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4WD, Motorhome and Campervan Hire Cairns

1800 777 779
419 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland, 4870


If you’re planning a visit to the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef, then you’ve no doubt added Cairns to your itinerary. Known for its laid-back culture, fresh seafood, and rich Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, Cairns is the tropical gateway to the many adventures of North Queensland.

The Apollo Cairns branch has campers, motorhomes and 4wds for hire just 5 kilometres from the City and 3.7 kilometres from the Airport. For the most convenient motorhomes Cairns has to offer, choose Apollo! Any Cairns campervan rental you get through us is guaranteed to be top quality and perfect for your holiday needs.  


What to do in Cairns and Tropical North Queensland

What should you do after you choose an Apollo camper rental in Cairns?

Cairns is the best place to start exploring Australia’s northern tropical paradise. The weather and the people are warm in Cairns and you’ll love the outdoor lifestyle just like the locals do. The air, sun and palm trees kick off the holiday vibe the moment you arrive! 

Cairns city has an Arts Centre, Esplanade Lagoon, botanic gardens and some of the freshest local prawns and seafood you’ll find. You could even take the skyrail rainforest cableway from Cairns to nearby Kuranda. 

Cairns is also a great place to explore if you love waterfalls – there are 20 waterfalls near Cairns! Hiring a campervan in Cairns is truly a great way to see the area. You'll quickly realise why people choose campervan holidays in Tropical North Queensland!

Ready to travel a little outside of Cairns? Take a day trip to the islands where you can snorkel or dive amongst the reef, or kayak between isolated beaches. It’s just an hour from the mainland!

Head back to land for a hike through the Daintree Rainforest where you’ll find a diverse range of plants and animals including saltwater crocodiles. The Daintree Rainforest is one of Australia’s most beautiful tropical rainforests. 

There are 11 distinct regions in TNQ including the lush rainforest of the Atherton Tablelands, resort town Port Douglas, glamorous beach village Palm Cove, mountainous Kuranda and Cape York (the very tip of Australia!).

When you’ve explored the best of Cairns, journey down the East Coast of Queensland or head west towards the Northern Territory.

Choose Apollo for your camper hire in Cairns!


TNQ Drive Routes

Your campervan hire in Cairns can take you along some incredible routes! There are four main routes into TNQ (the Great Inland Way, Pacific Coast Way, Matilda Way and Savannah Way) and numerous drives within the region to help you explore waterfalls, swimming holes, beaches, museums, and even castles.

The Savannah Way is a popular 3,700 kilometre journey that takes you across Queensland, the Northern Territory and Western Australia. From the comfort of your Cairns campervan hire vehicle, you’ll take in fishing villages, fossicking sites, birdwatching spots, and find plenty of places to stop for a cold drink.

One of the most popular drives among our guests is the Pacific Coast Way from Brisbane to Cairns – see our blog here. Get a camper rental in Cairns to make the journey south to Brisbane.


Where to Stay for Your Campervan Rental in Cairns

First time in a campervan? We recommend spending your first night close by at NRMA Cairns Holiday Park so you can get to know your new home on wheels and how to use it while still in close proximity to the branch. NRMA Cairns Holiday Park is just 3km from the city centre and is popular for renters of campervans in Cairns. 

You can plan where to stay in advance and book a campground here or download our free ApolloConnect app to search and book holiday parks and campgrounds throughout your journey.


Why Choose Apollo Motorhome Hire Cairns?

For the best camper rentals in Cairns, get in touch with Apollo. We have great customer service and high quality vehicles. We’re here to help you start your motorhome holidays in Cairns the best way!

If you want to try a motorhome rental in Cairns that travellers trust, hit the road with Apollo.

Branch Info
  • Address:
    419 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland, 4870
  • Opening Hours:
    Monday - Saturday: 9am - 3.30pm. Sunday: Open to meet confirmed bookings (from 1 May - 30 Sept only)
  • Telephone:
    1800 777 779
  • Distance from City:
    5.0 kilometres / 3.1 miles
  • Taxi Fare City:
    AUD $17 approx
  • Distance from Airport:
    3.7 kilometres / 2.3 miles
  • Taxi Fare Airport:
    AUD $12 approx
  • Closed Days:

    1 October 2023 – 31 March 2024
    · Sunday: Closed

    Public Holidays
    All branches are closed on Christmas Day (25 Dec), Good Friday (7 April 2023, 29 Mar 2024), Australia Day Observed Holiday (26 Jan).


Apollo motorhome campsite

Nearest Campsite


12-30 Little Street, Manunda, Cairns,
QLD 4870

Nearest Fuel Station


291-293 Sheridan Street, Cairns North,
QLD 4870


Nearest Supermarket


Cnr McLeod Street & Aplin Street,
Cairns City, QLD 4870

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