Wellington City Car Rental

38/44 Hania Street, Wellington City New Zealand New Zealand
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0800 267 780
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Open Weekdays 7:30am to 5pm (Closed Weekends)

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Covid-19 Update

As of 9 June 2020 New Zealand will move to Alert Level 1. All restrictions have been lifted, and you can travel freely around New Zealand, in accordance with the Ministry of Transport.

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Your Wellington City Destination Guide

After one visit, you’ll begin to understand why Lonely Planet labelled Wellington the ‘coolest little capital city in the world’. Have a read of our top destinations for your next, or first, Wellington visit.

Experience the immersive Museum of New Zealand

Head on down to the waterfront and treat yourself to Te Papa Tongarewa Museum, otherwise known as New Zealand’s national museum. Te Papa Tongarewa literally translates to ‘container of treasures’, and this is a very apt description.

Marvel at the wealth of Māori culture, heritage, art and culture and extraordinary history that call Te Papa home. Experience stories of the country’s beautiful past and its unique environment in a series of interactive exhibits.

Chug up to the lookout in Wellington’s Cable Car

This faithful antique cable car has been dutifully climbing up to Kelburn Lookout since 1912. While it certainly isn’t the fastest way to the top, the journey offers a relaxing, scenic route with panorama views of the sprawling cityscape and winding coast. Otherwise, if you’re feeling energised, you can attempt to hike up the hill yourself from Lambton Quay in the waterfront central district.

If you opt for the comfortable and less sweat-inducing option of the cable car, you will also be able to step out into the small museum located at the summit’s cable car terminal. Here, you can view the original cable car used on the very same tracks.

Lose yourself in the Wellington Botanic Gardens  

If you listened to our last suggested activity, then you should now find yourself conveniently located next to the lush oasis that is the Wellington Botanic Gardens. Sprawling across 25 hectares of the city’s hillside, this must-visit natural attraction is packed-full of blooming flowers, the famous Lady Norwood Rose Gardens and your usual spread of native flora displays. Make sure you also pay a visit to the Carter Observatory to catch its immersive planetarium show.

Mosey out to Princess Bay

A lazy 9 km drive south of the CBD, Princess Bay offers a popular sheltered sweep of rock pools and sandy beaches to enjoy. On a clear day, you’ll be afforded a generous view that extends out to the South Island itself. Explore the coastal track just above the beach and head to the lookout point for even more gorgeous views. 

Needless to say, Wellington offers a number of fun and memorable experiences for the curious traveller. Who’s booking a ticket?

Why should you choose Ace Rental Cars...



Ace Rental Cars offers a pick-up and drop-off service to our branches for customers who are collecting or returning there car rental, Our shuttle operates to airport domestic & airport international terminals.
Unlimited KMs

Unlimited KMs

Every car rental hired from Ace Rental Cars includes unlimited KMs, so renting a car rental with Ace will make mileage limits a thing of the past! So never worry about the distance you have travelled, just enjoy the journey in one of our rental cars


When renting a car rental with Ace Rental Cars we are always around to help, with 24/7 mechanical assistance regardless of where you find yourself.
Branch Locations

Branch Locations

We have rental car locations all over New Zealand and Australia so no matter where you plan to pick up or drop off your rental car we will be able to accommodate your needs, our locations are all open 7 days a week and with arrangement may offer after-hours Rental car pickups and drop-offs

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Car Rental Extras available from this Branch

Remove the stress and enjoy your trip by adding one of our extras to your rental.

  • GPS
  • Baby Seats - Capped at 5 Days
  • Booster Seats - Capped at 5 Days
  • Ski Racks
  • Snow Chains

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When you see a business displaying the Qualmark symbol you know it meets strict quality standards, environmental criteria, health & wellbeing and social.

The Qualmark helps you to identify top-rated companies in their industries and allows you to have full confidence and trust that the company you are dealing with is at the highest level of quality and service.

Find out more about Qualmark at www.qualmark.co.nz

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Car Rental Branch Locations

We have rental car locations all over New Zealand and Australia so no matter where you plan to pick up your car rental or drop off your rental car we will be able to accommodate your needs, our locations are all open 7 days a week and with arrangement offer after-hours Rental car pickups and drop-offs. 

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Car Rental Wellington Road Trips and Travel Guides


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An Ace road trip: Picton to Golden Bay

The upper South Island is a haven for beach and wildlife lovers, and offers some of the best examples of coastline scenery in the country. Find out more

Things to do in and around Wellington and Wellington City

Wellington city is the world’s southernmost capital city. Its thriving arts and business scene have led to it having quite a young population (over half of inner Wellington is between 18-49 years, notes WellingtonNZ.com, which means there’s always something going on to try out during your road trip holiday here so no need to wondering what to do on your Wellington road trip? Here are 10 great ideas to get you started. Find out more

A quick guide to: Wellington

Thinking of taking a road trip holiday to or through Wellington? You’re making the right decision! Here is a quick guide to the famous city. Find out more