Christchurch - South Circle - Christchurch - Auckland
Loop around the South Island, taking in the beautiful whale-watching capital of New Zealand, scenic Nelson, and the amazing West Coast, before paying a visit to the adventure capital of the world; kick-ass Queenstown. Then head up to the North Island and venture to Taupo, Rotorua and Waitiomo to experience local culture and awesome scenery. A great taste of New Zealand life!The Route
With this pass, you start in Christchurch, work your way around both islands before ending up in Auckland. You can only travel in one direction and each leg may only be travelled once. Sample route below:
Christchurch - Kairkoura - Nelson - Westport - Lake Mahinapua - Franz Josef - Wanaka - Queenstown - Christchurch - Kaikoura - Wellington - Taupo - Rotorua - AucklandWhat you get
Minimum time to complete this trip: 18 days (Winter) 16 days (Summer)
Maximum time to complete this trip: 6 months
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The Kiwi Experience is definitely the easiest, most flexible and affordable way to get yourself to the best bits of New Zealand. In a nutshell, it’s a hop-on-hop-off bus service that takes you to most famous highlights of Kiwi-land, as well as the hidden gems off the beaten track.