Ayers Rock Resort
Hiring a car is a great way to explore Central Australia on your own schedule. All major national car hire companies operate out of Alice Springs. Avis, Hertz and Thrifty car rentals are also available at Ayers Rock Resort. You can choose from a range of vehicles including 4WD and standard Sedan options. Pre-booking of hire cars is recommended.
Flying into Alice Springs and hiring a car to drive to Ayers Rock Resort is a great option for families and groups of friends, and is often more affordable. Alice Springs to Ayers Rock Resort is 450km, approximately 4.5 hours drive on sealed roads. There is also the option of driving via Kings Canyon, with is 306km (3.5 hour drive) from Ayers Rock Resort.
When hiring a car at Ayers Rock Airport or Ayers Rock Resort, you have a choice of 3 car hire operators, with starting prices as follows:
Hertz - from as little as $105 per day* for a minimum 2 days car hire
Thrifty - from as little as $90 per day* for a minimum 2 days car hire
Avis - from as little as $124 per day* for a minimum 2 days car hire
*Subject to pick up location and based on rentals during off peak season for rentals before 31 March 2012
For pricing and other information for the above 3 car hire operators, please view the PDF files below:
Car Hire Rates & Information - Valid 1 April 2013 - 31 March 2014
Car Hire Rate Sheet (PDF)
Avis Car Hire Fact Sheet (PDF)