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Ballina Car Hire (NSW)


2/210 Southern Cross Drive
NSW 2478

02 6686 7955

Conveniently located in Ballina

Do you love white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and beautiful scenic drives? Then you will absolutely love a trip to Ballina, just south of the infamous hippy town of Byron Bay.

Thrifty Ballina is located conveniently on the main road to and from Ballina Byron Gateway Airport and stocks some great cars for holiday cruising like the Toyota Corolla, Hyundai i30 and Mitsubishi Outlander.

We've also got the goods for local tradies with a bustling commercial fleet that includes 4WDs, utes, trucks and buses. Whether you are moving house or need a car to explore the magnificent coastline, come and visit our friendly staff at Thrifty Car Rental Ballina and let us help you find a vehicle to suit your needs.

Optional extras available at Ballina Car Hire

Our optional extras are specifically designed to make your holiday of the Ballina/Byron Bay region a breeze, with a Tom Tom GPS unit for seamless navigation, optional baby or child booster seats, as well as a prepaid fuel option for those busy corporate cruisers on the go. See our full range of optional extras here.

Opening hours for early rises

With so much natural beauty to see in and around Ballina, why wait? We will get you in your hire car from 8:00am to 5:00pm weekdays and 8:00 to 12:00pm on the weekends.

Things to see and do in Ballina

Ballina is all about the beach, so it's no surprise that most of the activities available are water bound. Enjoy some time kayaking around Ballina Island, or simply spend the day in the surf - but don't forget to slip, slop, slap!

A must whilst in Ballina is joining one of the whale watching boats where you might just be lucky enough to see one of the migrating whales (usually from June to November). Alternatively drive to one of the popular vantage points for whale watching in the Ballina/Byron Bay area, such as the Ballina North Wall, Ballina Lighthouse Hill car park, Angels Beach viewing platform, Flat Rock viewing platform, Skennar's Head, Boulders Beach headland or Rocky Point.

Love animals? Then stop by the Australian Seabird Rescue Wildlifelink Sanctuary and Sea Turtle Hospital (ASR) where you can get a personalised tour and learn more about the truly inspiring animal protection activities that are being run in the area.

And of course, if you've got a bit of time up your sleeve, a cruise 30 minutes north along the coast to Byron Bay is a must, where the relaxed locals and hippy vibe is sure to help you get your holiday groove on. Or why not even drive up to the Sunshine Coast! If you need any more inspiration check out Thrifty Travel Ideas.

Want to kick off your beach holiday today? Check out our great range of hire cars

Find out about our Sydney City car rental location and the other car hire locations around Sydney as well as our Regional NSW car hire locations, that Thrifty has to offer.