The Sunshine Coast is the area that covers all of Caloundra, Maroochy and Noosa, as well as the area covering the Glass House Mountains. It is roughly positioned 100km from the Queensland captial Brisbane, which is in the southeast corner of the state. It currently ranks 10th largest metropolis area in Australia, although it really doesn’t have a central business district.
The Sunshine Coast is a fantastic place to visit for a holiday with so much to see and do. Fantastic for the family with plenty of attractions to see, or just to relax and unwind on the beaches of Noosa, Caloundra, Coolum, Maroochydore, Kawana Waters, Alexandra Headlands or Mooloolaba to name a few.
Redspot Car Rentals is located in the Sunshine Coast Airport arrivals terminal. Our Sunshine Coast hire cars are parked within walking distance of the terminal building for your convenience. Redspot Car Rentals also rents vehicles between Sunshine Coast Airport and other locations around Australia. You will find a Redspot Car Rentals counter at all major airports, including Sydney Airport, Gold Coast Airport, Brisbane Airport, Gold Coast Airport, Melbourne Airport and Perth Airport.
Redspot Car Rentals offers drivers the option of portable GPS with every car hire, for a relaxing visit to the Sunshine Coast. If you’re new to the city, or unsure of how to get around, remember to include satellite navigation with your car reservation so you will reach your destinations with ease and on time.
All Sunshine Coast hire cars from Redspot Car Rentals are covered by 24 hour roadside assistance. If you encounter a mechanical fault with your hire car your roadside service will be free of charge. Redspot Car Rentals also offers a premium roadside assistance package that covers you on the occasions where you accidentally leave the lights on or lock the key in the car.
There are toll roads for some major freeways in Australia, including in the surrounding area of Brisbane. When you arrive at the counter for collection, you’ll be asked if you would like to pre-purchase a toll pass waiver for a small daily fee. This way, Redspot Car Rentals pay for all your toll charges during your hire period. For more information please visit our toll road page.
Sight Seeing Attractions:
If you plan to take the family to the Sunshine Coast for a holiday, you have to check out Steve Irwins Australia Zoo which showcases stacks of wildlife shows and amazing creatures to see and touch, or take a crack at the go carts and thrill rides at Aussie World, a family theme park located behind the famous cartoon Ettamogah Pub (look for the 1927 Chevy sitting on the pub roof).
There’s also UnderWater World, which is the largest tropical Aquarium in the southern hemisphere and home to an array of amazing marine animals to see.
Then there’s the unlimited choice of Gold Courses, beautiful beaches, scenic drives up through the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, boat cruises, bushwalking, fishing, scuba diving, and plenty more.
About the Sunshine Coast:
The Sunshine Coast historically was districts of small farms, especially tropical fruit farms, but since the 1980s has been become theme parks and retail to cater for the ever increasing tourism industry in the region. The Sunshine Coast is also experiencing a rapid population growth and is now one of the fastest growing regions in Australia.
About Sunshine Coast Airport:
Sunshine Coast airport is the gateway airport for Mooloolaba, Noosa, Maroochydore and Caloundra with numerous flights from Melbourne and Sydney daily. Position in the suburb of Marcoola which is 10km north of Maroochydore it is owned and operated by Sunshine Coast Regional Council.