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1300 Meteor for Car, 4WD & Minibus Hire on Magnetic Island!

Car, SUV, 4WD, minibus and luggage trailer hire Magnetic Island ... Explore Magnetic Island, or Maggie as us locals call it, with 1300Meteor Rentals. Situated 8km north of Townsville, the island is home to a range of natural and historical locations that make for an unforgettable experience.

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Free Airport Collection

Flying in to Townsville? Take advantage of our free airport collection / dropoff (during operating hours).


Getting to Maggie

Vehicle collection and return are via our Townsville depot, around the corner from the Townsville airport and a 10 minute drive to Magnetic Island Ferries.

Magnetic Island FerriesWe permit all our vehicle’s to be used on Magnetic Island (*Conditions apply, see below), simply book your vehicle of choice with 1300Meteor and head to www.MagneticIslandFerries.com.au to book your barge time.

Please note if you are using a larger vehicle, like our moving trucks or a people mover that takes more than 5 people you will need to contact Magnetic Island Ferries on (07) 4796 9300 or hello@magneticislandferries.com.au to book.

Magnetic Island Ferries: Vehicles 5.5m and under have a weight limit of 2.5t, 5.6-6m vehicles have a weight limit of 3t . If the weight limit is exceeded, vehicle pricing will be moved up to the next category of Campervan or Truck. Please note, these vehicles cannot be booked online and must be booked with the office. All Motor Vehicle Fares include up to five passengers who can legally sit in the vehicle. All passengers need to be in the vehicle while loading and unloading on & off the vessel.

*Beach use prohibited. 


Unsealed Road Usage

While our cars and minivans cannot be used off sealed roads (other than unsealed detours to accommodate official roadworks to gazetted sealed roads) we do have a great range of 4x4's that are, and our standard Loss and Damage Cover remains valid to such use.

*Beach use prohibited. Cars are allowed on sealed bitumen roads. 4x2 utes, vans and trucks are allowed on well graded unsealed roads. 4x4’s are allowed off road (excluding beaches). Please note underbody and water immersion damage is the renters liability.


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    UTILITY 1.0T 4x2 Hi- Rider Standard Cab Dropside 2 Seat PETROL AUTO

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    UTILITY 1.0T 4x2 Hi-Rider Standard Cab Dropside 2 Seat DIESEL AUTOMATIC

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    5m3 Delivery Van 1.0T Low Roof 2 Seat DIESEL AUTOMATIC

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    UTILITY 1.0T 4x2 Hi-Rider Dual Cab Dropside 5 Seat DIESEL AUTOMATIC

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    Ratchet Straps

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    Tradesman Canopy

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