Rocklea Car Rental

Enterprise Car Rental Locations in Rocklea

Rocklea is a suburb of Brisbane, situated 24 kilometers south of Brisbane Airport, the principal international airport serving Brisbane and the South East Queensland region. Enterprise Rent-A-Car can be found at the airport, with car rental bookings available. Rocklea can also be reached by rail, with Rocklea Station located on the Beenleigh Line connecting Brisbane with its suburbs.

What to do and see in Rocklea

Rocklea is a vibrant suburb of Brisbane that offers plenty of attractions and activities of its own. The Rocklea Showgrounds hosts an annual Spring Carnival and several equestrian shows, car shows and farmer's fairs over weekends throughout the year. Then, there's the annual Briz-Chili Fest, a Halloween-themed chili festival every October with food, drinks and costumes.

Rocklea's local soccer team, Brisbane Knights Soccer (Football) Club, plays at the Croatian Sports Center. They are a League 3 team in the Brisbane Premier League. Visitors can catch a game or pursue activities of their own at event spaces like the Somerville House Sports and Recreational Fields.

While Rocklea itself doesn't have any museums, it is close to many of Brisbane's suburban cultural spaces. These include the fascinating Art Museum of the University of Queensland, the second-largest public collection in Brisbane. The Wacol Military Museum, open Tuesday to Saturday, houses military memorabilia in Wacol, 7 km south of Rocklea.

For movie fans, Rocklea is within easy reach of Regal Graceville and Event Cinemas Indooroopilly, excellent movie theaters for mainstream and art house flicks. There's also the fun Backyard Cinema Experience on Stones Corner for outdoor movie showings. One of Rocklea's most eye-catching cultural spaces is its Russian Orthodox Church, built by Russian immigrants fleeing the USSR.

The Saturday Fresh Market is one of Brisbane's best. You'll find fresh produce across the weekend, as well as tasty food stalls selling Vietnamese baguettes, grills and more. It's a popular spot for those based across Brisbane. Other foodie highlights include the cozy Evolve Organics Café and Sundays Café opposite the train station. You can also discover the local craft brewers, Helios Brewing Company and Slipstream Brewing Company, in neighboring Yeerongpilly.

Rocklea has open green spaces that are perfect for walks and day trips with little ones. Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary provides an educational space to learn about koalas, while Oxley Common provides a scenic expanse of fields for picnics and water bird-watching. For sprawling city views, head to Mount Coot-Tha, 12 km north of Rocklea.

One of Rocklea's most popular leisure events is golf. Several noted golf courses are situated throughout the area, including Oxley Golf Club, Corinda Golf Course and the Brisbane Golf Course. For something different, enjoy a day out at Iceworld Olympic Ice Rinks and Mortimer Road Park.

Driving in Rocklea

Driving in and around the Brisbane region is both quick and easy, making a rental car or van in Rocklea an ideal means to discover Queensland. Brisbane itself has a significant network of highways, expressways freeways providing convenient connections with Rocklea, Brisbane Airport and beyond.

The M7/A7 is a major urban corridor that runs through Rocklea, providing quick connections between Brisbane and Ipswich. It extends to Brisbane Airport and includes several tool portions along the Airport Link and Clem Jones Tunnel. This is the most convenient and direct route to Brisbane Airport from Rocklea, which also allows for quick travel from the city.

The Western Freeway (M5) runs north of Rocklea, providing an alternative connection with Brisbane and its airport via the Inner City Bypass. The M5 connects with Springfield, where it becomes the A5 for connections out of the city. Rocklea offers quick connections to Highway 1 (M1), an important national highway system that crosses all of Australia. It's an important route for travel to Sydney, Melbourne and Cairns.

For those interested in renting a car in Rocklea, remember that vehicles drive on the left side of the road throughout Australia. Speed limits in Rocklea and throughout Brisbane are strongly enforced with static and mobile speed cameras and should be obeyed at all times. The speed limit in urban areas of Queensland is 50 km/h unless posted. Traffic congestion peaks from 7:30 am to 9:00 am and from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, as the major commute times in and out of Brisbane. Rush hour is not particularly heavy in Rocklea but can affect the M7/A7 during these peak times.

Parking in Rocklea is plentiful, with both designated street parking and parking lots. These are mostly short-term in commercial areas, but long-term permit tickets can be purchased in designated commuter lots near train stations (Rocklea and Oxley). Parking is widely available near Rocklea and Brisbane's major retail hubs, like Brisbane Markets.

Be extra cautious of pedestrian activity around school and hospital zones, where strict limits of 25 km/h are enforced. There are also quite a lot of dead-end roads within Rocklea's residential areas that should be noted. All of Rocklea's low-speed zones are always clearly posted, especially along highway exits from the city. Stop signs should also be obeyed when driving a rental car in Rocklea.

Car and van rental in Australia with Enterprise

Enterprise Australia offers a range of car and van rental services including one-way, long-term and short-term vehicle rental. Commercial clients can speak to our award-winning business rental team who will tailor a mobility solution for your needs and budget.

We are part of the Enterprise group, the largest transportation solutions provider in the world. Our global network covers more than 90 countries and over 9,500 locations, allowing us to serve your mobility needs, wherever you’re going.

We are committed to providing the best service possible and exceeding our customers’ expectations for quality and value.

Car rental in Rocklea

If you are traveling with your family or in a big group, you may find a 7-seater or a people carrier will give you more space to travel comfortably with your luggage. For a city trip, a handy hatchback that’s easy to park may suit you better. For business trips or long drives an executive car will combine comfort and performance.

Whether you prefer automatic to manual transmission, no problem. If you want a petrol, diesel or hybrid engine, we’ve got you covered. You may also need GPS, a child seat or want to add another driver to the contract, let us know and we’ll arrange it for you.

Van rental in Rocklea

Should you need to rent a van while you’re in Rocklea, all our vans can be driven on a standard license and are modern, clean and easy to drive. Just ask and one of our branch team will happily show you around your rental van to make sure you are comfortable with it before you head off.