Campervan Hire Brisbane to Darwin One Way RentalsLachlan Gill2023-08-05T07:29:01+10:00
Embarking on an adventure is always an exciting activity, and what better way to do so than in a campervan? Travellers Autobarn offers one-way rentals from Brisbane to Darwin, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in Australia’s breathtaking landscapes and caravan parks. Hire a campervan with us today for your Darwin-Brisbane road trip adventure, and discover the hidden gems of Australia!
Why book a campervan rental with us?
Access to free campsites
For the past 30 years, Travellers Autobarn has been one of the best campervan rental companies dedicated to helping travellers get on the road with top-notch services. We understand what it takes to make an affordable and enjoyable camping journey possible; that’s why we provide access to free campsites for each of our customers so they can save money while still having a hassle-free trip.
Unlimited kilometres with each rental
Planning your next campervan getaway with us is an easy and stress-free process. Our unlimited kilometre policy allows you to explore the country without worrying about any hidden costs! You can select from a wide variety of reliable vehicles, whatever length of journey you’re taking – and prepare yourself for amazing adventures throughout Australia!
10% discount with campground partners
Travelling across Australia has become even simpler with our 10% discount on 300 G’Day Holiday Parks and a fuel saving of 4 cents per litre at participating petrol stations. Additionally, to make your travel experience more comfortable, many campgrounds offer free WIFI services, ensuring an uninterrupted stay no matter where you go.
24/7 roadside assistance
Don’t let mishaps derail your trip. With Travellers Autobarn, you can have the assurance of round-the-clock roadside support in case any issues arise along the way. Our commitment to swift and reliable service guarantees that your journey will go off without a hitch, leaving you free to relax and take in all its beauty.
Brisbane to Darwin One-way Itinerary
Stop #1: Toowoomba
Embark on a journey from Brisbane to Darwin and begin your adventure with a stop in the charming town of Toowoomba. Nestled atop the Great Dividing Range, Toowoomba offers breathtaking views and picturesque landscapes that truly showcase the beauty of the Australian countryside.
Explore the region’s stunning parks and gardens, wander through the streets to witness the nationally acclaimed street art, and marvel at the impressive historic buildings that dot the town.
Stop #2: Roma
The perfect place to take a break from the long road trip and experience the charms of country life, Roma is a hidden gem in Queensland’s Western Downs. With stunning sunsets, sweeping plains, and an authentic country feel, Roma lets you slow down, unwind and enjoy the simple pleasures in life.
Visit the Big Rig Complex to learn about the region’s oil and gas history, check out the Roma Saleyards, one of Australia’s largest cattle-selling facilities, or simply soak in the relaxed atmosphere over a barbecue lunch.
Stop #3: Longreach
Longreach marks the beginning of your outback adventure. As you make your way to this historic town, feast your eyes on the vast and striking expanse of the Queensland Outback. Take a step back in time and explore the region’s old-fashioned outback towns, learn about its rich heritage and colourful culture, or enjoy a kayaking adventure down the Thomson River.
Don’t forget to sample some of the unique local delicacies, such as the famous Longreach Pie, and enjoy a cold beer with locals at the iconic Qantas Founders Outback Museum.
Stop #4: Mount Isa
Before crossing into the Northern Territory, make a stop at Mount Isa – an iconic mining town in the heart of the outback. While the rugged red landscape and mining history are the main attractions, Mount Isa also offers scenic lookouts, underground hospital tours and the Outback at Isa – an award-winning cultural centre showcasing the region’s history, people and landscape.
The sunsets here are spectacular, so find a perfect viewing spot and watch the sky come alive with vibrant colours as day fades to night.
Stop #5: Devils Marbles
One of the Northern Territory’s most fascinating landmarks, the Devils Marbles is a collection of massive granite boulders scattered across a wide area of the Stuart Highway.
Formed over millions of years through erosion and geological forces, these peculiar spherical rocks make for dramatic scenery and unique photo opportunities. Take a stroll around the base of the boulders and marvel at their immense size and curious shapes. The Devils Marbles are an iconic symbol of the Australian outback and a must-see on the drive from Brisbane to Darwin.
Stop #6: Katherine
Nestled beside the Katherine River, the town of Katherine serves as a gateway to some of the Northern Territory’s most spectacular natural attractions.
Top things to see and do include the Katherine Gorge (a series of 13 scenic gorges carved by the Katherine River), the Cutta Cutta Caves (an underground limestone cave system with impressive stalactite and stalagmite formations), and the Katherine Hot Springs (a series of thermal pools surrounded by monsoon forest).
After exploring the region’s wonders, head back to Katherine to unwind, go shopping for local arts and crafts or enjoy a delicious meal at one of the town’s restaurants.
Stop #7: Darwin
The final stop on your Brisbane to Darwin road trip adventure brings you to the tropical capital of the Northern Territory. Darwin is a cosmopolitan city with a relaxed vibe, offering attractions like Mindil Beach Sunset Market, Crocosaurus Cove (home to the world’s largest display of Australian reptiles), the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and scenic national parks.
After settling into your accommodation, get out and explore – whether it’s diving into the city’s vibrant food scene, checking out the nightlife or simply watching the sunset over the Timor Sea. Your road trip adventure ends here, filled with wonderful memories of all the places you’ve discovered along the way.
Top attractions to see whilst in Darwin
Kakadu National Park
Located about a 1.5-hour drive from Darwin, Kakadu National Park is one of Australia’s largest National Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its stunning landscapes, diverse wildlife, and ancient Aboriginal rock art. It’s the perfect place to explore the rugged Australian outback and experience the country’s natural beauty.
Mary River National Park
Mary River National Park is an expansive wetland wilderness located about 1.5 hours from Darwin. Here, you’ll find the famous ‘jumping crocodiles’ as well as a variety of birds, fish and other wildlife. Take a paddle-steamer tour along the Mary River or explore the area’s many hiking trails.
Mindil Beach Sunset Markets
Held every Thursday and Sunday evening during the dry season (May-October), the Mindil Beach Sunset Markets are Darwin’s cultural melting pot, featuring food stalls offering delicacies from around the world, live music performances, art and craft vendors, and plenty of entertainment for children. It’s a great way to experience the best of Darwin’s culture and cuisine.
If you’re looking for a close-up encounter with Australia’s most famous reptile, head to Crocosaurus Cove. This attraction offers a range of experiences, from holding a baby crocodile to swimming with a 5-meter-long saltwater crocodile (in a protective cage, of course!).
Litchfield National Park
A 90-minute drive from Darwin, Litchfield National Park is the perfect spot for an exciting day trip. With its magnificent waterfalls, pristine swimming spots and breathtaking trails, it offers something special to every explorer! Don’t miss out on seeing the majestic plunge pool at Florence Falls located within its boundaries, as well as stunning magnetic termite mounds and colossal cathedral termite mounds.
Certainly! You can travel from Darwin to Brisbane in one of our campervans. It’s an ideal way to kick off your expedition. Our fleet of campervans is stationed across major Australian cities, giving you plenty of choices to pick the one that fulfils your needs. Start your journey of a lifetime and make unforgettable memories.
The legislation may vary depending on the state. You might be required to provide an International Driving Permit along with your foreign driver’s license. Also, some states might insist on an English version of your license for legal compliance.
At Travellers Autobarn, we approve all full driving licenses that are in the Latin/Roman alphabet. For Australians, we accept any license from Green P’s and beyond.
The drive from Brisbane to Darwin is a long but rewarding journey for those seeking an adventure. Covering a distance of 3,670 km, the journey takes around 39 hours via Warrego Hwy/A2. The route offers spectacular views of the Australian landscape, passing through a diverse range of terrains and landmarks.
Our flexible rental options cater to your needs – whether you want to explore for a week or embark on a month-long trip. Remember to plan ahead by making a reservation to ensure availability and take advantage of competitive rates.