New Zealand's South Island with its 8 unique geographical regions
and diverse natural beauty, from soaring mountain peaks of the Southern
Alps, fiords, glaciers, lakes,
rivers, native alpine bush and the southern skifields by bus and coach
national bus and coach travel networks of
Newmans Coachlines and
Great Sights operating
over 80 daily services, you can travel to over 300 cities, towns,
skifileds and major tourist destinations and attractions in the South
With fares starting from NZ$1.00 - travelling on InterCity
Coachlines and Naked Bus bus
travel networks is an affordable way to see the South Island's scenic
Major coach and bus operators like InterCity Coachlines and Naked Bus
daily regional services in the South Island, with some regional and long
distance services connecting with
Cook Strait ferry services
operating between the South and North
InterCity Coachlines operates a fleet
of modern, eco-friendly air conditioned buses and coaches with
reclining seats with head and foot
rests. InterCity Coachlines buses and coaches do not have onboard toilet/washroom facilities but do stop
regularly for comfort and
refreshments on route.
Great Sights operate premier
scenic sightseeing services using a fleet of modern eco-friendly air conditioned coaches
that have reclining seats with foot and head rests and onboard toilet/washroom
All long distance and regional bus and coach services do stop regularly
for comfort and refreshment breaks.
InterCity Coachlines Starlighter
overnight services between Wellington, Palmerston North, Rotoura,
Hamilton and Auckland, connecting with
Cook Strait ferry services
operating between Picton in the South
Island and Wellington in the North Island.
The Starlighter service features reclining
seats with foot and head rests, individual reading lights and air conditioning
controls, onboard toilet/ washroom facility and makes two
refreshment/comfort stops on route.
You can travel from Nelson to Wellington, Taupo, Rotorua,
Hamilton, Whangarei, Paihia/Bay of Islands, Kerikeri and Kataia using combined bus and ferry travel that includes both bus and
ferry travel in one fare and ticket.
You can make reservations from Christchurch International Airport for
services to and from Christchurch to Queenstown, Mt Cook/Aoraki, Dunedin,
Invercargill, Te Anau or Wanaka.
If you want to explore and see New Zealand's scenic beauty,
there is a range of
'Book As You Go' bus and ferry passes
value for money travel.
You can use your 'Book As You Go' flexi bus and ferry pass, to travel
through out New Zealand on New Zealand's largest regional and national
bus, coach, scenic coach, ferry and sightseeing network, that includes
Cook Strait ferry sailings between the North and South Islands,
sightseeing tours - like dolphin watching cruises in the Bay of Islands
and lots more.
Travel is discounted, so you will be saving money, as you travel
plus it gives you total freedom to alter your plans whenever you want.
Set your own itinerary and travel when you want, as your 'Book As
You Go' flexi bus and ferry pass is valid for 12 months so you can stay
a while then leave when you please.