See how we’ve got taken hop-on/hop-off to the subsequent stage

For lots of travellers in New Zealand, hop-on/hop-off bus journey has been an necessary a part of their expertise. It has been the basic approach to discover New Zealand for years. However instances are altering, and we’ve got improved the basic hop-on/hop-off expertise.

Change is sweet

With out change, there isn’t any transferring ahead. At Stray, we like to suppose outdoors the field, be artistic and make the journey expertise for our prospects even higher.

We’ve been taking folks on wonderful adventures since 2002. We’re a bunch of travellers who wish to journey a bit of otherwise. We love ticking off all the massive bucket checklist experiences, however our actual mission is to go additional off the crushed observe. There’s at all times extra to find if you happen to simply Stray a bit of additional off the freeway.

You’re in all probability questioning, “why change the hop-on/hop-off journey community that you’ve got created years in the past?” Easy. We’re making it even simpler so that you can discover New Zealand, with out taking away the enjoyable of travelling in New Zealand.

We’re taking the effort out of hop-on/hop-off

Probably the most requested query about travelling on the hop-on/hop-off community was “the place ought to I hop off and the way lengthy ought to I keep?” And the second-most in style query was “If I hop-off in XYZ is it assured I can hop on once more in X days?”.

For many travellers, it’s their first time travelling to our wonderful little nation. In fact, everybody needs to get essentially the most from their once-in-a-lifetime journey to NZ. And who needs to fret about issues like hopping off, discovering lodging and learn how to get to the subsequent wonderful vacation spot?

Sit back and relax on Stray Tour
The best, most relaxed and enjoyable approach to discover New Zealand: the brand new Stray bus excursions

Subsequently, we created Stray Journeys some time in the past. And we’ve got simply taken these new excursions to the subsequent stage. These bus excursions are greater than only a bus tour. It’s a fixed-length tour with lodging included. Now you may actually sit again, loosen up and benefit from the journey. You’ll arrive super-relaxed at your subsequent vacation spot. And you understand that as quickly because the bus stops, you have got arrived at a tremendous place.

A spot the place you are able to do a wide range of free or paid actions. The Stray Driver is your information on these journeys. And they’re full of data about every cease alongside the best way. They’ve a lot inside info, ideas and information that aren’t even talked about in in style journey books. It’s like travelling with an area.

Benefits of Stray bus excursions in New Zealand

Right here’s an summary of why you’ll love these new Stray Journey Excursions.


Lodging is included on these new excursions. You may be staying at 3-4 star resorts for a lot of the nights and excessive nation farms or scenic lodges near the waterfront or nationwide parks in our distinctive locations. Resort rooms are ensuite, whereas shared amenities are in Strademark locations. Improve to solo occupancy can be attainable. See for more information and reserving these excursions.

Non-public coach transport

Take the strain off, chill, loosen up, absorb the surroundings and let another person do the driving. You’ll journey by non-public, air-conditioned bus.

Stray Information

Count on entertaining anecdotes, nice suggestions, additional help and native insider data out of your charismatic information. They know each inch of this nation. You may’t get this from a Google search!

Strademark Expertise

A number of of our excursions embrace Strademark Experiences, particular locations or experiences that you’re much less more likely to discover within the guidebook. You’ll be speaking about these wonderful locations lengthy after your journey has ended.

So what makes a spot or expertise worthy of the Strademark badge? Now we have some easy guidelines for that, it should:

  • Be a novel native, cultural expertise
  • Have an environmental or conservation focus
  • Not be accessed by public transport

Our Strademark Locations can help you see extra and do extra. We take you to locations that you’d by no means in any other case see. Tick off your bucket checklist locations and expertise our particular, distinctive spots too.

On Stray tour to Blue Duck Station - Strademark Place
Blue Duck Station is likely one of the Strademark Locations you’ll go to on a Stray Tour

Will hop-on/hop-off return as soon as the worldwide COVID / Corona-virus pandemic is over?

By no means say by no means… However for now, all our NZ Hop-on/Hop-off Excursions and passes are on maintain. If that adjustments you’ll examine it on our Service Updates web page, a web page that’s continually being up to date when there’s information to share about our excursions.

We’re assured that you’ll take pleasure in our new NZ excursions. These excursions will make your New Zealand journey simpler. No must make a plan your self. Simply flip up on the day of departure, meet your fellow travellers and off we go. Aotearoa awaits. We’re wanting ahead to seeing you on one in all our excursions.

Safe your seat & keep versatile

Are you excited to go to New Zealand once more as soon as the border is open once more? We’re so wanting ahead to seeing you all once more… For now, solely travellers from Australia can enter New Zealand by way of the Trans-Tasman Journey Bubble however hopefully extra international locations shall be added to that checklist.

Although issues might look unsure, there may be numerous flexibility while you ebook your Stray Tour now. It’s all a part of our reserving ensures, our guarantees so you may ebook with confidence.

  • The beginning journey date is versatile. In case your plans change, you may at all times change your journey dates, so long as you tell us earlier than the scheduled day of departure.
  • Tour swap choice. Change your thoughts about the place you need to go? You may swap your journey for one more Stray journey in any vacation spot we function in.
  • E-book now, pay later. Solely a ten% deposit is required to safe a seat on one in all our excursions.
  • No reserving charges in any respect. It’s straightforward to ebook your Stray bus tour on-line. The value you see is the worth you’ll pay. There aren’t any nasty charges, like fee charges or bank card charges.

And our pleasant crew of journey specialists are at all times completely happy to assist and reply your questions. Publish ‘em beneath within the remark part or contact us by way of e-mail, telephone or chat.

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