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Car Hire from Mount Gambier Airport

Car Hire at Mount Gambier Airport

This information is correct as of December 2015

Explore the Limestone Coast at your leisure with car hire at Mount Gambier Airport. A car is essential for getting out and discovering the region's gorgeous beaches, quaint towns and celebrated wineries.

Where to hire a car at Mount Gambier Airport

Avis, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty all have desks at Mount Gambier Airport.

Petrol stations near Mount Gambier Airport

If you select a 'full to full' car rental agreement you will need to hand your car back with a full tank.
There's a Shell garage just off the Riddoch Highway in Mount Gambier, about ten minutes' drive to the south of the airport.

Driving around Mount Gambier Airport

Traffic in Australia drives on the left-hand side of the road, just like in the UK. The Riddoch Highway (Keith to Cape Northumberland) passes the airport. The Limestone Coast is a very rural area. Although most people get around by car you're unlikely to encounter many traffic jams between the airport and your accommodation.

Getting to your destination

If you're flying into Mount Gambier Airport it's likely that you'll be staying in or around one of the following destinations.

Mount Gambier

The perfect base for exploring the Limestone Coast, Mount Gambier is mainly a service town with a good range of shops, restaurants and hotels. Explore the network of limestone caves underneath the town, or spend a day at the beautiful Blue Lake.
It takes just over ten minutes to drive into downtown Mount Gambier from the airport. Bus and taxi services in the area are limited. Although it's easy to get around the town on foot, it's a good idea to hire a car if you want to go a little further afield.


This friendly little town is bang-smack in the middle of the Coonawarra Wine Region. Great golfing, intriguing limestone caves, and excellent gastronomy have made this town a popular stopping point for people visiting the Limestone Coast.
It takes about half an hour to drive to Penola from Mount Gambier Airport. It's easy to drive in Penola, and finding a parking space is no problem. Due to the rural nature of the area, most of the accommodation in Penola (and the wider Coonawarra wine region) has car parking facilities.


Beautiful beaches and great restaurants have made this pretty port-town a popular weekend break destination for the citizens of Melbourne and Adelaide . Book early and expect car park congestion if you're visiting over Christmas or Easter.
It takes about 90 minutes to drive to Robe from Mount Gambier Airport. Most of the hotels in Robe have private parking facilities. There are also plenty of parking lots, both paid and free, throughout the town. They can get busy during the summer high season (December to February) and over the Easter holidays (usually March or April).

Prices subject to change

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