New Zealand's Best National Adventure

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New Zealand's Best National Adventure

from £599
Duration: from 33 days to 12 months
Countries: New Zealand
Discover the real New Zealand from the far North to the very far South. Experience all the hotspots as well as many hidden gems that even the locals don’t know about!
Summary

New Zealand's Best National Adventure

Jump on the Stray bus and discover the real New Zealand on our guided adventure travel network. The Maximus Pass takes you from the very top of New Zealand to the very botton and is totally flexible so you can hop on or off the bus anywhere you want along the way – to stay longer, visit friends or even work for a while.

 

Highlights

  • Discover the beautiful Bay of Islands and get to the northern-most tip of New Zealand where the two oceans collide!
  • Stay at a wilderness lodge in the bush at Raglan – overlooking New Zealand’s premier surf beach.
  • See glow-worms and do some amazing caving at Waitomo Caves.
  • Overnight stay on a Marae (Maori meeting house) in Mourea (accommodation, hangi dinner, breakfast and unique cultural experience all for only $80).
  • Discover history and culture not yet touched by the hand of commercialism at our exclusive stop at Lake Aniwhenua.
  • Stop in at Rotorua to experience (smell) the geothermal activity and do extreme white water rafting.
  • Tongariro National Park (home to the 'Lord of the Rings' volcanoes and NZ’s best one day walk the ‘Tongariro Alpine Crossing’).
  • Stay at award-winning conservation stop Blue Duck Station, Whakahoro for wild, wilderness activities.
  • Explore the hustle and bustle of Wellington – NZ’s capital city, home to our national museum Te Papa and a cool cafe culture.
  • Overnight stop and a free day in stunning Abel Tasman National Park (walks, sailing and kayaking options).
  • Experience the remote and rugged West Coast of the South Island.
  • Hike the majestic Franz Josef glacier
  • Spend a few days in Queenstown - the adventure and party capital of NZ!
  • Cruise the stunning fiord of Milford Sound
  • Stay at Gunn’s Camp in the shadow of New Zealand's largest mountain.
  • Travel to the sourthern-most tip of New Zealand; Stewart Island and experience natural untouched beauty and wildlife or the Catlins wilderness area for sealions and remote scenery.
  • Visit Kaikoura, for the awe-inspiring whale watching and wildlife spotting.

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What's Included

  • All transport
  • Stray bus Driver-guide, who comes with expert local knowledge, invaluable insight and the odd story or two!
  • You won't just go from A-B, you will experience great stops and inclusions en route.

Activities and Accommodation are not included in the pass price allowing you the flexibility to do only the things you are interested in, choose accommodation that suits your budget and hop off along the way. You driver can book accommodation and activities on your behalf. You're always guarenteed a bed at the Stray recommended accommodation along the way for the night's the bus is at that destination.


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Flexible Hop-on Hop-off Passes starting from $625 NZD

About Stray Travel

Stray offers a guided hop-on hop-off travel network in New Zealand and Southeast Asia. Their travel mantra is to get “further off the beaten track”, showing you unique and down-to-earth stops, local culture and amazing activities.

Stray’s flexible travel passes suit a range of timeframes and are valid for up to 12 months.

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Stray New Zealand - Sail Abel Tasman

Stray New Zealand - Sail Abel Tasman

Stray New Zealand East Coast - Tatapouri Bay

Stray New Zealand East Coast - Tatapouri Bay

Stray New Zealand - Hahei Accommodation

Stray New Zealand - Hahei Accommodation

Stray New Zealand - Franz Josef Glacier Hike

Stray New Zealand - Franz Josef Glacier Hike

Stray New Zealand Bus

Stray New Zealand Bus

Stray New Zealand - Blue Duck Horse Trekking

Stray New Zealand - Blue Duck Horse Trekking

Stray New Zealand - Kayaking on the Whanganui

Stray New Zealand - Kayaking on the Whanganui

Maximus 2017-18 route

Maximus 2017-18 route

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