Golden Bay Rental Cars

Rental cars

Pickups and dropoffs from Takaka Airport or from Takaka township

Enjoy freedom to explore Golden Bay

Tour our stunning attractions when it suits you...

Flexible rental periods

From single day to several weeks

Vehicle options

Hatchbacks, stationwagons and van available

Golden Bay Air offers rental cars from Takaka and Takaka Airport so that you can experience Golden Bay at your own pace:

  • World-class Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks
  • Farewell Spit and Wharariki Beach—noted wildlife habitats
  • Crystal-clear Waikoropupu Springs
  • Sparkling golden beaches—ideal for watersports
  • Historic Aorere Valley and goldfields
  • Enchanting limestone landscapes and ancient caves
  • Serene Whanganui Inlet—a unique estuarine environment
  • Over 40 artists’ studios, galleries and museums
  • Funky cafes and restaurants serving local food and wine

Check out our comprehensive list of fantastic Golden Bay and Abel Tasman Activities


Golden Bay Rental Cars Corolla wagon

 Toyota Corolla Wagon

  • Compact Car
  • 1.5l petrol
  • Automatic transmission
  • 5 door stationwagon
  • 5 seats
Golden Bay Rental Cars Corolla hatch

Toyota Corolla Hatch

  • Compact Car
  • 1.8l petrol
  • Automatic transmission
  • 5 door hatchback
  • 5 seats
Golden Bay Rental Cars Granvia van

Toyota Granvia

  • Passenger Van
  • 3.4l diesel
  • Automatic transmission
  • 5 door van
  • 7 seats

Rental Details

  • Vehicles are available for pickup at Takaka Airport for passengers arriving on our scheduled flights. Pickups and dropoffs are available at other locations in Golden Bay and in Nelson on request with an additional fee. Please enquire
  • Vehicles are supplied with a full tank of fuel and must be returned full, or a $15 refill fee is charged plus the fuel cost
  • Insurance is included in the rental rates above, with the following excess maximum deductible for any claim:
  •   For Excess
    Drivers aged over 25 years holding a licence more than 1 year: $1,000
    Drivers aged over 25 years holding a licence less than 1 year: $1,500
    Drivers aged 21 to 25 years: $1,500
    Drivers aged under 21 years: $2,000
    Tyre Damage: Nil
    Windscreen and Window Glass: Nil

Rates and Bookings

  Daily Rate Overage
Vehicle 1 Day 2-6 Days 7+ Days
Compact Car $89 $69 $59 20c
7 Seat Van $139 $119 $109 30c


Please phone or email us for further information or to make a booking.

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