The Kiwi Experience Bus is one of the most popular ways to travel around New Zealand – the hop on, hop off format give the perfect balance of flexibility, comfort and cost.
The Kitchen Sink Pass – which begins in Auckland and finishes in Christchurch – covers all the highlights of both the North and South Island.
Explore the stunning beaches of the Bay of Islands, the geothermal hot spot of Rotorua and explore real middle earth at the Hobbiton set.
Kick back in the adrenaline capital of Queenstown, explore glaciers in Franz Joseph and enjoy the capital of Wellington – just some of the highlights you’ll cover on the Kiwi Experience.
The pass gives you the flexibility to simply complete your route in the min time of 25 days or if you have more time to spare you have up to a year to complete the pass – giving you loads of time to explore each stop off!
Along the way your awesome driver will let you know the amazing activities available at the next stop, give you some insider knowledge on your destinations and take you on some scenic hikes during your trip.
Explore New Zealand, meet heaps of fellow travellers and experience some amazing activities Kiwi Experience style!
|Min Travel Time||25 Days|
|Max Travel Time||364 Days|
AUCKLAND TO PAIHIA (BAY OF ISLANDS)
PAIHIA TO CAPE REINGA TO PAIHIA
PAIHIA TO AUCKLAND
AUCKLAND TO HOT WATER BEACH
HOT WATER BEACH TO WAITOMO
WAITOMO TO ROTORUA
ROTORUA TO TAUPO
TAUPO (EXTRA DAY)
TAUPO TO RIVER VALLEY
RIVER VALLEY TO WELLINGTON
WELLINGTON TO PICTON TO KAITERITERI
KAITERITERI TO WESTPORT
WESTPORT TO LAKE MAHINAPUA
LAKE MAHINAPUA TO FRANZ JOSEF
FRANZ JOSEF (EXTRA DAY)
FRANZ JOSEF – WANAKA
WANAKA – QUEENSTOWN
QUEENSTOWN (EXTRA DAY)
QUEENSTOWN TO DUNEDIN (BOTTOM BUS DAY 1)
DUNEDIN TO INVERCARGILL (BOTTOM BUS DAY 2)
INVERCARGILL TO MILFORD SOUND TO QUEENSTOWN (BOTTOM BUS DAY 3)
QUEENSTOWN TO LAKE TEKAPO
LAKE TEKAPO TO CHRISTCHURCH
PASS INCLUDES TRANSPORT ONLY
Overnight Stops: Paihia, Whitianga, Rotorua, Waitomo, Taupo, River Valley, Wellington, Nelson, Westport, Mahinapua, Franz Jospeh, Wanaka, Queenstown, Dunedin, Riverton, Te Anau, Lake Tekapo Christchurch
Optional Stops Include: National Park, Punakaiki, Fox Glacier, Makarora, Twizel.
Additional Information Minimum Trip Time: 25 days
Maximum Trip Time: 12 months from 1st day of travel
Open date tickets please give 5 days notice to book. All bookings MUST reconfirm 36hrs in advance. Ph from AU: 1800 058 361 or +64 9 336 4286 or from within NZ: 09 336 4286. Extra costs: food, accommodation, activities.
Phone: 09 336 4286
85 Beach Road Auckland New Zealand