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We will deliver the car to you at your accommodation, with all paperwork completed in advance to enable a contactless pick-up (subject to availability).

BAY OF ISLANDS

Hi we were visiting Taupo from Ireland. The guys in RAD Taupo were amazing ! From info on local activities -going out of their way to check times and availability. They were friendly and genuine in their desire to help us enjoy our time with our family .

I’d recommend them to anyone visiting Taupo.  Thanks again guys ..it’s the little things that matter! 

Janette B

Thank you for your lovely service.  Our wee rent was just what we needed. Will definitely use you next time. Xxx

Hi RaD, I just wanted to say thank you for making everything so easy with hiring the car. The car went well and is very economical. I will be recomending you guys to people who need to hire cars. Thanks again have a great day. Becks

 

Car Hire Opua

At RaD Car Hire Bay of Islands, we're here to make your Opua car rental as easy as possible.

RaD Owner-operator Wayne Fleet is an experience international yachtsman and he has won international titles in his 18 footer Farr-designed Miss UEB. Wayne runs the business with his wife Robin and he has many years of experience in this industry. Wayne moved with the family from Auckland to the Bay of Islands a long time ago and they have an excellent knowledge of the area.

We are based in Opua which is a peaceful sea town and the first international recreational port and marina destination for yachties. Our vehicle pick up point is at the Opua Marina Carpark in front of the Marina Office. Just step off your boat and jump in the car!

Opua Marina offers a full range of marine facilities for boaties such as a Café, Laundry, Cruising Club, Marine Chandlery, General Store, Sailmakers, Engineers and others.

Opua offers a cycleway along the railway lines heading towards Kawakawa. You can take the car ferry to Russell, just a ten minutes ride across the water to Okiato New Zealand’s first capital and then drive into the lovely and quiet township of Russell along picturesque roads. From Opua it is only a 5 min drive to Paihia, so you if you would prefer to pick up a rental car in Paihia, we can arrange that for you instead!

Opua Marina filled with boats in the Bay of Islands near RaD Car Hire's depot

Opua Marina, Bay of Islands, photo credit: NZ Herald