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Greymouth

Situated against the Grey River in New Zealand’s South Island, the town of Greymouth is a historical place, teeming with heritage and neighboured by bushland. For a great price on local rental cars, search and compare with VroomVroomVroom.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Greymouth

Vehicle ClassesEconomy, Compact, Intermediate, Fullsize, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV
Number of Depots3
Car Rental BrandsAvis, Budget, Hertz

Car Rental Depots in Greymouth

We compare rates offered by the following local rental brands:

Avis logo

Greymouth Railway Station, MacKay Street, Greymouth 7805
10:00am - 4:00pm daily.

Budget logo

Greymouth Railway Station, MacKay Street, Greymouth 7805
8:00am - 4:30pm daily.

Hertz logo

Greymouth Railway Station, 164 MacKay Street, Greymouth 7805
8:00am - 4:00pm weekdays.
11:00am - 2:00pm Saturday.
10:00am - 3:00pm Sunday.

Frequently Asked Questions for Greymouth Car Hire

What is the highest-rated rental car in Greymouth?

The highest-rated rental car in Greymouth is Toyota Corolla Sedan or similar based on recent ratings by our customers.

What is the highest-rated car hire provider in Greymouth?

Budget is the highest-rated car hire provider in Greymouth based on recent ratings by our customers.

Our Guide to Visiting Greymouth

Located on the west coast of the South Island of New Zealand, Greymouth is the largest town in the region and a great place to hire a car and start your driving holiday. Here are some of our favourite experiences in and around Greymouth:



Attractions

On Yer Bike! - 4WD Bike Adventures

woman riding a 4WD bike

Have you ever wondered what the heart of the rainforest looks like, off the beaten track? On Yer Bike Adventures has spent 20 years creating off-road paradise through their privately owned native rainforest. They have carved trails through their forest, carefully retaining the natural character of the area, where you will see huge trees, gorgeous views of the river valley, ferns and mosses that line the tracks. No need to worry about keeping clean as they'll supply boots and protective clothing to keep you dry.
The adventures are on demand, 7 days, and the vehicle fleet includes quads, 1, 2 and 4-seater buggies, kid's quads and the mighty Hagglund.

Kiwi Rail TranzAlpine Scenic Journey

Address: Troup Drive, Addington, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand

One of the world's most famous train journeys takes you on a spectacular route from Greymouth to Christchurch, past Punakaiki Pancake rocks, wild rivers, glaciers, a thick native forest, alongside the chiseled alpine landscape of the Southern Alps, deep into the gorge sides of the Waimakariri River and along the plains of the Canterbury farmlands.

A 10-minute drive south of Greymouth you'll discover a recreated gold rush town based on the 19th century settlement that once existed on the West Coast. Dedicated to preserving the town's unique history, Shantytown provides lots of attractions including the Kaitangata, a restored engine which takes you to your very own gold panning experience (where you get to keep your winnings) and back to the pub where you can finish off with a cold one. Cheers!

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Accommodation

Coleraine Motel

Address: 61 High St, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand

Ranked #1 of the 20 hotels in Greymouth, this clean and modern accommodation offers quality at an affordable price. With MySKy, free Wi-Fi and luxury spa baths, its central location makes it a great base while you explore the region of Greymouth.

Global Village Backpackers

Address: 54 Cowper St, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand

Apart from the obvious comfortable, clean, modern facilities and rooms, this backpacker accommodation provides a quality experience that takes you to all sorts of exotic, fascinating places with its exciting and subtle collection of international artworks that fill this lively hostel.

Jackson's Retreat Campground

Address: 4464 Otira Highway, Jacksons 7832

If you are in a camper, or have a tent packed away in the boot of your rental car, try this unique spot on State Highway 73, 45 minutes from Greymouth. It is strategically positioned between Christchurch, the West Coast, and the glacier country. You can view the famous Tranz Alpine Express passing, explore the region by bike, or fish in nearby lakes.

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Restaurants & Bars

Monteiths

Address: 60 Herbert St, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand

Not only a great place to eat, but also a great place to drink some of the finest brewed beer in the country, Monteiths is a leader in New Zealand's craft beer market. This bar and restaurant offers a unique experience where the menu is tailored to the variety of drinks provided.

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Happy Customer Reviews for Greymouth Car Hire
Rating: 4.8 / 5 based on 63 reviews
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    Feedback: Easy to book and great prices
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