Car Rental Taupō

Rent a Car from Taupō Airport

Welcome to RaD Car Hire Taupō, in the heart of Aotearoa on New Zealand’s North Island. We pride ourselves on offering top-level service at an affordable price.

Our Taupō rental cars are waiting for you to explore the remarkable natural wonders and attractions that Taupō has to offer.

Make Taupō the hub of your holiday - you can enjoy some great adventures! Taupō is home to breathtaking landscapes, from snowy ski fields and ancient forests to crystalline rivers and refreshing hot springs.

Short-term car hire or long-term car rental, your Taupo car rental hosts, Leanne and Shane, are here to help with excellent service and tips for your visit to this fantastic area.

Where to Find Us: Pick Up or Drop Off Your Car at Taupo Airport

Taupō airport is located 8km south of the town centre next to New Zealand's largest lake, Lake Taupō. Flights in and out of the airport are operated by Air New Zealand and Sounds Air. Air New Zealand operates flights daily from Auckland to Taupō return. Sounds Air operates flights daily from Taupō to Wellington return.

Hiring a rental car from RaD Car Hire Taupō is a convenient and quick way to start your visit to Lake Taupō. We are located in the arrivals hall opposite the arrivals door at the Taupō Airport terminal, where a RaD Car Hire representative will meet you for a quick and easy introduction to your rental car.

With an E-signing agreement beforehand, you can pick up the keys while waiting for your bags so you have more time to enjoy the Taupō region.

Contact reservations for further assistance and to discuss our pick-up service policies.

Taupo price example "from $53 per day" is based on a 3-week booking period during non-peak days in 2024.

Our Range of Hire Cars

When customers hire rental cars in Taupō from RaD, they have access to a great selection of quality, late-model car rentals

Choose from economy hatchbacks and sedans, 4WDs, and luxury SUVs. Browse our range of minivans and people movers for sports clubs, schools, and group outings. We also have vehicles with towbars, and if you need bike racks, we can help and add ski racks for the winter season.

All late-model rental cars come with an Aux cable, USB charger, AA breakdown service, and unlimited KMs.

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Things to do in Taupō

Taupō is an amazing region on the North Island of New Zealand with an abundance of spectacular sights. The number one must-see is the sparkling Lake Taupo- the second largest lake by surface area in Oceania.

Pump up the adrenaline and go jet boating through exhilarating rapids and the Huka Falls, or Bungy jump 47 metres above the Waikato River.

Enjoy some of the many local artists or walk around the town to enjoy the Art Graffiato which that are done on the walls Labour weekend

Head to the Whakapapa ski area - one of the largest ski areas in NZ. Go hiking at the Tongariro Crossing in Tongariro National Park, see the glowworms at the Waitomo Caves, or visit Middle Earth on a Hobbiton Tour.

Or, jump in your rental to relax and unwind in some of the best healing geothermal pools New Zealand has to offer.

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