Campervan hire in Victoria
HIRING a Campervan is the perfect way to discover Victoria, whether you want to explore the Great Ocean Road, watch Penguins waddle on Philip island, venture west into the Grampians or head north to the High Country and great Murray River.
Select from a wide choice of premium Victorian Campervan rental brands and vehicles with luxurious all you need motorhomes through to campers for the budget focused traveller.
At DriveNow we have partnered with Victoria's premium campervan rental companies since 2003 to publish vehicle descriptions, features, rental rates and more to help travellers make an informed choice on campervan holidays in Victoria and beyond.
Our free booking service automatically searches all our campervan partners’ databases for the best available deals and is quick and easy with no upfront payment required until 6 weeks from travel.
Why Book through DriveNow?
- Experience - We have helped travellers find the best in Victorian Campervan hire since 2003
- Trust - We only partner with Australia’s most reputable and renowned Campervan companies
- Choice - One of Australia’s widest selections of vehicles and providers
- Rate Comparison - Simple, straight forward and Instant
- Price - Lowest available rates backed by our Price Guarantee
- No Hidden Fees - Absolutely no hidden costs – you know what the cost will be upfront
- Drive-away Rates - includes taxes and levies (excludes excess insurance reduction and other options)
- Service - It’s not just about a website – Local Reservations team on hand to help
How does it work?
- Campervan branch locations in Victoria - Melbourne
- Visit our Melbourne Campervan rental search page
- Enter your Pick-up location (and drop-off if different)
- Enter pick up and drop off dates
- Select Vehicle type or leave at All
- Select Driver License location
- Search results are returned by vehicle size – hover over each result to view more details or to book
- Complete booking information including Credit Card details (campervan provider requirement) – no payment is taken or required until 6 weeks before travel
- Booking confirmation sent through via email
- Payment reminder will be emailed through 6 weeks prior to travel
Some Victorian highlights
For campervan holiday makers there is a wealth to see and explore right across Victoria which is lucky also to be home to some of Australia's best holiday parks.
- The Great Ocean Road - Head south west towards Geelong and Anglesea to travel along one of Australia's iconic coastal roads carved out of cliffs by veterans returning from the World War I.
- Phillip Island - 2 hours east of Melbourne explore beautiful Phillip Island with Fairy Penguins, pristine beaches, Phillip Island's Race circuit for rev heads and a terrific holiday park in Cowes.
- Echua and the great Murray River - Navigate down the Murray River in a piece of Paddle Steamer history in Victoria's North. Take in the Goulburn River Valley region and cross the river to explore the NSW Riverina.
- Wilsons Prom National Park - Don't miss "the Prom" one of Victoria's top destinations - 3 hours south east of the capital. Book ahead as powered sites at the Tidal River holiday park go very fast during high & holiday season.
- The Grampians - Take your campervan 4 hours west of Melbourne and visit the superb Grampians National Park full of walking trails, wildlife, waterfalls and breathtaking views all set in a stunning landscape.
The DriveNow 10 Campervan Collection for Victoria is our snapshot selection of holiday parks ideal for those renting a campervan in
Victoria. All come recommended and
provide features such as powered sites, multiple shower blocks, dump stations, BBQ facilities, washing machines and onsite Park Managers.
Victoria Campervan Holiday Parks - DriveNow 10 Collection
- Anglesea Beachfront Family Caravan Park - As the name suggests this Caravan Park sits on the beach and river in Anglesea at the start of the Great Ocean Road. Very popular in Summer and Easter high seasons - booking ahead is recommended.
35 Cameron Road, Anglesea (03 5263 1583) www.angleseabeachfront.com.au
- Apollo Bay Holiday Park - Located just off the Great Ocean Road in Apollo Bay close to the town centre and beach, Apollo Bay Holiday park is a
great stopover for those exploring the iconic Great Ocean Road along Victoria's
Southern coast. 27 Cawood Street, Apollo Bay (03 5237 7111) www.apollobayholidaypark.com.au
- Bendigo Park lane Holiday Park - Explore the Victorian Gold Fields, visit an active gold mine (www.central-deborah.com), hop on a Goldfields
era steam train, take in the Bendigo Art Gallery, one of Australia's oldest or visit the regions multitude of wineries. 761 McIvor Highway, Junortoun (03 5449 3335) www.parklaneholidayparks.com.au/bendigo
- Big4 Inverloch Holiday Park - Overlooks Anderson Inlet and a great launching point to explore the south east coast of Victoria from Phillip Island through to Wilson's prom. Another popular summer destination this park is well
equipped and only 90 mins drive from Melbourne. 2 Cuttriss Street, Inverloch (03 5674 1447) www.inverlochholidaypark.com.au
- Big4 Mildura Deakin Holiday Park - Located in Victoria's far north east, Mildura is closer to Adelaide than Melbourne and sits on the Murray River.
Famous for its fruit tree farming and wineries Mildura is a great base to visit 3 states, South Australia, NSW and Victoria. 472-486 Deakin Avenue, Mildura (03 5023 0486) www.mildura-deakin.com.au
- Bright Holiday Park - Gateway to the high country, Bright is 5 hours north of Melbourne and famous for its stunning seasons particularly the vivid colours of autumn celebrated in its 10 day Autumn Festival during the last week
of April and early May. Bright is surrounded by mountain country such as Mount Beauty, Mount Buffalo National Park, Mount Hotham & Dinner Plain and Falls Creek are all close by. 1
Cherry Lane, Bright (03 5755 1141) www.brightholidaypark.com.au
- Doon Reserve Caravan Park Yarra Junction - Nestled close to the Yarra River off the Warburton Highway, Doon Reserve is close to
Healesville Sanctuary, the Yarra Ranges National Park and the wineries of the Yarra Valley. 200 Doon Road, Yarra Junction (03 5967 1674)www.doonreserve.com.au
- Grampian Gardens Tourist Park - Set on the edge of the Grampians National Park, Grampian Gardens is family owned, has a wide range of accommodation
to suit all holiday makers. 2233 Grampians Road, Halls Gap (03 5356 4244) www.grampiansgardens.com.au
- Nagambie Lakes Leisure Park - Central Victorian location and set on the banks of the Goulburn river. Explore Ned Kelly country and visit world
renowned wineries such as Mitchelon and Tahbilk. 69 Loddings lane, Nagambie (03 5794 2373) www.nagambielakespark.com.au
- Sunnyside Caravan Park Lakes Entrance - Walking distance to town centre and beaches, perfect for exploring the 400 sq km network of Gippsland Lakes inland waterways. 60 Myer
Street, Lakes Entrance (03 5155 1735) www.sunnysidecaravanpark.com
Whatever time of year you visit Victoria there's plenty to see, explore and do. Of course we're biased but we believe the best way to do this is to take your bedroom, kitchen, bathroom and living room with you - rent a campervan in Victoria and hit the road!
Thank you for considering DriveNow in your Victorian campervan holiday plans.
Here are some examples of how much our customers have been able to save in Victoria.
Save $1204 on our best discount campervan hire rate for a 10 day rental 2-Berth camper hired at Melbourne on 2 Jul
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The cheapest 6 day rental for $296 for an 2-Berth camper vehicle for pickup at Melbourne on 9 Oct saves you up to $934
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The cheapest 6 day rental for $296 for an 2-Berth camper vehicle for pickup at Melbourne on 9 Oct saves you up to $934
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Campervan Hire Locations in Victoria