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Compare Great Deals on Rental Cars in Rotorua


The North Island town of Rotorua is renowned for its geothermal activity and Maori culture. For a great price on a local rental car, search and compare with VroomVroomVroom.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Rotorua

Vehicle ClassesEconomy, Compact, Van, SUV, Recreational
Number of Depots1
Car Rental BrandsHertz

Rotorua Airport Collection

If you’re arriving in Rotorua by plane, make life even easier by collecting your car directly from Rotorua Airport (ROT) where we compare prices from four rental brands, helping you to secure great rates on a wide range of vehicles.

Car Rental Depot in Rotorua

We compare rates from this local depot for rental cars right out of Rotorua:

Hertz logo1233 Amohau Street, Rotorua 3010
7:30am - 5:00pm weekdays.
8:00am - 11:00am Saturday.
Closed Sunday.

Frequently Asked Questions for Rotorua Car Rental

How much does it cost to hire a car in Rotorua?

Prices vary depending on vehicle type, availability, and booking duration. To check current rental rates in Rotorua, use our price comparison tool.

Where can I get a rental car in Rotorua?

You may book a hire car from the Hertz depot at Amohau Street.

Our Guide to Visiting Rotorua

Rotorua is known for its numerous sparkling lakes, exotic forests, and fascinating Maori culture. Here are some of our favourite experiences in and around Rotorua:

Attractions | Accommodation | Restaurants


River Rats Raft And Kayak

Address: 837 Te Ngae Road, Ōwhata, Rotorua 3074

River Rats Raft and Kayak in Rotorua

Whether you are a newbie or a professional, River Rats Raft and Kayak has the perfect rafting and kayaking activity for you! From a gentle raft trip to an extreme raft adventure, you will definitely get the thrill that you are seeking for. If kayaking is your thing, you can paddle across scenic Lake Rotoiti to reach the Manupirua Springs Hot Pools on Lake Rotoiti. This summer, you can try the evening kayaking which includes a BBQ picnic, thermal swim, and a tour to the glow worm cave.

Polynesian Spa

Address: 1000 Hinemoa Street, Rotorua 3010

Imagine lakeside views, breathtaking sunsets, and warm mineral pool. You can experience total relaxation and pampering at the Polynesian Spa, which is one of the oldest international spas in NZ. The award-winning spa features different mineral pools that are suited for individuals, couples, & families. It also offers spa therapies that will leave you feeling brand new.

Agroventures Adventure Park

Address: 1335 Paradise Valley Road, Ngongotahā, Rotorua 3040

If you're looking for the ultimate adventure, then make sure you try all the adrenaline-pumping activities at Agroventures! You can find the world's ONLY Shweeb here, which is a human powered monorail racetrack. Aside from that cool ride, you can also try the Swoop super swing and experience how's it like being Spiderman for a day or fly like Superman by trying out the Freefall Xtreme. Not to mention the Bungy and Agrojet, all a must-do if you're an adrenaline junkie or seeking to get out of your comfort zone.


ASURE Palm Court Rotorua Motel

Address: 288 Fenton Street, Glenholme, Rotorua 3010

ASURE Palm Court Rotorua MotelWhether you are on a family holiday or a business traveller, ASURE's 17 self-contained units, which include one and two bedroom units with spa pools, studio units (also with a spa pool) and a fully furnished townhouse off-site) are well-equipped for your Rotorua accommodation needs.

Regent of Rotorua

Address: 1191 Pukaki Street, Rotorua 3010

Ranked #1 of 94 hotels in the city and the newest, stylishly elegant and classy boutique hotel that has you in awe the moment you step through its doors. Not just a clean, hospitable environment, this hotel offers and experience of pure luxury with its designer furniture, custom beds, luxury linens and robes, monsoon rain showers & soaker baths, spa area, thermal pool, mini gym, concierge service, 24hr reception and valet parking. You will feel like royalty!

Rock Solid Backpackers

Address: 1140 Hinemoa Street, Rotorua 3010

Located in the heart of downtown area, this hostel is b old, bright, spacious with a rock climbing wall that runs the full height of the building all adds to the delight of those who stay here. They offer free unlimited WiFi, pool table, XBox and table tennis which makes for a great opportunity to meet those from around the world.


Mokoia Restaurant

Address: 77 Robinson Avenue, Holdens Bay, Rotorua 3012

This restaurant offers a delicious fine dining experience with a spectacular view. Their award-winning menu ensures a top quality experience with superior service and a lodge-like cosy, warm atmosphere.

Le Cafe de Paris

Address: 1206 Hinemoa Street, Rotorua 3010

Experience a little piece of France in the middle of the city. This cute little french cafe offers an exquisite service and atmosphere. It is the perfect place for brunch or a coffee break from all the excitement of the wonderful attractions.

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Must-See Annual Events in Rotorua

Rotorua Bike Festival

This event is usually held in October every year. Bike enthusiasts can check out 10,000 wheels in over 10 days!

Crankworx Mountain Bike Festival held every March each year

This global event is the defining celebration of world class mountain biking. It's the first event in a series, with the second in Les Gets, France and the final in its home of Whistler Canada. The Rotorua event is held at the Skyline Gravity Park and Whakarewarewa Forest trail network. There's a Kidsworx programme included.

Rotorua Marathon

The Rotorua Marathon is known as 'The People's Marathon'. Held in a perfect setting at late April each year, with distances to suit almost everyone, and lots of opportunities for indulgence after the race.

Targa Rally Rotorua

This Motorsport action is held in May each year for over two days in and around Rotorua.

Happy Customer Reviews for Rotorua Car Hire
Rating: 5 / 5 based on 14 reviews
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Romano S.
    Date: 12 Apr 2021
    Feedback: Very happy and friendly staff. Even upgraded our car without extra charge.
    Rating: 5/5 😀
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Karen R.
    Date: 14 Feb 2021
    Feedback: Excellent service. Great to pick up keys and car at airport. My husband needs a wheel chair so it is great we don’t have to go far to get the car and return. The price is very good too. Thanks
    Rating: 5/5 😀
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Kelly S.
    Date: 24 Dec 2017
    Feedback: Easy to follow and understand.
    Rating: 5/5 😀
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: ange L.
    Date: 12 Aug 2017
    Feedback: Great
    Rating: 5/5 😀
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Anders L.
    Date: 28 Oct 2014
    Feedback: Speedy and helpful. Thanks….
    Rating: 5/5 😀