You can start and finish in Auckland, Christchurch or any other place around the circuit. You need about 4 weeks and it's an excellent way to really get to see and experience all of what NZ has to offer - the North of the North to the deep South! As always the longer you have the better so you can get off at your favorite places for a few more days (or weeks!).
All about the The Bay and Back Pass
Explore the birthplace of our nation with a Bay of Islands tour. One of New Zealands most popular places to visit.
Depart to the north of Auckland up to the Paihia the gateway to the Bay of Islands. Always a beautiful ride up from Auckland past small towns and wonderful forests. Then its time to be by the beach and experience culture at the Waitangi Treaty ground. Paihia can be a great night out with some funky bars and pubs. You can also try sandboarding! We see the big Kauri trees as we drive back down to Auckland on the third before saying goodbye to your new friends.
Perfect adventure north in New Zealand.
The Bay and Back Pass Itinerary - 2 days
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Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from central Auckland accommodation
Minimum days: 2
Recommended days: 2
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
Travel pass which covers the entire Stray route - Stray is NOT an A to B bus service- Stray makes stops along the way to show you amazing things, like a beautiful waterfall, short scenic walk, local food tasting or breathtaking views
Ultimate travel flexibility – your pass is valid for up to 12 months from your first day of travel, so hop on and off as many times as you like
Driver Guide to provide invaluable knowledge, support and local insight and to assist with booking accommodation and activities at every destination (pay-as-you-go) - your first night's accommodation at each stop is always guaranteed.
Non travel days vary depending on departure day
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