Starting From AU$115.77
Starting From AU$115.77

Bay & Back

The Bay & Back freestyle pass is a Bay of Islands bus tour from Auckland - perfect for those travellers with a few days who want to see the sub-tropical North.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

Flexible bus transport

Travel on our comfortable private buses and hop-on hop-off anywhere along the route.

Driver-guide

Far more than just a driver, Stray Driver Guides are invaluable sources of local knowledge and support.

Reserved Accommodation

Have a bed reserved for you at every Stray overnight stop. Book and pay via our Stray Mate app.

12 month travel pass

Your pass is valid for 12 months from the first day of travel.

 

 

Day 1 : Auckland to Paihia
Haere mai (welcome)! Your Stray adventure kicks off in New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland. We depart northbound for the relaxed seaside town of Paihia, gateway to the beautiful Bay of Islands. We stop en-route at the Parry Kauri Forest Park to view some of the world’s mightiest trees, the native kauri, before cruising up to Paihia for a relaxing afternoon in the stunning Bay. Accommodation: Hostel along from the beach Optional paid activities: Catch the ferry to historic Russell (NZ’s former capital), skydiving, kayaking, BBQ dinner at the accommodation Free activities: Visit the huge kauri trees at Parry Kauri Forest
Meals :None

Day 2 : Paihia to Auckland
Enjoy a sleep in and spend the morning at your leisure. There’s time to do the fantastic half-day Hole in the Rock cruise around the Bay in the morning or take this opportunity to squeeze in another optional activity before we jump back on board the Stray bus mid-afternoon. Destined for the bright lights of Auckland, there are plenty of exciting things to see and do if you have a free day or two. We hope you had a blast on your Stray adventure! Optional paid activities: Hole in the Rock cruise, skydiving; Auckland: skydiving, bungy off the bridge, walk around or jump off the top of the Sky Tower, whale and dolphin safari Free activities: Walk around Paihia, go for a swim or relax on the beach
Meals :None

Departs Auckland Northbound from 7:30am

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