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Book a Reliable Car Hire in South Yarra Today and Have Fun

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Securing a car rental in South Yarra with VroomVroomVroom is now made easy. We have prepared a top class booking system for you to use. Just fill in the search menu with your itinerary details and a comparison list of available rental cars along with their rates will be generated for your reference.

Initially, South Yarra City was inhabited by the Wurundjeri, Aboriginal tribe, then in the late 19th century, it was populated by the European settlers. It soon became popular with the wealthy citizens of Melbourne, as a retreat from the city life. South Yarra is characterized by a mix of industrial, commercial and residential areas, which makes it great for a short holiday or a weekend getaway.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in South Yarra

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​

Why rent a car in South Yarra with VroomVroomVroom?

  • Wide selection of cars: Our rental car vehicles are supplied by the most trusted rental car companies like Avis, Thrifty, Budget, Hertz, and Europcar. Thus you are sure to have a huge list to choose from. You may also check out our location pages for options on your next vacation. ​
  • Convenience: Having a rental car will give you a convenient and comfortable holiday. You don't have to wait for the schedule of public transport and may drive away anytime, anywhere without hassles.
  • Trusted since 2001: When it comes to assistance, we have the best customer service people who are experts with your rental car needs. Just contact us and we will satisfy your enquiries.

Best Time to Visit South Yarra 

Melbourne is known for four-seasons in one day. Visiting South Yarra in summer from December to February, while hot, means there’ll be plenty to do while you enjoy the great outdoors. If visiting during spring or autumn, pack an umbrella and jacket as the weather can be unpredictable.

Driving tips in South Yarra

The best way to get around in the suburb is with a car hire. ​South Yarra is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, four-kilometers car drive east of Melbourne central business district, accessible with your rental car.

South Yarra will fascinate you in your Rental Car!

Although South Yarra is quite small, you will always find affordable accommodation while moving your rental car around, ranging from fancy hotels to camping sites. Moreover, the venues are also quite generous: funky coffee shops, takeaways and restaurants that offer a wide array of food.

The main shopping region of South Yarra runs along Toorak Road and Chapel Street. These two streets are focused on trendy shopping, restaurants, café culture, and nightclubs. And here's what: the area is centered along Commercial Road is one of Melbourne's gay villages and is also home to some of Melbourne's most prominent residential addresses, South Yarra has quite a few local attractions and the best way to explore this bustling suburb is with your car rental.

Top Attractions Within South Yarra City

Chapel Street is the best known attraction in South Yarra City to visit in a rental car. Its fashionable houses, shops and restaurants are a landmark for the suburb. In the same time, it is the most vibrant street in South Yarra City, since it houses some of the most fashionable shops, appealing for young folks with money to spend while they make the most of their trip.

Chapel Street is the best place to visit in South Yarra! It is Melbourne's shopping, dining, and entertainment precinct! With myriads shops varying from exclusive fashion designers to old fashion pawn-brokers, Chapel Street has everything for everybody!

The major landmark in Chapel Street is The Jam Factory —factories converted into a shopping centre and into cinemas.

The Jam Factory. Once a real Jam Factory, the building is now a modern shopping complex with bookshops, cinemas and several commercial art galleries. It is a great place to spend a relaxing afternoon shopping for books and items of clothing. The commercial center has also got a specially designed area for children, with lots of games and activities, so that everyone can enjoy a shopping spree.

The Prahran Market is one of the premier fresh food markets in Melbourne, Australia! And it has existed for over 125years!

The market offers a variety of stalls and shops offering fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, deli foods, and cafes. Being known as “the food lover's market”, Prahran Market is the place to find even those hard to get specialties such as heritage varieties of fruits and vegetables, unusual poultry, seafood, and exotic cheeses!

And here's what: Prahran Marketis the ONLY market in Melbourne that has a Market Square where people (adults and kids alike) can enjoy performances, cafes, and children's playground!

The Como Historic House and Garden is situated at above the Yarra River is the haven of Melbourne's finest gardens!

Como Historic House and Garden an attraction with an inspiring historic mansion and an impressive collection of antique furniture! The whole setting depicts the classy life-style of its former owners which are one of Australia's wealthiest pioneer families!

Surviving for 160 years and counting, Comoreveals the life and times of Melbourne aristocracy and offers a glimpse of the transformation of the city through the Gold Rush Era, a Depression, and two World Wars!

Melbourne Synagogue is located at a short car drive from South Yarra City. It was built at the beginning of the 20th century, in 1929, and it features a giant order portico and a great copper dome. It is one of the most beautiful buildings in the area to visit and admire.

South Yarra City is a charming suburb, with a lot of interesting attraction to offer its tourists, and after you will have visited it in a rental car, you will go home and remember all the good times spent here.

Customer Reviews South Yarra Car Hire
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