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    Find your car rental in Essendon with VroomVroomVroom. We compare all the best deals around the country from top suppliers such as Budget, Avis, Hertz, Enterprise, Europcar and Thrifty.

    Essendon is one of Melbourne​'s larger suburbs, with a population of approximately 25,000 people, located near the central business district. Reserve a cheap car hire in the city which is proud to be the birthplace of late Steve Irwin, a famous Australian and nature enthusiast who founded Australia Zoo in Queensland.

    Why rent a car in Essendon with VroomVroomVroom?

    • Trusted suppliers: For a convenient and hassle-free holiday in Essendon, reserve a cheap car hire from VroomvroomVroom. We offer the best vehicles supplied by the most outstanding car hire companies like Avis, Hertz, Budget, Thrifty and Europcar. 
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    Driving tips in Essendon

    Even though it is close to Melbourne CBD, about 10 kilometers northwest, Essendon is a great place to stay without the massive city crowds. You can also rent a cheap car hire from Essendon to save fighting the city traffic.

    Main Attractions within Essendon

    Although a suburb, Essendon keeps its uniqueness alive near Melbourne by taking care of its historical values and natural surroundings. With your cheap car hire ready, nothing can stop you from exploring the area.

    Essendonis bounded by the Hoofsman Road in the west, by the Keilor Road and Woodland Street in the north, by the Moonee Ponds Creek in the east, and by Buckley Street in the south. And its Local Government Area is the City of Moonee Valley.

    The Air Combat Jet Fighter Mission
    A 26-minute flight with 20-minutes airtime, the Air Combat Jet Fighter Mission will take your breath away!  This mission includes a full range of amazing aerobic and air combat maneuvers while above some of Victoria's most impressive coastlines.
    You don't have to worry about anything because you'll be accompanied by experienced ex military pilots!
    In the mission, you'll experience various introductory military maneuvers immediately after takeoff!
    The Warbird Adventure Flight
    With a genuine Harvard T6, you'll experience graceful aerobatics and sheer horse power in midair! And after the takeoff, you can choose whether you would like the canopy opened or closed as you fly out over the West Gate Bridge to the aerobics location. And you can also choose you type of routine —whether you want it to be mild or wild!
    An interesting trivia for you animal enthusiasts:  Essendon is the birthplace of the conservationist and television personality Steve Irwin, also known as “The Crocodile Hunter”!

    Essendon Historical Society is a local group of volunteers that are passionate about maintaining the historical values of the district in their museum. The Society focuses on emphasizing Essendon cultural and historical heritage. Their gatherings are opened to the willing public. Their dedication to preserving local values is very respected in the Essendon area, because of their reluctance to let Melbourne's vicinity capture all the cultural and historical flux of tourists.

    The Courthouse Museum, dating from 1890, was originally the courthouse of Essendon. In 1980 it was transformed into a museum and it is worth visiting for its numerous collections of local heritage, remains, books and culture and for its splendid architecture. Exhibitions portrait the history of Essendon in such domains as the district's development through traces of the white gum tree businesses, the railway company, surrounding regions and their local values, World War I memorabilia, churches and religious values, books and photographies about Essendon and its history.

    Puffing Billy Steam Train, Yarra Valley and Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary Tour can be taken near Essendon and allows you to cover a portion of the district and its main attractions. With this tour you can take while visiting the Essendon area, you will experience activities such as: train riding and visitation tours of the railway and train stations, with focus on Puffing Billy Steam Train; then move on to Yarra Valley and its rich vineyards, specialized in local types of wines, only to be experienced around Melbourne and Essendon; finally, Healesville Sanctuary caters the needs of people passionate about wildlife, with its variety of native Australian species, about 200 different kinds of animals.

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    Top depots in Essendon
    • Avis Avis Essendon Airport - Terminal Building, Essendon Airport, Essendon Fields, VIC.
    • Budget Budget Footscray (North Melbourne) - Cnr Whitehall St & Hopkins St, Footscray, VIC.
    • Budget Budget Essendon Airport - Terminal Building, Essendon Airport, Essendon Fields, .
    • Enterprise Enterprise Melbourne Coburg - 251 Sydney Rd, Coburg, VIC.
    • Hertz Hertz Essendon Airport - Essendon Airport Terminal Building, 72 Hargrave Ave, Essendon Fields, VIC.
    • Hertz Hertz West Melbourne - 128 Whitehall Street, West Melbourne, VIC.
    • Thrifty Thrifty Footscray - 69 Hopkins St, Footscray, VIC.