Discover Car Hire in Port Douglas
Lose yourself in the splendour of Port Douglas located one hour north of Cairns in Queensland. Get the sense of freedom and flexibility on your next self-drive holiday in Port Douglas with DriveAway! Start your journey in this tropical paradise at one of our downtown offices with our two reliable suppliers, Avis and Thrifty. If you’re after an airport collection, DriveAway provides a wide range of suppliers located at Cairns airport located approximately an hour’s drive away from the city of Port Douglas.
DriveAway offers a wide selection of vehicles to comfortably accommodate you from one point to another including, an economy 2 door, compact 4 door, full size SUV, full size wagon and more! For driving tips and information on driving in Australia visit our Australia Driving Tips page for some fantastic tips to help you get around in your rental car.
Port Douglas is beautiful all year round however, April - October will be the best for those wanting to get in the water and have a swim!
Port Douglas is just over an hours drive to Carins, perfect for a day trip in your rental car from Port Douglas.
Although Port Douglas does not have an airport, Cairns Airport is the closest airport to Port Douglas and about an hours drive away.
Experience Port Douglas
A short drive from the town of Port Douglas and find yourself amongst palm trees and tropical forest that makes you feel like you’ve stepped into another world at Four Mile Beach. Take a long secluded stroll across the warm soft white sand and watch the gentle waves through the glistening turquoise ocean. Rent a jet ski or go on a snorkeling tour to explore the Great Barrier Reef and experience the magical, vibrant colours of the underwater world. Make your way to Agincourt Reef, and prepare yourself for a magical experience as you get up and close with the colourful creatures of the sea. Partake in one of their many tours they offer out including cruises, diving, snorkeling, helicopter tours and more.
Travel in your car rental an hour up north, to the Daintree Forest. It is an enchanting and unique experience of Mother Nature and is the largest and the oldest tropical rainforest in not only Australia but the world, covering an area of 1,200 square kilometers. There are many different ways to explore the Daintree forest, so take your pick from hiking trails, swimming holes, scenic lookouts, aboriginal tours, fishing, horseback riding and many more. The rarest and world famous attraction is the combination of the white sandy beaches and crystal blue waters with the tropical forest surroundings. Hop online and use our secure booking engine to enter your car rental details, to be a step closer to your next self-drive holiday in Port Douglas. You may also call us on 0800 885 590 to speak to one of our reservation agents for additional information.
|Cities (To and From)||Distance (Approx.km)||Travel Time (Approx. hr)|
|Port Douglas to Cairns||66||1|
|Port Douglas to Cooktown||270||3|
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