Cottesloe Beach, Perth

Perth Domestic Airport Car Rental, WA

Perth, the capital city of Western Australia is one of the most isolated cities in the world. It is 3,301 km, or 2,051 miles from Sydney by air. Offering a wide variety of activities for people of all ages, Perth is the perfect city for a holiday.

Perth WA is an ideal city to consider hiring a rental car in so that you can visit some of the attractions in the outlying areas of the city and unlike in Sydney or Melbourne there are no toll roads to worry about.

Rental Car Hire around Perth

Once you pick up your rental car you are ready to explore everything Perth has to offer. Perth has fabulous weather, so why not head out and enjoy some time on one of the city’s beaches? Popular beaches with both locals and tourists are Scarborough Beach and Cottesloe Beach. Don’t forget to slap on the sunscreen to avoid spending the rest of your holiday looking like a lobster. It is also advised to always “swim between the flags”.

Another great place to head out to in your rental car is Freemantle, just a short drive from the Perth City Centre. Once you have arrived, park your rental car and enjoy a walk around the town, some shopping or simply stop for a coffee and cake and soak up the atmosphere. Popular attractions in Freemantle are the markets, the Maritime Museum and hard rock fans may want to snap a photo of the statue of AC/DC's Bon Scott.

Make the most of your rental car in Perth

Perth, Western Australia is the perfect starting point for some adventures further afield, all of which are easier and more enjoyable with a rental car.

The Margaret River region is just a 3 hour drive from Perth. It is famous for its wine, food and surf beaches. Alternatively, head north in your hire car and explore Australia’s Coral Coast. The Cervantes and Jurien Bay region is only a 2 hour drive from Perth. Here you will find pristine beaches and many opportunities to take part in a variety of marine animal encounters.

A slightly longer trip is inland to see Wave Rock. The nearest town to this geological site is the town of Hyden, 340 km from Perth. While some people choose to do this trip in one day, but given the distance having a rental car gives you the option of staying overnight and exploring further the next day.

Whether you choose to stay within the Perth city centre or are a little bit more adventurous with your travels, returning your car to Perth airport is hassle-free and the perfect way to end your car rental holiday in Perth and Western Australia.

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