Northern Territory Car Hire

Discover Car Rental in The Northern Territory

You're definitely spoilt for choice in the Northern Territory. From wandering the tropical beaches and rugged coastlines of Top End, to the ancient icons of the Red Centre - this unique and diverse part of Australia is truly spectacular. Why not make the most of your trip to the heart of Australia with your very own car hire. Experience the freedom of travelling at your own pace, to iconic attractions and hidden locations. Immerse yourself in true outback Australia with rich sunsets, cultural sites and pure serenity. If you're arriving at the airports of Darwin, Alice Springs or Uluru, DriveAway can organise car hire collection at the terminal for your convenience. Alternatively, you can collect vehicles in other cities such as Katherine and Tennant Creek.

If you would like to book car hire in the Northern Territory, simply enter your dates and locations in the easy to use booking engine above, or contact DriveAway on 1300 363 500 to speak to one of our friendly reservations staff who are happy to answer any questions you may have. We look forward to helping you book your self-drive adventure in the Northern Territory today!

Frequently Asked Questions About Hiring a Car in the Northern Territory

Yes! DriveAway offers great rates on one-way car rentals in the Northern Territory. Use our booking engine to request a free quote and check multiple drop-off locations to find the best rate for your travel plans.

You must be at least 20 years old to hire a car in the Northern Territory however, the age may vary by car category. Some suppliers have a maximum age limit of 75 years and a young driver surcharge so please be aware of the terms and conditions.

Of course! DriveAway is proud to offer a variety of different hire options including a ute or 4WD.

Experience the Northern Territory

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If you love the great outdoors, and yearn for a sense of adventure, your spirit will feel right at home in the Northern Territory. The dramatic landscapes in the region, diverse wildlife and ancient heritage are waiting be explored from behind the steering wheel of your own hire car. Imagine a backdrop of vast red deserts, hidden waterholes and remote outback stations to plunging gorges, rocky formations and sparkling white beaches as you drive. The rich cultural heritage in Australia comes alive in the Northern Territory amongst the ancient rock-art sites, countless Dreamtime stories, and the sense of timeless Indigenous culture and legacy which has existed for thousands of years.

Soak up the tropical night air, the sunset and the aromas of foods from international cultures while browsing the stalls at the Mindil Beach Sunset Markets in Darwin. Experience the spectacular ecosystem of Kakadu National Park, with opportunities to cruise along billabongs bursting with native wildlife, examine rock paintings thousands of years old and swim in pools at the foot of gushing waterfalls. And no matter how many times you've seen it on postcards, nothing will prepare you for the sheer size of Uluru (Ayers Rock). Watch as the sun sets, illuminating the rock mixed hues of orange, deep reds and finally, charcoal as the sun fades.

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx. km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Darwin to Katherine 320 3.25
Darwin to Alice Springs 1450 16.25
Darwin to Tennant Creek 990 10.5
Alice Springs to Uluru 465 6
Alice Springs to Tennant Creek 510 5.75

Top Locations in the Northern Territory

DriveAway are the self-drive specialists. Choose from one of our car hire locations in the Northern Territory below. If you can't see your desired location search our booking engine above for many more locations.