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South and Sound

Hop-on Hop-off
price NZ$830 AU$797
start Anywhere
finish Where you started
Travel Time Minimum 11 Days

What is Minimum Travel Time?

The days indicate the time it would take to complete the pass if you stayed on the bus and did not hop-off. All passes can be completed in a shorter time simply by hopping-off before the scheduled end point. Across the winter months, we sometimes reduce our weekly departures which may affect these timings. Be sure to check out the latest timetables on our website or speak to our Reservations Team.

This Pass Includes
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2 2 Christchurch Franz Josef Queenstown Milford Sound
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About this experience

South and Sound will get you around the best that the South Island has to offer. It brings together the classic Southern Round Up but adds on Milford Explorer which also takes you to New Zealand’s ‘8th wonder of the world’ - Milford Sound.

This pass will get take you to the wild West Coast where you can learn to surf, see glaciers that descend into rainforest and experience a beautiful sunset! It also includes the adventure capital Queenstown and the vibrant ever changing city of Christchurch.

South and Sound includes the Milford Explorer pass with a 2 hour cruise around the fiord. Perfect for those short on time but want to really get to know this stunning island.

  • Start anywhere, finish anywhere
  • Minimum of 11 days travel
  • Includes a Milford Sound boat cruise
  • Unlimited travel*
  • Valid for travel between November 2022 and 30th April 2023
  • Change travel dates as many times as you like with no fees
  • Reserved accommodation at every overnight stop - guaranteed.
  • Best Price Guarantee on activities
  • Flexible, easy, stress free travel with like-minded travellers
  • Legendary local Driver Guides

 *T&C's apply

To view our current bus timetables please click here


Add on your accommodation

Accommodation is not included in the price of your bus pass and needs to be purchased additionally. Pre-purchase one of our accommodation packs alongside a bus pass to save yourself some $.

South & Sound Accommodation Pack

This pack includes 13 nights accommodation for the minimum travel time of the South and Sound Bus Pass. This is made up of 1 night in every Kiwi Experience Overnight Stop with additional nights below:

  • 2 nights in Christchurch 
  • 2 nights in Franz Josef 
  • 3 nights in Queenstown

Your driver will reserve you a bed, please let them know that you have a voucher.


Budget for your trip by pre-purchasing your overnight stays and save yourself some sweet $$ to spend on experiences throughout New Zealand. 


Available activity pack add on's

South Island Gotta Do's

  • AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy
  • Under the Radar - Abel Tasman Kayaking
  • Shotover Jet Boat Ride
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North Island
South Island
  • Abel Tasman to Westport
  • Westport to Franz Josef
  • Franz Josef (Extra Day)
  • Franz Josef to Queenstown
  • Queenstown (Free Day)
  • Milford (Day Trip)
  • Queenstown to Lake Tekapo
  • Lake Tekapo to Christchurch
  • Christchurch to Kaikoura
  • Kaikoura to Abel Tasman
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