Tag: north island

Auckland Harbour at night

Why you shouldn’t skip Auckland!

Planning a trip to New Zealand and thinking you'll catch the first bus out of Auckland? Think again! Auckland is the perfect place to base yourself for at least a few days. There aren’t many cities in New Zealand (in fact...

Backpacker Bus - Bay of Islands couples activities

Top 10 Bay of Islands couples activities

Romance, action and adventure are waiting for you in this subtropical paradise.

Backpacker Bus - North Island

How the North Island got its name

Find out the story behind the Māori name for the North Island: Te Ika-a-Maui.