Sunshine Coast Car Rental

Discover Car Hire on the Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast is located between Brisbane and Hervey Bay in Queensland. A fantastic destination where you can relax and enjoy the views of unspoilt beaches, tropical weather and natural rainforests. Explore all the highlights the Sunshine Coast has on offer, on four wheels from DriveAway. Choose between a wide variety of car classes that ranges between an Economy vehicle to a premium van and everything in between, to comfortably transport you from one place to another.

DrivAway contract with many well-known suppliers such as, East Coast, Europcar, Red Spot, Hertz, Thrifty and Avis which are available at Maroochydore airport, within the terminal or in Noosa. For additional information and handy tips about getting around the Sunshine Coast visit our Australia Driving Tips page.

Frequently Asked Questions About Renting a Car on the Sunshine Coast

To drive from the Sunshine Coast to Brisbane will take you about an hour and 23 minutes, depending on any traffic.

In the Sunshine Coast and most places around Australia, you must be at least 20 years old to rent a car. However, the age may vary by car category. Some suppliers have a maximum age limit of 75 years and a young driver surcharge so please be aware of the terms and conditions.

To drive from the Sunshine Coast Airport to the Sunshine Coast CBD will only take you about 7-10 minutes, depending on traffic.

Experience Sunshine Coast

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Travel 30 minutes south with your rental car to the famous Australia Zoo, that has been brought up to what it is today by the famous Irwin family. Explore the zoo at your own pace by taking in spectacular views of unique mammals, reptiles and birds, learning fun facts about each animal along the way! Your next destination is a 40 minute drive up north to Noosa National Park. Discover the beauty of untouched beaches with the wide selection of hiking tracks that are available to the public so you can explore the area.

For your next outdoor adventure drive approximately 40 minutes down from the Sunshine Coast to the famous Glass House Mountains. Enjoy some of their walking tracks and take in panoramic views of the surrounding mountains that withhold large significance to the community. A holiday isn’t really a holiday without some shopping! Shop till you drop at the Sunshine Plaza, the largest shopping centre on the Sunshine Coast.

Get a step closer to your next self-drive journey in the Sunshine Coast by jumping on our online booking engine and entering your details. Or call us on 1300 363 500 to speak to one of our car rental specialist for further enquires.

Cities (To and From) Distance ( Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Sunshine Coast to Noosa Heads 35 0.5
Sunshine Coast to Brisbane 105 2.5
Sunshine Coast to Hervey Bay 206 2.5

Top Locations in Queensland

DriveAway are the self-drive specialists. Choose from one of our car rental locations in Queensland below. If you can't see your desired location search our booking engine above for many more locations.