The Queensland capital, Brisbane, traditionally ‘The River City’, is where living’s easy! From a “large country town”, Brisbane has grown into a cosmopolitan hub for arts, culture and dining; heavy on laid-back charm.
Visiting Brisbane? Apollo Car Rentals makes hiring a car easy in Brisbane! Whether you need to rent a car from the Brisbane airport or downtown, Apollo Car Rentals have two conveniently located Brisbane branches.
Travelling by plane to the Brisbane Airport (BNE)? Simply pick up a rental vehicle from the Apollo Car Rentals branch at the Brisbane Airport. This ensures you can start exploring Queensland as soon as you touch down. Prefer to pick up your rental car from downtown Brisbane? Our Brisbane CBD branch on Charlotte Street allows you to do exactly that!
Car Hire Tips for Brisbane:
As with all capital cities in Australia, traffic is heavier during peak hours. The peak times in inner city Brisbane is typically Monday-Friday between 7:00am to 9:00am and 3:00pm to 7:00pm. Make sure to allow extra time if you need to travel during these times.
The speed limit is usually 50km/h and 100km/h around the Brisbane area. It’s important to stay aware of the local speed limits and road conditions.
There are several toll roads located around Brisbane, including the Airport Link, Legacy Way & Clem Jones Tunnel. When picking up your car rental, remember to ask about toll payment options.
Things to Do & See in Brisbane:
Climb the Story Bridge
The best way to see Brisbane is on Brisbane’s most iconic structure, the Story Bridge. Experience the city from a new perspective on the Story Bridge Adventure Climb. Enjoy views of not only the city but surrounds, from the Glass House Mountains in the north to Moreton Bay in the east and stretching towards the Scenic Rim Mountains in the south. Want to get your heart racing? Choose a Bridge Climb PLUS Cantilever Lean Out, Abseil or Walk The Plank experience.
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
As Queensland is one of only two states where you can hug a koala, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane is the perfect spot to get an insta perfect pic with your new furry friend. There aren't just koalas to befriend, there are 70+ other Australian native animals to discover! Ever wanted to meet a kangaroo up close? Lone Pine is the place to go!
Wheel of Brisbane
Rising 60m above the ground is the Wheel of Brisbane - an iconic landmark on the South Bank skyline. It's the perfect way to enjoy breathtaking 360-degree panoramic views of Brisbane city. Each gondola seats up eight people and are fully enclosed and air-conditioned, ensuring a safe and comfortable ride.