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Campervan Hire in Melbourne for Your Road Trips

Campervan Hire Melbourne - Perfect Start To Your Holidays

Melbourne, the capital of Victoria is an exciting and ever-changing city with lots to offer for the visitors and their families, especially if you hire a campervan to get around. If you need a rest after sightseeing or shopping, get on board the Melbourne burgundy-colored City Circle tram (complimentary travel) to explore the city.

Since this tourist attraction is very popular you really need to be prepared for packed trams, especially during peak season. There are numerous parks in the city such as Royal Botanical Gardens, Fitzroy Gardens and Carlton Gardens whereby tourists can take a rest after spending a hectic day exploring the city. Campervan rentals in Melbourne are one of the best ways to get around in Melbourne and all across Australia.

Melbourne Sunset with Campervan

Temperatures in Melbourne range from 6 to 13° Celsius in winter and 15 to 27° Celsius over the summer months. Since Melbourne is famous for having 4 seasons in a day, you need to be well prepared for its weather in terms of bringing the right clothing.

You can drive your campervan rental south to Phillip Island or west to the Great Ocean Road. The regional cities with well-known vineyards and goldfields of Victoria are also within easy reach of Melbourne. You will find suitable camping grounds or campsites dotted around Melbourne and its surrounding places of interest and also in regional Victoria.

Things To Do And See with your Rented Campervan In Melbourne

In your hired campervan, explore Melbourne city and see the following must-see sights:

    • Federation Square - is one of the most beautiful meeting places in Melbourne which covers approximately an area of 3.2 hectares. The most stunning thing about Federation Square is its architecture, wherein its ‘Fractal Façade’ is made up of sandstone, zinc and glass triangles. It is home to major cultural attractions, world-class events plus many restaurants, cafes, bars and retail outlets.

      The Melbourne Visitor Centre located at Federation Square can offer a great range of tourism experiences with guided tours, Yarra River cruises, bicycle hire and sightseeing day tours plus many other free tourism services.

      Take your family and head in your rented campervan to the Melbourne Aquarium centrally located in the CBD with daily dive feeding shows and see the exclusive King and Gentoo penguins.There are plenty of activities catering to young children and they will enjoy discovering the wonder creatures of the Southern Ocean.

      You can drive your campervan down to Sorrento in order to enjoy the heritage walks around the peninsula. Then, visit the Nepean Museum and Heritage Gallery with displays showcasing the history of the region. There is also a daily ferry that you can drive across the bay to Queenscliff (approx. 45 minutes trip). When on-board, look out for the dolphins frolicking in the bay.

    • Another interesting destination near Melbourne is Phillip Island, which is just a two hours’drive from the city in a hired campervan from Melbourne. Here you will find the best beaches in Victoria ideal for surfing, boarding and sailing. Plus there are many beaches where you can relax or enjoy a swim, row a boat or a spot of fishing.

      Wildlife is another major attraction on Phillip Island especially with the fairy penguins returning from their day at sea to their burrows. You can experience this Penguin Parade each evening. There is also a colony of fur seals on the island with koalas and wombats. You can visit tremendous other such destinations in Australia by booking your campervan from Aussie Campervans.

You will find many campervans on rent travelling to Phillip Island in October each year for the 500cc Motorcycle Grand Prix for 3 days of racing and excitement.

Book directly and pick up your Melbourne campervan hire and recreational vehicle (RV) at one of our many Melbourne branches. We offer one-way rentals from Melbourne to other major cities in Australia and vice versa.

For example, if you are planning to embark on a long coastal route, you can get a cheap campvervan for hire in Perth and drop it off at one of our Melbourne branches.

Campervan Branch & Location Details in Melbourne

Branch details

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Branch details

  • 189A South Centre Road, Tullamarine
  • 6km Taxi Fare approx $20
  • 120km Taxi Fare approx $45
  • 03 9317 4991
  • reservations@aussiecampervans.com
  • 8AM to 4:30PM (1 September to 30 April) 8AM to 4:30PM (1 May to 31 August) Close Sundays
  • Toilet, Shower, Internet Facilities, Tourist Information, Lounge area, Luggage storage, Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Westfield Shopping Centre, 29-35 Louis Street, Airport West
  • ANZ Bank, Westfield Shopping Centre
  • Melbourne Big 4 Holiday Park Phone: (03) 9354 3533
  • Mantra Tullamarine Phone: (03) 9093 6500

Branch details

  • Building 2 / 9 Ashley Street, Braybrook, VIC 3019
  • 25km Taxi Fare approx $45
  • 12km Taxi fare approx $30
  • 03 9317 4991
  • reservations@aussiecampervans.com
  • 7:30AM to 4:00PM (1 September to 30 April) 10AM to 4:00PM (1 May to 31 August) Close Sundays (Vehicles must be collected/returned by 3:30PM)
  • Toilet, Shower, Internet Facilities, Tourist Information, Lounge area, Luggage storage, Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Safeway Supermarket, Braybrook Shopping Centre
  • Commonwealth Bank, Braybrook Shopping Centre
  • Ashley Garden BIG 4 Phone: (03) 9318 6866
  • The Plough Hotel Phone: (03) 9687 2070

Suggested Touring Route in Your Hired Campervan: Melbourne to Portland

  • Melbourne to Geelong - Travel leisurely using the cosy rented campervan via the Princes Highway over the West Gate Bridge to the bayside city of Geelong, the 2nd largest city in Victoria. Places to visit include the Geelong waterfront with its public art works, National Wool Museum and Ford Discovery Centre.

  • Geelong to Torquay - Along this gateway to the Great Ocean Road you will find golf courses, surf beaches and wineries. Take the Surf Coast Highway to Torquay, which is famous for Bells Beach (host of the annual Rip Curl Pro) and Jan Juc. The beaches around Torquay are excellent for all the family and you can all try out the various walk sections of the Surf Coast Walk from Jan Juc to Aireys Inlet. A campervan hire from Melbourne will make this road trip easy!

  • Torquay to Anglesea - Take a detour to the golf course, famous for kangaroos nestled under the trees surrounding the golf course. On New Year’s Day each year you will find hundreds of campervans embark to Anglesea for the annual regatta. There are numerous local wineries open for tastings and cellar door sales.

  • Anglesea to Lorne - For the next 30 kms you will find magnificent coastal views as you drive through in the homey hired campervan to the beach town Lorne. This is the perfect stop for lunch. Fish and chips on the beach is a must. There are a number of walking trails to spectacular waterfalls and secluded picnic areas. Follow the Koala Walk at Kennett River and get your camera ready to take photos of the koalas.

  • Lorne to Apollo Bay - On this road you will travel up cliff-tops offering incredible views. Take a detour and stop your campervan hire at the Paradise to enjoy a walk through the fern forests in the hills behind the bay. Take your time to explore the famous 12 Apostles and the Otway Ranges.

  • Apollo Bay to Portland - At Portland, you can drive your rental campervan out of town to the Cape Nelson State Park and visit the Cape Nelson lighthouse (last manned lighthouse in Victoria). You will find a diverse range of bird life in the park as well as walks and picnic areas with views of rugged coastline.

The state capital of Victoria, Melbourne is an ideal starting point for your Australian adventure and there is always something to do in the bustling city. You can also discover this wonderful city of interest with our Melbourne Motorhome rental andMelbourne 4WD rentals at affordable rates.

Popular routes for Melbourne

If you do not want to rent a campervan, you can also hire a motorhome in Melbourne for an exciting road trip! 

Other popular routes from Melbourne for your rented campervan holiday include the:

Recommended Caravan Parks/Camping Grounds in Melbourne

Attraction Campgrounds Nearby

Melbourne City

Big 4 Dandenong Tourist Park
Address: 370 Frankston - Dandenong Rd, Dandenong South VIC 3175, Australia
Phone: +61 3 9706 5492
Website: http://www.big4dtp.com.au/

Airport Tourist Park
Address: 37 Ardlie Street, Attwood, VIC 3049
Phone: +61 3 9333 1619
Website: http://www.atvm.com.au/

Apollo Bay

Marengo Holiday Park
Address: (off Great Ocean Rd), APOLLO BAY VIC 3233
Phone: +61 3 5237 6162
Website: https://www.marengo-caravanpark.com.au/

Cumberland River Holiday Park
Address: 2680 Great Ocean Rd, Cumberland River, Victoria
Phone: +61 3 5289 1790
Website: http://www.cumberlandriver.com.au/

Port Ferry

Big 4 Anchorage Holiday Park
Address: 115 Princes Hwy, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia
Phone: +61 2 6646 6210
Website: https://www.anchorageholidaypark.com.au/

Gum Tree Caravan Park
Address: 8 Amble Lane (off Toolong Rd), Port Fairy, VIC 3284
Phone: +61 3 5568 1462
Website: http://www.gumtreecaravanpark.com.au/

Grampian National Park

Grampians Paradise Camping & Caravan Parkland
Address: 443 Long Gully Rd, Pomonal, Victoria
Phone: (03) 5356 6309
Website: https://www.grampiansparadise.com.au/

BIG4 NRMA Halls Gap Holiday Park
Address: 2372 Grampians Road, Halls Gap VIC 3381
Phone: +61 3 5356 4215
Website:https://www.nrmaparksandresorts.com.au/halls-gap/

Bendigo

Robinley Caravan Park
Address: 3551/723 Calder Hwy, Maiden Gully VIC 3551, Australia
Phone: +61 3 5449 6265
Website: http://www.avondelcaravanpark.com.au/

Gold Nugget Tourist Park
Address: 293 - 297 Midland Hwy, Epsom, Bendigo
Phone: +61 3 5448 4747
Website: https://www.goldnugget.com.au/

Philip Island

Anchor Belle Holiday Park
Address: 272 Church St, Cowes VIC 3922, Australia
Phone: +61 3 5952 2258
Website: http://www.anchorbelle.com.au/

AMAROO Park
Address: 97 Church St, Cowes VIC 3922, Australia
Phone: +61 3 5952 2548
Website: http://amaroopark.com.au/