Darwin International Airport (DRW)
Car Hire / Rental
(Darwin, Northern Territory - NT, Australia)
Many people flying into Darwin Airport (DRW) choose to rent a car, and a good selection of major car rental operators can be found within the airport grounds.
Car hire firms can also be found around the Darwin area and include Avis, Britz Australia, Territory Thrifty and Top End 4WD Car Hire, all of which are located along the Stuart Highway, at Stuart Park. Further companies providing reasonably priced car rental in Darwin include Budget, Gecko and Nifty Rent a Car on Mitchell Street, Delta Europcar on Cavenagh Street, and Hertz on the corner of Daly Street and Smith Street.
Car Rental, Driving and Parking in Darwin
Parking in and around central Darwin is straightforward and there are plenty of car parks on offer. Many people also choose to park along the streets, within the hotel car parks or in the allocated parking areas close to the main shops.
Countless attractions lie on the outskirts of Darwin and driving a car is without doubt the easiest and most convenient way to reach them. Nearby points of interest include the Mandorah beach resort, located at the very tip of the Cox Peninsula, and the Howard Springs Nature Park, which lies beyond Palmerston and is around 35 km / 22 miles from Darwin. Many people also choose to drive to the Tiwi Islands of Bathurst and Melville, located approximately 80 km / 50 miles north of Darwin and known for their Aboriginal inhabitants.
Speed limits in Darwin, Australia
Urban areas: 60 kph / 38 mph
Open roads: 100 kph / 63 mph
Motorways / highways: 110 kph / 70 mph
Darwin Airport (DRW) Car Rental Companies
The following car rental firms and car hire companies are available at Darwin Airport:
Darwin Airport (DRW) Car Rental