Start your campervan adventure from Brisbane, Australia. Brisbane is the capital city of “The Sunshine State”, Queensland and is known as a “big town”, a friendly and laid-back city that is entering a population boom. There are great restaurants, shops, and activities on offer in Brisbane making it the perfect place to start your roadtrip.

The east-coast roadtrip is one of the most popular roadtrips you can take in Australia packed with a variety of activities. If you drive up to Cairns from Brisbane you’ll pass hundreds of surf schools dotted along the coast, test the rum in Bundaberg, go on a sailing trip at the Whitsundays and snorkel off The Great Barrier Reef!

If you want to stay in Brisbane but fancy a quick getaway, you can also travel on a short 3-day roadtrip in our campervans; picking up and dropping off in Brisbane. You could visit the beautiful beaches and enjoy the live music scene in Byron Bay, hang out with the locals in Nimbin, or go sun-baking down the Gold Coast or up the Sunshine Coast.

Brisbane is one of the biggest city in Australia, lying just a few degrees south of the Tropic of Capricorn. Brisbane lies 20 kilometres inland from Moreton Bay on the banks of the Brisbane River. If you are starting your campervan hire holiday from Brisbane, you should visit the variety of attractions ranging from its old colonial buildings to its pubs, which have lots of character. Brisbane is also the gateway to the scenic wonders of the Great Barrier Reef and to the tropical coastal towns and resorts further north.

While in Brisbane, be sure to visit the City Hall; best known landmark. Don’t forget the Old Government House and the Treasury Building. Brisbane is also noted for its beautiful parks and gardens. On the fringe of the city is Lone Pine Sanctuary. You only to drive your campervan to the inner suburb of Fig Tree Pocket and visit this fauna sanctuary which contains over a hundred koalas in a natural environment, as well as other animals and birds.

In Brisbane, you can drive your campervan to Mount Coot-tha which features nature trails, a waterfall, swimming holes and barbeque areas. Drive your way to Sandgate, located 19 kilometres north of Brisbane, it is a nearby Redcliffe Peninsula notable for sailing and fishing. If you are into surfing and beach fun, then drive your way south to the Gold Coast. The Gold Coast stretches from Tweed Heads to Paradise Point and is often called the playground of the South Pacific. The main features include excellent surfing beaches, Currumbin Bird Sanctuary, marine centres and holiday resort areas.