Travelling with the freedom of a campervan, you can explore stunning beaches, take unforgettable hikes, and discover hidden gems towards tropical North Queensland. With Travellers Autobarn, you can rest assured your campervan journey will be comfortable, safe, and thoroughly enjoyable. Plus, each vehicle we provide comes with all the necessary amenities.

Why book a campervan rental with us?

Access to free campsites

For 25 years, Travellers Autobarn has been one of the premier campervan rental companies in Australia. Our insight into local knowledge and experience offers free access to nationwide camping sites, enabling you to save money while relishing cheap campervan hire! With us, a budget-friendly trip is guaranteed.

Unlimited kilometres with each rental

When you choose Travellers Autobarn for your campervan hire, the only thing left to worry about is where to go. We offer unlimited kilometres daily so you can roam Australia freely and without any unexpected costs. Whether it’s a short-term getaway or a lengthy monthlong escapade, we have just what you need in our range of quality vehicles available for rent.

10% discount with campground partners

Enjoy planning your perfect getaway just as much as you’ll love reaching it! With 10% discounts at any 300 G’Day Holiday Parks Australia-wide and 4 cents/litre savings on gasoline for participating petrol stations, we make sure that all your needs are taken care of. Campgrounds in many places across Australia provide free WIFI to give you ultimate convenience during your travels.

24/7 roadside assistance

Things don’t always go as planned when you’re on the road. At Travellers Autobarn, we make sure that our vehicles are equipped with 24/7 roadside assistance, so if you run into trouble while travelling, all it takes is one phone call, and you’ll be up and running quickly. Don’t let unexpected circumstances ruin your holiday – trust us to get back on track in no time.

Brisbane to Cairns One-way Itinerary

Stop #1: Brisbane to Noosa

Surrounded by stunning beaches, beautiful lakes, and lush hinterlands, Noosa offers endless outdoor activities both on and off the land, such as relaxing at Noosa National Park. Also, it’s one of the few destinations in the world with an Everglades system. With its idyllic climate, captivating surf culture, and breathtaking natural surroundings, there is truly something for everybody in Noosa – making it a perfect spot for adventure seekers looking to discover new thrills.

Stop #2: Noosa to Hervey Bay

Famous for its whale-watching tours, you can feel like part of the family as the experienced crew narrates wondrous stories about humpback migration and education about marine life. Refreshing sea air, golden beaches and plenty of outdoor pursuits await travellers wishing to explore Hervey Bay. Marvel at the rich history, discovering stories of past industries such as coal, sugar cane and timber while allowing yourself to take in breathtaking views from world-class lookout points. Learn more about Hervey Bay.

Stop #3: Hervey Bay to Bundaberg

Located between Hervey Bay and Cairns, Bundaberg is a renowned destination on the way from Brisbane to Cairns. Its iconic rum distillery is a tourist attraction in itself, but it is also the ideal launching spot for those wanting to explore the Southern Great Barrier Reef. Boasting some of Australia’s most enviable beaches, Bundaberg provides excellent access to stunning coral cays, shimmering sands and crystal-clear waters, making it the perfect place for beach lovers and nature enthusiasts alike.

Stop #4: Bundaberg to Yeppoon

Yeppoon is the perfect stop for travellers on their one-way journey from Brisbane to Cairns, boasting a variety of award-winning attractions and activities in the area. Yeppoon also offers a unique selection of marine activities, such as sailing and snorkelling, giving visitors a chance to make the most out of their trip.

Stop #5:Yeppoon to Airlie Beach

You will find Airlie Beach to be a stunning and diverse landscape of exploration. Spend the day sailing the Whitsunday Islands, dipping at pristine beaches like Whitehaven Beach, or uncovering hidden gems in lush rainforests. From this delightful central location, adventurers will find access to its national parks’ natural beauty that awaits your journey.

Stop #6: Airlie Beach to Townsville

With its postcard-perfect beaches and proximity to the Great Barrier Reef, it’s no wonder that this coastal town has been transformed into a modern metropolis. From exploring its lush rainforests and World Heritage-listed national parks to basking in the sunshine on the beautiful islands of the Great Barrier Reef, Townsville’s stellar reputation as one of Australia’s holiday hotspots has certainly been well-earned.

Stop #7: Townsville to Cairns

Townsville to Cairns marks the final stop of your Brisbane to Cairns itinerary, with fantastic attractions waiting for you on arrival. Cairns is best known for its surroundings – the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics World Heritage Rainforest are both just a short trip away. But don’t forget to explore the city too; from cafes and bustling markets to nearby beaches and resorts, there’s no shortage of activities in this tropical oasis.

Top attractions to see whilst in Cairns

Cairns Aquarium

Cairns Aquarium is an expansive, world-class facility sure to provide visitors with an exciting, educational experience. The aquarium spans 7,800 square metres and holds over 71 tanks packed full of fascinating aquatic life found in the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforest. Its 400,000-litre freshwater tank is the largest of its kind in Australia as well as its proudest possession, a true tidal motion tank that can’t be found anywhere else in the world.

Daintree Rainforest

Situated in North-East Queensland, the Daintree Rainforest is one of the most stunning attractions to be found there, together with Daintree National Park, and certainly should not be missed when visiting Cairns. This vast tropical rainforest is home to an extensive collection of both flora and fauna, making it a must-see for any nature lovers.

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Make sure you don’t miss the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, a thrilling way to experience some of Australia’s best natural wonders! On this exhilarating journey, you will glide above the tropical rainforest canopy and be enchanted by the pristine beauty of the surroundings.

Cairns Esplanade Lagoon

Nestled along the shores of the Trinity Inlet, the Cairns Esplanade Lagoon is a must-see attraction for visitors and locals alike. Comprising over 4800 square meters, this saltwater swimming lagoon provides a year-round safe and clean environment, thanks to its state-of-the-art filtration and chlorination system meeting Australian Standards.


A visit to Cairns is not complete without a trip to the nearby mountain retreat of Kuranda – an idyllic escape from the pressures of everyday life. Framed by the ages-old rainforest, Kuranda Village has long been one of Australia’s most sought-after holiday destinations with its vibrant, picturesque environment and array of activities for visitors to enjoy.


Absolutely! Here at Travellers Autobarn, we offer an array of Cairns campervan hire options for a one-way trip from Cairns to Brisbane. Our fleet is available in numerous cities across Australia, allowing you to select your ideal van and embark on an unforgettable Cairns campervan adventure.

Depending on where you’re driving, certain states may require an International Driver’s License with your existing foreign one. Moreover, there might be a requirement to present an English-issued licence for legal purposes.

Travellers Autobarn recognises legitimate driver’s licences written using the Latin/Roman alphabet. In addition, Australians can submit any licence issued after Green P’s.

If you need to rent a campervan for one-way travel, the cost can change based on availability and season. For an exact quote of your dates, we recommend using our booking engine.

The one-way drive time between Brisbane and Cairns takes an estimated 22 hours and 10 minutes, taking the route along the M1 and covering 1,878 kilometres of stunning scenery.

Whether it’s for a week or an extended journey, we have campervan rentals to fit your needs. Get the best deals and guarantee availability when you book ahead. With us, the possibilities are endless.

Our Brisbane branch details

Opening hours

Monday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Friday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday – 9:00am – 1:00pm
Sunday & Public Holidays – Closed


Building 2, 360 Nudgee Road
Hendra, QLD 4011

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Our Cairns branch details

Opening hours

Monday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Friday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday – 9:00am – 1:00pm
Sunday & Public Holidays – Closed


123 Bunda Street
Cairns, QLD 4870

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