COVID-19 ISOLATION: Please advise us if you have recently been in a managed isolation and quarantine facility.

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).


You were incredibly helpful and contributed to us having a pretty easy time while in New Zealand, Thanks RaD!

Hi Greg
I just thought I'd send you a quick note to say how much I loved the new pickup system - it's so much easier than the old one. From landing to being on the road took about ten minutes - brilliant!
Thanks heaps

Thanks for the info much appreciated

When our Australian borders open up to travel to New Zealand I will definitely be hiring my rental car with RaD Car Hire Napier the staff do a great job customer service and support second to none.

Regards - Happy client, Queensland Australia.


Julians Berry Farm – 12 Huna Road, RD1, Whakatane

Enjoy delicious freshly picked, frozen and pick-your-own berries. Bring the kids and check out the mini golf, the animals and enjoy a frozen berry yoghurt ice-cream in the cafe

White Island

White Island Tours – 15 The Strand East, Whakatane

After being fitted with hard hats and gas masks, guides will lead you on an exploration of the crater floor. Experience roaring fumaroles, sparkling sulphur chimneys, bubbling pools of mud and the spectacular main crater vent.


Ohope Beach

Only 6km and over the hill from Whakatane lies Ohope Beach. Popular with surfers and swimmers, it’s a great summer getaway!


Diveworks – Dolphin/Whale Watching, 96 The Strand, Whakatane

Various encounters available to get up close and personal with marine mammals, making an unforgettable experience. See the penguins, dolphins, whales and seals.


Ohope Scenic Reserve

The reserve, a popular walking and running area, is highly valued by the community for its recreational opportunities, and for the outstanding natural and cultural landscape which it provides so close to Whakatane, Ōhope and the coast.