Key Free, Stress-Free Car Hire in Surfers Paradise

Looking for a reliable car hire in Surfers Paradise? KINTO has a range of Toyota vehicles to suit your needs. Whether you’re looking for an SUV for your next road trip, a van for moving furniture, a 7-seater to fit the whole family, or a hatchback for running errands, KINTO has the car hire in Surfers Paradise that is the perfect solution for you.

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With the KINTO app, you can easily locate available cars in your vicinity and obtain hourly, daily, weekly & monthly pricing options all through the digital self-service app on your smartphone. Simply join KINTO in the app and enjoy keyless entry into your vehicle. That's no paperwork & no keys.

Explore KINTO’s extensive range of Toyota vehicles available in Surfers Paradise.

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Hassle-free Car Hire in Surfers Paradise

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Download the KINTO app and sign up for free from the comfort of your own home. There are no membership fees, credit card fees or location surcharges - just book what you need and pay for what you book.

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You’ll have access to a range of vehicles from selected Toyota dealerships, on-street and off-street locations - some available 24/7.

Only pay for what you need.

Hire by the hour or day, week, month, all the way up a year. All bookings include fuel, insurance (excess applies) and 24/7 roadside assist.

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You can manage your booking from the app on your smartphone - and it's even your car key. Complete vehicle inspections using the app and enjoy full digital self-service car hire.

As simple as tap and drive, we save your time – and your money. Simply download the app and choose the option that works for you.

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1. Do I require an Australian driving licence to hire a car in Surfers Paradise?

For hiring cars in Surfers Paradise, international drivers are welcome. You only need to possess a valid and unrestricted driver's licence from your home country. If your licence is in a language other than English, a formal translation is necessary.

2. What is the pricing structure for borrowing a car through KINTO car hire?

The pricing for KINTO car hire differs slightly from traditional car hire companies. When you borrow a car with KINTO, you are charged based on the duration of your usage, the distance you travel, plus any extras.

3. Where can I pick up a hire car in Surfers Paradise?

KINTO car rental offers access to a wide range of cars located throughout Surfers Paradise, parked on streets and in car parks. It is likely that a car may be available within a short walking distance from your residence.

4. How does the pricing system work with KINTO car hire in Surfers Paradise?

KINTO has no membership fees. When booking a vehicle, you will be charged a Duration Fee (hourly or daily fee) and a Distance Fee (charge per kilometre driven). The overall costs will vary depending on how long the car is booked for and the distance travelled.

5. Can I return the hire vehicle to a different location from where I collected it?

No, it is necessary to hire the vehicle to the same location from which it was initially collected.

What to do in Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise Beach

The iconic Surfers Paradise Beach is located in the heart of the Gold Coast. Spend the day at the beach lounging in the sun, relaxing on the golden shores. Pack your camera to snap the perfect pics of the famous skyscraper-lined street adjacent to the 2-kilometre-long sandy beach. As the name suggests, this is a great spot for surfers. Take a lesson to get your skills down pat, or jump into the swell and surf the rolling waves if you’re experienced. Swim or paddle board in the sparkling blue waters and enjoy a fun day at the beach.

Go Skydiving

This one isn’t for the faint of heart. Skydive over the iconic Surfers Paradise and see the coast from a different angle. Freefall from up to 10,000 feet and glimpse Surfers Paradise from a whole new height. If you’re an adrenaline seeker, this one is for you. Feel your heart race as you climb higher and higher over the coast, and experience the rush of jumping from the plane and freefalling from crazy heights. To put it into perspective, 10,000 feet is roughly 22 times the Sydney Harbour Bridge. So round up your friends and book a tandem jump over Surfers Paradise.

Day Trip to North Stradbroke Island

A ferry will get you to North Stradbroke Island, where you can spend the day in nature. North Stradbroke Island has so much to see and do that you’ll want to spend more time here than just one day. From beach activities like swimming in the crystal clear waters, paddle boarding, diving, and snorkelling; Relaxing in the sun and soaking in the warm Queensland weather; to whale and wildlife spotting. There are plenty of animals to see from the land, like the whales passing during migration season and other marine wildlife. In the dense rainforest landscapes and bush, you can see wallabies, echidnas, reptiles and bandicoots. If you’re looking for something different, a tour with Straddie Adventures will allow you to participate in sandboarding and bay kayaking. This tour company is owned by the Traditional Owners of Quandamooka, who will share and teach you the Aboriginal culture passed through many generations.

Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Located in Surfers Paradise, Ripleys’ Believe It or Not! is an exciting outing for the whole family. Find your way through the twisting mirrored hallways and rooms. There are LEDs lights to make it a little more challenging too. Experience Ripley's Moving Theatre in 7D. That means you’ll not only experience the movie in 3D, but you’ll also feel every bump and turn while you compete to get the best score. Explore the Odditorium, which has over 300 exhibits and artefacts spread through 12 galleries. There are more interactive activities throughout to make this all the more fun. Plus, there's a Candy Factory too!

Whale Watching

What better way to see these majestic creatures than in their own habitat? Take a whale-watching cruise and get up close and personal with the whales. Approximately 35,000 whales swim along the Gold Coast twice a year during migrating season. A whale-watching tour means no crowds, lots of space to see, and expert commentary from knowledgeable guides. Some tours even offer an open bar so you can sip a vino while you watch the whales make a splash. You won’t want to forget your camera so you can get a stunning photo of a beautiful whale and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Spend the Day at the Theme Parks

What’s a trip to the theme park capital of Australia without a visit to the theme parks? Surfers Paradise is home to 5 huge theme parks, jam-packed with fun rides and adventure. Dive into the deep end at SeaWorld, where you can delight in all the fun rides plus see and interact with marine life in captivating live shows and swimming adventures. Warner Bros. Movie World allows you to experience the magic beyond the big screen. Here you can meet all your favourite characters and take exhilarating rides on the roller coasters and other themed rides. Cool off from the hot Surfers Paradise sun at Wet’n’Wild Gold Coast while you splash about in the pools and slides throughout this huge water-filled playground. Let your imagination run free at Dreamworld. Dreamworld offers a combination of lightning-speed rides for thrill seekers and other wildlife attractions where you can visit up to 500 native Australian wildlife. There is also WhiteWater World for more aquatic fun, with even more pools and waterslides to play in.

Beachfront Markets

Located along Surfers Paradise Boulevard and a few steps away from Surfers Paradise Beach, you can find the Beachfront Markets. Running every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from late afternoon to evening where you can find a range of fresh seasonal produce, local artisans, handmade crafts, accessories, fashion and homewares. With plenty of stalls cooking up hot tasty eats, this is the perfect spot to come for a nice night out to grab a bite and browse for a souvenir to bring home with you.

Experience a Jet Boat Ride

Feel the adrenaline-pumping thrill as you speed across the Surfers Paradise waterways in a jet boat. Hear the roaring waves splash against the boat as you hit high speeds of up to 80 kilometres per hour, slicing and twisting through the waters. See the iconic Surfers Paradise skyline as you rush along the sparkling waters. Be sure to hold on tight while these experts spin 360 degrees in the jet boat, splashing water up onto you. The jet boat operators are trained and offer a fun, exhilarating ride of up to 55 mins at a time for an unforgettable experience of speed, excitement and memories you won’t forget.

Aquaduck Tour

Get to know Surfers Paradise with a unique tour of the city from both the land and the water. Starting in the heart of Surfers Paradise, the Aquaduck Tour shows visitors some beautiful sights while heading along the iconic Surfers Paradise beach. The Aquaduck seamlessly splashes into the water for a superb tour of the River and Broadwater, one of Australia’s busiest waterways. Passengers are free to move about the vessel, and kids are even able to drive the Aquaduck once in the water. This tour is an entertaining experience full of interesting information, fun and history.

Remember to check the local guidelines and opening hours of attractions and facilities to plan your visit accordingly.