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Price
48%
OFF
$1049
now
NZ
$549
(
AU$525
)
start Auckland
finish Christchurch
Travel Time Minimum 17 Days
Cardholder Discount nz$999
(not available with special deals)
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price NZ$1049 AU$996
start Auckland
finish Christchurch
Travel Time Minimum 17 Days
Cardholder Discount nz$999
(not available with special deals)
This Pass Includes
BOOK NOW
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About this pass

Starting in Auckland, the Sheepdog winds its way down the North Island, cruises down the West Coast of the South Island then cuts back up to Christchurch.

Being a one-way pass it can be done in just 16 days in the summer which is great if you want to see a lot but don’t have a lot of time.

Don’t let that stop you though – if you have got more time you can hop-on, hop-off along the way and like all our New Zealand bus passes you’ve got 12 months to complete your trip.​

Available accommodation pack add on's

Pay as you go or prepay accommodation pack now! Add your accommodation pack to your Kiwi Experience pass at the checkout.

South Island Unique Stays

  • Kaiteri Lodge Kaiteriteri – dorm bed
  • Lake Mahinapua Hotel – roast dinner, dorm bed and breakfast
  • Lakefront Lodge Lake Tekapo – dorm bed

This South Island focused pack includes the three newest additions to the Kiwi Experience route. Enjoy the sunny golden beaches at Kaiteri Lodge, a genuine West Coast New Zealand pub and the snow-capped beauty at Lake Tekapo. Experience the spectacular diversity of the mainland of Aotearoa with this perfect pack for South Island travellers.The South Island is a super special place and this pack combines some real kiwi classics.

NZ
$119

North Island Unique Stays

  • Hot Water Beach Top 10 – dorm bed
  • Tamaki Maori Village – cultural show and activities, hangi dinner and whare bed
  • River Valley Adventure Lodge – bunk bed

Not only does this sweet North Island pack include our number 1 rated hostel as voted by our passengers in 2014 – Hot Water Beach Top 10 Holiday Park, but also the world famous Tamaki Maori Village marae stay and the awesome River Valley Adventure Lodge, voted the most popular spot on the Kiwi Experience circuit.


If you are travelling just the North Island this is the pack for you!

NZ
$243

New Zealand Unique Stays

  • Hot Water Beach Top 10 – dorm bed
  • Tamaki Maori Village – cultural show and activities, hangi dinner and whare bed
  • River Valley Adventure Lodge – bunk bed
  • Kaiteri Lodge Kaiteriteri – dorm bed
  • Lake Mahinapua Hotel – roast dinner, dorm bed and breakfast
  • Lakefront Lodge Lake Tekapo – dorm bed
  • PLUS a one way InterIslander ferry crossing

This is the ultimate Kiwi Experience accommodation pack including the best of the North and South Island of New Zealand. If you are travelling on one of our national passes this is the accommodation pack for you.

Pick up all of the awesome nights from the above two packages and get your Interislander ferry crossing too!
To get between our two Islands you need to hop on the Interislander ferry. If you want to wait – all good – you can book it at a great rate with your Driver Guide.Immerse yourself in the amazing New Zealand landscapes with this great pack.

NZ
$427

Available activity pack add on's

North Island Gotta Do's

10%
OFF RRP
NZ
$300
  • Hobbiton Movie Set Guided Tour
  • Black Water Rafting Labyrinth
  • Tamaki Maori Village Encounter
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South Island Gotta Do's

10%
OFF RRP
NZ
$389
  • AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy
  • Under the Radar - Abel Tasman Kayaking
  • Shotover Jet Boat Ride
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Get Kiwi Experienced

10%
OFF RRP
NZ
$848
  • Black Water Rafting Abyss Trip
  • Skydive Taupo 12000ft (*Skydive Taupo have a maximum weight limit of 100kg)
  • Tamaki Maori Village Encounter
  • AJ Hackett Nevis Bungy Jump
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North Island
South Island
ITINERARY LIST
  • Auckland - Hot Water Beach
  • Hot Water Beach - Waitomo
  • Waitomo - Rotorua
  • Rotorua - Taupo
  • Taupo (Extra Day)
  • Taupo - River Valley
  • River Valley - Wellington
  • Wellington - Picton - Kaiteriteri
  • Kaiteriteri - Westport
  • Westport - Lake Mahinapua
  • Lake Mahinapua - Franz Josef
  • Franz Josef (Extra Day)
  • Franz Josef - Wanaka
  • Wanaka - Queenstown
  • Queenstown (Extra day)
  • Queenstown - Lake Tekapo
  • Lake Tekapo - Christchurch
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