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Car Rental Direct From Mackay Airport 

Mackay Airport is located in Mackay, a city on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. It's conveniently situated about 4 km from the city center of Mackay, making it a gateway to the region's numerous attractions, including the Great Barrier Reef and the Eungella National Park.

Start your adventure in Queensland's tropical north with Rhino Car Hire from Mackay Airport. Conveniently located at Mackay Airport, Rhino Car Hire offers travelers a seamless way to explore the stunning landscapes and coastal attractions of the Mackay region. From the pristine beaches of the Whitsunday Islands to the lush rainforests of Eungella National Park, having your own rental car provides the freedom to discover the wonders of this diverse region at your own pace.

Advantages of Hiring a Car with Rhino Car Hire:

  • Convenience: Pick up your rental car directly at Mackay Airport, saving time and hassle.
  • Flexibility: Explore the Mackay region at your leisure, with the flexibility to create personalized itineraries.
  • Comfort: Choose from a range of vehicles to suit your needs, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable travel experience.
  • Local Knowledge: Benefit from Rhino Car Hire's expertise and insider tips to make the most of your time in Mackay and the surrounding areas.

Booking Early with Rhino Car Hire:

For travelers planning a trip to the Mackay region, booking your car hire early with Rhino Car Hire is highly recommended. By reserving your vehicle in advance, you can secure the best rates and availability, ensuring that you have access to the perfect car for your needs upon arrival at Mackay Airport. Additionally, booking early provides peace of mind, knowing that your transportation arrangements are taken care of well before your trip. This allows you to focus on planning your itinerary and anticipating the unforgettable experiences that await you in Queensland's tropical north.

Tips for Driving in and around Mackay Airport:

  • Fuel: Make sure to fill up before heading into more remote areas, especially when planning trips to national parks like Eungella.
  • Wildlife: Be cautious of wildlife on the roads, especially at dawn and dusk when animals are more active.
  • Tropical Weather: Be mindful of the tropical climate, especially during the wet season (November to April), as heavy rains can affect road conditions and accessibility.

Overall, hiring a car from Mackay Airport is an excellent option for travelers looking to explore the natural beauty and attractions of the Mackay region with ease and flexibility.


Current Rental Rates at Mackay Airport

Hyundai i30

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 48.31 EUR/day
Hyundai i30

7 Days rental at 338.23 EUR from 19/08/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Kona

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 49.08 EUR/day
Hyundai Kona

7 Days rental at 343.61 EUR from 19/08/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Baleno

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 49.82 EUR/day
Suzuki Baleno

7 Days rental at 348.78 EUR from 19/08/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry Hybrid

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 111.44 EUR/day
Toyota Camry Hybrid

7 Days rental at 780.10 EUR from 19/08/2024

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Rav4 Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 140.77 EUR/day
Toyota Rav4 Hybrid

7 Days rental at 985.40 EUR from 19/08/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 102.64 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Hybrid

7 Days rental at 718.52 EUR from 19/08/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry Hybrid

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 148.54 EUR/day
Toyota Camry Hybrid

7 Days rental at 1039.83 EUR from 19/08/2024

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Renting a car from Mackay Airport in Queensland, Australia, opens the gateway to the stunning natural beauty of the Mackay region, with its lush rainforests, pristine beaches, and access to the Great Barrier Reef. Here’s how to make the most of your car hire adventure from Mackay Airport:

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Mackay Airport: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Eungella National Park: About an hour’s drive west of Mackay, Eungella National Park is one of Australia’s most ecologically diverse parks, known for its lush rainforests, waterfalls, and the chance to spot a platypus in the wild at Broken River.

  • Cape Hillsborough National Park: A 45-minute drive north of Mackay takes you to Cape Hillsborough, where the rainforest meets the ocean. It's famous for its sunrise beach visits by wild wallabies and kangaroos, scenic hiking trails, and secluded beaches.

  • Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays: A 2-hour drive north from Mackay, Airlie Beach is the hub for adventures to the Whitsunday Islands. Whether you’re looking to sail around the islands, snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef, or simply enjoy the laid-back vibe of Airlie Beach, it’s all accessible from Mackay.

  • Sarina Sugar Shed: Just a short drive south of Mackay, the Sarina Sugar Shed offers tours that provide insight into the sugar cane industry, with tastings of sugar cane products like rum and chutneys. It’s a unique experience that highlights the region’s agricultural heritage.

  • Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens: Located close to the city center, the botanic gardens offer a peaceful retreat with beautiful plant collections, walking trails, and wetlands. It’s a perfect spot to relax and enjoy nature’s beauty.

 

Mackay Airport - Popular Destinations

  • Eungella National Park: ~80 km (about 1 hour by car)
  • Cape Hillsborough National Park: ~50 km (about 45 minutes by car)
  • Airlie Beach: ~150 km (about 2 hours by car)
  • Sarina Sugar Shed: ~30 km (about 30 minutes by car)
  • Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens: ~6 km (about 10 minutes by car)

Our Most Popular Rated Local Car Rental Suppliers from Mackay Airport

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Mackay Airport car hire information

  • 9.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Avis ABG Franchise
  • € 338.17
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 48.31
    Best Price:
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  • 12
    Most Popular Type:
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  • 4
    Most popular model:
    Nissan X-Trail
  • 41
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Mackay Airport

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FAQs about car hire at Mackay Airport

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Exploring from Mackay Airport by rental car allows you to discover the stunning natural beauty of Central Queensland, from the unique wildlife of Cape Hillsborough to the breathtaking islands of the Whitsundays and the lush forests of Eungella National Park. Whether you’re seeking adventure, wildlife encounters, or relaxation by the sea, a hire car provides the freedom to experience the best of the Mackay region and beyond at your own pace.

"From Rainforest to Reef: Uncover the Natural Wonders of Mackay and Beyond with Car Hire from Mackay Airport!"

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