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Richmond is a spectacular suburb in Victoria, Australia. Being a suburb of Melbourne, it is located close to the city, at a distance of only 3 km car drive. Extending almost 2 kilometers of Bridge Street is the center of Richmond's dining and retail centre, mixed in-between landmarks such as the gigantic structure of the Richmond Town Hall and the Richmond Shopping Centre.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Richmond

Available car types​Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV
Rental depots​​26
Car rental suppliersAvis, Budget, East Coast, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty​​

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Driving Tips in Richmond

Richmond is less than an hour drive from Melbourne via M2 and State Route. If this is your first time traveling to Richmond, you are encouraged to slow down and drive within the speed limit. Take note that the default speed limit in built-up areas within Victoria is 50 km/h and this applies on all roads in suburban areas where there are no speed limit signs displayed.

Explore Richmond's grandeur in your rental car

Book a hire car in the vibrant suburb which is currently very well known for its many shopping centers, for its great restaurants and numerous stunning pieces of art, Richmond also being a popular destination for tourists that have booked a hire car coming from all over the world.

Top Attractions within Richmond

The Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre is located in Richmond, Victoria, Australia, and is approximately 4 kilometers east of Melbourne's central business district. It is situated on the corner of Victoria and Burnly Streets. With an area of 45,000 square meters and about 2,173 parking spaces, and has approximately 80 specialty retailers, you'll definitely find what you're looking for! Books, Foods and anything in between..for sure you'll find it here. The shopping centre is one of the most important shopping facilities you will be able to find in this city. Make sure you stop by the large shopping complex that was actually built in 2001. Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre is not the only place that is worth to be visited by tourists interested in shopping. Move your hire car to Bridge Road which is one of the most important attractions of this area, being the place where numerous famous fashion designers have outlets.
Aside from thinking of those lost happy moments, why not start anew and dashingly fall in love with the works in the Charles Nodrum Gallery. It was established in 1984 and represents artists of national and international renown, and whose works are represented in major museum collections and regularly included in exhibitions worldwide. The gallery showcases exhibitions of diverse media and styles —painting, sculpture, works on paper, graphics, and photography; from figurative, geometric, gestural, surrealist, and social comment to installation and conceptually based work.
The Herring Island Environmental Sculpture Park. The 3.2 hectare Sculpture Park in Herring Island is only accessible by boat. It is the only substantial island in Yarra River! And guess what, this parkland was the inspiration of curator Maudie Palmer to develop a concept in which artists are commissioned to create site-specific sculptures! The sculptures in the island were created from materials such as stone, earth, and wood. And the sculptures appear as part of the landscape to reflect the Island's beautiful setting! You'll be shocked at how creative are the artists who made such striking creations!
Shop at the Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre, admire exquisite artworks in Charles Nodrum Gallery, and indulge yourself with an artistic getaway at the Herring Island Environmental Sculpture Park! These beautiful places and activities will immediately make you forget the pain and will make you fall in love again!

The Richmond Power Station is very important for the history and development of the city. Built in 1891, the Power Station consists in one of the most interesting locations within Richmond. Richmond Town Hall is also a heritage building, as it first opened in the 1880s.

Citizens Park is the largest park in Richmond. Here tourists will be able to plan picnics and admire the scenery. However, Citizens Park is not the only place in which you will be able to enjoy a walk, as close to the suburb, you will also find Yarra and Melbourne Parks.

St Ignatius Church is a building you must visit after the moment when you arrive in Richmond, there is no way you will not be blown away on the spot by its style and architecture.

Richmond Sports Facilities will offer you the possibility to plan all sort of outdoor activities and you will be able to simply enjoy a great time, while playing your favorite sport.

Customer Reviews Richmond Car Hire
Rating: 4.8 / 5 based on 47 reviews
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    Reviewer: Ruth W.
    Date: 09 Feb 2019
    Feedback: the insurance information is not very clear
    Rating: 3.5/5 indifferent
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    Reviewer: Harinderpal K.
    Date: 21 May 2018
    Feedback: Easy peasy...but let's see how it is at the actual pick jp
    Rating: 5/5 happy
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    Reviewer: SAGAR A.
    Date: 10 May 2018
    Feedback: Its pretty fast, and good that it provides options from all different rentals. Thanks vroom vroom. Regards, Sagar
    Rating: 5/5 happy
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    Reviewer: Paul A.
    Date: 02 Aug 2017
    Feedback: Very good!
    Rating: 5/5 happy
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    Reviewer: Hui S. N.
    Date: 17 Apr 2016
    Feedback: great customer service
    Rating: 5/5 happy