Victoria, Australia Car Hire

Discover Car Rental in Victoria

Victoria is fast becoming one of the most popular states in Australia for holiday makers. Diverse and full of beauty, choose from world-class wineries to natural springs, coastal villages and alpine towns. Victoria is a self-drive destination full of endless roads waiting to be discovered. You can collect your hire car from Tullamarine Airport, or the smaller Avalon Airport (popular with low-cost airlines). Need a car from Melbourne city? No problem, we have convenient downtown locations. If you are looking to collect outside of Melbourne locations you can collect from: Albury/Wodonga, Mildura, Geelong, Bendigo, Ballarat and more.

Take a drive out to Phillip Island to see penguins in their natural habitat, taste some delicious wine in the Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula regions, hit the slopes in Mt. Buller, Mount Hotham or Mount Baw Baw, shop to your heart's content at Chadstone Shopping Centre and truly immerse yourself in all that Victoria has to offer. Be sure to check out our Australia Driving Tips for everything you need and catch a great deal by visiting our Australia Car Hire Deals page!

Frequently Asked Questions About Hiring a Car in Victoria

Most suppliers will allow you to take your hire car to the snow in Victoria as long as the car is equipped with winter tyres or fitted with snow chains. You will need to check with the supplier prior to picking up your rental car as there is an additional cost for this.

You must be at least 20 years old to rent a car in Victoria, although the age may vary by supplier and/or car category.

By law, you must slow down to 40km/h when passing a stationary or slow-moving emergency services vehicle when they either have their lights flashing or siren on. If you would like any further information the official VicRoads website goes into more depth.

Experience Victoria

The 12 Appostles, Victoria Victoria

Victoria has 12 distinct regions which make up this exciting state. Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula is full of fine food and wine, historic seaside villages and breathtaking natural beauty and is only a stone's throw from away from Melbourne. The Great Ocean Road is one the world’s most scenic coastal drives and the 12 Apostles should not be missed. Invigorate the body and mind, and reignite your imagination amid the spectacular forests, natural mineral waters and historic villages of Daylesford and Macedon Ranges. Ballarat and The Goldfields are full of history from gold panning and the Eureka Stockade to art galleries and wineries. The Yarra Valley has some of Australia’s finest wine, while wandering the Dandenong Ranges find hidden villages, arts and craft stores and extensive walking trails. Go surfing on Phillip Island or meander with the penguins at the Phillip Island Nature Park.

Inhale fresh air in the Grampians where the scenery is lush and the local wildlife is lively or get the adrenaline pumping in the rugged but calming surrounds. The High Country is home to Victoria’s alpine resorts and a wide range of breathtaking adventure activities. Melbourne is truly a multicultural city packed with food, wine, sports and arts. Enjoy a meal along the Yarra River in Southbank, take a dip at the St. Kilda Baths, and enjoy a beverage at one of many bars in Carlton. Splash around on sandy river beaches, wander through towering red gum forests, or take a cruise downriver on a paddle steamer or canoe on the Murray River while on the Mornington Peninsula you combine European coastal living with Australian charm. In Gippsland, swim at pristine beaches, lakes and mountains dotted with gourmet waterfront villages. Wherever you chose for your next Victorian escape DriveAway has you covered. Use our online booking engine or contact us today to book!

Cities (To and From) Distance ( Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Melbourne to Sydney 900 9
Melbourne to Phillip Island 150 2
Melbourne to Mt Buller 250 3

Top Locations in Victoria

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