10 Day Minimum Rental
18 Dec 2021 to 2 Jan 2022
4WD availability is changing daily based on COVID cancellations – Camper for 11-19/9/2021 now available if you want a vehicle please give us a call 07 4051 1120
Take a journey you’ll never forget with the Landcruiser 4wd pop-up camper. This Cape York 4WD Camper Rental vehicle has everything you could ever ask for in a camper, along with superior handling that can tackle the tough terrain of Far North Queensland. Featuring suitable room for 2 adults, it’s the ideal way to explore this wondrous region with enough durability to travel unsealed and dirt roads as well. With this flexibility, you’ll be able to visit the amazing Cape York region or pay a visit to the historic Cooktown area to learn about Australia’s rich history.
Not only has it been built to tackle tough conditions, but the Cape York 4WD Camper Rental is made for comfort too. Featuring a compact build with all of the essentials, it’s enough for any couple to travel in style on their Cape York 4WD Camper Rental adventure. With a slide out external kitchen and pop up roof for additional space, you get all of the creature comforts of home without ever leaving your campsite. You’ll also have your very own fridge to keep the drinks cold, so you can set up the awning and a couple of chairs to relax after a big day of exploring the region.
Please note: Children under the age of 8 years old cannot travel in this vehicle. This vehicle is unsuitable for beach driving. Please check road restrictions carefully. See all inclusions.
All prices are in AUD, per 24 hours rental period.
|Per 24 Hours|
|Price per day - FROM||$ 330|
Dynamic rates apply to this vehicle. Price is a guide only, please get a quote for accurate pricing.
Personal Kit (per person)
Additional Items for Hire
|Liability Reduction Options||Accident Liability||Credit Card Bond||Daily Rate||Per Hire|
|Low Liability Reduction||$ 5000.00||$ 5000.00||Included||Liability is seasonal and can be up to $8000|
|Middle Liability Reduction||$ 2500.00||$ 2500.00||$ 41.00|
|High Liability Reduction||$ 500.00||$ 500.00||$ 47.00|
|* Value Pack Liability Reduction||$ 500.00||$ 500.00||$ 65.00|
|** 4WD Additional Cover||$ 299.00|
* Value Pack Includes: The Value Pack is a bundled extra which provides the highest Liability Option and selected value-added products/services: Pre-purchased Gas Bottle, Camp Chairs and Table, and Baby/Booster Seats (with prior request).
**4WD Additional Cover: This cover is available when ‘High Liability Reduction’ or Value Pack is purchased and will cover you for the following: Accidental damage to the overhead and underbody sections of the 4WD Campervan, Unlimited windscreen and tyre cover, Damage to the awning, Unlimited kilometres, $0 Liability ($500 bond)- Included with the High Road/ Value Pack, Towing and RV recovery costs from roads and areas where permission to travel had been granted, Single Vehicle Rollover. Please note this protection does not cover bogged RVs.
DAILY RATES Daily rates are calculated per calendar day and not per 24 hour period.
PAYMENT A deposit of 20% is required to hold a vehicle. The remaining balance is payable 120 days prior to departure. A between 1.4% and 2% credit card fee is charged for Visa/MasterCard on the remaining balance. You can also pay fee free if you wish to electronically transfer the remaining balance into our nominated bank account.
Any charges received for traffic infringements, toll way or parking fines during the road trip are the responsibility of the driver.
BOND The Bond payment will depend on the Liability Option chosen. If the guest chooses an option where the Bond is a charge, the total Bond will be debited to the credit or debit card immediately. This is usually $5000, but can be up to $8000 depending on the seasonal rules at the time.
If the guest chooses an option where the Bond is an imprint, the Bond is payable by an open signed credit card imprint with an authorisation. The credit card holder must be present to sign for the Bond when they pick-up the RV and is liable for any damage to the RV.
The Bond is fully refundable provided terms are met.
The RV simply needs to be returned to the booked branch location, on time, full of fuel and with the toilet cassette and grey water tank emptied. Credit card refunds (including Bond refunds) can take up to 14 working days depending on the guest’s financial institution.
If there is damage to the RV on its return or any other terms of the rental contract have not been met, the Bond will be used to cover the cost up to the amount of the relevant Liability. If the terms of the Rental Contract are not met and the Bond is not sufficient to cover the damage, extra costs will be charged.
COMPULSORY EXTRAS LPG Bottle Refill of $25 per hire.
GENERAL EQUIPMENT Each vehicle is supplied with complimentary general equipment (pegs and clothes line, dustpan & brush, fire extinguisher, bucket, hose and broom.
KITCHEN & PERSONAL KITS To make things as comfortable as possible, each vehicle includes:
Kitchen Kit Plates, bowls, knives, forks, spoons, bottle opener, can opener, mixing bowls, colander, saucepans, frying pans, and cooking utensils, chopping board, kettle, teapot, toaster and tea towel. Electrical appliances are supplied in vehicles that have 240VA.
Personal Kit Complimentary bedding (including sheets, blankets, pillows, pillowcases and towels)
First Aid Kits are supplied in every RV. If the seal is broken or the kit is not returned the kit becomes the property of the guest and fee is charged
DEPOT HOURS Monday to Friday: 8.00 am – 4.00 pm. Saturday 8.00 am – 12.00 pm and closed on Sundays.
From 1 April 2021-31 March 2022, pick up and drop off will be available Monday to Sunday: 8.00 am – 4.00 pm.
Depots are closed on public holidays for Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Good Friday and Australia Day. After hours drop offs available outside of these times – we will provide a lock box service on request for those needing to return outside of standard hours.
ONLINE CHECK-IN It is mandatory for guests to complete online check-in prior to pick up, this will be sent to you once your booking is confirmed.
24-HOUR HELPLINE 24hr Roadside Assistance on 1300 798 212
MINIMUM RENTAL 5 days, at certain times of the year this may be up to 10 days.
DRIVER LICENCE REQUIREMENTS For the safety of our guests a current and full motor vehicle driver licence is required to be shown at pick-up and all drivers need to be present. If the driver licence is not in English, then we require an accredited English translation or an International Driver Permit.
We do not accept Digital Driver licences. Note: UK driver licences that have had approved extensions by the UK DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency) can still travel for up to 11 months past the licence expiry. This extension only applies to full GB driving licence holders. It does not apply to provisional driving licence entitlement.
DRIVERS AGE The minimum age for drivers must be over the age of 21, have held a licence for at least two years and the licence must be valid for the entire booking duration.
DAYS AND TIMES FOR PICK UP/DROP OFF The minimum age for drivers must be over the age of 21, have held a licence for at least two years.
KILOMETRE ALLOWANCE 300 Kilometres per day are included in the rental with extra kilometres costing $0.40 per kilometre. Customers that purchase the 4WD Additional Cover will be upgraded to unlimited kilometres per day. The distance from Cairns to Cape York and back is 2,000 kilometres and most people hire for at least 10 days for that trip which will give you 3,000 kilometres.
TYRE & WINDSCREEN DAMAGE The renter will be responsible for tyre and windscreen damage, except if you take the “4WD Additional Cover” Insurance option.
SINGLE VEHICLE ROLLOVER Damage caused by a Single Vehicle Rollover (usually caused by driving to fast for the unsealed road conditions) is the full responsibility of the hirer and not covered under any insurance option.
CLEANING FEE ON RETURN OF VEHICLE A cleaning fee may be charged if the vehicle is not returned in reasonable condition, with the interior cleaned and holding tanks emptied. Excessive dirt or mud on the exterior removed. A cleaning fee may be charged at the depot manager’s discretion.
CAPE YORK SEASONAL HIRE Travel to Cape York is not permitted between the period of 1 December to 31 May and at all other times permission is required. For restricted destinations listed such as Cape York (North of Daintree River), guests are required to nominate expected travel plans with the branch at pick-up and confirm with relevant local authorities that roads are passable prior to travel. Travel will be determined based on weather and road conditions at the time of travel.
ROAD RESTRICTIONS 4WD vehicles go from Cairns to Cape York on a regular basis and visit all the “Must See” tourist places on the way. The vehicles can be driven on recognised unsealed roads as long as the weather at the time is suitable for such a trip and this is why the vehicles can only be taken from Cairns to Cape York during the months of June to October. Some sections of roads like ” the Old Telegraph Road” (different from The Telegraph Road which leads you to Cape York or the CREB Track Cape York (between 1 December- 31 May), are not allowed to be accessed due to the harshness of the roads.
Small sections of the Old Telegraph track can be traversed for the purpose of accessing specific locations such as Fruit Bat Falls, Twin Falls and Elliot falls are easily reached from the main road, near the junction of the Old Telegraph Track, and Northern and Southern Bypass Road. The Telegraph Road, the Peninsula Development Road and the Bamaga Road (also known in sections as the Southern and Northern Bypass road) are all well taken care of and allowable for you to travel on. The roads that these vehicle are allowed on will lead you from Cairns to the very tip of Cape York – Australia where you can fish, catch ferries to the islands of the Torres Straits and stand at the sign saying you are at the very top of Australia. Please consult a good map provider for road names and details like the “Hema Map” company.
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:
EXTENDING A ROAD TRIP We will always do our best to accommodate any extensions, dependent on vehicle availability. Our friendly Reservations team who will be happy to advise if the extension is possible, and the associated costs. To secure an extension, the extra costs (calculated on the current rate of the day), will need to be paid by credit card inclusive of all taxes and surcharges, at the time of extension.
CANCELLATION FEES In addition to booking terms and conditions fees, additional fees charged for cancellation will include:
There is no refund for late pick up or early return of vehicle. Original pick-up date or the earliest confirmed pick-up date is used to calculate the cancellation fee.
OTHER THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW While on your road trip, you are responsible for:
**Rates/Terms/Conditions are subject to change without notice.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
No we do not hire camping equipment. You will need to bring your own or call into some local camping supply shops while here.