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Hertz Central Australia

Alice Springs and Surrounds Scenic Drives

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With more than 25 years experience in providing tourists and corporate traveller's with the highest quality of service and vehicles Hertz Northern Territory has an excellent reputation that is second to none.

Established in Alice Springs in 1981 Hertz NT is a locally owned business and has grown to be one of Hertz Australia’s largest licensee.
Hertz CA has 2 branches in Alice Springs, (subject to availability) with a total of 4 locations and a large selection of air-conditioned, latest model Sedan and 4WDs to suit your Northern Territory road adventure.

So pack a bag and grab a map because with our daily specials and competitive rates there's nothing stopping you from seeing the Territory the way its meant to be seen..... by road.

Starting in Alice Springs, the Red Centre Way is a popular adventure drive through Central Australia taking in many of the area’s well-known destinations such as the West MacDonnell Ranges, Watarrka National Park (Kings Canyon) and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

This drive travels through the beautiful and varied desert landscape where sightings of wild camels and brumbies are common.

The Mereenie Loop Road section of the Red Centre Way is 160 km of gravel from Namatjira Drive turnoff to Kings Canyon and is 4WD recommended. Please note that you must register your travel on this road, and organise a permit, through the Central Lands Council office in town.


Please note that the minimum age of drivers is 21


Vehicle rates include:
Unlimited kilometres, additional drivers, damage cover for the Hertz vehicle and Third Party Property (subject to an excess which can be reduced through additional insurance options), location fee, vehicle registration recovery fee, administration fee recovery and GST.

Additional charges- Daily rates DO NOT include:
Damage recovery fee, single vehicle accident fee, one way rental fee (if applicable), optional extras and incident charges, tyre and windscreen cover, cancellation fees.

Any additional extras including insurances, one way fees, young driver surcharges and/ or child seats will incur an additional Airport surcharge of 24% if picking the vehicle up from Alice Springs Airport, Ayers Rock Airport or Darwin Airport.

Drivers 21 to 24 yrs: $16.50 per day, per driver (capped at $115.50 per driver). Please note that 4WD vehicles are NOT available for drivers under 25 years of age.

Booster seat: $16.50 per day (additional surcharges apply if picking vehicle up from the airport)
Baby seat: $16.50 per day (additional surcharges apply if picking vehicle up from the airport)
One way vehicle hire between Alice Springs, Uluru, Darwin:
1 – 3 Days: $385.00
4 Days Or More: $110.00
One way to Adelaide: No drop off fee applies between October and March.

Map & Directions

8 Kidman Street, Alice Springs


A short 15min walk from the Centre of town, Hertz Alice Springs is located at 8 Kidman Street.
Town office hours of operation are: Monday - Friday, 8am - 4pm
Saturday 8.30am - 3pm & Sunday by appointment

Darwin Office - Shop 41, Mitchell Centre/55-59 Mitchell Street, Darwin NT 0800

Town Office hours of operations Mon-Fri 8.00am - 5.00pm Sat-Sun 8.00am - 12.00pm

Cancellation Policy

You will be fully responsible and liable for damages where the vehicle is used;On any road or other surface which is not sealed other than a road under repair or a road notified to you by Hertz unless the Vehicle is a Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Vehicle;

When you rent a vehicle from Hertz you are responsible for returning that vehicle to Hertz in the same condition as it was in at the start of the rental with the exception of fair wear and tear. A vehicle Condition Report is incorporated into the rental agreement or a report labelled ‘Vehicle Condition Report’ handed to you at the counter when you collect your vehicle. This report will identify any pre-existing damage that there may be to your vehicle. We ask that you check the condition of your vehicle when you collect it and if there is any discrepancy between its condition and the Vehicle Condition Report you return to the counter and request that the report be amended or a new report be prepared. This practice has been introduced for the peace and mind of our renters and Hertz.

Please note: Refunds will not be given if vehicle is returned early

Rates are Daily and include Unlimited kms; Damage cover (subject to an excess) Vehicle registration fee; Administration recovery fee 24 hr roadside assistance GST; Additional driver's fee; Premium location fee (airport pick ups)

For comprehensive Hertz Terms & Conditions please go to- Click Here


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