Mackay is developing itself as a tourist destination with many exciting things to see and do. Every year, thousand of tourists are flocking to the area to experience everything that North Queensland has to offer. Many fail to reserve a hire car and end up relying on public transport.
With a Redspot Car Rentals vehicle you will be amazed how much you can do in your own time and you don’t have to worry about shuttles or bus schedules. Redspot Car Rentals has a variety of vehicle types to suit all travellers; from compact hatchbacks to SUVs.
Redspot Car Rentals has a kiosk inside the Mackay airport which services all inbound flights. Our rentals are parked within walking distance from the terminal, making it easy to collect your hire car upon arrival to Mackay.
Redspot Car Rentals also offers vehicle relocations between Mackay airport and other Redspot Car Rental locations such as Cairns Airport and Brisbane Airport. You can find a Redspot Car Rentals counter at all major airports.
A portable GPS can make your visit to Mackay easy and stress free. Make sure you include it in your Redspot Car Rentals reservation so you can enjoy everything the wonderful city of Mackay has to offer.
All of Redspot Car Rentals vehicles are well maintained but if you happen to encounter mechanical problems with your hire car, our Redspot Car Rentals roadside assistance has you covered. All mechanical faults are covered free of charge and an additional premium roadside assistance package can be purchased to cover you for those situations involving driver error. So if you accidentally leave the lights on, or lock the keys in the car, simply call the 24 hour hotline.
A drop box is available at all Redspot Car Rental counters for all after-hours returns. So if you are too busy exploring North Queensland, you can leave your keys in the after-hours drop box and catch your connecting flight home.
There are no toll roads within a 1000km radius of Mackay.
Sight Seeing Attractions:
Mackay is a city of pristine beaches and luscious rainforests. Some of the must-see attractions include; Blue Water Lagoon, Highlands Great Walk, Eungella National Park and the Beachcomber Cove Track. There is also a fantastic choice of restaurants, wineries and historical museums to keep you busy on your holiday.
About 970 kilometres north of Brisbane, Mackay is situated on the Pioneer River near the eastern coast of Queensland. Mackay is nicknamed the sugar capital of Australia because its region produces more than a third of the nation’s cane sugar. The area is also known as a popular stop over on the trip to the Whitsundays.
Mackay is home to a wide variety of plants and animals. It has many different habitat areas including tropical rainforests, wide sandy beaches, beach scrub, mangrove lined creeks and open eucalypt forests. These different ecosystems play host to a vast variety of wildlife; including many species of birds, bats, mammals, reptiles, frogs and insects.
About Mackay Airport:
Mackay Airport is a major regional airport, with flights to the cities of Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Townsville and Cairns. In the year ending 2011, the airport handled 1,049,172 passengers making it the 14th busiest airport in Australia.