* Purchased separately ** Selected passes only
InterCity's Travelpass offers a range of national and regional “hop on and off” fixed itinerary passes, based on the most popular touring routes throughout New Zealand. Utilising the combined networks of InterCity buses and GreatSights New Zealand premium sightseeing coaches, the Travelpass range includes bus, ferry and activity options including cruises in Milford Sound and the Bay of Islands. With daily departures nationwide, you’ll have the flexibility to travel whenever you please.
Travelpass gives you the freedom to explore New Zealand like a local. Chat to Kiwis on the bus and find out all the best spots to visit. Without pre-planned itineraries, it’s up to you how far you travel each day and where you stop en route. You make the rules, and you can easily manage all your travel online or book with over 600 agents nationwide.
New Zealand is perfect for backpacking. Similar in size to the UK, this is a compact country with vastly different scenery across the nation. If you’re seeking the true backpacker experience then travelling by public transport will give you a unique insight into the Kiwi way of life. New Zealand is a safe and friendly place to explore and travelling like a local is a great way to learn more about New Zealand from Kiwis and other travellers like you.
Check out the different pass options above to see which best suits you, or travel on the fly and book single trips when you feel like moving on. Backpackers with valid YHA, ISIC, Nomads, BBH, Peterpans Gold or VIP ID cards receive discounts off the standard InterCity fares on nearly all services nationwide.
Visit backpackerbus.co.nz to find out more about travelling around NZ and get inspired.