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Search, compare, and book an affordable hire car for your trip to Hervey Bay with VroomVroomVroom. Considered the best place in Australia to see whales, Hervey Bay is the gateway to Fraser Island and home to the historic Urangan Pier. Visit this coastal town to enjoy seaside cafes, beach swims, and more.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Hervey Bay

Vehicle ClassEconomy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Premium, Pickup, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV
Number of Depots5
SuppliersAvis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty​

Hervey Bay Airport Collection

Want to get on the road sooner? Pick-up your hire car from Hervey Bay Airport​​ (HVB) with five suppliers to select from.

Depots in Hervey Bay

Whether you’re wanting a short rental to get around, or you're embarking on a road trip around Hervey Bay and you can collect a car right here in Urangan or Pialba.

Avis logo20 Southern Cross Circuit, Urangan 4655
8:00am - 5:00pm weekdays.
8:00am - 11:00am weekends.
Budget logo2 Kruger Court, Urangan 4655
8:00am - 5:00pm weekdays.
8:00am - 11:00am Saturday.
Europcar logo1541 Booral Road, Urangan 4655
8:00am - 5:00pm weekdays.
8:00am - 12:00am weekends.
Hertz logo3 Kruger Court, Urangan 4655
7:30am - 5:00pm weekdays.
7:30am - 1:00pm Saturday.
8:00am - 12:00pm Sunday.
Thrifty logo41 Main Street, Pialba 4655
7:30am - 5:00pm weekdays.
7:30am - 2:00pm weekends.

Frequently Asked Questions for Hervey Bay Car Hire

How much does it cost to hire a car in Hervey Bay?

​In April 2019, our customers paid between AUD $37 and AUD $55 ​per day for a hire car. Prices vary depending on vehicle type, time of year, and booking duration. For current rates in Hervey Bay ​, use our price comparison tool​.

What is the highest-rated rental car in Hervey Bay?

A Hyundai Accent or similar is the highest rated type of rental car in Hervey Bay based on recent ratings​ by customers.

What is the highest-rated car hire supplier in Hervey Bay?

Budget​ is the highest-rated car hire supplier in Hervey Bay based on recent ratings by our customers.

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

Yes. Although there may be a one-way fee​​ charged to your booking.

Our Guide To Visiting Hervey Bay

With pleasant weather all year round, Hervey Bay is a great place to explore and enjoy the outdoors. Whether you’re travelling to go whale-watching, or learn about the town’s history, here are some of our favourite spots in and around Hervey Bay:

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Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum

Address: 13 Zephyr Street, Scarness 4655​​

With 27 buildings spanning more than two acres, Hervey Bay Historical Village and Museum is home to 37 displays and more than 12,000 exhibits. You’ll want to set aside at least two hours to explore and discover all there is to see at Hervey Bay Historical Village and Museum. The covered BBQ area provides a great spot for lunch before enjoying the village’s offerings, including a blacksmith, corn shelling, and rope-making demonstrations.

Freedom Whale Watch & Charters

Address: 17 Buccaneer Drive, Urangan 4655​​

Hervey Bay is renowned as one of Australia’s best spots to catch whales migrating. Freedom’s tour offers an up-close experience of this phenomenon, with 360-degree views from the catamaran’s three levels. The tour also includes a buffet lunch, as well as morning and afternoon tea.

Charlton Esplanade

Address: Charlton Esplanade, Torquay 4655​​

The Esplanade is a 17-kilometre pathway along the beachfront, spanning several suburbs, including Urangan, Shelly Beach, Scarness, Torquay, Point Vernon, and Pialba. It’s the perfect trail to enjoy a bike ride, or stroll by Hervey Bay’s restaurants, cafes, and shops.

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Silver Sands Apartments

Address: 477 Charlton Esplanade, Hervey Bay 4655​​

The Silver Sands family apartments will make you feel at home, each with great amenities and an undercover parking space. Enjoy easy access to Torquay Beach during your stay at this centrally located accommodation.

Tower Court Motel

Address: 460 The Esplanade, Torquay 4655​​

Whether travelling alone or with your family, you’ll find a room to suit at the Tower Court Motel. The two-bedroom suite offers breathtaking ocean views and modern amenities. The motel also offers a pet-friendly room if you’re travelling with your furry friend, plus direct access to the beach and various shops.

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Customer Reviews for Hervey Bay Car Hire
Rating: 4.9 / 5 based on 17 reviews
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