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    Car Rental Blenheim

    Car Rental BlenheimHiring a car in Blenheim is a perfect solution for those looking to experience all that Blenheim has to offer. Blenheim is situated in the heart of wine-growing territory in Marlborough. Mountains surround the areas which keeps the area quite warm year around. Blenheim has a delightful mix of restaurants, wineries, bars, and beautiful walkways along the Taylor River Reserve. Whether you're planning a romantic picnic lunch or you're inspired to take a sunset drive along the unforgettable coast of New Zealand, a car hire in Blenheim is the best way to explore the Marlborough county.

    One must-see Blenheim attraction is the Omaka Aviation Heritage Center. There's lots of interesting history inside of the Heritage Center, and you'll want to spend plenty of time here. Another great attraction that you will not want to miss is Seymour Square. Have your camera ready because the scenery here is awesome, and there's plenty that you'll want to do. For a great day out, visit the Pollard Park, one of Blenheim's most popular parks. The Clos Henri Vineyard is also an attraction that you should explore. The tiny church accompanying the vineyard is also a special treat.

    The Marlborough Farmers Market is also a delightful attraction, and you're sure to snag some of the most delicious produce you've ever tasted. When it is time to eat you won't go hungry with all of the delicious restaurants that you can experience in and around Blenheim. A particular favourite of many tourists is the Hans Herzog Estate Restaurant. At this restaurant you can enjoy European specialties cooked to perfect, all inside of a cool and comfy environment that will exceed your needs. There is nothing that you cannot do when you have a Blenheim car hire at your side!

    Convenient Locations in Blenheim

    Auto Europe offers pick-up and drop-off locations throughout Blenheim. We work with top suppliers including Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty at our airport, rail, city and downtown locations. Find the ideal vehicle for your travel at one of these convenient locations by comparing rates in our booking engine and we encourage you to inquire about our fantastic rates on one-way car hires that allow you to pick-up in one location and drop-off in another location in Blenheim or throughout New Zealand.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Hiring a Car in Blenheim


    Do I need to get an International Driver's Permit (IDP) to drive in New Zealand?

    Auto Europe recommends an IDP for all international travellers. When driving without an IDP, there's a risk that local police officers may issue you a ticket - if you happen to be stopped.

    When is the best time during the year to visit Blenheim?

    February is a great time to visit Blenheim as it is still summer where the weather is more reliable but less busy due to school holidays finishing. However, no matter what time you visit Blenheim is beautiful all year round.

    Does it snow in Blenheim?

    Depending on the weather Blenheim in New Zealand may see snow a few times a year. However, to see mountains of snow head further south which makes for the perfect scenic drive!

    To view more, visit our FAQs page.

    Useful Distances and Day Trip Ideas in Blenheim

    • Blenheim to Picton (29.4km approx 26 mins)
    • Blenheim to Nelson (121km approx 1hr 40 mins)
    • Blenheim to Hanmer Springs (259km approx 3hrs 37 mins)
    • Blenheim to Christchurch (309km approx 4hrs 11 mins)