Travel the safe and environmentally friendly
way, from the top of the North Island
to the bottom of the South Island and any places in between - on New
Zealand's largest regional and national bus, coach, scenic coach,
ferry transportation and sightseeing network.
Sit back, relax and
discover New Zealand's 15 unique
geographical regions with their diverse natural beauty - from native rugged bush, the
majestic volcanoes of the North Island's central plateau, the
North Island skifields of Whakapapa and
Turoa to the mountain peaks of the
majestic Southern Alps,
the fiords of Milford and Doubtful Sounds, the great southern lakes, rivers, native alpine bush
and the glacial regions
of the west coast of the South Island to the major South Island skifields
of Mt Hutt,
on New Zealand's largest national sightseeing and scenic travel network of bus, coach,
scenic coach and inter-island ferry services and
the world famous
With a range of affordable fares starting from
$1.00 and over 130 daily services operating 365 days a year to choose
from, you can
travel to over 500 towns, cities, skifields, National Parks and key tourist
destinations through out New Zealand, by traveling on the regional and
national bus services of
Naked/Mana Bus, InterCity Coachlines and
the scenic coach and tour services of Great Sights and Newmans Coachlines - is an
affordable, relaxing and environmental friendly way to see
New Zealand's diverse scenic beauty.
Travel is on modern eco-friendly, air conditioned buses and coaches
featuring reclining seats with foot and head rests, with some long
distance services having on board washroom/toilet facilities. All
regional and long distance bus and coach services do stop regularly for
comfort and refreshment breaks, whilst scenic
coach and touring services have onboard restrooms with toilets.
Major coach and bus operators like InterCity Coachlines and Mana/Naked Bus,
operate frequent daily services to cities and regional destinations in the North
and South Islands, including services that connect with Cook Strait ferry services that operate between Wellington in the North Island and Picton in
the South Island and the famous
TranzAlpine train service operating between
Christchurch and Greymouth, with connecting scenic bus services to
destinations on the west coast of New Zealand's South Island including
the Fox and Franz Josef glaciers, Hokitika, Punakaiki, Westport, Nelson, Wanaka and Queenstown.
Starlighter overnight coach services operate between
Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua, Taupo, Palmerston North and Wellington,
connecting with Cook Strait ferry services
between Wellington in the North Island to Picton in the South Island.
The Starlighter overnight services features reclining
seats with foot and head rests, individual reading lights and air-conditioning controls, onboard toilet/washroom facility and makes
refreshment/comfort stops on route.
For comfortable relaxing travel, InterCity Coachlines GOLD seats - soft
leather reclining seats with head and foot rests with individual USB
charging ports, allows you plenty of room to lie back, stretch your legs
and relax. GOLD seats are available on the daytime and
overnight coach services between Auckland, Hamilton,
Rotorua, Taupo, Palmerston North and Wellington to Palmerston North, Hastings and Napier coach services,
Christchurch to Kakoura, Blenheim and Picton, Christchurch to Dunedin
and Dunedin to Queenstown bus and coach services.
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 are also combined bus and ferry travel and fares to or from
Paihia (Bay of Islands),
Wellington to Nelson,
Blenheim, Kaikoura or
Christchurch. Fares between these destinations includes all
bus and ferry travel.
There are a range of half and full day scenic bus tours from
Bay of Islands,
Christchurch, Mount Cook,
Queenstown and Milford Sound.
you are planning to ski, snowboard or explore New Zealand's scenic beauty, there are
a range of flexible bus, scenic coach and
ferry travel and sightseeing passes allowing you
to travel at your own pace, in any direction, at any time, on InterCity
Coachlines, Newmans Coachlines and Great Sights national bus, coach and ferry travel
and sightseeing network for up to 12 months, giving
you real value for
There are a range of
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.