Toyota Hiace 12 Seat Bus NBUS12

From $370 Per Day
Seats 12
Transmission Automatic
Fuel Unleaded Petrol
Air Conditioning Yes

MINIMUM hire of 2 days is required. Over Christmas period, the minimum hire is 7 days.

Toyota Hiace Commuter Bus – 12 Seats

Do you need to hire a minibus from Cairns? With room for up to 12 people, this Toyota Hiace Commuter bus is spacious, powerful and seriously comfortable. This Cairns mini bus delivers everything you could want from a small bus and you only need a car license to drive it. It comes with air-conditioning, automatic transmission, power steering plus many more extras.

Tour Pricing

All prices are in AUD, per 24 hours rental period.

Per 24 HoursCompulsory Insurance Liability Reduction
Per Day From$ 350 $ 20 / Day

MINIMUM hire of 2 days is required for this vehicle. Over the Christmas and New Year periods there is a minimum hire of 7 days. An Insurance Liability Reduction of $20 per day is compulsory in addition to the daily hire rate.



  • Make Model:
  • Toyota Hiace Commuter Van
  • Seats:
  • 12
  • Vehicle Age:
  • 2015
  • Transmission:
  • Automatic
  • Colour:
  • White
  • Power Steering:
  • Yes
  • Seatbelts:
  • 12
  • Aircon:
  • Yes
  • Heating:
  • Yes



  • Radio with CD Player:
  • Yes
  • USB Jack:
  • Yes
  • Child Restraint Anchorages:
  • Selected Seating
  • Kilometers:
  • 200 KM per day included then $0.40 per KM
  • National breakdown service:
  • Yes


Option Accident Liability Credit Card Bond Daily Rate
Standard Insurance Liability Reduction $ 5000.00 $ 2000.00
Option 1 Insurance Liability Reduction $ 2000.00 $ 1000.00 $ 20.00
The value of the “Credit Card Bond” will be “Frozen” on your credit card or debit card for the duration of the hire. Please ensure you have sufficient funds to cover this freeze (you may need to pay additional funds onto your credit or debit card).
INSURANCE EXCESS:  COMPULSORY INSURANCE EXCESS added at $20 per day.  All vehicle are insured but the hirer is responsible for the first $500 damage for a multi vehicle accident and $2000 for a single vehicle accident.  When hiring the vehicle, a security bond of $1000 will be debited to your credit card (you must have $1000 available to be charged onto your credit card) for the duration of the hire to cover the excess.  When the vehicle is returned to the depot in the same condition as it left your security bond will be refunded onto your credit card.  This excess is non-reducible.  The insurance does not cover wilful damage, water submersion or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Additional Information

DAILY RATES are calculated on a per 24 hour day basis, for example if you collect the car at 11.30am it is due for return at 11.30am on your last day of hire.

PAYMENT A deposit of 20% is required to hold a vehicle. The remaining balance is payable when you pick up the vehicle in Cairns by either Visa/MasterCard or earlier by EFT.

LICENCE All drivers must possess a full valid driving license issued in Australia or New Zealand.

DEPOT HOURS Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 3.30 pm. Saturday and Sunday is by prior appointment only.

VEHICLE PICK AND RETURN Collection and return of the vehicles is from the depot address only.

 Road service 7-day-a-week.


DRIVERS A current Australian or New Zealand motor vehicle driver’s licence is required and must be produced on pick-up.

  • No one else is authorized to drive the vehicle unless their name appears on the rental agreement, insurance will be invalidated by an unauthorized driver
  • All infringements are the responsibility of the driver/hirer. Any outstanding fines will be forwarded on to the Hirer along with an administration charge to cover the somewhat protracted processing time and correspondence with the State authorities concerned.

DRIVERS AGE The minimum age for drivers is 25 years and maximum age is 75 years.

KILOMETRE ALLOWANCE 200 km per day is included in the rental cost. If you travel over 200 km per day, the extra charge is $0.40 cents for every km over.

TYRE & WINDSCREEN DAMAGE The renter will be responsible for tyre and windscreen damage.

CLEANING FEE ON RETURN OF VEHICLE A cleaning fee may be charged if the vehicle is not returned in reasonable condition. Charging of such fee will be at the depot managers discretion.

BOOKING AMENDMENTS We understand that sometimes plans change. If this is the case, any changes made to a booking will be classed as a cancellation and new booking will be required, including:

  • Change to pick-up or drop-off dates
  • Change to pick-up or drop-off branch location
  • Change of vehicle, unless the vehicle is unavailable at the time of hire

Vehicles must be returned as per your rental agreement contract. If you wish to extend, please contact the office. Please note if the vehicle is not in use but has not been returned to the depot it will remain on hire.

Cancelation must be provided in writing, it will be based on the business day when it is received at the depot:
30 + days 20% of full rental charges.
14 + days 50% of rental charges
7 + days Full rental charges

BONDS are required to be taken/held on DEBIT or CREDIT CARDS.

Deposit paid to secure your reservation are non refundable.


  • What if I need to amend my booking?

    We understand that sometimes plans change. If this is the case, any changes made to a booking will be classed as a cancellation and new booking will be required, including:

    • Change to pick-up or drop-off dates
    • Change to pick-up or drop-off branch location
    • Change of vehicle, unless the vehicle is unavailable at the time of hire
  • Where do I pickup the vehicle?
  • What is the Bond?

    The Bond is the amount which guests would be liable up to in case of any damage done to the vehicle.

    The Bond is payable on the pick-up and only by a credit card (the credit card holder must be present).

    The Bond would be fully refunded after they return the vehicle in the same condition as they rented it (no damages, no accidents)

    – Insurance is not offered on vehicles but you can purchase Liability Reduction Options.

    Payment of this Bond is only accepted by credit card, debit credit card and ins some cases cash. The amount will be debited to the credit card account immediately. A non-refundable bond administration fee will may apply at the time of the debit and the bond refund may take up to 21 working days.

  • Should I buy travel insurance for car hire?

    Travel Insurance
    Personal injury or loss and damages to personal items is not covered with your vehicle hire. Personal injury is covered in most cases through Registration Third Party Insurance, which you, as the customer are required to purchase. It is strongly recommended that customer takes out personal travel insurance to cover any injury or loss.

    As a valued customer of 4WD Hire, we are pleased to offer you the opportunity to purchase discounted travel insurance. Options include single trip or annual frequent travellers plan on domestic or international travel.

    Free quote for Travel Insurance by SureSave


    Travel Insurance by SureSave

    SureSave is an Australian travel insurance company who specialise in providing help that’s designed for travellers.

    Underwritten by certain underwriters at Lloyds, they are dedicated to keeping customers informed and covered through an honest and genuine approach to travel insurance.

    SureSave provides world assistance through their Sydney-based support team, including an award-winning customer contact centre, claims team and 24/7 Emergency Assistance team. All their services are in-house, so rest assured that no matter where your travels take you, you’ll have access to expert assistance from home.


    Free travel safety app with every policy

    When you buy a policy with us, you’ll get instant access to the free SureSave travel safety app.

    The app provides you with access to travel safety information on the go, including policy details, emergency contacts, phrasebooks and guides tailored to your trip.

    View a video on the SureSave app.



    SureSave Pty Limited, ABN 82 137 885 262 AR 339902, is an authorised representative of Cerberus Special Risks Pty Limited ABN 81 115 932 173, AFS Licence No. 308461. (Cerberus).

    Momentum 17 Pty Ltd, trading as Australian Tours and Cruises, ABN 18 621 028 402, is a distributor for Cerberus. This insurance is underwritten by certain underwriters at Lloyd’s.

  • Are the Four Wheel Drives allowed to go to Cape York

    All the 4 Wheel drives that indicate in the text that they are allowed to go to Cape York will get you and back to Cape York without any issues. The roads to Cape York are in good conditions these days with the local council often grading the roads with there earth moving equipment. The main thing you need in a 4WD is “Ground Clearance” on a Cape York trip and those listed on our website have this.

  • Do you hire camping equipment to go with your 4WD hire?

    No we do not hire camping equipment. You will need to bring your own or call into some local camping supply shops while here.