Frequently Asked Questions
Is Insurance included in pricing?
Insurance is included as per our terms and conditions. Liability fee in the event requiring a claim is as follows - for ages under 25 is $2,500 and for ages over 25 is $2,000.
Do you have automatic vehicles or larger vehicles?
All of our vehicles are manual Suzuki Jimnys which have 4 seats.
Do I need to clean the vehicle before it is returned?
No - All that is required is for all rubbish to be removed and the vehicle returned in the same condition as it was hired out, including fuel level. Brisbane to Beach 4WD Hire will clean all the sand from your travels.
Do I require a permit for driving on beaches?
Yes - Vehicle beach permits are required for driving on the beach. These need to be obtained prior to visiting the recreational area and must be in the name of the person hiring the vehicle. Vehicle Beach permits can easily obtained online (approx 5mins to register) on the day of vehicle pickup or at a registered permit provider.
Are Barge / Vehicle Ferry fees included in the hire price?
No - Barge / vehicle ferry fees are not included.
The current prices can be obtained from the relevant barge/ferry operators. Advanced bookings may be required.
Barge / vehicle ferrys are required to access the following destinations :
Fraser Island from Inskip Point or Hervey Bay
North Stradbroke Island
Noosa North shore from Tewantin
Do I need camping permits?
Yes - permits are required if camping. These need to be obtained prior to visiting the recreational area. Permits can be easily obtained online or at a registered permit provider. However a camping permit is not required if staying in a resort or rental property.
What is the Vehicle Registration number to use on ferry bookings?
Unfortunately we are not always able to provide the Vehicle registration number in advance of the booking date due to reassignment of vehicles or lost number plates. "RENTAL" is able to be utilised when booking ferry trips.
Do I need to pay the hire fee on pickup ?
Yes - full payment of the hire fee is required upon vehicle pickup. We do not charge any credit card surcharges.
Where can I take the vehicle?
The vehicle is available for hire to travel on roads & designated beach tracks throughout South East Queensland, as far north as Bundaberg. Unlike some other hire companies we do allow you to take our vehicles on a vehicle ferry.