Discover Darwin and the Northern Territory in a campervan. Compare multiple motorhome rental brands with depots close to Darwin Airport. Find cheap campervans in seconds and save. One way rentals to Alice Springs and other destinations are also available.
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Yes, it’s standard for most campervan rental companies to allow an additional driver. This driver and any others must be named on the rental agreement, and there may be a nominal fee.
Additional drivers must also hold an appropriate driver’s licence and must meet driver age requirements.
As with most of Australia, free camping is only permitted at designated sites. A campsite in the Northern Territory will generally cost around $3–$15 (AUD) per night, while a stay at a holiday park can cost around $40–$120 per night.
Some popular sites in Darwin include: Freespirit Resort, Oasis Tourist Park and Hidden Valley Holiday Park.
Yes, a large number of rental companies allow for one-way rentals. Our comparison tool will show you availability on your preferred route and automatically factor in any one-way fees charged by the campervan hire company.
Popular one-way routes starting in Darwin include:
Note: policies vary from supplier to supplier. Always check the T&Cs for your rental.
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While there are no motorhome rentals directly at the terminal at Darwin Airport (DRW), there are several campervan hire companies within 7–11 km (4-7 miles).
The depots are easily accessible by taxi or Uber.
Most campervan rentals in Darwin cost between $35-$175 per day (when all fees are included). The average cost for hiring a motorhome in Darwin in 2020 was $110 per day. Rental rates vary depending on the size, age and features of the vehicle. The booking length, time of year and intended drop-off point can have an impact as well.
Use our comparison tool to get specific quotes for your travel plans from multiple brands in a matter of seconds.
The prices for renting a campervan in Darwin are fairly steady throughout the year. May and June have usually slightly cheaper rates.
The best things you can do to lower the price of your rental are:
One of the larger motorhome rental suppliers, Apollo has been operating since 1985 and is well known among the RV rental community. Apollo vehicles are available in multiple locations around the world. An Apollo motorhome is generally less than 3 years old. The company has a wide variety of vehicles, from smaller vans to larger luxury motorhomes.
Britz is one of the larger campervan brands, with multiple depots in different countries and a wide selection of vehicles. Britz maintains a fleet of newer vehicles, with campervans generally being less than 3 years old. Britz is part of the THL group, which also includes Maui, Mighty Campers and other international motorhome hire brands.
Cheapa Campa is part of the Apollo group and rents vehicles that are considered too old to be part of the main Apollo brand. Cheapa remains a very popular choice and is available practically everywhere Apollo is. It offers slightly older, quality campers at a lower price.
Maui is another well-known NZ motorhome hire brand that is part of the THL group (Britz, Mighty and other international brands). Maui specialises in larger luxury motorhomes, with all its vehicles being less than 2 years old. A Maui campervan is often a good choice for larger groups and those looking for a comfortable road trip holiday.
Mighty is another campervan hire brand that is part of the THL motorhome rental group (Britz, Maui and other international brands). Mighty Rentals has vehicles for groups from 2 to 6. Mighty's camper fleet is made up of ex Britz and Maui vehicles that are considered too old to fit the main brands. It offers quality older vehicles at a cheaper price.
A budget RV rental brand aimed at backpackers, Travellers Autobarn has campervans in multiple international locations. The company offers a wide variety of vehicles, from station wagons to 5-berth family models.
Combining traditional zoo-style exhibits with natural bush areas, the Territory Wildlife Park opened in 1989 and is spread along a 2.5 mile road loop, with shuttle services and walking paths.
A Nocturnal House exhibits the Top End’s nighttime residents and a tunnel beneath an aquarium puts you up close and personal with a four-metre-long saltwater crocodile. Also available in the park are walk-through aviaries, guided Woodland Walks, where you can touch a wallaby, and free-flight bird shows.