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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.
Note: policies vary from supplier to supplier. Always check the T&Cs for your rental.
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While there are no motorhome rentals directly at the terminal at Perth Airport (PER), there are several campervan hire companies within 2–24 km (1–15 miles).
The depots are easily accessible by taxi or Uber.
Most campervan rentals in Perth cost between $35-$300 per day (when all fees are included). The average cost for hiring a motorhome in Perth in 2020 was $121 per day. Rental rates vary depending on the size, age and features of the vehicle. The booking length, time of year and intended drop-off point can have an impact as well.
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The cheapest months for hiring a campervan in Perth are usually May-September. February and March are also reasonably priced. The most expensive time of the year to travel by campervan in Western Australia is in December.
The best things you can do to lower the price of your rental are:
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.