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Popular Passes

Don’t waste your precious travel time working out how to get from A to B.

Grab one of our most popular hop-on, hop-off backpacker bus passes and bounce from one unique or iconic destination to the next. We've carefully planned the best route which includes all things wild and wonderful in New Zealand. Your Driver Guide will sort everything out for you as you go including accommodation each night, so all you need to do is focus on having the best time possible! 

National

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Far and Wide

The trip of a life time in New Zealand, this pass leaves no stone uncovered! 

  • Our biggest pass available year-round - see and do it all. 
  • Fun, flexible and full of adventure! 
  • Travel with a great guide, meet locals as well as other travellers from all over the world!

Recommended Travel time: 5-6 weeks +

Valid for up to 12 months of travel

South Island

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Big South

See ALL of the South Island! Your time, your way.

  • Hike glaciers, spot marine life, learn to fly a plane and get the adrenaline pumping in Queenstown! 
  • Travel with a great guide, meet locals as well as other travellers from all over the world!
  • Start and finish anywhere on the loop.

Recommended Travel time: 2-3 Weeks +

Valid for up to 12 months of travel

 

North Island

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Short North

The Short North Pass will take you further off the beaten track in NZ's North Island.

  • Experience Maori culture at Lake Aniwhenua
  • Visit the famous Cathedral Cove beach
  • Travel with a Driver Guide and other backpackers from all over the world!

Recommended Travel time: 2 weeks

Valid for up to 12 months of travel