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Daily Car Hire Rates in Grahamstown

  • Mini

    Hyundai i10
    4 |
    1 |
    5 |
    From € 11.87
  • Economy

    Volkswagen Polo
    5 |
    3 |
    5 |
    From € 12.69
  • Compact

    Toyota Corolla
    5 |
    3 |
    5 |
    From € 14.97
  • Van / minivan

    Toyota Avanza
    6 |
    2 |
    5 |
    From € 27.38
  • 5 seat minivan

    Toyota Avanza
    5 |
    2 |
    5 |
    From € 27.54

*daily rates in Grahamstown based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for todays best prices.

Grahamstown Car Hire - Did You Know?

  • The city is the seat of Rhodes University, one of South Africa’s top education institutions
  • The city was founded in 1812 by Lieutenant-Colonel John Graham as a military outpost
  • The city has one of the highest number of religious buildings in South Africa and is known as the ‘City of Saints’
  • It’s also the home of the National Arts Festival, the largest of its kind in South Africa

Grahamstown Mini Guide

Why Should I Visit Grahamstown?
It’s a historic city, dating back to British rule and has many interesting buildings. It’s also renowned for the opportunity to do exciting things in the countryside outside the city. There are game reserves with a range of creatures and in town you can visit the churches or if you’re there in June or March you can spend some time at the Arts Festival and the Science Festivals.

Grahamstown countryside

How do I get to Grahamstown?
Two airports are within ninety minutes of Grahamstown; Port Elizabeth and East London.  Neither have direct flights from the UK but you can fly into Johannesburg with BA or South African and connect to either from there. It’s possible to collect a hire car at either airport and drive to Grahamstown but many choose to take a taxi or bus transfer and hire a car in the city.

What Should I See or Do in Grahamstown?
For a bit of education, you can’t beat the Albany Museum Complex where you’ll find the science and history museums as well as an observatory and several historic buildings. If you’ve come to see wildlife there are eleven game reserves and animal parks around the city, all of which are easily accessed by hire car.

If you want to get out of the city, spend some time in Alicedale, it still retains its Victorian feel whilst near it you can see prehistoric cave art at the Bushman cave complex

Bushman cave paintings

Driving in Grahamstown - Need to know



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    ZAR  14.71/Ltr

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    Friday 21 Feb 2020

    Maha Shivaratri - Hindu Holiday

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As well as many things to do in the city, there are lots of activities based outside it. If you like golf, hiking, fishing and more then you’ll need to get a good map and a Grahamstown hire car to find the locations. Even if you decide to stay in town you’ll find a Grahamstown hire car useful for getting around the sights and visiting the great restaurants at night.

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