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Deep South Bus Pass

Be transported away from Queenstown and into the deep South, to New Zealand's third island, Stewart Island.


  • Spend a few days in Queenstown - the adventure and party capital of NZ!
  • Cruise the stunning fiord of Milford Sound.
  • Go back in time to 1930's New Zealand when you stay at historic Gunn’s Camp.
  • Search for kiwi birds or see the Southern Lights from Stewart Island.
  • Explore the Catlins wilderness area for seals and remote scenery.

What's Included

  • Knowledgable driver-guide who will help get you around the country and tell you everything you need to know about New Zealand.
  • Guaranteed accommodation along the way, no need to book in advance (extra cost). More details here
  • Questions? Check out our FAQ or Contact Us.

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Number of Days 3

Starts: Queenstown Finishes: Queenstown

Tour Type: Hop on Hop Off Bus Pass


May 01, 2019 - September 30, 2019: Thursday and Sunday
October 01, 2019 - October 13, 2019: Thursday and Sunday
October 14, 2019 - November 11, 2019: Thursday and Sunday
November 12, 2019 - January 08, 2020: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
January 09, 2020 - February 22, 2020: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
February 23, 2020 - April 22, 2020: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Tour Itinerary EXPAND ALL

It’s an early start as we head towards breathtaking Milford Sound. This morning there is time to do the Milford Sound cruise, before we head for our unique overnight stop, Gunn’s Camp. Located in the solitude of Hollyford Valley (and one of our top rated overnight stops), enjoy an evening under the stars, spot glow-worms and listen out for Kiwi bird calls. 


Historic camp on the edge of the Hollyford Track in the heart of Fiordland National Park. 


Free Activities: Humbolt Falls walk, visit the historic museum.

Paid Activities: Milford Sound Cruise. 

We start the morning with a short riverside stroll through beech forest on the Viewing Gantry walk. This afternoon we travel further South to Invercargill, next stop Stewart Island! Stewart Island has an abundance of activities such as fishing, kayaking, diving, bird watching and tramping tracks. There are also options for those not going to Stewart Island to stay in Invercargill. 


Central hostel.


Free Activities: Walks, enjoy Gunn’s Camp.

Paid Activities: Ata Whenua – Shadowland, incredible movie of Fiordland National Park, Te Anau Wildlife Centre.

The morning is yours to explore the island, meet the locals, go fishing or enjoy some of the walks. We catch an afternoon ferry back to the mainland. For those who chose not to venture onto Stewart Island your bus departs mid-morning to head out to Waipapa Point, Curio Bay and Porpoise Bay for some sea-lion, penguin and dolphin spotting. 


Central Hostel. 


Free Activities: Explore the Island for amazing birdlife, relax and enjoy Island life.

Paid Activities: Hire a scooter, Ulva Island for heaps of native birds, cod fishing. 

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