Hire & Drive

With convenient pick up and drop off locations in central Launceston hiring a minibus from Mahnken Coaches ensures a stress free experience. RACT Roadside assist is available on any of our Hire and Drive vehicles for your peace of mind.

We have 12, 14 and 24 seat belt equipped, automatic or manual, air conditioned modern mini buses available for hire and drive, and charter. The 12 seater bus only requires a normal licence to be driven and the 14 seater bus and the 24 seater bus require a light rigid licence to be driven.

Special requirements regarding pick-up/drop off points and times can be arranged to suit your needs.  We are happy to do Airport, Hotel and Ferry pick-ups.

Please contact Chris in relation to your mini bus hire and drive requirements and to receive a free quote.

Please note: To drive our mini buses the driver must be at least 25 years of age and be fully licenced for insurance purposes. We do not sanction off bitumen use for mini bus hire as it is not covered by insurance.

Vehicle Specs:

Doors: 4 Doors

Seats: 12 (including driver)

Trans: Manual

Fuel: Unleaded

Fuel Consumption: 12.6 L/100kms (approx)

Vehicle Height: 2.5 metres (approx)

Seatbelts: Full seatbelts

Licence requirements: Standard Licence required

Vehicle Features:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Power steering
  • CD Player
  • Central Locking
  • Dual Airbags
  • Seats 12 people comfortably with seatbelts

Seating 12 adults in stylish comfort this is our most popular rental minibus.

This Toyota Commuter minibus offers a spacious interior with plenty of room for luggage.

The engine is powerful yet economical. For your family, corporate needs or tour group this minibus offers the luxury and practical features for your minibus hire needs.


Vehicle Specs:

Doors: 3 Doors

Seating capacity: 25 (including driver)

Transmission: manual

Fuel Type: Diesel

Fuel Consumption: 15 L/100kms (approx)

Vehicle Height: 3.00 metres (approx)

Seatbelts: Each seat is fitted with a seatbelt

License requirements: Light rigid licence required.

Vehicle Features:

  • Fully ducted air-conditioning
  • Power steering
  • CD Player
  • Seats 25 people comfortably with seatbelts
  • Luggage trailers are available for rent together with this vehicle.

 

The 25 seat manual Mitsubishi Rosa bus offers the carrying capacity you need for your tour group or company needs together with the safety features and luxuries that you expect.

All of our buses are seatbelted for passenger safety and also offer fully ducted airconditioning. Automatic transmission offers a safe and easy drive option for your driver.

A light rigid (LR) licence is required to drive a vehicle of this size.

This vehicle is available only for charter.

Vehicle Features:

  • Fully ducted air-conditioning.
  • Seats 43 people comfortably with seatbelts.
  • 3 door full through underfloor luggage bins 3.5m³ approx. Internal luggage racks.

 

The 43 seat BCI bus offers the carrying capacity you need for your wine tour, golf tour, wedding or business groups, together with the safety features and luxuries that you expect.

All of our buses are seatbelted for passenger safety and also offer fully ducted airconditioning.