Did you know that Australia is one of the worlds most popular producers of wine? From its prime temperatures in South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria to its innovative designs, it's a pioneer in the industry to this day. What’s more, is that some of the most visually stunning locations are right here in Australia’s wine regions. It sounds like a match made in heaven if you ask us - pristine locations, sweeping views and world-class wine. Find the perfect rental car with VroomVroomVroom and delve into these magical regions for an unforgettable Aussie experience.
The Hunter Valley has to be the most popular wine region in all of Australia. By 1823, vineyards were already in the works and since then, the area has developed into a leader of premium wine, tallying up to 150 wineries.
Recommended car: Because the trip from Sydney to the Hunter Valley is a few hours, book a full-size SUV for comfort and enough space for your luggage.
Useful tips: Summer is harvest time for the vineyards in the Hunter Valley and is the most popular time for tourists. Avoid the crowds and visit around March to May.
Getting there: Fly into Sydney airport and drive to the Hunter Valley. It will take you around 3 and a half hours. Take A3 and Pacific Hwy/A1 to M1 in Wahroonga. Take Woodberry Rd, Seaham Rd, Clarence Town Rd and Chichester Dam Rd to Wangat Rd in Upper Karuah River.
From the likes of Penfolds and Jacobs Creek, the Barossa Valley is home to 80 cellar doors and is known for its opulence and charm. From heritage listed buildings to endless scenery, the Barossa Valley knows how to look after their visitors.
Recommended car: The drive from Adelaide to the Barossa Valley is just over an hour. Book a luxury car and treat yourself to a stunning drive and gorgeous stay.
Useful tips: The Adelaide Hills are a great place to explore in your rental car. Make sure to check them out on your way through.
Getting there: Take A2, National Highway A1, National Highway M20 and National Highway A20 to Gomersal Rd. Follow Gomersal Rd to Barossa Valley Way/B19 in Tanunda.
Just under an hour away from Melbourne's CBD is the Yarra Valley. Similar to the city (without the crowds), the Yarra Valley is filled with culture and culinary delights, not to mention the star of the show, the world-class wine.
Recommended car: Rent a convertible and enjoy the drive to the Yarra Valley as well as in and around the area.
Useful tips: Plan your trip itinerary before you head to the Yarra Valley, locations aren’t as close by compared to other valley's, where a plan will help your stay remain hassle-free.
Getting there: Follow M3 to Ringwood Bypass/State Route 62. Take the exit for Ringwood Bypass from M3.