Take advantage of our Cairns city location and hire as, and when, you need a car your Cairns adventures. We have the vehicle to match your journey whether you’re driving inland to Atherton Tablelands or up the coast to the Daintree and Kuranda rainforests.
Redspot Car Rentals are located at 51 Sheridan Street, Cairns. We are open 7 days a week from 8.00am to 5.00pm. Redspot Car Rentals has locations at all major airports, including Cairns, Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne airports.
Far North Queensland is spread out across 800 km so getting around can be challenging. To make your trip to Cairns as stress free as possible, make sure you include a portable GPS in your car hire reservation. Your Redspot Car Rentals vehicle with GPS can be picked up at Cairns airport so you can make the most of everything the wonderful city of Cairns has to offer.
All Redspot Car Rentals vehicles are around 6 months old and serviced regularly. However, if you happen to encounter a problem with your hire car, you will be covered by our 24-hour roadside assistance. The service is free unless the mechanical problem is a result of driver error (e.g. locked keys in car). Redspot Car Rentals also offers a premium roadside assistance package at a small additional fee. This premium package will cover you in such cases as accidentally leaving the lights on.
There are currently no toll roads in far north Queensland. Only if you travel to south-east Queensland are there tolls. If you want to find out more about where exactly the toll roads are, or more information about how we handle tolls, visit our toll road page for more information.
Sight Seeing Attractions
Far North Queensland is the adventure capital of Australia. Enjoy white water rafting, sky diving, or bush walking at some of the many locations around Cairns. Inland visitors can visit the Daintree Rainforest or embark on an Aboriginal walking tour, while offshore many choose to visit Turtle Island or snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef. You could even road trip the North Queensland Waterfall circuit drive and see the beautiful natural wonders of the area.
Cairns is a regional city in Far North Queensland. Founded in 1876, the city was named after the then-current Governor of Queensland; William Wellington Cairns. The city is located about 1,700 km from Brisbane, and about 2,700 km from Sydney.
For years, Cairns has served as the agricultural hub of Far-North Queensland; exporting sugar cane, gold and other minerals and agricultural products from surrounding areas. Today, its tropical climate and spectacular natural scenery make it a popular travel destination for foreign tourists. It also serves as a launching point for those visiting the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest.