Make us an offer | Kiwi Experience – New Zealand Flexible Bus Tours, Backpacker Travel on sale

It's your last chance to make an offer on your fave Kiwi Experience bus pass!

Just a couple of hours to go – pick your pass, name your price. Easy as!

Find out more, here:

It's our birthday month!

28 glorious years of happy travellers exploring New Zealand (and millions of photos snapped along the way).

Is yours good enough to win you a £500 STA Travel voucher? Enter it here and find out!

New Shirt Design needed for Skydive Taupo! $2000 worth of priz...

Fancy yourself a talented artist who's great at shirt designs, and could do with $2000 worth of travel prizes. Skydive Taupo needs YOUR help! They're looking for an artist from anywhere in the world to create a new design for their awesome T-shirts. Wanna find out more click the link: Skydive Taupo
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Work for us! We're looking for a Travel Consultant to join our green-blooded crew fixed term, full time.

Sound like a bit of you? Don't miss out!
Apply here:

Are you one of our lucky Birthday Bonanza winners?!

Check out the latest names – you could be one of them:

Remember! Until October 24 we're giving away a prize a day if you book one of our passes. Get in there!

Welcome to Bird Of The Year | Which Bird Gets Your Vote?!

We love birds, we even named our company after a pretty cute one! Sadly, many of NZs native birds are in trouble and they need our help. Join us in supporting NZ Bird of the Year and help to give a voice to these beautiful creatures.

All you need to do is vote for your favourite bird. Voting closes 23rd October so shake those feathers and get onto it! Which one got your vote?

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It's our Birthday Bonanza!

We're celebrating our 28th birthday and thought we'd treat you all to some great deals and epic prizes.
Grab one of our discounted passes and be in to win! We're giving away a prize a day until the 24th. Don't miss out!

Entries in the Kiwi Experience Photo Competition

Want to be in with a chance to win a £500 STA Travel voucher? Dig out your best Kiwi Experience photo and enter our 28th birthday photo competition!

Here are some of the awesome entries we've had already. Keep 'em coming! Enter and vote here:

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Ever thought about a job in tourism?
Being a Driver Guide for Kiwi Experience is an epic and highly rewarding job, just ask one of our brand new Driver Guide trainees- currently on their month-long training around beautiful Aotearoa.
Find out about working for Kiwi Experience here:

Are you planning a trip with Kiwi Experience? Awesome! Follow these 5 tips in our new blog to make sure you get the most out of your trip:

The North Island of New Zealand | Top 10 Kiwi Experience Highlights

It seems Jones Around The World has had quite the trip around our beautiful Aotearoa. You can check out his North Island top 10 highlights on the Kiwi Experience here in his new blog:

Kiwi Experience Celebrates Turning 28!

Go Kiwi, it's ya birthday! This month we turn 28 (time to grow up? Yeah, nah...)

But we've got PRESENTS for YOU! Want a £500 voucher from STA Travel? Want to see your face on the front of our next brochure!?

All you gotta do is upload a photo from your own Kiwi Experience and you're in to win! Easy as. Check it out:

Hey everyone! It's Jones Around The World here going live. My one-month trip in New Zealand with Kiwi Experience has sadly come to an end. Thanks for following along, and now is your chance to ask me ANYTHING!

Follow the link for a chance to win 1 of 2 Kiwi Experience “Sheep Dog” Passes!

LIVE Q&A with Jones Around The World is THIS WEEKEND! Don't miss out on your chance to find out everything about doing a Kiwi Experience in the most beautiful country in the world.

Details in the pic!

5 reasons why Kiwi Experiences are Legendary!

1. Flexible travel – means you can hop-on hop-off the bus as you choose!
2. All passes are valid for 12 months from the time you start traveling.
3. Customize your trip with our popular range of add-on passes.
4. Guaranteed accommodation at each overnight stop.
5. Great prices on activities – and book as you go.
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Last chance to grab a free skydive thanks to our mates at Skydive Taupo, this offer ends on the 28th so be quick!
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Connor Barton's Kiwi Experience

Check out Aussie videographer Wild World's epic Kiwi Experience adventure around both North and South Islands. You can see more of his vids and find out more about him here:

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Jones Around The World

We've just loved watching Jones Around The World kicking back and relaxing in New Zealand....

Want to know in detail what THIS felt like? Tune in to the Q&A 12pm (NZ time) this Sunday!

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Who doesn't like freefalling at speeds of 200km/h, spending up to a minute in the sky and getting stunning views from coast to coast of our beautiful country?

I know we do!

But hurry this gem of an opportunity won't last long, it might just be your only chance to jump out of a plane for FREE thanks to our mates at Skydive Taupo.

Book Now and be in to WIN!
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"Are there really sheep everywhere?", "Did you get to meet Bilbo?", "Did you have any fush and chups?", "Is Kiwi Experience the most EPIC way to see New Zealand?!"

If you want to ask it, Jones Around The World wants to answer it! He'll be wrapping up his Kiwi Experience with a LIVE Q&A. Tune in October 1st! Details in the pic!

What Would You Give for a Legendary NZ Adventure

👉 👉 This weekend ONLY 👈👈 Place your bid to win our Legendary New Zealand Adventure!

It was a bidding frenzy last time, so don’t miss out on All. This. Awesomeness.

Bid here now:

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Hey! Are you looking for an experience you won’t forget? How about an incredible 15,000ft freefall over the world’s most scenic drop zone.

You never forget your first skydive, so what are you waiting for? Book now and be in to win!

#nzmustdo #jumparound #limitedtime
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Queen Bee - NZ Bus Tour-Bookings - Kiwi Experience | Flexible Guided Bus Tours New Zealand

Make a bee-line for the city of sails with our brand spanking new South to North bus pass, The Queen Bee. Travel both islands in just 6 days! #Legendary

Jones Around The World

We do like to go on about #nzmustdo experiences... but this one seriously is an #nzmustmustmustdo!

Jones Around The World took some incredible photos from his Heli Hike tour of Franz Josef Glacier!

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Jump around! Get to New Zealand now and you could be jumping out of a plane for FREE from our mates at Skydive Taupo​. We also have up to 50% off our hottest bus passes. What are you waiting for?!

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Jones Around The World

Jones Around The World and his Kiwi Experience posse prove you're never too old to get rowdy! We love these snaps from the pensioner-themed party at Mahinapua Hotel!

He's been having the trip of a lifetime and he wants YOU to ask him anything! Jones Around The World will be doing a LIVE Q&A at the end of his Kiwi Experience. Get amongst it! Details in the pic!

Find out more on how Kiwi Experience is sustainable and pro environment here!

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Guess who's got GOLD!!!

We're proud to have been awarded the Gold Sustainable Tourism Business Award.

Here are some key points Qualmark praised us for.

-Our 6% reduction in fuel use in 2015/2016
-Our awesome digital travel guide! (13% less printing – saves trees!)
-Our recyclable cups, bottles, and bag
-West Coast beach clean-ups and supporting Kiwi recovery
-Our drivers are trained to be mindful and empathetic to non-English speakers. --Manaakitanga is a big part of our ‘travelling family’ experience

Read more about the award and how we got it on our new blog!

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Looking for a fun job in New Zealand with lots of cool perks?

Our friends at River Valley Lodge are looking for a culinary wizard to join their team. If this sounds like you, check the link below for more info on the job.

Yep, definitely made the most of the surf at Westport last weekend.

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Get Foxed! If you’re an adventure junkie coming to New Zealand, there is no better time to book than now!

New Zealand Bus Travel Discounts | Kiwi Experience – New Zealand Flexible Bus Tours, Backpacker Travel

Win 1 of 20 Canyon Fox trips from Shotover Canyon Fox in adventure capital Queenstown!
Shotover Canyon Swing & Canyon Fox

Be quick though this deal won't last long!

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Feel like camping with a bit of class?

Check out our top 6 reasons to go Glamping blog!

Dreaming of a New Zealand summer in the sun? Book this weekend only using the promo code: WEEKEND and you'll go into the draw to win the cost of your bus pass back for FREE!


Tamaki Maori Village

Experience the native culture of New Zealand with Tamaki Maori Village.

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Wanna keep in touch with ya mates while you're here? We've got you sussed. Check out these hot deals from our NZ service providers.

Jones Around The World

Our man Jones Around The World has reached NZ! Give him a warm Kiwi welcome.

We think he got the best view of Auckland in the short time he was in the city...

I'M GOING ON AN ADVENTURE!! - Jones Around The World

We think our mate Jones Around The World is pretty excited about visiting NZ – what do you reckon?

Find out about his full itinerary over on his blog. And make sure you drop your recommendations below for his trip!

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You're running out of time to Funk Off with Kiwi Experience!

Big savings on funky passes here:

Our funkiest passes are on sale right now and when you purchase, you go in the draw to win 1 of 5 Te Puia - Rotorua, NZ Cultural Experiences.

Get in there:

We're excited to introduce you to Dave Anderson, better known as 'Jones', who will be landing in Auckland from the U.S. of A. on September 3 for the ultimate Kiwi Experience!

Find out more about Jones Around The World and his epic NZ itinerary here:

Got tips or recommendations? Hit him up in the comments below!

Check this out! Kiwi Experience across the generations!

Emily, one of our legendary drivers, has a passenger travelling right now whose parents were on the Kiwi bus back in 1990!

Naturally this was the perfect photo recreation opportunity – spot the difference.

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Don't miss out!

Now is your chance to take on Kiwi Experience with the epic Kitchen Sink bus pass, touring the whole of New Zealand... just make us an offer we can't refuse! (Auction closes at 7am NZT, Friday morning.)

Place your bid in our blind auction here:

We want you to Funk Off to Te Puia!

Not only do we have up to 53% off our funkiest bus tours, you'll be in to win 1 of 5 Te Puia - Rotorua, NZ Cultural Experiences. Book here:

Picture it: you, on the road, exploring New Zealand, becoming part of the Kiwi Experience legend.

And best of all... You name the price!

Place a bid in our silent auction and if yours is highest after 48 hours, a Kitchen Sink pass is yours:

Show Kiwi Experience some love!

Did you take on the legendary green bus journey in New Zealand and have an awesome time? Make sure you give us your vote in the Golden Backpacks Awards: Best Transport category.

There are prizes up for grabs from the Golden Backpacks crew! Vote now:

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