Invercargill Car Hire

Discover Car Hire in Invercargill

Pre-book your car rental and make your self-drive holiday easy when you arrive in Invercargill. Your rental car will allow you to see as much as possible in Invercargill and its surrounds at your own pace. Whether you are looking for fun, entertainment or a relaxing holiday taking in the pleasures of our friendly city, you can do it all in Invercargill.

Invercargill is situated on the southern-most tip of the South Island of New Zealand. The city of Invercargill invites you to experience the warmth, friendliness and hospitality that makes this city such a great place for your driving holiday. With a combination of cultural attractions, a vibrant city life and outstanding nature reserves and parks, visitors to Invercargill will be amazed at just how much there is to see and do in Invercargill.

More driving distances around New Zealand and car rental information can be found on the New Zealand Driving Tips page.

Yes! Right between Invercargill and Dunedin in the Catlins region you will be able to catch a glimpse of the famous southern lights. Make sure you visit between March - September to get the best view!

It's only about a 5-minute drive from the Invercargill Airport to Invercargill CBD.

DriveAway recommends an IDP for all international travellers. When driving without an IDP, there's a risk that local police officers may issue you a ticket - if you happen to be stopped.

Experience Invercargill

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Invercargill has all the benefits of city life with none of the drawbacks. Collect your car rental from any one of the downtown depots and get ready to explore all the sights. Visit the Invercargill Public Art Gallery to see some fantastic local art. Enjoy the locally grown produce and cuisine at any one of the fabulous restaurants or cafes in Invercargill.

Take a short drive in your rental car to the Oreti Beach located just 10 kilometres from Invercargill. Here you will discover golden sands and welcoming surfs. This beach is famous for being the location of the film 'The World's Fastest Indian'. Travel south from here to Sandy Point which has many activities such as mountain biking and horse riding. There are many walking trails available as you walk through the ancient sand dune forest filled with many rare and national fauna.

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx. km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Invercargill - Dunedin 205 2.5
Invercargill - Queenstown 187 2.5
Invercargill - Christchurch 566 7