Bus and Coach Services From Kaitaia
Explore New Zealand's North Island with its unique 7 unique
geographical regions and diverse natural beauty, from soaring
mountain peaks, fiords, lakes, rivers, native rugged bush, the
majestic volcanoes of the North Island's central plateau to the
central North Island skifields of Whakapapa and Turoa by bus and
coach from Kaitaia.
(Pop: 5202) is a town in the far north region of New Zealand, at the base of
the Aupouri Peninsula which is about 160km northwest of Kaitaia and 330 kms north of Auckland.
It is the last major settlement on the main road north to the capes and bays
on the peninsula. Ahipara Bay, the southernmost part of Ninety Mile Beach,
is five kilometres west of the town.
Kaitaia is a a farming
town, it busily supports sheep farming, cattle and dairy farming, vineyards
and fruit growing - especially avocados - as well as extensive supply
Kaitaia’s tradition of well established, old businesses is well known and
the town is enriched with many old established families.
Alongside good shopping, cafes and restaurants, Kaitaia has an indoor sports
centre, facilities for bowls, golf, tennis & squash, a shooting range, a
fine public library and a choice of schools.
Sailing, surfing, surf casting
at the breathtaking Ninety Mile Beach, diving and fishing, including the
discipline of deep sea fishing - all are popular in the North. Regardless of
the weather there is always a coast good for fishing – and the region
possesses one of the most notable left hand surf breaks in the world.
Kaitaia and surrounding areas
are home to many skilled craftspeople working in wood, pottery, paint,
glass, ceramics, flax, bone, and greenstone. Like most rural towns in New
Kaitaia has its very own annual Agricultural & Pastoral Show, well over a
hundred years old and one of the oldest in New Zealand, a time when the
community traditionally gathers to enjoy itself.
From Kaitaia there is a range of tours
for Cape Reinga via the 90 Mile Beach, gum field tours and Maori Culture
Travelling from Kaitaia is in modern buses and coaches with
InterCity Coachlines operating a fleet
of eco-friendly air conditioned buses with reclining seats and foot
Newmans Coachlines operate premier
services using a fleet of modern eco-friendly air conditioned coaches
featuring reclining seats with foot and head rests and onboard toilet/washroom
InterCity Coachlines operates the
overnight bus service between Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua, Taupo, Palmerston North
and Wellington or vice versa, connecting at
Cook Strait ferry services from Wellington to Picton
between the North and South Islands. The Starlighter service 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.
If you want to explore and see New Zealand's unique scenic beauty from Kaitaia,
there are a range of flexible 'Book As You Go'
bus, scenic coach, ferry travel and
value for money travel.
Your 'Book As You Go' flexible bus, scenic coach and ferry pass, allows
you to travel through out New Zealand on New Zealand's largest regional and
national bus, coach, scenic coach, ferry and sightseeing network, that
includes Cook Strait ferry sailings between the North and South Islands,
sightseeing tours - like dolphin watching cruises in the Bay of Islands and
lots more. Travel is discounted, so you will be saving money, as you travel
plus it gives you total freedom to alter your plans whenever you want.
Set your own itinerary and travel when you want, as your 'Book As
You Go' flexible bus, scenic coach and ferry pass is valid for 12 months so you can
stay a while and leave when you please.