vouchers means your booking will be finalised before leaving, meaning more time for sun sand and surf and less time worrying! We will ensure that your rental experience is a smooth and enjoyable one. Our helpful reservations specialists are happy to answer any questions you may have about your hire car, or take a look at our Driving Tips page for tips and important information whilst driving in Australia. If you would like to book car hire in Surfers Paradise, simply enter your dates and locations in the booking engine above to get started!

Frequently Asked Questions About Hiring a Car in Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise is only about a 7-minute drive from the Gold Coast.

Surfers Paradise itself does not have an airport although the Gold Coast Airport is only about a 30-minutes drive away.

As Surfers Paradise is located in the sunny state of Queensland you will find that the weather is pretty consistent and is a beautiful all-year round.

Experience Surfers Paradise

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Surfers Paradise is the jewel of Queensland with 70 kilometres of sandy beaches and breathtaking coastal views. Surfers Paradise is located approximately an hour’s car hire drive south of Brisbane, on the Gold Coast. It is the entertainment capital of Queensland with an abundance of shops, boutiques, great nightlife, stylish restaurants, attractions and theme parks.

Take a short car hire drive and experience the of excitement and thrills of the theme parks. The five main theme parks are Warner Brothers Movie World, Wet ‘n’ Wild, White Water World, Sea World, Whitewater World and Dreamworld. Become a star at Movie World located 20 minutes away and enjoy the exhilarating rides, the spectacular Street Star Parade and 4D adventures. Sea World offers intimate interactions with the dolphins and seals, while you can also get up close with the Polar bears and sharks. Wet ‘n’ Wild and Whitewater World are great ways to cool off from the warm Queensland weather. Think water thrills and spills! Whitewater world is the most advanced water park on earth. Dreamworld is known as the most popular theme park covering 30 hectares of rides, shows and attractions including a rare experience to interact with beautiful tigers.

One of the admired beaches of Surfers Paradise is Main Beach, home to Sea World. The magical white sands and the sparkling blue waters paint a beautiful picture the East Australian coastline. Take a stroll along the endless sands or ride waves in the refreshing water. Main Beach is within a cosmopolitan area bordered with resorts, restaurants and designer stores. You can also take a short drive past Main Beach to Southport Spit, home to many diving sites. For a taste of aquatic adventure, dive and explore the wreck of the Scottish Prince vessel.

Your Surfers Paradise car hire makes it easy to travel to the Hinterland National Park to enjoy the tranquil surroundings and natural beauty of mother nature. The walking trails are designed for all levels of fitness from those who wish to enjoy a small stroll through the park up to challenging hikes. There are many tours that take you through the rainforest to the natural swimming holes or you can explore nature on a self-drive tour with your car hire.

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx. km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Surfers Paradise to Main Beach 3 0.05
Surfers Paradise to Coolangatta 24 0.75
Surfers Paradise to Brisbane 80 1.25
Surfers Paradise to Maroochydore 190 2.75
Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour 320 4.75

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