Road Restrictions (Cars)
Vehicles are not permitted above the snow line unless Snow Cover has been purchased.
Vehicles are not permitted to travel on unsealed roads (except when the vehicle hired is an Intermediate 4WD or Large 4WD vehicle for non AU & NZ license holders)
Parts of Australia are not suitable for access by rental vehicles. To prevent damage to the vehicle and for the hirers own personal safety Mighty strictly enforce conditions that restrict the hirers use of the vehicle.
1. Unless Mighty have given prior written consent, the hirer must never take the vehicle:
(a) on any Unsealed Roads (except when the vehicle hired is an Intermediate 4WD or Large 4WD vehicle for non AU & NZ license holders);
or (b) above the Snow Line unless Snow Cover has been purchased.
2. You must never take the vehicle:
(a) Off Road;
(b) between mainland Australia and Tasmania in either direction;
(c) onto any island that is off mainland Australia or Tasmania, with the exception of:
(i) Kangaroo Island;
(ii) Stradbroke Island;
(iii) Magnetic Island;
(iv) Bribie Island; or
(v) Phillip Island;
(d) through any river, stream, creek or tidal crossing;
(e) through flood waters or on flood prone roads or on any road where the state or condition of the road make the use of the vehicle unsafe;
(f) on any road where the police or any government or statutory authority has issued a warning, caution or which has been closed; (g) onto any road where We have notified You that the use of the vehicle is prohibited;
(h) in Queensland:
(i) Fraser Island
(ii) north of Chillagoe or west of Georgetown;
(iii) north of Cooktown or Laura;
(iv) on the Burke Development Road;
(v) north of Maggieville;
(vi) on Unsealed Roads north and west of Mt Isa;
(vii) on the Bloomfield track; or
(viii) on the Savannah Way;
(i) on the Tanami Track and the Gunbarrel Highway in Western Australia and the Northern Territory; or
(j) on the road from Jim Jim Falls to Twin Falls in the Northern Territory, even if 4WD Cover has been purchased.
3. There are other prohibited areas where the hirer must never take the vehicle:
(a) in Western Australia:
(i) on the Gibb River Road;
(ii) on the Cape Leveque Road;
(iii) on the road to Windjana Gorge;
(iv) on the Cardabia - Ningaloo Road; or
(v) on the access road from the Great Northern Highway to the Purnululu National Park, commonly known as the Bungle Bungles; or
(b) in the Northern Territory on the Larapinta and Namitjira Drives, commonly known as the Mereenie Loop, unless the vehicle is a 4WD and the hirer has purchased 4WD Cover – and the hirers has hired a second spare wheel, available from maui locations on pick up.
4. Under no circumstances are customers allowed to travel:
(i) On beaches or through streams, dams, rivers or flood waters; (ii) Simpson Desert (NT);
(iii) Lost City (Litchfield) (NT);
(iv) Lennard River Gorge Road (NT);
(v) Warburton Road (WA);
(vi) Strzelecki Track (SA); and
(vii) Oodnadatta Track (SA)
Mighty reserves the right at its sole discretion to restrict vehicle movements in certain areas due to adverse road or weather conditions, and the distance to nominated destinations in relation to the length of the hire period.
Travel to Kangaroo Island must be advised at time of booking and/or upon vehicle collection.