Cnr Princess Highway & Mcnaughton Road
CLAYTON, VIC 3168
Phone: 03 9253 1533
Clayton is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria just 19 km from Melbourne's Central Business District with a population of 15,543. Clayton is conveniently located close to the major roads, linking the suburbs and there is a Budget car hire location on CNR Princes Hwy and McNaughton Road.
The main focus for Clayton is a shopping strip that runs through Clayton Road. The shops have everything that will give you a true feel of customs, likes and culture of the area. Felicia's Boutique Exclusive Ladies Wear, Centrecom Super Store, Caltex Clayton, CNW Clayton and Chemist Warehouse are some of the fun and unique shops on Clayton Road that you should check out. While shopping don't forget to eat or grab a snack. Some popular places on Clayton Road to grab a bite are; Breadtop, Duncans Cellar and Coles. While shopping on Clayton Road you will find ample parking for your car hire, just be careful to read all parking signs are you may end up with a hefty fine.
Clayton is also home to various education and research centres. One of the most prominent on is the Monash University. Monash University has been ranked in the top one per cent of world universities. Founded in 1958, it is the second oldest university in Victoria. Taking a tour of the campus will leave you in awe at all the beauty and the history. The Religious Centre Monash University is a heritage listed location. This circular shaped design is a multi-faith centre used for services, weddings, christenings, seminars and more.
Wine lovers will want to make sure to spend some time on the Talk the Talk Tour. This tour allows you to leave your car rental parked for the day and visit three of the top winery, cidery and liqeur cellar doors in the area. Take a relaxing morning getting a spa treatment while tasting wines and have some nibbles. You will even get a chance to meet the wine makers and get a taste directly from the barrel.
Many visit Clayton for the numerous golfing opportunities. Mansfield Golf Club is thought to be the most beautiful scenic golf course in the area. Mansfield is great for golf lovers with small children as it has a children's play area, play stations, dining facility, and an outside decked area. If you are something a little more sophisticated the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra offers a large selection of concerts to choose from on your holiday. If you are traveling with young ones and they are starting to feel bored put them into your Budget Rental and drive over to Croc's Playcentre with an indoor play area that children of all ages can enjoy. Other areas that holidaymakers like to visit include the Clayton Community Centre and Heatherton Park.