All the major motorhome brands, such as Apollo, Britz, Jucy and Maui have branches in Sydney’s CBD or outer regions. A number of rental companies are clustered together, so it makes it easier to pop in quickly and work out the best deal for you. Search online for comparison sites. Motorhome Republic can help you compare the largest selection of brands for your Sydney campervan rental trip.
Campervan Rental and travel tips for Australia
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Brisbane Campervan rental brands
Jucy Rentals is located just 7 kilometres from Sydney International Airport at 1581 Botany Road, Botany, a trip that takes roughly 15 minutes. Here you’ll find a fleet of affordable campervans available for hire to those aged 18 and above. The Lucky Crib Toyota Previa (or similar) is fit for two, has less branding on the sides, and a small gas cooker and sink for basic meal preparation. The Jucy Cabana a similar two-berth camper, while the Chaser Toyota Hiace is fit for four sleepers and has an on-board toilet and shower. At the larger end of the scale, the Condo sleeps four and has a cassette toilet, and the Casa Fiat Ducato is fitted with room for four and all the extras such as a bathroom, gas cooker, TV with DVD player and solar charging. Hiring a campervan with Jucy gets you discounts on great Sydney tourist attractions, 24-hour roadside assistance and online check-in to speed up the pick-up process and get you on the road sooner. The Sydney branch is open 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday, and 9am to 2pm on weekends.
Real Value , Star RV, Hippie, Apollo and Cheapa Campers
Offering a range of budget campervans, RVs and motorhomes in Sydney, Real Value, Star RV, Hippie and Cheapa Campers all operate from the same depot at 31 Bay Road, Taren Point. As the depot is almost 13 kilometres, or a 30 minute drive, from Sydney Airport, it is well situated to start you off on a south Sydney adventure, particularly the Royal National Park of New South Wales as it is only 20 minutes away. Real Value has a variety of campers in the 3-5 year age range, including a 4WD camper, a hitop, a simple two-berth camper and a large six-berth motorhome with bathroom. Star RV covers a range of spacious and luxurious motorhomes of Fiat Ducato, Mercedes and VW makes, all with basic bathroom and kitchen facilities and space for four to six people. Cheapa Campers have everything from hitops to six-berth motorhomes, and Hippie is known for its bright and funky range of campervans for cheap and cheerful Australian holidays. The depot is open 8am to 4.30pm every day excluding Sundays between May and the end of August, and public holidays. Getting to the depot will cost approximately $50 from the airport and $100 from the city.
Go Cheap Motorhomes and Cruisin Motorhomes
Go Cheap and Cruisin Motorhomes are located at 23-25 Erskine Rd, Caringbah, which is around 13 kilometres from the Sydney Airport or 25 kilometres from the city centre. There are no transfers available, so you’ll need to make your own way to the depot. By taxi from the airport, this will cost you approximately $40. Go Cheap and Cruisin have similar ranges of campervans and motorhomes, starting with a basic two-person sleeper hitop, as well as more spacious and comfortable two-person motorhome, and larger four- and six-berth motorhomes with kitchen and bathrooms on board. The nearest supermarket to the depot is Franklins, only 500 metres down the road so you can stock up on supplies before you head away. The depot is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 3pm and on Saturdays from 8am to noon. It is closed on Sundays and all public holidays. If you are late in returning your campervan hire, you will be charged with a $45/hour fee for the first two hours, after which you will be charged for a full day.
Britz Campervan Rentals, Maui, Mighty Campers and Kea Campervan Hire
As one of the closest motorhome hire depots to Sydney International Airport, a rental from Britz, Maui, Mighty or Kea will have you out the gate and onto the road in a flash. The depot is found at 653 Gardeners Road, Mascot, only 7.5 kilometres from the airport. There are no complimentary transfers available, but you can jump in a taxi for about $15, or easily catch a bus or train. This depot is open 7.30am to 4pm from September to the end of April, and 10am to 4pm from May to the end of August (although it is closed on Sundays throughout this low period, and on December 25, January 1, and January 26). As well as being close to the airport, this depot also features free showers for travellers hiring with them so you can freshen up before or after a long flight. Between these four leading Sydney RV hire brands, you’ve got the choice of everything from basic sleeper campervans to fully equipped six-berth motorhomes that can see you around Australia in comfort and style. There are also 4WD options if you plan on seeing places that are a little off the beaten track.
Comet Campervans and Travellers Autobarn
Comet Campervans keep it simple with three campervans in size suited to two, three and five people, while Travellers Autobarn offer a range of affordable campervans with bright motifs and space for anywhere from two to five people. The depot for Comet Campervans and Travellers is on Site C at 16 McPherson Street, Banksmeadow, just 15 minutes from Sydney’s International Airport and close to the M1 Highway and the freeway to the Blue Mountains. It’s a quick bus ride from the Airport to the depot or a cheap taxi fare, and the office hours run from 9am to 5pm on weekdays, 9am to noon on Saturdays and closed on Sundays and public holidays.
Spaceships Camper Hire will take you on a journey out of this world in one of their iconic bright orange campervans. The Alpha 2 Berth is the original Spaceship with a two-burner cooker, fridge/freezer and double bed. The Beta 2 Berth is a slightly newer model with more modern features, including a large side awning, better fuel economy and a longer lasting battery system. The Beta 2S is newer again and suited to travellers who prefer to drive incognito, as this model doesn’t have the same bright orange branding on the vehicle. Note that none of Spaceships’ campervans have on-board bathroom facilities, so you’ll need to stay in campgrounds or caravan parks for the duration of your Australian trip. Hiring with Spaceships also makes you part of the Space Mates program, a national network of contact points for travel advice, discounts and DVD swaps. There are free airport transfers available for those hiring a Sydney camper for 21 days or more, or it’s a cheap taxi fare from the terminal. Depot open hours are 10am to 4pm weekdays, 10am to noon on Saturdays, and closed on Sundays. You can arrange an after-hours pick up or drop off by talking to staff more than 72 hours prior to the time.
Located at 27 St Elmo Parade, Awesome Campers is just 8 kilometres - or 10 minutes - from the Sydney International Airport. This camper hire company has four awesome campervans available for rental: The Elgrand Camper, the Super Deluxe, the Deluxe Camper, and the Classic Camper. Some of these vans come painted in seriously fun colours and designs, and all of them are suited for two-person journeys around Australia. While they all have various features such as sinks, gas cookers, mini-kitchens, fridges and eskys, you will need to book campgrounds for overnight accommodation for their bathrooms. Awesome Campers also offer discounts for long-term rentals, as well as plenty of helpful travel and accommodation information packs. The office is open 9am to 3pm Monday to Friday, and from 9am to noon on Saturdays. You can organise an after-hours pick up or drop off for a fee of $175 if you can’t make it during regular open hours.
Energi Motorhomes, Kangaroo Campervans and Calypso Campervans
Energi, Kangaroo and Calypso Campervans share a Sydney depot at 42 Garema Circuit in Kingsgrove, which is a 15 minute drive from Sydney International Airport and half an hour from the city centre. Calypso has a range of four campervans varying in size from two to four berth, with fun Australian-themed names such as The Hume, The Princess, The Sturt and FunKampa. Kangaroo Campervans start small with a range of two-berth vans, and go up to large six-berth models with on-board toilets and showers. Energy Motorhomes completes the set with two- and three-berth Toyota Hiace hitops for affordable travels. The depot is open on weekdays from 9am to 3pm and on Saturdays from 9am to noon, but is closed on Sundays.
Let's Go Motorhomes
Let's Go Motorhomes specialises in the highest quality RVs and campervans available for the most comfortable journey Down Under. The large majority of their vehicles are Winnebagoes, and even the smaller two-berth Voyagers have bathrooms on board. The large six-berth Grand Tourers are luxurious motorhomes with TVs, shade awnings, huge amounts of storage and plenty of space. If all you’re after is a basic campervan, Let's Go Motorhomes offers a fleet of those too, with hitops and three-berth cruisers ready for hire. Situated at unit 11 at 10 Pioneer Avenue in Thornleigh, the depot is 30 minutes north of Sydney CBD and 45 minutes from the Sydney International Airport. You will need to make your own way to the depot, where the open hours are weekdays from 8.30am to 5.30pm. For pick ups and drop offs on weekends and public holidays, you may be able to organise an appointment by calling more than 48 hours in advance.
Keen As Campers
Keen As Campers is a fun little company in Sydney with a range of Toyota Hiace vans and pop tops for a simple and affordable adventure on wheels. They all come with the basics to get you around Australia such as a microwave, sink, water tank, two-burner gas cooker with grill, kettle and toaster. You’ll need to stay in campgrounds or caravan parks for the bathrooms, but that’s all part of the experience. Keen As Campers also offer a range of additional extras such as GPS navigators, surfboards and fishing gear on low daily rates. The office is located at 53 Muttama Road, Artarmon, about 30 minutes from the Sydney International Airport. You can either make your own way there (a Keen As staff member will meet you at the Artarmon Station if you go by train), or pay $20 for a transfer from a city hotel or hostel between 8am and 9am on the day of your pick up. Normal office hours are from 8am to 4pm seven days a week.