4WD Hire with Rainbow Beach Adventure Centre.

Discover Fraser Island and the Cooloola Coast!

Established in 1999, Rainbow Beach Adventure Centre provides the ultimate off-road adventure to Fraser Island, Rainbow Beach and the greater Cooloola Coast region.

Nestled between the southern access peninsula to Fraser Island and the northern access inlet to Double Island Point, Rainbow Beach serves as a dual gateway along Queensland’s famous Cooloola Coast. Explore over 100kms of coastline that is the Great Sandy National Park and surrounding local attractions including Teewah Beach and Noosa North Shore.

Your off-road adventure starts here! Whether one day or multiple days Rainbow Beach Adventure Centre specialises in Toyota 100 Series Land Cruiser self drive hire. Here you will experience comfort, personal service and above all, an extraordinarily memorable experience.

Check out our Special Offers page for 4WD Hire and Accommodation or Camping packages!


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Tips to Make Your 4WD Hire on Fraser Island More Enjoyable

At Rainbow Beach Adventure Centre 4WD Hire, we firmly believe that there is not a better way to see the sites on Fraser Island than with a 4WD vehicle. We have been offering Fraser Island 4WD hires since 1999 and have had countless customers tell us that their off-road adventures on the island were unforgettable life-affirming experiences.

To ensure that you get the most out of your 4WD hire on Fraser Island, though, Rainbow Beach Adventure Centre has compiled this brief list of pointers and tips. You’ll get most of the necessary resources and training when you hire your 4WD for Fraser Island. However, these five factors are all worth considering before you get the keys to one of our Toyota Land Cruiser vehicles. All of them can make a difference between a perfect trip and a cautionary tale.

Things to Remember During Your Fraser Island 4WD Hire

  • Consider our maps and itineraries: Rainbow Beach Adventure Center 4WD Hire has been one of the go-to places to rent a 4WD on Fraser Island for more than 15 years now. Suffice to say that we know the island very well—from the best attractions to the best routes to take between them. We provide every single customer with maps and itineraries of the island, detailing smart routing information and other details you’ll need to plan your trip. Keep this information in mind to avoid difficult or impassable sections of land.
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  • Pay attention to speed limits: Just because you are off-roading doesn’t mean you can forget the rules of the road. Particularly on the beaches, Fraser Island has speed limits that all drivers must follow. Look out for signs to indicate speed limit changes. If you don’t see any, plan to keep your vehicle under 80 kilometres per hour.
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  • Consider tidal charts: Along with maps and itineraries, you will be given a tidal chart when you go through Rainbow Beach Adventure Centre to rent a 4WD for Fraser Island. Driving on the beach is one of the great joys of off-roading on the island, but you will only have a window of about five or six hours a day when beach driving will be possible. Reviewing your tidal chart is the only way you will be able to know when the beach is drivable.
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  • Do not drive your vehicle in saltwater: If you arrive at the beach for an off-road drive only to find it is partially or entirely submerged, don’t stay the course. While you might think that 4WD vehicles can handle anything—including saltwater—that isn’t the case. Saltwater will damage or kill the alternator, motor, engine and ruin the vehicle. Protect your rental Land Cruiser by keeping it out of saltwater at all times!

Hire a 4WD for Fraser Island

Your Rainbow Beach Adventure Centre associate will provide you with additional tips and resources upon your arrival. Keeping these pieces of advice in mind, though, will go a long way towards making sure your 4WD rental on Fraser Island is complete, unadulterated fun! Book your off-road adventure today, by calling us on 07 5486 3288.

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Rainbow Beach Four Wheel Drive Hire Will Allow You to Explore One of the World’s Most Beautiful Shores

See Rainbow Beach like you have never seen it before. To have the experience of a lifetime, four wheel drive hire on Rainbow Beach is the way to go. You can experience all there is to see when you call us at Rainbow Beach Adventure Centre 4WD Hire. We can provide you with a four-wheel drive vehicle for a day or several days. If you are heading to Fraser Island, we can rent you the 4WD you require to travel the island. Since 1999, we have been providing travellers with off road vehicles they need to get the most out of their experience at Rainbow Beach.

The Main Attraction at Rainbow Beach

It is the multi coloured sands that attract thousands of visitors to Rainbow Beach every year. The rainbow coloured dunes bring up to 70,000 visitors each year. Enjoy 23km of gorgeous curved beach to explore by foot or by four wheel drive. If you want to see everything that Rainbow Beach has to offer, you will not regret calling us at Rainbow Beach Adventure Centre 4WD Hire.

The beautiful beach gives way to sparkling open water that is perfect for swimming, snorkelling, sailing, and surfing. Rainbow Beach is also a popular destination for surfers due to the conditions. Bring a surfboard on your 4WD and take a shot at the waves that the bay-like beach has to offer.

Whale Watching at Rainbow Beach

Another favourite activity at Rainbow Beach is whale watching. If you happen to visit between July and November, you will have the opportunity to witness some of the world’s most marvellous creatures. Whales will migrate to the Queensland area because of the warmer climate this time of year. Call us for your Rainbow Beach four wheel drive hire and explore to find the perfect whale watching location.

Other Highlights of Rainbow Beach

There are a variety of other interesting sites and things to do at Rainbow Beach. It is truly one of the most visually appealing places in all of Australia. Your travels should include stops at Mudlo Rocks, Double Island Point, Teewah Beach and Red Canyon. There are campgrounds available (permits required) and we can provide you with a camping kit, which includes tents, sleeping mats, eskies, and more. All vehicles also come with air compressors. Our goal is to provide you with all you need to get the most of your Rainbow Beach experience.

Call Us for Four Wheel Drive Hire on Rainbow Beach!

With our extensive experience in the industry, we understand what people are looking for when they need 4WD hire in Rainbow Beach. We provide all our customers with an outstanding vehicle. Our fleet is made up entirely of Toyota GXL 100 Series Land Cruiser vehicles. Once the 4WD is selected, we offer all customers a driving demonstration as well as other information they will need to make their trip a success. Tidal information, a map, and a suggested itinerary are also included.

Our customers have found that Rainbow Beach Adventure Centre 4WD Hire offers tremendous value. Our prices include GST, unlimited kilometres, parking, and basic liability coverage. For quality Rainbow Beach four wheel drive hire, call us today on (07) 5486 3288.

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