Plympton is a suburb of Adelaide, the capital of South Australia. It was named after the town in Devon, although it was only named as a suburb in 1944. There isn't a great deal in Plympton, so car hire is the best option for those who wish to do any sightseeing. Adelaide is only a few kilometres away, so for those hiring a car in Plympton it's easy to be in the middle of the capital in no time. Adelaide offers all the entertainment of a big city, plus a few surprises, like an open range zoo.
By hiring a car in Plympton, guests can make the 1 hour journey to the Monarto Open Range Zoo, the largest of its kind in Australia. It spans a massive 1500 hectares, and specialises in breeding programmes for endangered species. The largest giraffe herd in Australia lives there, as does a white rhino. The trend for conservation isn't limited to the Monarto Park. The Cleland Wildlife Park is only twenty minutes away for those renting a car in Plympton, and it houses many native breeds in conditions that match their natural environment.
Plympton is less than an hour's drive away from the lively seaside town of Glenelg. Glenelg, with its almost Gaelic name, is in Holdfast Bay, which has white beaches and plenty of entertainment in the summer. In Holdfast Bay visitors can swim with dolphins, which are wild only in name. The beach links up with other towns, so it's great to drive in and then go for a wander and see where you end up. There are plenty of alfresco restaurants, or you can hop on a dolphin spotting tour or go snorkelling or scuba diving in a reef full of colourful fish.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 0700-1700, Sat-Sun 0800-1200
Address: 286 Anzac Highway
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.