Rental cars are available from Sixt at the Redspot counter at Mackay Airport, Queensland, Australia. The counter is open from 8:00 am - 9:30 pm Monday to Friday, from 8:00 am - 7:30 pm Saturdays and holidays, and from 9:00 am - 9:30 pm on Sundays. The car rental counter is located in the Arrivals hall at Mackay airport and parking bays are available for all Sixt rent a cars. The rental cars all carry GPS navigation as well as unlimited insurance, and the traveler can either rent a car or use an off road drive. Sixt Vehicles can be dropped off at any time at Mackay airport.
Getting around the city using Sixt rent a cars makes the visit to the city that much easier as many attractions are within driving distance. Mackay tourism sights include the Pioneer River, offering access to the Pioneer Valley. Mackay is also a drivable distance to such tourist must-sees as the Great Barrier Reef, Whitsunday Island and Eungella National Park. Mackay city center has a music and arts festival every June, with music to suit all tastes, from pop, to alternative, to hip hop and folk. A car rental is necessary to get to the Botanical Gardens, which takes the traveler to the Bluewater Trail to the south of the city. Mackay is also known for its beaches, with a number within driving distance, and the easiest way to get to these numerous beaches is to rent a car. Please note, driving is on the left hand side in Australia.