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Cheap Car Hire Darwin Downtown

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Darwin Downtown (DW2)


Cnr Smith St & Mclachlan St,
(Remote), Darwin Nt, NT, Northern Territory, 0800, Australia


(61) 8 8981 9800

Hours of Operation:

Sun 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM; Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM; Sat 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Holiday Hours:

CHRISTMAS DAY   December  25  closed
BOXING DAY   December  26 - December  27  08:00AM - 12:00PM


Location Information
General Directions
COUNTER: Located on the corner of Smith & Mclachlan Streets.
CARS: On-site.
RETURNS: Same as pick-up.

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Budget Darwin Car Rental

Budget has a wide variety of late model rental cars in Darwin to suit your travel needs, including Economy, Standard or AWD. Whatever your travel plans are we have the right rental car for you. Our fleet is constantly being updated with focus on your comfort and safety. If travelling in Darwin is new to you, make sure you add a portable GPS and Roadside Assistance in your car rental reservation to make your visit even easier.

And remember if you are a Qantas Frequent Flyer member, you can earn valuable points with when you rent a car or truck from Budget.

Points of interest close to Darwin Budget Car Hire

This charming, tropical city area is the capital of the Northern Territory, situated on a beautiful working harbour which is twice as large as Sydney’s. It is a sophisticated modern city with cultural diversity and lots of history. This is the gateway to Asia as it is closer to Jakarta than Sydney, so it is a melting pot of people and cultures.

Renting a vehicle from one of the two Budget Rent a Car locations would be a wise decision as there are 10,000 kilometres of unspoiled coast and wilderness to explore along with what the city has to offer. In addition it’s about a twenty minute drive to the city of Palmerston, a planned community with many beautiful suburbs, sports facilities, pubs and shopping centres.

A great place to experience the tropical lifestyle is the Waterfront Precinct where you can go swimming in one of several lagoons, take a nice stroll on the walkways or dine alfresco and enjoy the tropical breezes. There is plenty of history woven throughout this area and it takes many forms in the art and the buildings. A Darwin Waterfront Heritage pamphlet is available for a self-guided tour through all the cultural and military history.

With your Budget car hire you are easily able to reach the most popular beach in the area, Mindil Beach where you will find beautiful blue waters and white sand. There are amazing sunsets here on gorgeous tropical evenings. Enjoy the sunsets while visiting the Mindil Beach Sunset Market, a very popular market on Thursdays and Sundays. The food is amazing, sample some from all the cultures who’ve had an impact on this area.

The Charles Darwin National Park is just a short drive in the Budget rental car. The park protects the Darwin Wetlands, the most significant wetland in Australia. In addition it also harbors many types of wildlife. The Aboriginal people lived here for thousands of years and it was a World War II military site. There are picnic tables, barbeques, walking paths and a fabulous Lookout where you can see all of Darwin below.