Are you planning a road trip to or from Sydney? In this article, we are sharing valuable information for travellers wanting to hire a motorhome in Sydney. Have a look at the different rental companies and a few itinerary ideas in and around Sydney.

Campervan & motorhome rental companies in Sydney

There are a number of rental agencies in Sydney. The most popular ones are the same companies you find in any other Australian city. Overall, they offer the same type of service at fairly similar rates.

The main motorhome rental agencies are:

  • Britz
  • Apollo Campervans
  • Jucy Rentals
  • Let’s Go Motorhomes
  • Cruisin’ Motorhomes

By the way, these companies generally offer several brands (divided by range). For example, the brand Cheapa Campa belongs to Apollo and Mighty to Britz. So don’t be surprised if you see different logos on the vehicle.

Where in Sydney are rental companies located?

Motorhome rental companies usually aren’t based in the city center, but rather in the suburbs and in the vicinity of the airport. However, as they aren’t accessible on foot from the airport, you will need to take a taxi or use a shuttle.

This is where motorhome rental companies are located in Sydney:

Campervan & motorhome rental prices

Price comparison website

For motorhome rentals in Sydney or any other city in Australia, the easiest way is using a price comparison website such as Motorhome Republic. This gives you an overview of all types of vehicles at the best prices (no additional charge) and the option to book directly. Using a price comparison website is much faster than comparing prices on every individual site yourself. By the way, these comparison websites are not more expensive because they usually get discounts from rental companies.

Influencing factors

Motorhome rental prices in Sydney vary. One day you might pay $80/day and another time $200 for the same vehicle. The average is usually around $100. Obviously many factors play a role:

  • Type of model (size / number of seats)
  • Age (new or older)
  • Season
  • Duration of the rental
  • Booking in advance


These are a couple of examples so you get an idea:

Rent a 2-seater motorhome in Sydney:

  • 2-week rental
  • in January (high season)
  • Booked 3 months in advance
  • Entry-level vehicle (3 to 5 years old)

Price: About $200/ day, about $ 2800 in total (without insurance or extras)

Rent of a 2-seater motorhome in Sydney:

  • 4-week rental
  • in May (low season)
  • Booked 3 months in advance
  • Entry-level vehicle (3 to 5 years old)

Price: About $90/ day, or about $2600 for 4 weeks

Tips for renting a cheap motorhome in Sydney:

  • Book well in advance
  • Use a price comparison website
  • Choose entry-level vehicles
  • Rent for more than 14 days. Daily rates decrease with the length of stay. If you plan to visit more than one area, you’re generally better off renting for a longer period instead of two short ones.
  • Remember to factor in insurance costs. Since insurances are expensive, the end price quickly goes up.

Visit Sydney and surroundings


We recommend you to visit the Sydney city center on foot or use public transport because it is difficult to drive. Parking fees are also extremely high plus it is often difficult to find a free parking spot.

More information: 48 hours in Sydney – What to do


Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
The Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is located about 30 minutes north of Sydney at the mouth of the Hawkesbury River. The park offers an interesting mix of Aboriginal history and beautiful scenery.

Royal National Park
Located about 30 minutes south of Sydney, the Royal National Park is a beautiful seaside nature park. If the tide permits it, you can see the famous Figure Eight Pools.

Featherdale Wildlife park
Located about 30 minutes from Sydney, Featherdale Wildlife Park has the largest collection of Australian animals in the world. Smaller than the Taronga Zoo, it offers close proximity to animals.

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Southern Highlands
The Southern Highlands is an area about an hour and a half south of Sydney. Among the many places to visit, you’ll find vineyards, caves, national parks as well as a ghost town. This town, called the city of Joadja, used to be a mining town abandoned in the early twentieth century.

Blue Mountains
Located about 1h30 west of Sydney, the Blues Mountains are a must-see in this area. They owe their name to their bluish color emanating from Eucalyptus. The park has an area of ​​1436km², so you won’t be bored!

Jenolan Cellars
Situated in the Blue Mountains, they are one of the world’s most spectacular cave formations.

Morrisset Park
The park is located 2 hours from Sydney and famous for its abundance of kangaroos.

Hunter Valley
The oldest wine region in Australia, Hunter Valley is only 2 hours from Sydney. The region is home to more than 150 wine cellars!

Port Stephens
Port Stephens is a large bay located about 2 hours north of Sydney.

Motorhome hire in Sydney blue mountains


Although much less known than Sydney or Melbourne, Canberra is the capital of Australia. It is located 3 hours from Sydney.

Jervis Bay
With turquoise waters and fine sand, the beaches of Jervis Bay are among the most beautiful in Australia. The bay is surrounded by the Booderee National Park, a great place to explore. Also in walking distance is Hyams Beach, which officially has the whitest sand in the world!

Itinerary Road Trip from Sydney


On this 1,000-km roadtrip, you can explore many popular spots along the way such as:

  • Port Stephens
  • Coffs Harbor
  • Port Macquarie, and its Koala Hospital
  • Byron Bay, a typical surf town
  • The Gold Coast

Time: 1 week


This is probably the most popular route to travel along the east coast of Australia. On more than 2,500km, you see superb beaches, national parks, and the Great Barrier Reef.

Time: 3 weeks

More information: Best spots to see on the east coast of Australia


This route on the southeast coast of Australia is more than 1,000km. On the way, make sure to stop at the these spots:

  • Jervis Bay
  • Lake Entrance
  • Wilsons Promontary
  • Mornington Peninsula
  • Philip Island

Time: 1 week

More information: Melbourne to Sydney – Itinerary

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Updated on the 08/01/2020. Initially published on the 08/11/2018.

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