Discover New Zealand on New Zealand's largest
sightseeing, scenic bus and ferry travel network
by bus and scenic coach is an environmental friendly, safe and relaxing way to explore New Zealand's 15 unique
geographical regions and diverse natural beauty - with its lakes, rivers,
native rugged bush, the majestic volcanoes of the North Island's central
plateau, the North Island snow boarding and ski fields of Whakapapa and
Turoa, to the mountain peaks of the
majestic Southern Alps,
fiords of Milford and Doubtful Sounds, the great southern lakes, rivers, native rugged alpine bush
of the west coast of the South Island to the major South Island skifields
of Mt Hutt,
on a national network of regional, long distance bus and scenic sightseeing coach and inter-island ferry
services between the North and South Islands, including the
You can choose your departure location for a bus, coach and
service from any one of the major destinations by clicking on a
departure location - either from the link located on the left or from the route map located on the right,
to destinations in the North and South Islands of New Zealand, whether
your travel is from Auckland to Wellington or from Christchurch to Queenstown
on the scenic alpine route
or a scenic travel journey from Queenstown to Auckland, traveling daily
and national services of Naked Bus, InterCity Coachlines, Newmans Coachlines
or Great Sights - with its scenic travel and sightseeing tour services.
With the national bus and coach networks of
Naked Bus, InterCity
Coachlines, Great Sights and Newmans
Coachlines operating 160 regional and national services
daily, you can travel to over 500 cities, towns, national parks, major
ski/snowboard fields and key tourist destinations through out New Zealand
- 365 days a year.
With a range of affordable fares from NZ$1.00, travelling on
Naked Bus, InterCity Coachlines, Newmans and Great Sights regional and
national bus and scenic coach
services, is a great way to see
New Zealand's diverse scenic beauty.
Travel is on modern eco-friendly, air
conditioned coaches and buses featuring reclining seats with foot and
head rests, with some long distance coach services having on board
All regional and long distance bus and coach services
do stop regularly for comfort and refreshment breaks.
Some regional and long distance bus and coach services connect with
inter-island Cook Strait ferry services to and from Wellington in the
North Island and to and from Picton in the South Island. There are
a range of combined inter-island ferry bus/coach fares and travel from
Auckland, Paihia (Bay of Islands), Hamilton, Rotorua, Taupo and
Wellington in the North Island to Nelson, Picton, Blenheim, Kaikoura and
Christchurch in the South Island, allowing for hassle free inter-island
travel by paying for one fare and travel on one ticket.
With combined train and bus travel and fares,
you can travel on the
TranzAlpine train to and from Christchurch and Greymouth and onto Nelson, Westport, Punakaiki, Hokitika,
Franz Josef, Fox Glacier, Wanaka and Queenstown by bus and scenic coach
Coachlines operates the
Starlighter overnight coach services between
Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua, Taupo, Palmerston North and Wellington connecting
with the Wellington to Picton ferry services operating between the North and South Islands.
The Starlighter overnight coach services features reclining
seats with foot and head rests, individual reading lights and air
conditioning controls, onboard toilet/washroom facility and makes two
refreshment/comfort stops on route.
Online ferry times, fares,
passenger space availability and instant confirmation
reservations are available for
Cook Strait ferry services
between Wellington in the North Island and Picton in the South Island.
There is also combined bus and ferry travel fares to or from Paihia (Bay of Islands),
Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua, Taupo,
Palmerston North or Wellington to or from Nelson, Blenheim, Kaikoura and
you want to ski, snowboard or just explore New Zealand's diverse scenic
beauty, there is a range of hop on/hop off
'Book As You Go' flexi bus and ferry passes allowing you to travel at
your own pace in any direction at any time on the national bus and coach networks of InterCity
Coachlines, Newmans Coachlines and Great Sights plus travel on Cook
Strait ferry services between the North and South Islands for up
to 12 months, giving you value for money travel.
There are a
pre-planned, non-escorted independent 'Mix N Match' scenic
travel tours, that include scenic bus, ferry and train
travel, quality accommodation,
essential sighting and accommodation transfers, ranging from 2 Days/1
Night to 7 Days/6 Nights, to suit your stay in New Zealand - a great way
for the independent traveler to see New Zealand.