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Find your rental car in Sale with VroomVroomVroom and explore the Gippsland region. We compare car rental from top suppliers in the area. Sale is one of the nicest cities you will see in Victoria, Australia. Located in the Gippsland region, Sale is only 132 km car drive from Melbourne. Even if it is a small city, Sale is worth visiting due to its historical landmarks, friendly people and a nice environment.

A hire car will conveniently get you anywhere in Sale. The region became a river port in 1890 due to the construction of a man-made canal that links the town centre with the Gippsland Lakes. Later, it was redeveloped with extensive berthing facilities, fishing platform, boat ramp, a boardwalk, and BBQ facilities.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Sale

Available car types​Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Van, SUV
Rental depots​​3
Car rental suppliersAvis, Budget, Hertz​

Why rent a car in Sale with VroomVroomVroom?

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Best Time to Visit Sale

Sale is beautiful all year round but especially so in Summer when warm days and nights let travellers make the most of the beach and water-based activities. The area can get cool overnight and during the morning in Winter so rug up if visiting during this time.

Tips for Driving in Sale

Sale is around a two-hour drive from Melbourne and is easily accessible by the M1 highway. Always drive to the signposted speed limits which are generally 50km/h in built up urban areas and 100km/h on highways.

Top Attractions within Sale

ThePort of Sale is the only inland port in Victoria. It stretches to 2.5 kilometers along the Sale Canal and it links the town to the Thompson River. It soon became a busy port plying the 400 square kilometers of waterways that comprise the beautiful Gippsland Lake System.
Warbird Adventures Flight
Located at the West Sale Airport Princess Highway, the Warbird Adventure Flight offers an adrenalin pumping experience!
You can choose from mild to wild warbird flights and aerobics in ex-military training aircraft! With the Warbird Adventure Flight, you'll undergo full G-Forces, fighter pilot attack maneuvers, and simulated attacks that will surely make you feel what it was like back in World War II!
You'll surely have an experience like no other!
Sale Common State Game Refuge
After a heart-stopping experience with the Warbird Adventure Flight, why not relax and visit the SaleCommon State Game Refuge?! It covers about 300 hectares, where 70 percent of the area is freshwater marsh and the remaining area is covered by red gum woodland and grasslands.
In the Sale Common State Refuge, you can enjoy walking through beautiful red gum woodland and grasslands and at the same time, encounter animals such as the Laughing Kookaburras, Fairy-wrens, Brushtail, and Ringtail Possums!

Historic buildings in Sale

If you're into architecture, Sale has many historic buildings that will surely make you gape!
The Magistrates Court (1863) and the Supreme Court (1887) are buildings of high architectural integrity and classic design. The St. Paul's Anglican Cathedral (1884) feature stained glass windows. And many more!

Lake Guthridge is an artificial lake created in Sale, and it was originally a bog. As a result of the constantly increasing population, the bog was eventually turned into a lake, and it was named after Nehemiah Guthridge, the first mayor of Sale. Only 2 metres deep, the lake gives you the chance to relax by its side and to admire the beautiful sights.

The Gippsland Art Gallery can be found in Sale. Many international and local artists have exhibited their work here throughout the years. Bring your hire car to the gallery which is the place where you will be able to learn more about the local culture, but in fact, art of all media can be admired here. You will even find a library, filled with art references.

The Sale Swing Bridge spans over the Latrobe River. It was built in 1883, and it represents a true landmark, considering that it is the first movable bridge that was ever built in the Victoria area. Everybody enjoys long walks on the bridge and taking the time to reflect on the simple, yet joyful moments of life, and to admire the nice views that Sale has to offer.

The Criterion Hotel is one of the oldest facilities of the kind in Victoria, and one of the most impressive as well. It was built in 1865 and it is listed on the Register of National Estates.

Our Lady of Sion Convent is another historical landmark of the city, and it is now part of the Sion Campus of Catholic College in Sale. A convent this big is probably a rare thing, before driving your hire car, make sure that you include it on your 'to see' list.

Visit Sale in Victoria and you'll definitely agree that it is a beautiful place for a holiday get -away!