South Australia Car Rental

Discover Car Hire in South Australia

If you want to escape the frenzy of the east-coast of Australia, spend a few in gracious, relaxed Adelaide. Capital of the driest state on the driest inhabited continent, Adelaide beats the heat by celebrating the finer things in life: fine landscapes, fine festivals, fine food, and fine wine. Your South Australian self-drive adventure begins as soon as you arrive in the state. Collect your car at Adelaide Airport or one of our convenient city locations to drive the city of churches. Check out the Blue Lake in Mount Gambier, discover the coastal town of Victor Harbor and see unforgettable sights in Port Lincoln and Port Augusta.

South Australian car hire is easy with DriveAway. Our Australia Driving Tips are your reference point for all things driving in South Australia. Looking for great deals on car hire? Visit our Australia Car Hire Deals page to catch a great price on car hire in South Australia!

Adelaide Airport is about a 5.9km drive to Adelaide CBD and about a 13-15 minute drive, depending on traffic.

You must be at least 20 years old to rent a car in South Australia, although the age may vary by car category. Some suppliers have a maximum age limit of 75 years and a young driver surcharge so please be aware of the terms and conditions.

Yes, DriveAway offers great rates on one-way car rentals in South Australia. Use our booking engine to request a free quote and check multiple drop-off locations to find the best rate for your travel plans.

Experience South Australia

Barossa Valley, South Australia South Australia

South Australia is the driest state in the driest continent but has more than 3,700 kilometres of coastline and the Murray River weaves its magic through 650 kilometres of the state. Adelaide is a boutique city and it is also known as the city of churches thanks to the 749 churches in the city. Stroll through the Rundle Mall, shopping precinct of the city or Adelaide Zoo which is a popular site for families. The beachside suburb of Glenelg is known for its sandy white shores and bustling shops. Swim with wild dolphins from a sailboat, one of the only operators in South Australia to offer this!

The Barossa Valley has some of the best wines in the world and you can dine on find local produce. The Eyre Peninsula is home to great white sharks, dolphins and seals so you can get your adrenaline pumping. Only minutes from the mainland but a million miles away, Kangaroo Island is a sanctuary for wildlife and natural, rugged beauty. The Seal Bay Conservation Park allows you to get up close to seals in their natural habitat and at the Raptor Domain is you can experience birds of prey, reptiles and deadly creatures. Whichever region of South Australia you are looking to explore, DriveAway can assist you with your South Australia car hire. Use our easy to use booking engine or call us on 0800 885 590 today!

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx.km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Adelaide to Glenelg 12 .20
Adelaide to Barossa Valley 80 1
Adelaide to Eyre Peninsula 600 7.5

Top Locations in South Australia

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