Hervey Bay is a city north of Brisbane, and is often labelled as the 'whale watching capital of Australia.' The bay is a gateway to the renowned Fraser Island, as well as sections of the Great Barrier Reef and lady Elliot Island. The calm waters of the bay are particularly conducive to fishing and there are some huge lakes in the area making car hire popular in Hervey Bay. If you're hiring a car in Hervey Bay, Brisbane is commutable via a scenic drive south. Our car hire pickup points are available from Hervey Bay Airport, the city centre, and Brisbane, amongst others.
A lot of visitors to Hervey Bay will come for the whale watching tours, and the chance to see Fraser Island. Platypus Bay is a haven for the whale watching scene with the whale population rocketing in the last twenty years. In-keeping with the sub-aqua theme, the Westside Water Education Park and the Reef World Aquarium and Shark Swim are always popular. If you want to explore this incredible city with ease hiring a car in Hervey Bay is recommended - as the prime spots on the bay can be quite a trek. For example the famous Esplanade is a good couple of miles from the popular Hervey Bay Historical Village and Museum. Rent a car in Hervey Bay, you can take in the full length and breadth of the bay.
The calm waters around Hervey Bay are highly favoured by those on fishing expeditions; the reefs providing a many different kinds of fish. Hiring a car is particularly popular for people here to fish, as famous angling sites like Lake Lenthall are around an hour east on Torbanlea-Pialba Road; the anglers paradise that is the Borumba Dam is a few miles south on the National Highway reaching towards the Sunshine Coast. Many tourists will make the daytrip to Brisbane, which is a scenic 3 hour drive down the National Highway. Here you'll see famous sights like the South Bank Parklands and the beautiful Brisbane River.
Opening hours:Mon-Fri 0730-1700, Sat 0730-1400, Sun 0800-1300
Address:3 Kruger Crt
Opening hours:Mon-Fri 0730-1700, Sat 0730-1400, Sun 0800-1330
Address:Don Adams Drive
With a wide range of travellers passing through our locations every day, we've got a wide range of vehicles on offer to suit your needs - from smart executive saloons to compact family hatchbacks. ***
***Specific cars may not be available when booking
Please note that from 15 Nov to 15 Apr many cities are required by law to restrict the circulation to only vehicles equipped with snow chains or winter tyres. For a summary of the orders, please visit www.poliziadistato.it. To comply with the regulations, in specific locations subject to this requirement, vehicles are equipped with snow chains - the price is included in the rental charges through the cost of "Winterization Fee". At pick-up if you decide to bring your own snow chains or do not intend on driving on the roads subject to this requirement, you may decline the equipment by signing the appropriate release form. This change will be reflected in the rental charges. For more information on the fees, please click here. In all other regions, we recommend that you check before renting if your journey includes one of the roads subject to this requirement and therefore request the snow chains, if necessary.