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Search and Compare Car Hire in Burnie Easily


VroomVroomVroom lets you search, compare and book car hire easily in Burnie. Explore this Tasmanian port city by car and see how it has evolved into a vibrant and creative city situated on Tasmania’s north-west coast.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Burnie

Available car typesEconomy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV
Rental depots2
Car rental suppliersHertz, Thrifty

Burnie Airport Collection

Start your journey sooner by collecting your hire car from Burnie Wynyard Airport (BWT) as soon as you land. We work with three trusted suppliers at the airport to get you on the road sooner.

Depots in Burnie

Whether you need a car to get around locally or are starting your Tasmanian road trip from here, conveniently pick up your hire car from these depots in Burnie:

Hertz logo85 Mount Street, Burnie 7320
9:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Saturday.
9:00am - 12:00pm Sunday.

Thrifty logo24 North Terrace, Burnie 7320
9:00am - 4:30pm weekdays.

Frequently Asked Questions for Burnie Car Hire

How long would it take to drive around Tasmania?

Depending on your itinerary and where you want to go, you could reasonably drive around Tasmania in about six days. But, with such a beautiful destination to explore and your own car to get from A to B - why not take your time and enjoy all there is to see and do!

Can I pick up a car hire in Burnie and drop off in another location?

Yes, although you will be charged a one-way fee by most car hire suppliers.

Is insurance already included when I book a rental car in Burnie?

Yes, the basic insurance is already included when you rent a car in Burnie. However, you may have to pay an excess amount if the hire car gets stolen or damaged which will cost around AUD$4000 to AUD$8250.

Our Guide to Visiting Burnie

Burnie is Tasmania’s most westerly city and is around a 40-minute drive from Devonport. It is known as the city of makers after reinventing itself from a port town to a hub for artists, creatives and acclaimed whisky and cheesemakers. Here are some of our favourite spots in and around Burnie:

Attractions | Accommodation


Hellyers Road Distillery

Address: 7320/153 Old Surrey Road, Havenview 7320

Visit Australia's largest boutique whisky distillery which also offers views across the Emu Valley. Take a tour of the distillery to learn how their award-winning single malt whiskies are made before pouring and wax seal your own bottle complete with a signed certificate of authenticity.

Burnie Park

Address: 27 West Park Grove, Parklands 7320

Burnie Park, also home to the city’s oldest building - The Burnie Inn, is a park full of green lawns, walkways and plenty of play equipment for the kids. You can also take a short walking trail to view Oldaker Falls.

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Beach Hotel Burnie

Address: 1 Wilson Street, Burnie 7320

Base yourself in Burnie, staying in the four-star refurbished guest rooms. Each room has a private ensuite, tea and coffee making facilities and minibar. Close to the beach, you can enjoy a walk along the beach each day. Free parking is available on site.

Ikon Hotel

Address: 22 Mount Street, Burnie 7320

Stay in the historic IKON Hotel in Burnie’s CBD and close to the beach, restaurants and cafes of this charming town. The modern rooms include WiFi with options for kitchenettes in some rooms. Free parking is available.

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Happy Customer Reviews for Burnie Car Hire
Rating: 5 / 5 based on 8 reviews
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    Date: 08 Jan 2022
    Feedback: Great service
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    Date: 01 Jan 2022
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    Date: 30 Dec 2021
    Feedback: Overall car hire process was smooth. Happy with the service.
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    Date: 22 Nov 2021
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    Date: 22 Nov 2021
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