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 traditional option to discover New Zealand for years. However occasions are altering, and we now have improved the traditional hop-on/hop-off expertise.
Change is nice
With out change, there is no such thing as a 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 individuals on superb adventures since 2002. We’re a bunch of travellers who prefer to journey a bit otherwise. We love ticking off all the large bucket record experiences, however our actual mission is to go additional off the overwhelmed observe. There’s all the time extra to find when you simply Stray a bit additional off the freeway.
You’re in all probability questioning, “why change the hop-on/hop-off journey community that you’ve 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 trouble out of hop-on/hop-off
Essentially 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 fashionable 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 superb little nation. After all, everybody desires to get essentially the most from their once-in-a-lifetime journey to NZ. And who desires to fret about issues like hopping off, discovering lodging and how one can get to the subsequent superb vacation spot?
Subsequently, we created Stray Journeys some time in the past. And we now have simply taken these new excursions to the subsequent degree. These bus excursions are greater than only a bus tour. It’s a fixed-length tour with lodging included. Now you possibly can actually sit again, chill out and benefit from the journey. You’ll arrive super-relaxed at your subsequent vacation spot. And you already know that as quickly because the bus stops, you have got arrived at an incredible place.
A spot the place you are able to do quite a lot of free or paid actions. The Stray Driver is your information on these journeys. And they’re filled with data about every cease alongside the way in which. They’ve a lot inside data, ideas and info that aren’t even talked about in fashionable journey books. It’s like travelling with an area.
Benefits of Stray bus excursions in New Zealand
Right here’s an outline of why you’ll love these new Stray Journey Excursions.
Lodging is included on these new excursions. You can 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 also be attainable. See for more information and reserving these excursions.
Personal coach transport
Take the stress off, sit back, chill out, absorb the surroundings and let another person do the driving. You’ll journey by personal, air-conditioned bus.
Count on entertaining anecdotes, nice suggestions, additional assist and native insider information out of your charismatic information. They know each inch of this nation. You’ll be able to’t get this from a Google search!
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 superb locations lengthy after your journey has ended.
So what makes a spot or expertise worthy of the Strademark badge? We have now some easy guidelines for that, it should:
- Be a singular native, cultural expertise
- Have an environmental or conservation focus
- Not be accessed by public transport
Our Strademark Locations 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 record locations and expertise our particular, distinctive spots too.
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 modifications you’ll examine it on our Service Updates web page, a web page that’s consistently being up to date when there’s information to share about our excursions.
We’re assured that you’ll get pleasure from 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 trying 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 trying ahead to seeing you all once more… For now, solely travellers from Australia can enter New Zealand through the Trans-Tasman Journey Bubble however hopefully extra international locations might be added to that record.
Though issues could look unsure, there may be a lot of flexibility whenever you e book your Stray Tour now. It’s all a part of our reserving ensures, our guarantees so you possibly can e book with confidence.
- The beginning journey date is versatile. In case your plans change, you possibly can all the time change your journey dates, so long as you tell us earlier than the scheduled day of departure.
- Tour swap possibility. Change your thoughts about the place you need to go? You’ll be able to swap your journey for one more Stray journey in any vacation spot we function in.
- Ebook 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 simple to e book your Stray bus tour on-line. The value you see is the worth you’ll pay. There aren’t any nasty charges, like cost charges or bank card charges.
And our pleasant crew of journey specialists are all the time pleased to assist and reply your questions. Put up ‘em beneath within the remark part or contact us through electronic mail, cellphone or chat.