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Finding an Affordable Car Hire in Port Douglas Is Easy

port douglas beach on sunny day, queensland

Port Douglas in Tropical North Queensland is known for its beach resorts and a jumping point to explore the Great Barrier Reef. Let VroomVroomVroom make searching, comparing and booking a hire car in Port Douglas easy.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Port Douglas

Vehicle ClassCompact, Economy, Intermediate, SUV, Fullsize, Wagon/Estate, Premium, Van
Number of Depots​3
Suppliers​Avis, Budget, Thrifty

Cairns Airport Collection

Start exploring Tropical North Queensland as soon as you land by picking up your hire car from Cairns Airport​ (CNS). We work with seven car hire suppliers at Cairns Airport to ensure you can secure the best rates and convenient pick-up and drop-off.

Depots in Port Douglas

Whether you’re staying in Port Douglas or taking a driving holiday through Tropical North Queensland, collect your hire car from these convenient Port Douglas locations:

Avis logo7 Warner Street
8:00am - 5:00pm weekdays.
8:30am - 1:00pm weekends.
Budget logo7 Warner Street
8:00am - 5:00pm weekdays.
8:30am - 1:00pm weekends.
Thrifty logoShop 16 / 56 Macrossan Street
8:00am - 5:00pm weekdays.
8:00am - 12:30pm weekends.

Frequently Asked Questions for Port Douglas Car Hire

How much does it cost to hire a car in Port Douglas?

In April 2019, our customers paid between AUD $36 and AUD $237 per day for a hire car in Port Douglas. Prices vary depending on vehicle type, time of year, and booking duration. For current rates, use our price comparison tool​​.

What is the highest-rated rental car in Port Douglas?

The highest-rated rental car in Port Douglas is Toyota Corolla Hatch or similar​ based on recent ratings​ by our customers.

What is the highest-rated car hire supplier in Port Douglas?

Budget​​​ is the highest-rated car hire supplier in Port Douglas based on recent ratings by our customers.

Can I pick up a car hire in Port Douglas and drop off in another location?

Of course. When booking your car, choose the destination you’d like to drop off at, though keep in mind your supplier​​ may charge a one-way fee​.

Our Guide To Visiting Port Douglas

Port Douglas is a small charming town in the far North Queensland, 70 kilometers drive from Cairns. Although it is a small town by the seaside, it is the perfect place to go on a short holiday, enjoy the spectacular landscapes and the clean, lush beaches. Here are some of our favourite places to see and stay in and around Port Douglas:

Attractions | Accommodation



Attractions

Wildlife Habitat

Address: Port Douglas Road, Port Douglas 4877

Wildlife Habitat provides visitors a chance to experience the wetlands, rainforest and savannah in an open and interactive setting. As you make your way along the boardwalks of the rainforest environment, you can fully immerse yourself in the different levels of the rainforest – from the forest floor to the canopy and the wildlife which occupy it including the Southern Cassowary.

Back Country Bliss Adventures

Address: Port Douglas QLD, Australia

Back Country Bliss Adventures offer exclusive private travel experiences, and small group shared adventures through Tropical North Queensland. Their unique adventures include the one-of-a-kind River Drift Snorkelling tour that takes guests drifting down a crystal-clear rainforest river, searching for the elusive platypus, turtles or river fish below, while electric blue butterflies flutter above.

Daintree Wonder Tours

Address: 328 Mowbray River Road, Mowbray 4877​​

The award-winning Daintree Wonder Tours operate in the World Heritage Area of the Daintree. Your day tour starts with a breathtaking walk around the Mossman Gorge and includes other iconic destinations such as Cape Tribulation Beach and the Bloomfield Track. A cooked lunch in a beautiful rainforest setting precedes a swim in pristine freshwater pools.

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Accommodation

QT Port Douglas Hotel

Address: 87-109 Port Douglas Road, Port Douglas 4877

QT Port Douglas is a unique designer resort set amongst lush tropical gardens and welcomes guests with a contemporary yet quirky tropical vibe. Their villas are perfect for groups and families and for longer stays, offering kitchen facilities and a spacious lounge room with balcony all with garden or pool views.

Glengarry Holiday Park

Address: 70 Mowbray River Road, Port Douglas 4877

Enjoy the tropical weather and the beautiful surroundings of Port Douglas by staying at BIG4 Glengarry Holiday Park. It is also just 40-minutes drive from Cairns so you can easily check out the city's Esplanade lagoon, shops, restaurants, and movie theatres.

Coconut Grove Apartments

Address: 56 Macrossan Street, Port Douglas 4877

Coconut Grove Apartments are a three-minute walk from Four Mile Beach and nearby all of Port Douglas’s main attractions. This sophisticated apartment offers contemporary one to three bedroom apartments which include Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, kitchens, living rooms and bathrooms with whirlpool baths, as well as balconies or terraces with dining tables. Other luxuries consist of an outdoor pool, a BBQ area, a sundeck, plus free parking.​

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Customer Reviews for Port Douglas Car Hire
Rating: 5 / 5 based on 75 reviews
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    Date: 28 Nov 2019
    Feedback: All good.
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    Date: 10 May 2019
    Feedback: website was very easy to use. thank you
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    Date: 10 Nov 2018
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    Date: 05 May 2018
    Feedback: we have used this car rental in the past very good
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    Reviewer: Brandon S.
    Date: 13 Feb 2018
    Feedback: Seems too simple.
    Rating: 5/5 happy