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Spaceships campervan hire in Airlie Beach

Campervan hire Airlie Beach made easy by Spaceships. Airlie Beach is the vibrant hub of the Whitsundays. It is the perfect launchpad for exploring the Whitsundays or to head up or down the beautiful Queensland Coast.

This is the perfect place for picking up or dropping off your campervan hire. Airlie Beach is located between Brisbane and Cairns and offers the best starting point to explore the surrounding coastline if you are in a short timeframe.

Spaceships Airlie Beach depot address

344 Shute Harbour Road (operating out of Gypsy Travel)
Airlie Beach
QLD. 4802

Phone. +61 2 8356 2900 or 1300 132 469 (Monday to Saturday, between 9am and 5pm)
Email: please use the online contact form to shoot your message at the speed of light to our customer service inbox
Fax. +61 2 8356 9372

Price & availability of campervans in Airlie Beach: create a quote online & book it in at the best price available (discounts & deals will be applied automatically). No hidden costs. The price you see is the price you'll pay.

Opening hours of Spaceships Airlie Beach

Monday – Sunday: 24/7 pick-up. Due to our contactless pick-up, you can pick up your Spaceships campervans at any time 7 days a week. Staff are on site 9am – 4pm Monday to Friday for any questions you may have.

Useful info for your road trip from Airlie Beach

  • Closest car wash bay: United Fuel Station, Shute Harbour Rd @ Paluma Rd, Cannonvale

  • Closest fuel station: Whitsunday Shopping Centre, 226 Shute Harbour Rd, Cannonvale, 4802

Recommended paid campgrounds

  • Base Backpackers, 336 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, QLD, 1800 24 BASE (242273)

  • Big4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort, 25-29 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, QLD, 4802

Recommended accommodation

  • Base Backpackers, 336 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, QLD, 1800 24 BASE (24 2273)

  • YHA Backpackers – 394 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, QLD, 4802, 07 4946 6312

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Contactless processes: COVID Clean Certified

To maintain high safety standards for our customers and our staff we will be operating all locations as contactless. We’ll give you all the information you need prior to pick up. We will also continue to keep our vehicles cleaned to the highest standards possible.

All Spaceships depots in Australia have extremely high standards for checking and cleaning our campervans & cars. We are proud to have been awarded the Australian COVID Clean Practising Business label.

Spaceships Australia is COVID Clean Certified

Airlie Beach: Gateway to Great Barrier Reef

Situated halfway up the Queensland Coast it is the perfect place to begin or end your road trip if you don’t have enough time to travel all the way to/from Cairns. Airlie Beach has the laidback Queensland atmosphere that makes you really feel like you are on holiday as soon as you arrive. Kick back at the Airlie Beach lagoon or walk the main street checking out the many cafés and bars just waiting for you.

Being the mainland port for the beautiful Whitsundays – most of the day and overnight boats that cruise the Whitsundays leave from Airlie Beach. We recommend Ocean Rafting or Red Cat Adventures for your day trips or Atlantic Clipper, Powerplay or Ride to Paradise for overnight trips. No trip to Airlie Beach is complete without exploring the spectacular Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsundays are the heart of the reef!

Campervan hire in Airlie Beach

Are you seeking a unique and flexible way to explore the stunning Whitsunday region? Look no further than campervan hire in Airlie Beach! With a campervan, you can travel at your own pace, explore the scenic coastal drives, and immerse yourself in the area's natural beauty.

Airlie Beach is the perfect starting point for your Australian road trip adventure, with easy access to the marina for sailing to the Whitsunday Islands. With a Spaceships Rentals depot in Airlie Beach, you can easily find a campervan that suits your needs and budget.

Spaceships campervans provide a cost-effective option for travel, as you can sleep in the vehicle and cook your own meals, saving money on accommodation and dining out. Plus, with the flexibility of a campervan, you can easily change your itinerary on the fly and discover hidden gems that may not be on the typical tourist trail.

Reasons to start your Australian road trip in Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach is an ideal starting point for an Australian road trip. It's located in the heart of the Whitsunday region, one of Australia's most beautiful and popular tourist destinations. The area is known for its stunning islands, crystal-clear waters, and beautiful beaches, and it's best explored by boat. By starting your road trip from Airlie Beach, you can easily access the marina and embark on a sailing adventure to the islands.

Airlie Beach is well-connected to other popular destinations in Australia, such as Cairns, Brisbane, and Sydney. You can quickly drive to these cities and explore their surrounding areas or continue your road trip along the stunning East Coast of Australia.

Airlie Beach is home to the well-known campervan hire brand Spaceships Rentals. Spaceships compact campervans are low in price yet high in quality. They come with unlimited kilometres, cooking & sleeping gear, a fridge/freezer, and a rear awning for more space & ventilation.

We recommend staying in Airlie Beach for at least three to five days to fully explore the area and enjoy some of the activities on offer. However, if you have more time and are looking to unwind and relax, you should stay for a week or more to fully soak up the region's natural beauty and laid-back lifestyle.

Best time to visit Airlie Beach

Should the weather decide when and where you will road trip in Australia? For some, it is more important than others. See what the weather in Airlie Beach is like throughout the year, and decide for yourself.

Summer (December to February): Airlie Beach experiences hot and humid weather during the summer months, with temperatures averaging around 30°C (86°F). This is a popular time to visit for beach activities, water sports, and sailing. However, it can be crowded, and accommodation can be more expensive during this time.

Autumn (March to May): The weather in Airlie Beach during autumn is warm and sunny, with less humidity than in summer. This is a great time to visit if you want to avoid the crowds and enjoy the beaches, rainforests, and wildlife in a more relaxed atmosphere.

Winter (June to August): Airlie Beach experiences mild and dry weather during the winter months, with temperatures averaging around 23°C (73°F). This is a great time to visit if you want to avoid the heat and humidity of the summer months, and it's a popular time for whale-watching tours.

Spring (September to November): The weather in Airlie Beach during spring is warm and pleasant, with temperatures averaging around 26°C (79°F). This is a great time to visit if you want to experience the region's natural beauty, with wildflowers blooming and migratory birds returning to the area.

Start your road trip in Airlie Beach, then go....

There are several ways to go from Airlie Beach; you can drive in any direction to experience more of Australia's wonders. Check out these popular routes.

South to Brisbane and Sydney

If you want to explore the East Coast of Australia, you can head south from Airlie Beach towards Brisbane and Sydney. You can stop at popular destinations such as the Gold Coast, Byron Bay, and the Hunter Valley wine region. This itinerary usually takes around 2-3 weeks, depending on how many stops you make.

North to Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef

If you want to explore the tropical north of Queensland, you can head north from Airlie Beach towards Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef. You can stop at popular destinations such as Townsville, Mission Beach, and the Daintree Rainforest. This itinerary usually takes 1-2 weeks, depending on how many stops you make.

West to the Outback

If you want to experience the rugged and remote landscapes of the Australian Outback, you can head west from Airlie Beach towards the mining town of Mount Isa and the iconic Uluru. You can stop at destinations such as Longreach and Winton, which offer a glimpse into Australia's pioneering history. This itinerary usually takes around 2-3 weeks, depending on how many stops you make.

Make sure to browse our travel blog, as it is packed with unique itineraries.

Pick up a campervan in Airlie Beach and explore the outer space of Australia

When you hire a campervan in Airlie Beach, you can create your own unique itinerary tailored to your interests and preferences. You can explore the Whitsunday Islands, the Great Barrier Reef, tropical rainforests, and historic towns at your own pace.

Spaceships campervan hire in Airlie Beach offers an unforgettable and flexible way to explore the stunning region and beyond. With easy access to natural wonders, cultural attractions, and diverse landscapes, your Australian road trip adventure starts here in Airlie Beach! What are you waiting for?