Picton Ferry Car Rental

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Welcome to the vibrant Marlborough Sounds on the South Island of New Zealand! Picton is a picturesque seaside town on the edge of Queen Charlotte Sound, which accounts for 150km of New Zealand’s coastline. Explore the breathtaking scenery with a Picton car rental from RaD Car Hire. Grab a deal today and get on the road in a spacious and modern Picton car hire at an budget-friendly price.

Why Hire a RaD Rental Car in Picton?

At RaD Car Hire in Picton, we want you to have the best rental experience possible. Our premium range of late-model vehicles for hire in Picton offers various choices to suit your budget and travel needs.

If you’re here on a business trip, get to your meetings on time in one of our economy hatchbacks or compact SUVs. Looking for rental cars in Picton with more room? Everyone gets a comfortable seat in our 8-seater MPVs, 12-seat minibuses and cargo vans. Carry more equipment with a 4WD double-cab ute with a tow bar and bike rack.

We offer a hassle-free online booking process for car rental in Picton, New Zealand. First, enter your required rental period, then choose one of our available Picton rental cars to suit your budget and travel requirements. Rent a car in Picton from RaD, and the price includes GST, unlimited kilometres, and full standard insurance. Now you’re set to travel around the incredible South Island to uncover its hidden gems and create a memorable experience to last a lifetime.

Pick-Up and Drop-Off Service

When you book your Picton car rental online, you can indicate if you’d like us to collect you from the Picton Ferry. We pick up from the Bluebridge Ferry Terminal or the Interislander Ferry Terminal building. Alternatively, advise our friendly team via New Zealand phone - 03 573 7787. We offer this Picton ferry pick-up service free of charge with any RaD hire car booking. If you’re running late and won’t arrive at the Picton Ferry terminal at the allocated time, contact the Picton office so we can make alternate arrangements for you to collect your vehicle.

Our Ferry Terminal Location

You can rely on RaD for car rentals at the Picton Ferry Terminal. Our office is conveniently located at the Interislander Ferry Terminal. Situated on the outskirts of Picton CBD, the Picton Ferry Terminal meets all incoming Cook Strait ferry sailings, serving as the connection point for people travelling between the two main islands of New Zealand.

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Attractions and Things to Do in Picton

Queen Charlotte Track

The Queen Charlotte Track is the most popular walk within the expansive Marlborough Sounds region. This multi-day walking and mountain biking trail boasts 70km of lush forest, incredible wildlife, and spectacular scenery. Along the Queen Charlotte Track, you can spot numerous bays, coves, and pristine beaches that invite you to take a refreshing swim or engage in water sports like kayaking and paddleboarding. You can also find various accommodation options, such as campsites, lodges and resorts.

Floating Maritime Museum

The Edwin Fox Museum is an old merchant sailing ship that once transported immigrants to New Zealand and Australia. The Edwin Fox was retired around 1950 and preserved as a museum piece.

EcoWorld Aquarium

Meet the locals at EcoWorld Picton Aquarium & Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. See colourful creatures such as New Zealand pot-bellied seahorses, giant squid, and Little Blue Penguins.

Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary

Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary is home to some of New Zealand’s most unique birdlife. Walking tracks around the nature reserve allow visitors to enjoy bird song, native bush, and fantastic views.

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