Big North Pass

Big North Pass

Explore the North Island! Discover the sub-tropical climate of the Far North of New Zealand. Immerse yourself in local Maori culture and try a traditional hangi meal. Hop around some of the best beaches New Zealand has to offer, get off the beaten track, and conquer the Tongariro Crossing! 


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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. 
  • Accommodation guaranteed along the route, no need to book in advance (extra cost). More details here
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WAS: $825 NZD
NOW: $701 NZD

Number of Days 18

Starts: Auckland Finishes: Auckland

Tour Type: Hop on Hop Off Bus Pass


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This pass starts in New Zealand’s largest city Auckland, known as the ‘city of sails.’

We depart for the beautiful Bay of Islands from 7.00am. This relaxed seaside town of Paihia is often called the ‘gateway to the Bay’. We stop en-route for a chance to snorkel at the Goat Island Marine Reserve (summer), New Zealand’s first marine reserve, before cruising up to Paihia for a relaxing afternoon in the stunning Bay.


Hostel along from the beach.


Optional Paid:  Catch the ferry across to historic Russell (New Zealand’s ex-capital), skydiving, Hole in the Rock boat trip, diving.

Included Free: Snorkeling at Goat Island (summer only), tree hugging huge kauri trees at Parry Kauri Forest (wet weather/winter option).


Today you travel to the northernmost point of the country, the spiritually significant Cape Reinga. Visit 90 Mile Beach, try dune surfing and see the clashing of 2 oceans! Sample some of the best fish and chips available on your way back to Paihia.


Hostel along the beach


Included: Cape Reinga day trip, surf sand dunes

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