Surfers Paradise Car Hire (QLD)
Cnr Enderly Ave & Surfers Paradise Boulevard
07 5570 9999
Conveniently located in the heart of Queensland
The name says it all - Surfers Paradise is a dream destination for any avid surfer or beach-goer. Teaming with chilled back cafes, on-trend fashion stores and thriving clubs and pubs offering entertain to all walks of life, it's a must-visit for anyone travelling to Queensland.
Find us just off the main thoroughfare of the bustling Surfers Paradise Boulevard and only a short 30 minute drive from Coolangatta Airport. Thrifty Surfers Paradise has a large fleet with everything from your roomy family SUV to your heavy-duty commercial ute or van. Speak with our Thrifty staff to find the right wheels for your trip or venture today on 07 5570 9999.
Optional extras available at Surfers Paradise Car Hire
At Surfers Paradise Car Hire we are all about making your trip easy and fuss-free. That's why we've got plenty of optional extras available for a small additional price. If you're embarking on a family vacation leave the heavy child seat at home and instead hire one of Thrifty's baby or child booster seats.
Corporate cruisers enjoy a headache-free trip to Surfers Paradise with the help of Thrifty's TomTom GPS unit that will navigate you seamlessly to wherever you want to go. We also have a pre-paid fuel option which means you can return the vehicle at any fuel level and don't have to waste your precious time searching for a petrol station around Surfers Paradise before you drop of your Thrifty hire car.
Opening hours for early rises
Whether you're heading up the coast on an awesome surf trip with your buddies or are settling in for a week full of messages and margaritas at Surfers Paradise, our Thrifty staff are here to greet you from 7.30am to 5.30pm weekdays, 8:00am to 11:00am on weekends.
Things to see and do in Surfers Paradise
An impressive skyline of towering buildings against a crystal clear ocean and endlessly stretching beaches is waiting for you. The key to your great adventure is a Thrifty hire car and then Surfers Paradise is all yours to discover. The list of things to do in Surfers Paradise is endless from some family fun at Sea World to epic activities like jet-boating. It's sure to be a blast!
Pick up a local souvenir at the Surfers Paradise Beach Front Markets, with over 100 market stalls there's plenty to choose from - unique jewellery pieces, inspired artworks or bits and bobs for your home which will fit sweetly in your suitcase. If you still haven't got your shopping hit, head on over to the largest mall in Surfers Paradise the Paradise Centre which offers everything from a quick bite to comfortable beach apparel.
If you meet a spot of rain on your holiday, spend the day enjoying the delights of the Gold Coast Wax Museum with life-size wax figures of everyone you could think of - celebrities, political icons, the Royal Family...the list goes on.
A trip to the Gold Coast would not be complete without a visit to the Theme Parks. Plan ahead and book your theme park and show tickets online now. Choose from:
3 for 3 Pass - The Gold Coast 3 Theme Park Pass provides holders with one visit to Warner Bros. Movie World, one visit to Sea World and one visit to Wet 'n' Wild Water World over 3 consecutive days.
21 day Super Pass - Entry to Sea World, Warner Bros. Movie World & Wet 'n' Wild Water World for 21 consecutive days from your first visit.
Australian Outback Spectacular Dinner and Show - An evening of outstanding entertainment combines with a delicious 3 course meal and drinks.
Exploring outer Surfers Paradise
If you loved everything Surfers Paradise has to offer you definitely won't be disappointed by the rest of sunny Queensland. Of course, there's the world famous destinations of the Whitsundays Islands, Daintree Rainforest, and the countless beaches that scatter the picturesque Queensland coast but before you embark on a great road trip, make sure you visit the laidback locations near Surfers Paradise.
If you're starting your trip from Coolangatta Airport, hire some flippers and goggles and enjoy the underwater delights Coolangatta's Kirra Reef, where swarms of fish can be found between the rocks.
Another standout spot to visit only around 30 minutes drive north from Surfers Paradise is the exquisite Southern Moreton Bay Islands - accessible by vehicle ferry from Redland Bay. A quiet escape from the hustle and bustle of Surfers Paradise, the four islands offer tranquil beaches and clear waters that are ideal for swimming, canoeing and fishing. Keep your eyes peeled for the dolphins and turtles that glide through the water.
Or why not drive down to Sydney and explore the coastline. Enjoy the beautiful beaches and stop off to see the Big Banana in Coffs Harbour!
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