Car Hire & Rental in Darwin

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Darwin (DW2)

Address: Cnr Smith St & Mclachlan St, (Remote), Darwin Nt, NT, Northern Territory, 0800, Australia
Phone: (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:
EASTER HOLS   April  2 - April  5  08:00AM - 12:00PM
MAY DAY   May  3  08:00AM - 12:00PM
QUEENS BIRTHDAY   June  14  08:00AM - 12:00PM
DARWIN SHOW DAY   July  23  08:00AM - 12:00PM
PICNIC DAY   August  2  08:00AM - 12:00PM
CHRISTMAS DAY   December  25  closed
CHRISTMAS HOLS   December  26 - December  28  08:00AM - 12:00PM


Location Information
General Directions
COUNTER: Located 3 blocks northwest of the city, on the corner of Mitchell St & Daly St.
CARS: On-site.
RETURNS: Same as pick-up.
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: May return the vehicle to the airport or leave keys with hotel reception.

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Other Nearby Locations

  • 7.22 kilometres away

    Address: Terminal Building

    Phone: (61) 8 8945 2011

    Hours of Operation: Sun 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM and 11:00 PM - 1:30 AM; Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM and 11:00 PM - 1:30 AM; Sat 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Keydrop Location


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 or flybuys 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.