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While there are no camper rentals directly in the terminal at Perth Airport, there are several campervan rental companies within 2–24 km (1-15 miles).
The depots are easily accessible by taxi or Uber.
When renting a vehicle, it is standard to be charged a bond (security deposit), also known as ‘excess’, which is the amount the renter is liable to cover in the event of an accident or damage to the vehicle.
The bond amount fluctuates based on the insurance package selected at the time of rental and is charged and debited on the renters’ credit or debit card.
Free camping in Perth is only allowed in designated areas, and parking up overnight is generally prohibited.
There are plenty of campervan parks around Perth. Some popular choices include Perth Central Caravan Park, Advent Park and Riverview Tourist Park (near Margaret River).
Yes, a large number of rental companies allow for one-way rentals. Our comparison tool will show you availability on your preferred route and automatically factor in any one-way fees charged by the campervan hire company.
Western Australia is Australia’s largest state, and many travellers decide to pick up and return their motorhome in Perth to explore attractions in the area: Margaret River, Albany and Esperance to the south, and the Pinnacles Desert and Coral Bay to the north.
However, one-way road trips are also popular for a motorhome holiday, with the most commonly chosen routes being:
Yes, some companies will allow you to collect or drop off your vehicle on a public holiday. Enter your start and finish dates and our booking tool will show you what’s available.
Be aware that starting or ending your trip on a public holiday will limit your choice of available suppliers and may increase total rental costs.
No, private vehicles are not allowed on Rottnest Island. Adams Coachlines runs the only bus service on the island. Walking and cycling are also popular ways to get around.
Yes, it’s standard for most campervan rental companies to allow an additional driver. This driver and any others must be named on the rental agreement, and there may be a nominal fee.
Additional drivers must also hold an appropriate driver’s licence and must meet driver age requirements.
Terms and conditions vary by rental company; however, most companies do not charge a fee if the cancellation is made three months prior to pickup (including Maui, Britz, Apollo, Cheapa Campa, StarRV, Hippie and Mighty). The closer the date to picking up the vehicle, the higher the cancellation fee will generally be.
Deposit amounts may not be refundable.
With the COVID-19 outbreak affecting many travellers’ plans in 2020, many suppliers have updated their cancellation policies.
To cancel a booking, contact our friendly support team via the Support Page.
Note: policies vary from supplier to supplier. Always check the T&Cs for your rental.
One of the larger motorhome rental suppliers, Apollo has been operating since 1985 and is well known among the RV rental community. Apollo vehicles are available in multiple locations around the world. An Apollo motorhome is generally less than 3 years old. The company has a wide variety of vehicles, from smaller vans to larger luxury motorhomes.
An Australian campervan hire company specialising in budget vehicles, all of its vehicles are 2-berths and are generally older. Awesome Campers is popular with the backpacker community and those looking for a low-cost getaway.
Britz is one of the larger campervan brands, with multiple depots in different countries and a wide selection of vehicles. Britz maintains a fleet of newer vehicles, with campervans generally being less than 3 years old. Britz is part of the THL group, which also includes Maui, Mighty Campers and other international motorhome hire brands.
Cheapa Campa is part of the Apollo group and rents vehicles that are considered too old to be part of the main Apollo brand. Cheapa remains a very popular choice and is available practically everywhere Apollo is. It offers slightly older, quality campers at a lower price.
Hippie is a budget camper brand that is part of the Apollo Group. It caters to the young traveller and allows drivers under 21. A Hippie camper is a small vehicle with beds for 2–4 people.
An independent Australian campervan hire brand headquartered in Sydney, Kangaroo also has vehicles available in several other cities, including Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth. The company is Australian owned and operated, with depots in a variety of locations. A Kangaroo camper is generally older, though various models are available (2-berth to 6-berth).
Maui is another well-known NZ motorhome hire brand that is part of the THL group (Britz, Mighty and other international brands). Maui specialises in larger luxury motorhomes, with all its vehicles being less than 2 years old. A Maui campervan is often a good choice for larger groups and those looking for a comfortable road trip holiday.
Mighty is another campervan hire brand that is part of the THL motorhome rental group (Britz, Maui and other international brands). Mighty Rentals has vehicles for groups from 2 to 6. Mighty's camper fleet is made up of ex Britz and Maui vehicles that are considered too old to fit the main brands. It offers quality older vehicles at a cheaper price.
A budget RV rental brand aimed at backpackers, Travellers Autobarn has campervans in multiple international locations. The company offers a wide variety of vehicles, from station wagons to 5-berth family models.
One of the largest inner city parks in the world, Kings Park is well-known for its panoramic views from Mt Eliza over the Swan River and Darling Range. Just 1.2 miles west of the CBD, Kings Park showcases natural bushland and native vegetation; over 2,000 species of Western Australian flora are contained within the Western Australian Botanical Garden.
The park is also home to the State War Memorial and Bali Memorial, as well as a 750-year-old Boab tree from the Kimberly. Every September, the Kings Park Festival occurs – the country’s largest wildflower show and exhibition.
Established in 1889 as the 3rd branch of Britain’s Royal Mint, the Perth Mint became a Western Australian institution only in 1970. The opening of the mint coincided with gold strikes in Coolgardie and Kalgoorlie, and miners would bring in raw gold to be refined and minted.
The Perth Mint is the only one of two facilities that produce Australian coins and its reputation is such, that its coins are always trusted to be of the best purity. The mint offers daily guided tours, that include a chance to see a live gold pour in the 1899 melting house.
Considered to be one of the world’s largest purpose-built musical instruments, the Swan Bell Tower contains a dozen bells, that were originally housed in the Church of St-Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square for over 275 years and gifted to Perth for Australia’s bicentennial. Six additional bells were quickly cast to complete a set of eighteen; the bells are used for ‘change ringing’, producing musical sequences, rather than tunes.
From the 82.5-metre-tall Swan Bell Tower, a 360-degree view is possible of Perth’s CBD and out to the Darling Range.
Esperance is to be found on the south coast of Western Australia, about eight hours from Perth. It’s a great destination while you’re on your campervan road trip, thanks to its white, sandy beaches, turquoise waters and beautiful islands. The area is home to a variety of wildlife and is popular for swimming and snorkelling.
Located in Western Australia, Fremantle is a port city that stands outside the Perth Central Business District. The city is celebrated for its historical significance, with many buildings and architecture going back to Australia's early years. One of the highlights is Fremantle Prison, which dates from 1850. Today, the prison features recreated cell blocks and is a popular tourist location.
Situated in Western Australia, Swan Valley is one of Australia's famous wine regions. The area is home to many natural landscapes, with opportunities for outdoor activities such as walking and cycling. There are also wineries with guided tours and tastings available, making it an excellent stopover on your road trip through Western Australia.