See New Zealand's
geographical regions and diverse natural beauty with its lakes, rivers, native rugged bush, the
majestic volcanoes of the North Island's central plateau, the
North Island skifields of
Turoa to the mountain peaks of the
majestic Southern Alps,
fiords of Milford and Doubtful Sounds, the great southern lakes, rivers, native rugged alpine bush
of the west coast of the South Island to the major South Island ski/snowboarding fields
on a national scenic travel network of bus, coach and ferry services.
the travel networks of
and Mana/Naked Bus
operating over 160 daily services, so you can travel to 500 cities, towns,
national parks, skifields and major tourist destinations through out
New Zealand including destinations on the route map.
With a range of fares starting from NZ$1.00, travelling on InterCity Coachlines
and Naked Bus bus and coach
services is an affordable, safe, environmental friendly and relaxing way to see
New Zealand's unique scenic beauty.
coach and bus operators like Naked Bus and InterCity Coachlines operate frequent daily
regional and long distance bus and coach services in
both the North and South Island, with some services connecting
Cook Strait ferry services that operate between
Wellington in the North and Picton in the South Island,
Newmans Coachlines operating scenic coach services from Christchurch to
Tekapo, Queenstown and from Queenstown to Wanaka, Fox Glacier and Franz
Josef Glacier in the South Island.
Travel is in modern buses and scenic coaches with InterCity Coachlines
and Newmans Coachlines operating a fleet of eco-friendly air-conditioned
buses and coaches, that have reclining seats with foot and heat rests.
buses and coaches do not have onboard washroom facility but do stop regularly for comfort and
refreshments on route.
Great Sights operates premier scenic
coach and sightseeing services using a fleet of modern,
luxury, eco-friendly, air-conditioned coaches that have reclining seats with foot
and head rests
and onboard toilet/washroom facilities.
InterCity Coachlines operates the Starlighter overnight
coach services to and from
Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua, Taupo, Palmerston North and Wellington, connecting with
Wellington/Picton ferry services
crossing Cook Strait between the North and South Islands.
The Starlighter overnight services features reclining seats
with foot and head rests, individual reading lights and air conditioning
controls, onboard toilet/washroom facility and two refreshment/comfort
stops on route.
Coachlines Auckland to Wellington and Wellington to Auckland daytime and Starlighter
overnight double decker coach services have GOLD seats - soft leather
reclining chairs on the lower deck of the double decker coaches, complete with individual USB charging ports and free WiFi. These seats provide plenty of room to stretch your legs.
The best thing is, they don't cost a lot more than the regular fare!
Simply lie back and relax – plug in your USB, log on to the WiFi.
All InterCity buses and coaches, Newmans scenic coaches and Great Sights
scenic travel and sightseeing coaches, have seamless 3G/4G mobile Wi-Fi
access across all inter-regional, long distance and sightseeing routes within
Online ferry times, fares,
passenger space availability and instant confirmation
reservations are available for
Cook Strait ferry
between Wellington in the North Island and Picton in the South Island.
There is also combined bus and ferry travel fares to or from Paihia (Bay of Islands),
Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua, Taupo,
Palmerston North or Wellington to or from Nelson, Blenheim, Kaikoura and
Christchurch, allowing you to make one reservation and travel on one
ticket for the the destinations you want to travel from and to. These fares include bus and ferry travel between these
combined TranzAlpine train and scenic bus travel options and fares to choose
from, you can make one reservation and travel on one fare from
Christchurch to Franz Josef
Christchurch to Franz Josef and
Queenstown or from
Franz Josef and Christchurch or
Josef to Christchurch.
you want to explore and see New Zealand's unique scenic beauty, there is
a range of
'Book As You Go' bus, ferry travel and
to travel at your own pace on the InterCity Coachlines, Newmans
Coachlines and Great Sights national bus and coach
networks that provides value for
'Book As You Go' bus and ferry passes
are available in number of travel 'sectors' to used, the number of travel 'Hours' or
choose from a range of pre-selected travel plans, allowing you to travel
when you want for up to 12 months from you first travel date. All
'Book As You Go' bus and ferry passes include ferry crossings between the North
and South Islands.
You can make a reservation to and from Auckland International
Airport to any destination outside of the greater Auckland urban region either
from the International or domestic terminals if travelling on south or north bound from
Also, you can make reservations from Christchurch International Airport
for services to and from Christchurch to Queenstown, Mt Cook, Dunedin,
Invercargill, Te Anau or Wanaka.
There is a range of bed and breakfast inns and lodges, backpacker hostels, motels, motor inns, apartment and hotel
accommodation that are close to major
bus and coach terminals and bus stops through out New Zealand