Looking for Car Hire in Cairns? Our Cairns premises is centrally located at 48 Comport Street Portsmith, in close proximity to the Convention Centre, CBD, Trinity Inlet and the port area. Comport Street forms part of the arterial 'Southern Access Road' linking up with the Bruce Highway to Townsville and Brisbane, and the Gillies Highway to the Atherton Tablelands. We provide a free airport pickup service during working hours!
Picking up your car rental in Cairns and finishing at another destination? We make hiring a car easy!
No problem. We offer one way car rentals to most locations in mainland Australia. So you can pick up your rental car and drop it off at one of our other locations!
Looking to rent a car from Cairns airport? We also provide a free Cairns airport pickup service for all of our car rentals in Cairns!
Book your Cairns car hire with 1300 Meteor.
Calling from out of town?
Phone 1300 METEOR (1300 638 367) - take Option 2
(local call cost)
Street: 48 Comport Street, Portsmith 4870
Open: Mon - Fri: 7.30am - 5.00pm (0730 - 1700),
Sat: 8.00am - 5.00pm (0800 - 1700),
Sun: 8.00am - 1.00pm (0800 - 1300)
Closed on Public Holidays, with the exception of Easter Saturday.
Rebecca Muir 4 weeks ago
Would highly recommend these guys, made our move so easy and way cheaper than what we had imagined, the moving kit was a great help to. The staff were extremely friendly and very knowledgeable with the transport we had chosen. If i ever move or need car hire again will definitely return to these guys.
Peter Rowe 3 months ago
GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE. GREAT RATES. GREAT FLEXIBILITY. Thanks to the team at 1300 Meteor Car Rental (esp. Niki) for sorting our needs so quickly!.
1300 Meteor Rentals Cairns is rated at 4.9 based on 210 reviews.
Getting to know Cairns
Cairns is Queensland's northern most large provincial city with a population around the 160,000 mark and is a major hub for government, community organisations and business servicing Cape York, Atherton Tablelands and Gulf (of Carpentaria) areas.
The city is located about 1,400 kms north of Brisbane. On the eastern seaboard between the Coral Sea and Great Dividing Range. It is a very popular tourist destination thanks to its wet tropical climate and lush hinterland. Its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef, great scenery and varied tourist attractions not only in Cairns but also to close by centres. Such as Port Douglas, Mission Beach and the wonderful Atherton Tablelands. The 2 wettest towns in Australia (Tully and Babinda) in close proximity to the south.
As the State's northernmost city and only centre north of Brisbane with a full time international airport Cairns is also very popular with tourists / backpackers who wish to travel extensively around Australia. As its geographical location makes it an ideal starting or finishing point.
Cairns is historically a centre for:
Cairns is the Northern Queenslands gateway to:
Local natural attractions include: the swimming lagoon on the Esplanade, the Kuranda Scenic Railway, Daintree Rainforest, and the Skyrail cablecars. The cablecars run up over the range from Smithfield to Kuranda on the Atherton Tablelands.
Feeling fit? Try the red and blue arrow walks starting from the Botanical Gardens in Edgehill that run up the hillside with spectacular views. Perfect for those summer months.
CAIRNS - if green is your favourite colour and weekend scenic drives into the extensive surrounding district or being on the water is your thing!