Campervan Hire in Melbourne for Your Road Trips

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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. The CBD is so vibrant and full of culture. Start your day with the world's best coffee at one of the best brunch spots in town, then take a stroll to check out the funky murals in the cozy lane ways, grab lunch in the famous little Italy - Carlton, and end the day with the sunset at St Kilda Beach. If you are lucky, you may even spot the little penguins coming home.

You can park your campervan at the open air parking next to Queen Victoria Market and start your adventure at the free tram zone. There are numerous parks in the city such as Royal Botanical Gardens, Fitzroy Gardens and Carlton Gardens where you can take a break after walking around the city. Or, duck back into your campervan for a little snooze. Campervan rentals in Melbourne is one of the best ways to get around in Melbourne and all across Australia.

Temperatures in Melbourne range from 6 to 13° Celsius in winter and 20 to 40° Celsius over the summer months. Since Melbourne is famous for having 4 seasons in a day, dress in layers and don't forget your sun protection gear.

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.

Recommended Campervans for Rent in Melbourne

EURO TOURER (2 berth with shower and toilet)

EURO TOURER (2 berth with shower and toilet)

This self-contained motorhome with ensuite shower and toilet is perfect for a private honeymoon road trip for two. With a built in AC, travelling in summer or winter is not a problem. This motorhome is also dog-friendly.

TAB Hi5 Campervan (4/5 berth campervan)

TAB Hi5 Campervan (4/5 berth campervan)

With additional height and width, this hitop camper is the biggest one yet. Excellent for a group of friends wanting a cozy trip. Hit the road with the TAB Hi5 Campervan that’s not just easy on your wallet, but enriching for your adventurous spirit.

River Elite Motorhome (6 berth with shower and toilet)

River Elite Motorhome (6 berth with shower and toilet)

Guaranteed to be less that 12 months old, this RV will make you feel as if you never left home. Enjoy your road trip with the finest equipment, brand new interior and plenty of storage.

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.

  • Phillip Island

    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.

Start Your Adventure With Campervan Hire in Melbourne

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.

Suggested Touring Route in Your Hired Campervan: Melbourne to Portland via Great Ocean Road

  • 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 Campervan Hire in 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:

  • Melbourne to Sydney route


  • Great Southern Touring route

Frequently Asked Questions on Hiring a Motorhome in Melbourne

How much does it cost to rent a campervan in Melbourne?

Campervan hire in Melbourne depends on the type of vehicle and travel periods. Aussie campervans offer a range of motorhomes, campervans and 4WDs for rental at the best prices. The price differs according to vehicle size, travel periods and rental durations.

What documents are required for campervan collection in Melbourne?

Your physical driver’s license is required on pick-up. International travellers need to present their physical passport as well. Digital or printed copies are not accepted.

What are the driving requirements for renting a campervan in Melbourne?

You need a full and current car driving licence. If your license is not in English, it must be accompanied by an International Driving Permit or a certified translation. The age requirement for driving a campervan in Melbourne is typically 21 years old. There are a few budget campervans that allow 18+ drivers with a Probationary driving license.

Is it possible to collect a campervan in Melbourne and return it to a different location?

Yes you can, one way campervan rentals are very popular in Australia. One Way Rentals are available from Melbourne to Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns, Hobart, Adelaide, Perth, Broome, Darwin and Alice Springs. (Broome, Darwin and Alice Spring branches are only open during the dry seasons.)

How can I find the best deals on campervan rentals in Melbourne?

The latest deals and discounts can be found on our Special Offers Page.

Do you offer campervan rentals in Melbourne that have a toilet and shower onboard?

Yes. We have 2, 3, 4 and 6 berth campervans with toilets and showers. These campers are fully self-contained.

Is there any extra charge when returning the campervan rental?

There will be no extra charge if the camper is returned on time and in the same conditional it was received. In other words, it should be refueled, cleaned and waste tanks emptied. Damages are subject to the liability cover that is booked.

Are campervan rentals in Melbourne pet-friendly?

Yes, we have selected pet friendly campervans available in Melbourne. Reach out to our team members at [email protected] if you are unsure which ones are they.

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