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Picton Car Hire


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Car Rentals Picton
11a Auckland Street
Picton 7220
New Zealand

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Free phone: 0800 888 573
Phone: +64 3 573 7282
Fax: +64 3 573 6219

Open 7 Days a week

8am - 5:30pm

Please note, we are closed on December 25th (Christmas Day) and after 12pm on January 1st.

After Hours

We also offer after hours car hire service. This service is available by prior arrangement, so please contact our office if you are due to collect your vehicle after 5:30pm.

About car hire in Picton

Our Picton car rentals branch is conveniently located near the ferry terminal, so you can start your journey as soon as you arrive.

Rental Cars New Zealand allows customers to take their rental cars on the ferry (we’ll even book the ferry tickets for you!) and encourages travellers to see more of New Zealand with our flexible one-way car hire policy.

Start your South Island holiday from Picton

Picton, New Zealand is the gateway to the South Island for visitors driving down from the North Island. The Wellington to Picton ferries transfer passengers across Cook Strait several times a day.

Located in the picturesque Marlborough Sounds, Picton is the perfect base to explore the famous Marlborough wineries, lose yourself on a hike through the Sounds or just spend a few days enjoying this laid-back small town.

From Picton you can head across to the popular Nelson and Golden Bay region, or head south down the East Coast towards Kaikoura, Christchurch and Dunedin.

How to find us

Directions from the Picton ferry
Walk down Auckland Street from the ferry terminal, towards Picton.  The Rental Cars New Zealand office is on the right, just a few minutes’ walk from the ferry.

Directions from the South
Continue on State Highway 1 from the south, driving into town.  State Highway 1 will turn into Auckland Street as you drive into Picton. Our Picton office is on the left, past the intersection with Dublin Street.