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Stray - Short North Pass (North Island)

Stray - Short North Pass (North Island) - Stray Travel
Stray - Short North Pass (North Island) - Stray Travel
Su "We just finished Peter pass few days ago and it was amazing. My bro and I were a bit worry about our parents as they’ve never experienced this type of group tours and staying in remote areas, hostels, hiking, etc. However, they really enjoyed the whole trip. You will definitely see very nice, like-minded and lovely people on the bus and they are amazing. We all get along very well and had the gre..."
Excellent
21 reviews
Starts
Auckland
+8 Destinations
New Zealand North Island
Ends
Auckland
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Highlights

  • Explore how you like with this Hop On/Hop Off Pass
  • Discover the world of Narnia at renowned Cathedral Cove
  • Tantalise your tastebuds with Wellington’s superb coffee
  • Step into Mordor at the rugged Tongariro National Park
Age range
17 to 70 year olds
Max Group Size
45
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
Hop On/Off, Adventure, Christmas & New Year
Operator
Stray Travel
Start and end in Auckland! With the hop on/off tour Stray - Short North Pass (North Island), you have a 10 day tour package taking you through Auckland, New Zealand and 7 other destinations in New Zealand. Stray - Short North Pass (North Island) includes transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Auckland to Hahei
  2. Hahei
  3. Hahei to Rotorua
  4. Free Day in Rotorua
  5. Rotorua to Lake Aniwhenua
  6. Lake Aniwhenua (via Taupo) to Blue Duck Station
  7. Blue Duck Station
  8. Blue Duck Station (via Tongariro) to Raetihi
  9. Raetihi to Wellington
  10. Wellington (via Raetihi) to Auckland

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Accommodation

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Meals

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

21 Reviews

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Good
19%
Average
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  • J
    Written on July 3, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Awesome experience with Stray,. We have awesome group exploring the North Island. Rolex is the best driver / guide definitely I will comeback in NZ with Stray for South Island Tour, :)

    Stray Travel commented on this review
    That's fantastic, thank you! We look forward to seeing you on the South Island sometime soon!
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  • J
    Written on April 2, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Loved the tour with Socks, got everyone included and was so much fun !

    Stray Travel commented on this review
    Cheers for sweet as review, Jack! ~Lisa at Stray
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  • Stray - Short North Pass (North Island) reviewer 3
    Written on February 11, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    Amazing management of the tour from our energetic and charming tour guide, Peaches. We were on time and she gave us all details of what to expect for the day, what time we get to the next destination, and what activities we would avail. She knows a lot of... Read more

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  • Stray - Short North Pass (North Island) reviewer 4
    Written on September 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I travelled throughout the North Island with Stray and had the best time! Stray is absolutely perfect for solo travelers as you make an endless amount of friends while amazing the most beautiful places. I gained so much knowledge about all activites,... Read more

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  • S
    Written on April 13, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    We just finished Peter pass few days ago and it was amazing. My bro and I were a bit worry about our parents as they’ve never experienced this type of group tours and staying in remote areas, hostels, hiking, etc. However, they really enjoyed the whole... Read more

    Stray Travel commented on this review
    Kia Ora Su! Wow, thanks for the awesome review! Love that you were able to Stray with your whole family and we agree that Mozzie is a brilliant driver and guide :) We cannot wait to have you back to see the South Island with us!
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  • GC
    Written on May 2, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Had a wicked time exploring the North Island of New Zealand. Got to meet great bunch of individuals and was able to share many new experiences with each other.

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  • AB
    Written on March 25, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    For everybody over 23 the peferct place to get to know people and have a good balance between party and enjoying the trip

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  • SS
    Written on March 22, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    This tour is totally awesome, except Lolly really should have a dog companion. That would make it even better.

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  • C
    Written on March 4, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip exceeded all expectations, the group and the driver become a dysfunctional family

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  • E
    Written on February 28, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    I had an incredible experience with stray in New Zealand's north island, from the enthusiastic bus drivers to the helpful advice and list of activities for each day. I met some great peple and enjoyed the trip so much. If they improved they're bus booking... Read more

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Questions & Answers

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  • Does this tour include accommodation?

    No, Stray Travel Passes do not include accommodation or activities - you have the flexibility to choose what suits your budget and pay-as-you-go.

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Location
Start and end in Auckland.
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Payment(s)
For any tour departing before 4 November 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 4 November 2019, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Stray Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 15 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,261 km.
  • Auckland (New Zealand)
  • 93 km
  • Hahei (New Zealand)
  • 150 km
  • Rotorua (New Zealand)
  • 69 km
  • Whirinaki Forest Park (New Zealand)
  • 54 km
  • Taupo (New Zealand)
  • 98 km
  • Whakahoro (New Zealand)
  • 44 km
  • Tongariro National Park (New Zealand)
  • 242 km
  • Wellington (New Zealand)
  • 242 km
  • Tongariro National Park (New Zealand)
  • 270 km
  • Auckland (New Zealand)

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