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Booking a Car Hire in Rockhampton Is Now Quick and Easy

Brahman Bull Monument in Rockhampton

Rockhampton is a regional city in Central Queensland, situated on the coastline between Brisbane and Townsville. Search, compare, and book a hire car easily in Rockhampton with VroomVroomVroom.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Rockhampton

Vehicle ClassesCompact, Intermediate, Economy, Standard, Fullsize, SUV, Wagon/Estate, Premium, Van
Number of Depots​3
SuppliersAvis, Budget, Hertz

Rockhampton Airport Collection

Flying in to Rockhampton Airport ​​(ROK) and want to get on the road straight away? Collect your hire car from one of our six suppliers on-site at the airport.

Depots in Rockhampton

Find a hire car to explore Rockhampton and Central Queensland. Here's where you can collect yours in Rockhampton:​

Avis logo83 Canoona Road
7:30am - 5:00pm weekdays.
8:00am - 12:00pm Saturday.
9:00am - 12:00pm Sunday.
Budget logo65-75 Canoona Road
7:30am - 5:00pm weekdays.
7:30am - 12:00pm Saturday.
8:00am - 12:00pm Sunday.
Hertz logo119 Canoona Road
7:00am - 5:30pm weekdays.
8:00am - 1:00pm weekends.

Frequently Asked Questions for Rockhampton Car Hire

How much does it cost to hire a car in Rockhampton?

In April 2019, our customers paid between AUD $28 and AUD $100 per day for a hire car. Prices vary depending on vehicle type, time of year, and booking duration. For current rates in Rockhampton, use our price comparison tool​​​.

What is the highest-rated rental car in Rockhampton?

The highest-rated rental car in Rockhampton is Hyundai Accent or similar​ based on recent ratings​ by our customers.

What is the highest-rated car hire supplier in Rockhampton?

Thrifty​​ is the highest-rated car hire supplier in Rockhampton based on recent ratings by our customers.

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

Of course. When booking your car, choose the destination you’d like to drop off at, though keep in mind your supplier may charge a one-way fee​.

Our Guide To Visiting Rockhampton

Known as the Beef Capital of Australia, Rockhampton is a charming city of Victorian-era architecture, home to one of the world’s oldest trams. Here are some of our favourite spots in and around Rockhampton:

Attractions​ | Accommodation



Attractions

Rockhampton Zoo

Address: 93 Spencer St, The Range 4700

Rockhampton Zoo is home to more than 60 exotic and native animals, including Capri the Chimpanzee. Visit the Australian Wetlands zone to meet ‘The Colonel’, the zoo’s giant saltwater crocodile.

Rockhampton Art Gallery

Address: 62 Victoria Parade, Rockhampton 4700

This art gallery displays numerous art collections, most featured works dating back to the 1940s. The Gallery is located near the Pilbeam Theatre, so it’s easy to plan a cultural night out in the city.

The Rockhampton Botanic Gardens

Address: 100 Spencer St, West Rockhampton 4700

Located by Rockhampton Zoo, these beautiful gardens include numerous local species of plants, some of which are more than 100 years old. Follow the trails to the Japanese Gardens, the Rockhampton War Memorial, and finish up with a light meal at the Gardens Tearooms.

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Accommodation

Motel 98

Address: 98 Victoria Parade Rockhampton QLD 4700

Located in the heart of Rockhampton along the Riverfront precinct, Motel 98 looks over the Fitzroy River. The motel is a popular choice for travellers with easy access to Rockhampton Airport (five-minute drive) and the CBD.

Glenmore Hotel Motel

Address: 500 Yaamba Rd, North Rockhampton QLD 4701

Glenmore Hotel Motel is a perfect base for exploring Rockhampton. The motel has access to nearby islands, including Keppel Island, and is 15 minutes away from Rockhampton Airport. All rooms are equipped with modern facilities to ensure guests have a comfortable stay. The motel boasts an outdoor swimming pool and the adjoining Tavern, which features an indoor playground.​

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Customer Reviews for Rockhampton Car Hire
Rating: 4.8 / 5 based on 46 reviews
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: jenni C.
    Date: 09 Jul 2020
    Feedback: great price
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Sakina S.
    Date: 06 Jan 2020
    Feedback: Always easy to book
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Malcolm C.
    Date: 09 Jul 2019
    Feedback: Not sure why this is so expensive compared to last time?? I booked another car in April for 10 days but much cheaper daily rate
    Rating: 3.5/5 indifferent
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: DANIEL R.
    Date: 24 Mar 2019
    Feedback: easy and affordable hire service
    Rating: 5/5 happy
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    Reviewer: Greg H.
    Date: 29 Jan 2019
    Feedback: EASY
    Rating: 5/5 happy