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Booking a Car Hire in Rockhampton is Now Quick and Easy

Brahman Bull Monument in Rockhampton

VroomVroomVroomVroom can help you find a cheap car hire in Rockhampton by comparing deals from major brands. Avis, Budget, Hertz, and Thrifty all have local pickup depots and all are equipped with very amiable agents who are always willing to assist customers in any way they can.

Rockhampton is known as the Beef Capital of Australia, and a visit should not be limited only to the city. Why not park your hire car and enjoy a walk to its beautiful surroundings which must be included in all tourist routes.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Rockhampton

Available car types​​​​​Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV
Rental depots​​2
Car rental suppliersAvis, Budget​​

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Best Time to Visit Rockhampton

There is no peak season in Rockhampton since the city experiences mild weather all year round. However, the most comfortable temperatures fall between the months of January and May as well as between September and December. This is the perfect time to visit the Riverbank Parklands located close to Fitzroy River. Experience various outdoor activities and enjoy the scenery here.

There are also numerous international festivals held in Rockhampton every year, and many tourists arrive in the beautiful Australian city only with the purpose to attend these events. The most popular Rockhampton festivals are the Multicultural Festival, CQU Open Day held every August, and The Pilbeam Theatre, an international music festival first held in 1978.

Driving Tips in Rockhampton

Some of the nearest towns and suburbs in Rockhampton are Gladstone, Hidden Valley, Emerald, and Middlemount. If you intend to explore Queensland in your rental car, make sure to slow down and drive within the speed limit​. It is also advisable to observe the road rules and follow traffic signs and lane markings for your safety.

Explore Rockhampton with a reliable car rental

Situated at the mouth of the Fitzory River, Rockhampton is a spectacular city, which makes the city look even more beautiful, thus offering tourists new possibilities to enjoy water sports. With a population of more than 84,000, hire a car in Rockhampton which is a popular tourist destination because of its many attractions, best restaurants and beautiful scenery. To help you plan your holiday in Rockhampton, check out our list of attractions and accommodation in the city below.

Attractions | Accommodation


Rockhampton Zoo

Address: 93 Spencer St, The Range QLD 4700

Are you an animal lover? Make sure to drive your hire car to Rockhampton Zoo where you will be able to see numerous rare species of birds and animals. You can also watch feeding shows and plan a group tour at the zoo. Anyone can get in for free at Rockhampton Zoo, which is open daily from 8am to 4:30pm.

Rockhampton Art Gallery

Address: 62 Victoria Parade, Rockhampton City QLD 4700

This art gallery displays numerous art collections, most works featured here dating back in the 1940s. Halt your hire car in Rockhampton Art Gallery which is located near the Pilbeam Theatre, so you can easily plan a cultural night out in the city.

The Rockhampton Botanic Gardens

Address: 100 Spencer St, West Rockhampton QLD 4700

The beautiful botanic gardens include numerous local species of plants, and the most interesting aspect about these gardens is that they also include specimens that are more than 100 years old.

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Motel 98

Address: 98 Victoria Parade Rockhampton QLD 4700

room in Motel 98 Rockhampton

This family owned motel is a popular choice of accommodation by leisure, business and holiday travellers because of its superb location and amenities. Motel 98 can be found right in the heart of Rockhampton's Riverfront precinct overlooking the beautiful Fitzroy River. The motel has easy access to the Rockhampton Airport, which is only five minutes away by car; and is just a few minutes walk to major shopping centres and the CBD retail precinct. Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi and exclusive access to their resort-style pool and tropical gardens. Another great reason why many people stay at Motel 98 is its Restaurant 98, which is famous for its sizzling steaks and delectable seafood dishes.

Glenmore Hotel Motel

Address: 500 Yaamba Rd, North Rockhampton QLD 4701

Whether you are going on a business trip or a holiday, Glenmore Hotel Motel is a perfect base to explore Rockhampton. The motel has access to nearby islands, including Keppel Island, and is just 15 minutes away from the Rockhampton Airport. All rooms are equipped with modern facilities to ensure that guests will have a more comfortable stay. The motel boasts of their outdoor swimming pool and the adjoining Tavern, which features an indoor playground.

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