Another day, another beautiful white sandy beach! Thanks
Driver Hamish Owbridge for the picture!

Long summer nights be like... Thanks to Legendary Driver Guide Simon for the picture.

Tongariro Expeditions

What a day!

Have you ticked the Tongariro Crossing off your bucket list yet?

Our passengers are not afraid to brave the elements to catch a glimpse of the stunning Cathedral Cove during last weeks storms! #kiwiexperience

Sustainable Travel | Kiwi Experience Travel Bus

We want to make 2018 a green one - so for every pass sold until January 25th we will plant a tree in New Zealand with the help from Trees For Survival! Help offset your carbon footprint while you travel - only with Kiwi Experience!

Glamping | Kiwi Experience Blog New Zealand Adventures Bus Travel

Want to try something new this summer?

Glamping (that's glamourous camping) is a camping experience like no other. Take the opportunity to spend a night under the stars and experience this unique style of accommodation amongst the beautiful nature of New Zealand.

Ultimate Driver Guides | Kiwi Experience – New Zealand Flexible Bus Tours, Backpacker Travel

Meet our Legendary Driver Guides! These Kiwis are totally passionate about our country and committed to making every backpacker’s trip the trip of a lifetime – especially yours! Their commentary, insights and advice will ensure you get the best value for money, and take the best possible New Zealand experience back home with you.

How to budget for your Kiwi Experience

Heading to New Zealand to do your Kiwi Experience or maybe thinking about it? Check out our budgeting tips video cos we're good like that.

Are you travelling with us this summer? Check out this useful advise to help you make the most of your pass and time in New Zealand.

World media praises 'heroic New Zealanders' who built sand island to dodge liquor ban

Kiwi Ingenuity at its finest!

How did you see in the new year?

Kiwi Experience (@kiwiexperience) • Instagram photos and videos

Summer is here and we want to see your pictures!

Don't forget to #kiwiexperience and you could just find yourself on our instagram feed.

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There is something extra magical about being in the first country to see the sun rise at the beginning of a new year! From the team at Kiwi Experience we wish you a Happy 2018 full with many adventures!

Another year has sped by! 2017 has been a busy year for Kiwi Experience.
Our proudest moment this year was winning the Golden Backpackers award for Best Transport for the 10th time!

What was your 2017 highlight and what are you most excited about in 2018?

This summer, don't miss Kiwi Experience!

Coming to a bus window near you!

Merry Christmas from the Kiwi Experience Whanau (family)! We will be spending it at the beach in our togs and jandals having a mean BBQ! How are you spending yours?🎄

Santa's getting in some last minute exercise before the busiest night of the year! 🎅

NZ's Coastal Christmas Tree | Kiwi Experience Blog New Zealand Adventures Bus Travel

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree! Only 5 more sleeps to go...


Planning to spend New Years Eve in New Zealand? Our driver guides can help you find the best place to welcome in 2018!

Keeping New Zealand clean! Our awesome Auckland office team swapped keyboards for spades and took to helping out the Auckland Council clean up for a day!

River Valley Lodge Rafting

Thrill seekers beware! River Valley is home to the highest grade rapids in New Zealand, we are the only travel company to take you there. Would you?

Hands up if you wish this was your office views?! We reckon our Driver Guides have the best job in the world!

Who Travels With Kiwi Experience | New Zealand Flexible Backpacker Travel

"It's no secret that it's the people who make Kiwi Experience unforgettable. So we're curious – which kind of traveller are you?

Check out the types of people you'll meet when you travel in the Big Green Bus, and let us know in the comments which one sounds like you!"

Tamaki Maori Village Haka

Voted Best Activity on the Kiwi Experience Circuit by both Passengers and Drivers, the Tamaki Maori Village - Rotorua, New Zealand includes learning the Haka and staying a traditional Maori Whare (house).
Thanks to Hamish Kiwi Experience for the awesome video!

Are you a legend of digital marketing? Are you prepared to jump on board the Kiwi Experience ride and become a green blooded evangelist? Don't waste anytime then...check out all the deets and a run down of the perks - there are many! Applications close soon.;jsessionid=9743B3C4E3DF3A8DE805431C279AD0F8?jobmc=30834SK

Kiwi Experience | Top 9 Surfing Spots | Blog New Zealand Adventures Bus Travel

Summer is on its way, and now is the perfect time to brush up on your surfing skills!

Photos from Kiwi Experience's post

Unmissable golden sand beaches with Abel Tasman AquaTaxi! Driver Guide Sam Mulligan snapped this on his latest circuit.

Timeline Photos

Better safe than sorry, that’s what Mum always said...just as well an epic holiday in NZ is just that. Check out our blog to find out how!

Top 17 Tips For Traveling New Zealand With Kiwi Experience

Jones Around The World has some awesome tips and tricks for travelling New Zealand with Kiwi Experience. Check out his new blog to get prepped for your next NZ adventure!

Timeline Photos

Go in the draw to WIN a GoPro Hero5 when you buy a pass on sale! It's going to be a summer hummer here in New Zealand - don't miss out!


We're slashing $400 off all our national passes for 72 hours only!*

Get amongst it:

(*Some exclusions for our passes that are already too cheap.)

Summer's almost here and it's time to take in a dose of some New Zealand Vitamin sea.

With us being an island nation, you’re never far from the coast in NZ. Make the most of long, hot summer days with beach picnics, kayaking, snorkeling, sailing or swimming – the list is truly endless!


For some awesome summer deals check the link:

Go us! For the first time EVER we took out two wins at the Golden Backpacks awards: Best Tour/Activity and Best Transport.

We're STOKED to have all the crew's hard work recognised by you, our awesome passengers! 👏👏

And did you know, this is our 10th year in a row taking out the Best Transport category? We couldn't be happier!

A big CONGRATULATIONS to Barbara Decares from Brazil who won our Photo Competition - we had so many great entries and thanks to everyone who entered. Can anyone guess where this shot was taken?

Check out this incredible shot of the Split Apple in Abel Tasman by our very own Simon Owens.

How Does Kiwi Experience Work – Guided New Zealand Flexible Backpacker Tours

A little confused as to how our Big Green Bus works? No problem, you can check out how and why Kiwi Experience is the best way to travel New Zealand here:

Come visit New Zealand and experience the best this country has to offer with our legendary bus passes. We've got four of our hottest passes on sale right now! So what are you waiting for?! Hop-on!

Are you one of our lucky Birthday Bonanza winners?!

Check out the latest names on our winner's page – you could be one of them!

New Zealand ranked 5th on Lonely Planet's Top 10 Countries list

Of course New Zealand makes Lonely Planets list of top countries to visit...but you already know this if you’ve travelled with us. What did you love the most about NZ?

Timeline Photos

Our legendary Sheepdog is going cheap, so don't be sheepish and save $500 on our popular Sheepdog bus pass.

You can save $500 off these other passes too until 16th November! Jandal, Super Funky, and Kitchen Sink.

There’s no better time to sheep around.
For more info click the link:


Did you know: 1 million disposable cups end up in landfill every minute?
How about using a reusable cup for your next cup of joe?

Help out the planet by using more eco-friendly and reusable everyday items. Like these ones. To get more info on our Eco products you can check out our new blog here:

Birthday Bonanza Winners - Flexible Bus Tours NZ | Kiwi Experience

Are you one of our lucky Birthday Bonanza winners?!

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

Remember! Until October 31 we're giving away a prize a day if you book one of our passes. Get in there!

Timeline Photos

Kiwi Experience and our awesome partners are teaming up to clean the beaches of Westport. After 4 big community beach cleanups, we've removed aprox. 2.5 tons of trash earlier this year, and we plan to continue our great work with our mates and the Westport community this summer. You can find out more about the Westport beach cleanups here:
Bazils Hostel
Buller District Council
Smart Environmental
Buller Boardriders Club House


Check out this blast from the past way back in 1997. We're so glad to still be creating amazing memories and unforgettable moments for our passengers all around the world.

WIN Flights to New Zealand?

Want to take the trip of a lifetime and get your flights paid for too?

Our Birthday Bonanza deal is extended! This is your last chance to win a prize a day when you grab one of our discounted bus passes + go in the draw to WIN your flights to NZ.

Available until 31 October - get in quick!

Do the planet a favor and pick up one of our very own Kiwi Experience Eco-Products.
They're made from quality materials and are super eco-friendly!
You can get yours here:

Jones Around The World

Yep - that's what you get when you travel with Kiwi! Which adventure would be top of your list? Ours? Number 10 for sure!

Thanks for sharing Jones Around The World

You've only got until THIS FRIDAY to enter our birthday photo competition!

Dig out your very best shot, share the heck out of it and get your friends voting!

Bonus – 28 runners up will win a £20 STA Travel voucher for them and a friend. What are you waiting for? Enter here:

More EPIC Entries from Our Birthday Photo Competition

Wanna see your face on the cover of our next Kiwi Experience brochure?! It couldn't be easier – just dig out the BEST photo from your time on the Big Green Bus and enter here:

PLUS, you could score yourself a £500 voucher from STA Travel. How awesome is that?

Check out the latest entries below.

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:

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