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Stray - Everywhere Pass (National)

Stray - Everywhere Pass (National) - Stray Travel
Stray - Everywhere Pass (National) - Stray Travel
Nadja "I had a lot of fun on the stray bus, the bus drivers are always in a good mood and Tell you a lot about the country and help you out. The activities were always good fun and especially if you're travelling alone it is nice to do them with other people from the bus. I Can only recommend stray to everybody who wants to Meet cool people and have a lot of fun while learning more about This beautiful c..."
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44 reviews
Starts
Auckland
Destinations
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Ends
Auckland
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Highlights

  • Try dune surfing at Te Paki Stream
  • Explore the enchanting glow-worm caves
  • Watch the “first sunrise in the world”
  • Taste native honey at the Manuka factory
Age range
18 to 49 year olds
Max Group Size
45
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Start and end in Auckland! With the hop on/off tour Stray - Everywhere Pass (National), you have a 33 day tour package taking you through Auckland, New Zealand and 23 other destinations in New Zealand. Stray - Everywhere Pass (National) includes an expert guide, transport.

44 Reviews

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  • EI
    Written on June 19, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    I was very pleased with the organization and execution of the Stray tour...accommodations were varied but good, cleanliness of beds and bathrooms and kitchens good, fellow travels considetate, driver very good and communicative...beyond expectations that gave an overall joyful ecperience.
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  • J
    Written on May 12, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    What are you looking for when travelling? Friendly bus driver guides that help you sort everything you need and that actually talk TO you rather than at you? Maybe you want to get out to places you'd dreamt about but wasn't actually sure they even existed? (they do, trust me). You probably definitely want to break out of your comfort zone and randomly start to talking to a whole bunch of people from a whole bunch of countries and find your new best friend(s). Well that's what I got when I hopped on with Stray. Everything I did was through Stray, well, nearly everything, and I feel like I did everything! Thank you, Stray for being a thing! I can't imagine my NZ experience would have been half as fulfilling if I chose KiwiEx ;) I never write reviews, but I needed to this time. Sweet as, bro! Cheeeeoice!
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  • AA
    Written on April 29, 2017
    3.5 - Good

    Stray is definetly a nice way to explore NZ , if you only have a limited amount of time. I've met awesome people and had an awesome time in nz! If I had have more time, I would have rented a campervan to make more of my time. Still Stray is a good way to travel especially if you travel on your own.
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  • T
    Written on April 3, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    I was travelling with Stray and i can say that the bus drivers are the coolest guys around (shout out to Bobby) Busses could be improved (Lacking Aircon, Small engines thus not able to get up a hill, run in with flat tires). Destinations are fabulous, favourites being Lake Aniwhenua, Gunns Camp and Blue Duck. Good prices on the activity. Hostels are mostly pretty good although I'dve preffered to not stay Base.
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  • N
    Written on March 31, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    I had a lot of fun on the stray bus, the bus drivers are always in a good mood and Tell you a lot about the country and help you out. The activities were always good fun and especially if you're travelling alone it is nice to do them with other people from the bus. I Can only recommend stray to everybody who wants to Meet cool people and have a lot of fun while learning more about This beautiful country!
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  • AK
    Written on March 13, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Stray shows you so many special places and spots without tourism! And if you want, you're never alone and the busdriver helps you with everything. It's an easy way to travel and an amazing experience. Choose it! ;)
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  • A
    Written on March 9, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    I traveled alone for 60 days. It was a perfect experience, I met many new friends . If I return to New Zealand I will travel with stray again
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  • A
    Written on March 3, 2017
    1.5 - Rather poor

    Started off well but a clear lack of working stock meant that we spent over half the trip on small mini buses or hired in buses. This also meant that the hop on hop off part failed as buses were full well in advance and you'd be left stranded in places with no available accommodation. Final part of the trip seems utterly retarded, would make more sense to stop off in taupo rather than sit in 3 hours of Auckland rush hour traffic. The southern loop is a costly and pointless addition that doesn't even take you dunedin, the one city down there worth going to
    Stray Travel commented on this review
    Kia ora Alistair, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We would really appreciate the opportunity to look further into some of what you experienced regarding the buses and not being able to hop on/off. Would you mind sending an email with more details about your personal experience to catrin@straytravel.co.nz? Kind regards, Lisa
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  • N
    Written on February 16, 2017
    3.5 - Good

    It was really cool and you meet a lot of people
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  • R
    Written on January 29, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Great for solo travellers
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Itinerary

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  • Introduction
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  • Auckland to Paihia
  • Paihia to Cape Reinga and Back
  • Paihia to Auckland
  • Auckland to Hahei
  • Hahei
  • Hahei to Raglan
  • Raglan (via Waitomo) to Rotorua
  • Rotorua to Maraehako Bay
  • Maraehako Bay to Tatapouri (Gisborne)
  • Tatapouri (Gisborne) to Rotorua
  • Rotorua to Lake Aniwhenua
  • Lake Aniwhenua to Blue Duck Station
  • Blue Duck Station
  • Blue Duck Station to National Park
  • National Park to Wellington
  • Wellington to Marahau (Abel Tasman)
  • Marahau (Abel Tasman)
  • Marahau (Abel Tasman) to Westport
  • Westport to Franz Josef
  • Franz Josef
  • Franz Josef to Wanaka
  • Wanaka to Queenstown
  • Queenstown
  • Queenstown to Gunn’s Camp
  • Gunn’s Camp to Invercargill/Stewart Island
  • Invercargill/Stewart Island to Queenstown
  • Queenstown to Aoraki/Mt Cook
  • Mt Cook to Christchurch
  • Christchurch to Picton 
  • Picton to Wellington
  • Wellington (via National Park) to Auckland

What's included

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  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Accommodation

  • Meals

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Videos

  • New Zealand Adventure Travel With Stray
  • Destination Video: Raglan - A Place to Stray
  • Destination Video: Milford Sound and Gunn's Camp
  • Ultime Travel Guide: New Zealand
New Zealand Adventure Travel With Stray

Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • May 1, 2017

      What type of accommodation is guaranteed on this tour?

      The guaranteed accommodation is at backpacker hostel.

    • January 1, 2017

      What is the transportation I could take from Auckland to the tour starting point?

      You can take the public Skybus, its a safe, efficient and cost effective way to get to the city from the airport.

    • August 1, 2016

      Me and my friend are looking to photograph New Zealand. Sometimes we would stay up through the night to photograph a location. Would this your allow us to do what we want?

      If you want to stay up all night, there wont be any problem. The operator does not enforce a curfew or anything.

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      Start and end in Auckland.
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      TourRadar only requires a deposit of 35% to confirm this Stray Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 December 2017 the full payment of $913 is necessary.
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      No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $913 for Stray - Everywhere Pass (National), but the deposit of 35% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
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      Destinations

      Covering a total distance of approx 4,453 km.
      • Auckland (New Zealand)
      • 185 km
      • Paihia (New Zealand)
      • 160 km
      • Cape Reinga (New Zealand)
      • 160 km
      • Paihia (New Zealand)
      • 185 km
      • Auckland (New Zealand)
      • 93 km
      • Hahei (New Zealand)
      • 135 km
      • Raglan (New Zealand)
      • 55 km
      • Waitomo Caves (New Zealand)
      • 100 km
      • Rotorua (New Zealand)
      • 165 km
      • Gisborne (New Zealand)
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