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Tennant Creek Airport car and truck hire

Tennant Creek Airport, NT
Irvine St
Tennant Creek NT 0860
Conveniently located at the Tennant Creek Airport terminal. Just a short 6 minute drive to/from Tennant Creek city centre. 

Car hire at Tennant Creek Airport from Thrifty

  • Be greeted from your flight at our convenient airport terminal desk!
  • 50 years' experience helping customers with car rentals
  • Locally owned and operated business - our team happily provide advise about the area

From zippy cars to get around town, to larger SUVs for exploring, and even commercial vehicles for moving goods, our great range of cars, trucks, utes and vans will have the answer to your car rental needs!

Cars and commercial vehicles for hire

Small and medium cars

Small and medium - ECMR - Toyota Yaris

If you're after a fuel-efficient car that's easy to drive and park, hire a small or medium car like one of our popular Toyota and Mitsubishi models for reliability and economy.

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SUVs and 4WDs

SUV - SWAR - Mitsubishi ASX

If you'd prefer a vehicle with more power, space for your luggage and comfortable interiors, choose an SUV. The Mitsubishi ASX or Toyota Kluger are great for exploring!  

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Trucks, utes and vans

Have a commercial job?We also have a range of commercial vehicles including utes, vans and trucks of different sizes. Standard car licence and auto options available.

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Optional extras to accompany your hire car 

Did you know we also have a variety of optional extras available for hire? If you're travelling with kids, we can supply and install child and baby seats. If you'd like the safety of knowing where you're driving, we also have GPS navigation units available for hire. You can book these extras along with your car hire online or see what's available in store. 

Check out our special deals on car and truck rentals at Tennant Creek Airport

Things to see and do with a rental car in Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek is one of the lesser visited towns in the NT when it comes to tourism but if you're lucky enough to be one of the travellers that gets to visit the area, you'll find plenty of things to see and do. Located in the heart of the outback, it's the NT's fifth largest town and home to beautifully lush surrounds and numerous cattle stations.

A drive to the iconic Karlu Karlu/Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve will have you in awe of the giant boulders and ancient rock formations. Continuing the Outback adventure, be sure to check out the Davenport Ranges and Lake Mary Ann where you can easily spend hours enjoying more of nature's beautiful scenery. Why not pack a picnic and plan a day trip out in your Thrifty car? 

Of course when you're in the NT, you can't forget the wonders of Indigeous art and culture. The Nyinkka Nyunyu Art and Culture Centre is a must visit. Here, you’ll be treated by stunning artworks and a landscaped garden of native plants and bush tucker where you can learn more about the local Indigenous population.

For more road trip ideas in the NT, as well as advice on choosing the best rental car or truck for your hire needs, visit the Thrifty blog!

Tips and advice on driving in the Tennant Creek area

  • Thrifty rental vehicles can only be driven on sealed roads and are not allowed to be driven onto dirt
  • Animal damage that occurs between dusk and dawn outside of town areas is not covered under Thrifty’s Damage Recovery Fees


Interested in hiring a car in elsewhere in the Northern Territory? View the other NT rental locations Thrifty has to offer.

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