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Flexible Fully Guided New Zealand Bus Pass - Start and Finish Anywhere & Addons provided by Kiwi Experience

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Flexible Fully Guided New Zealand Bus Pass - Start and Finish Anywhere & Addons

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2 adults
Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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This flexible Hop-on Hop-off bus pass allows you to either take your time in each epic stop over, or cruise on through on the minimum time (28 days). We take you to the highlights of New Zealand, as well as some unknown spots that make you feel like you are having a true Kiwi Experience.   Stay overnight in stops such as the famous Franz Josef, discover the underground world of Waitomo, seek out your favourite activities in adrenaline capital of Queenstown, white water rafting through the Rangitikei River, and discover the history of New Zealand in our Capital of Wellington.  • Fully guided flexible tour allowing you to choose what you want to do  • Meet mates from all around the world • Largest and original hop-on hop-off NZ travel network
Important Information
28–365 days
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Guaranteed Accommodation (Paid for on arrival at accommodation)
  • Guaranteed bookings on activities (Activities not included in price, can be booked on bus with driver guide)
  • Daily walks and photo stops
  • Daily cafe/supermarket breaks
  • Food and drinks
  • Accommodation
  • Ferry Ticket
  • Activities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 55 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Sam Baker wrote a review Jan. 2020
United Kingdom1 contribution
Kia Ora, My time on the Kiwi Experience has been unbelievably amazing, with today being our penultimate day as we make our way back up to Auckland, we begin to reflect back on our time with the company and it’s drivers. One driver stands out amongst them all, we originally met
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Response from KiwiExperienceCrew, Front Office Manager at Flexible Fully Guided New Zealand Bus Pass - Start and Finish Anywhere & Addons
Responded Jan. 26, 2020
Kia Ora Sam, this has made our day! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such an outstanding review of your time with Jason. We are glad to hear he has left such a positive impression on you and will be sure this gets back to him. Wishing you safe onward travels.
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Nikki 🌸 wrote a review Dec. 2019
7 contributions
I flew up from Queenstown to Auckland to jump on the kiwi experience not knowing it was going to be the trip of a life time! I was on the bus with my driver Quinton and his two trainee drivers. Watching Q train was an experience in itself as you see how much they prepare and
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Response from KiwiExperienceCrew, Guest Relations Manager at Flexible Fully Guided New Zealand Bus Pass - Start and Finish Anywhere & Addons
Responded Jan. 4, 2020
Thanks so much for the great review Nikki, glad to hear you had such an epic time travelling with us.
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By: Kiwi Experience
Olivia P
Fab Trip!
Myself and my friend (both 23 years old) travelled New Zealand via the Kiwi Experience at the beginning of 2020. We
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Bookings automatically removed even though we did as our driver advised - no help from kiwi experience
We are travelling with kiwi experience but were held up in Taupo for an extra night because the Tongariro crossing
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Amazing for solo travel and tonnes of awesome activities
I started with Dave in Christchurch and it was a bit rocky because I was at an alternative stop and the bus was lat
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Amazing vacations
No stress, no headache to find a room, relaxing in the bus, excellent driver and guide, very good condition buses
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I’ve never so in love with a country right away then I have with New Zealand and this is in big part thanks to Kiwi
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Fantastic service
I want to share how happy our group was with Kiwi Experience. We had a tour group of two buses with families and ad
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10/10 Kiwi Experience!
The Kiwi experience was amazing, we had Guy as our driver and we could not have got a better guide. Every trip he r
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Denise D
Intercity bus travel
What a great trip excellent bus driver commentary and helpful advice. Super comfortable and wonderful way to see th
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Absolutely terrible!
Sat on a bus for 6-8hours a day. The "price guarantee" is crap!! I got to every hostel, got told the "kiwi experien
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Great for solo travelers!
I did the small group tour Christchurch- back to Christchurch for 8 days. I was a bit hesitant about joining a gr
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A fun experience but VERY misleading - it is NOT hop on hop off!
I purchased a kiwi experience pass for a 3.5 week trip around New Zealand as part of a 5.5 month travel trip. Altho
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This is just a quick review because at this moment we don't have the time or patience to go in depth with all the i
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Rob is the best driver!!
Just completed the funky chicken pass and had aussie Rob as my bus driver for the majority. He was amazing, the bes
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Not at all flexible hop on, hop off as advertised.
So this whole experience didn't start great. We hadn't been told that we had to book onto the trip really far in ad
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Tim A
Not really what we signed up for
We were sold the Kiwi Experience North Island pass by estate agents STA. What we expected was a flexible hop-on hop
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Key Details
  • Kiwi Experience
  • Duration: 28–365 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
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