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.

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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!

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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?

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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!

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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:

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
#nzmustdo #lovetaupo #artintaupo #skydivetaupo
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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?

New Zealand Bus Discounts - Flexible Bus Tours | Kiwi Experience

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

Last chance to grab a free skydive thanks to our mates at Skydive Taupo, this offer ends on the 28th so be quick!
#nzmustdo #jumparound #limitedtime

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!

Jump Around! New Zealand Bus Tour Sale | Kiwi Experience – New Zealand Flexible Bus Tours, Backpacker Travel


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!
#nzmustdo #jumparound #limitedtime

"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!

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