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Port Douglas Tourism Booking and Information

Port Douglas Car Rental & 4WD Hire


Self driving tips in Port Douglas and Australia

  1. Keep on the left hand-side of the road at all times.
  2. Have an international drivers license when traveling
  3. Be careful of picking up hitchhikers and backpackers
  4. Don't drink alcohol and drive - it is illegal
  5. Don't use your cellphone while driving - it is illegal
  6. Watch out for road trains (trucks) they can be over 60m long
  7. Check water over roads and river crossings as water can be desceptive and flowing fast
  8. All occupants of the vehicle must wear seatbelts at all time
  9. Always travel on the speed limit which is signed on the side of the road

Hire Car operators based in Port Douglas

Comet Car Hire Port Douglas

Tel: 4099 6407

3/54 Macrossan Street,

Port Douglas 4877 QLD

Port Douglas Car Hire

Port Douglas QLD 4877

Tel: (07) 4099 4999

Paradise Wheels For Rent

5 Warner Street

Port Douglas QLD 4877

Tel: (07) 4099 6625

Thrifty Car Rental

Macrossan Street

Port Douglas QLD

Budget Rent A Car

7 Warner St 

Port Douglas Qld 4877

AVIS Rent A Car

7 Warner St 

Port Douglas Qld 4877

Why hiring a car in Port Douglas is a good idea

Port Douglas is just under an hours drive from Cairns Airport. Shuttle transfers are available from the airport and offer a great way for your to take in the beautiful coast line with out concentrating in the road


Once in Port Douglas hiring a car to explore the region is a fantastic idea. There are a number of options available with very competitive prices. We use the local guys where we can. They are just as reliable and professional and have the ability to give you some local tips on where the special 'off the beaten track' places are.


Places accessible within a days drive are the Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation, Atherton Tablelands, Yungaburra, Cairns and Palm Cove. Ask your accommodation provider where they recommend at the time of the year you are traveling.

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